Indianapolis Business Journal

JUNE 18-24, 2012

This week, read about how the slumping economy has helped Madison County tomato processor Red Gold see black and find out why the Indianapolis Colts are seeking help off the field. Also, check out our annual Indiana 100 section, which tracks the state's largest companies. And in Forefront, John Mutz and Sue Swayze discuss when and how to compromise for the greater good.

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Mayor mulls City-County Building management deal

Mayor Greg Ballard is giving the private sector its first shot at managing the City-County Building since the downtown structure opened 50 years ago. The city and county lease it from the Indianapolis-Marion County Building Authority, but Ballard’s office has posted a request for information from real estate firms interested in a 30-year operating agreement.

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Package liquor stores aren’t so responsible

It is not surprising to read Jon Sinder’s [June 11 letter] tired old defense of Indiana’s archaic liquor laws by somehow suggesting the package liquor store industry is more responsible when it comes to selling alcoholic beverages.

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Immigrant column spot-on

Very uplifting [June 11 Maurer commentary]. Your question is well posed and it points to the historical “need” for scapegoats.

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Wells’ credibility hurt

In mid to late May, many news outlets [May 14 IBJ] covered a story with Indianapolis International Airport board President Mike Wells prominently reporting that the airport suffered a $31.3 million operating loss in 2011.

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Lilly chases Novo in insulin race

Eli Lilly and Co. announced positive results for an experiemental insulin at the annual American Diabetes Association conference in Philadelphia, but was still upstaged by Denmark-based Novo Nordisk A/S.

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