Indianapolis Business Journal

MARCH 1-7, 2010

This week, see why the city's smoking ban—such as it is—has local tourism leaders all fired up. Also, read about an attendance win for the Indiana Pacers, and find out why Asian capitalists are investing in Indiana businesses. In A&E, etc., Surf This columnist Jim Cota admits a guilty pleasure he indulges in online.

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Ballard retooling city’s curbside recycling strategy

Mayor Greg Ballard plans to renegotiate the city’s trash-collection-and-processing deals, a move aimed at boosting Indianapolis’
woeful 3.5-percent curbside-recycling rate and making the city one of the best environmental stewards in the Midwest.

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Pacers could buck NBA trend, see slight rise in attendance

Indiana Pacers officials believe with a late surge they can register their second straight season with an attendance increase.
If the Pacers can boost ticket sales by a few hundred per game, the team would be one of only 10 in the 30-team National Basketball
Association to score an increase.

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MARCUS: The recovery has taken root

rom Madison to Merrillville and Elkhart to Evansville, the talk among businesspeople is positive. Customers are showing
more interest, orders are picking up. The data may not be there to support the good cheer, but economic data are always delayed.

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Trade motorized walkway for walking

Every day there are articles in newspapers and magazines and news reports on TV about obesity and what a problem it has become
and what we need to do to overcome it.

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NFP of NOTE: Trusted Mentors Inc.

Trusted Mentors Inc. uses the power of mentoring to help adults establish stable lives by reducing the chaos brought about
by poverty, homelessness, under-employment, and the effects of incarceration.

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