Indianapolis Business Journal

MAY 24-30, 2010

This week, see why Habitat for Humanity officials are concerned about an uptick in home foreclosures and read about what real estate executives hope to learn in Las Vegas this month. In Focus, find out the pain small banks could experience as a results of new collateral rules for state deposits. And in A&E, see what Lou Harry thinks of  Fat Dan's Deli in Broad Ripple.

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Sweeping new rules await Indy 500, insiders predict

An overhaul of the Indianapolis 500 and Indy Racing League, possibly as soon as 2012, could take the legendary race back to
its roots as a bellwether of automotive innovation. Engine and chassis rules for the 500 might be greatly loosened, encouraging
the kind of technological innovation that made the race famous.

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Habitat foreclosures on rise

So far this year, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Indianapolis has filed six foreclosure suits, more than in any of the past
five years. The organization also repossessed four houses as a result of the prior year’s foreclosures. In a typical year,
CEO Dean Illingworth said, Indy Habitat takes back one or two houses, so the recent uptick is troubling.

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MARCUS: Knowledge economy is not new

Few matters in life are clear and definitive. Sadly, we grow up learning that all can
or should be reduced (or elevated) to mathematical modeling. We have no courses or TV channels specializing in ambiguity,
no college major in uncertainty.

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BURNEY: Keep drive for high-ability education

In 2007, the Indiana General Assembly unanimously put into place the requirement for all Indiana schools to identify students
with advanced potential from all groups and provide them with appropriate curriculum and instruction needed to develop their

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School districts take different paths

Two Indianapolis-area school districts have taken different routes to dealing with large budget shortfalls in the wake of
significant cuts to state education funding. The results speak volumes about the priorities of their local teachers’

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Evans: Health care real estate is evolving

If Clarian Health CEO Dan Evans were investing in health care real estate, he’d make bets in three new things: smaller,
denser clinics with lots of computer equipment to do telemedicine; medical office buildings populated by physician assistants;
and nursing homes with a strong relationship with a hospital.

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