Indianapolis Business Journal

JUNE 7-13, 2010

This week, read about the U.S. Tennis Association's attempt to save some of IUPUI's courts from the wrecking ball and see what Bloomington's Campus Candy has planned for the coming years. Also, Greg Andrews takes a look at securities filings that shed light on the possibilities for Emmis Communications Corp. And in Focus, check out an urban farmer who's making hay in Indianapolis.

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SEO firm Slingshot hitting target from the start

With $1.3 million in annual sales, Indianapolis-based Slingshot generates enough cash to fund its own growth—and turns away about half of its prospective clients, all of whom want to get their websites to pop up high on the first page of Google search results.

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Tennis groups seek to save some IUPUI courts

The U.S. Tennis Association is asking Mayor Greg Ballard and IUPUI Chancellor Charles Bantz to save some of the courts at
the Indianapolis Tennis Center, which is scheduled to be demolished just days after it closes Aug. 5.

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Bloomington candy store eyeing ambitious expansion

After a great first few months in Bloomington, Campus Candy’s co-owners hope to replicate that success, rolling out a plan
that calls for opening 50 college-town stores
across the country in the next 18 months and a total of 125 within five years.

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MARCUS: How much do workers want to earn?

Regular readers know I’m a numbers guy. Give me a set of data and I can be happily
occupied for hours. A simple visit to Hoosiers by the Numbers on the Indiana Department of Workforce Development website is a data junkie’s joy.

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SHOBERT: Could new model save manufacturing?

On my most recent trip to China, it was not without some heaviness of heart that I again found myself comparing the newness
of the country’s infrastructure—and the teeming activity that seems to have enveloped this part of the world—with
much of what I see, or do not, around Indiana and the United States.

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Bardon was key to new legislation

I enjoyed your coverage [in the Mat 24 Banking and Finance Focus] of new Indiana legislation promoting traditional mortgages and increasing the protection afforded
to deposits of state and local funds.

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