Indianapolis Business Journal

MAY 2-8, 2016

In the wake of two key departures from “The Bob & Tom Show,” advertisers and radio stations nationwide are keeping a close watch on the ratings. Anthony Schoettle explains what’s at stake. Also in this issue, Scott Olson outlines the city’s approach to making $750 million in sidewalk improvements when only $3 million in earmarked in the annual budget. And in A&E Etc., Lou Harry takes the wheel at Speedway Indoor Karting in an installment of “Try This.”

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HOOSIER BEACONS: Lew Wallace proves power of pen

The son of a Hoosier governor, Wallace trained as a lawyer, rose to prominence as a general in the Union army during the Civil War, received an appointment as governor of the New Mexico Territory, and later served as U.S. minister to the Ottoman Empire. But he is best known as the author of “Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.”

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New overtime rules would create jobs

If we recall the reasons for the rule—to keep employees from being overworked at their normal pay rate, and to add more jobs/employees if employers did not want to pay time and a half after 40 hours of work in a week—raising the thresholds is easily seen as a job creator.

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Kennedy distorted bill restricting abortion

Very simply, those of us who know that the baby inside the womb is a living human being—nurtured in the most warm, loving environment it will ever know—believe that that this most precious, innocent life deserves the basic protection from its government.

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