Indianapolis Business Journal

MAY 5-11, 2014

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City’s bid team revving up for Super Bowl pitch

Indianapolis officials plan to use a downtown light show and $30 million in pre-raised corporate cash to wow the NFL’s team owners into granting the Circle City the title of Super Bowl host for the second time in six years.

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Hospitals might limit executives’ pay hikes after run of big increases

Before local hospitals slashed staff and expenses last year, they had been boosting the pay packages of their top executives faster than hospitals around the country. Seven of every 10 senior executives at the major hospital systems in Indianapolis saw their total compensation rise more than 10 percent from 2010 to 2012.

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Command center being built at WRTV will run 19 stations

Media giant E.W. Scripps is building a multimillion-dollar master control facility at its WRTV-TV Channel 6 that will control all 19 of Scripps’ U.S. television stations. The control hub will bring about 10 additional jobs to WRTV’s 1330 N. Meridian St. campus.

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Marsh set to dominate downtown grocery market

When the new downtown Marsh grocery debuts later this month, it will give the local supermarket chain a lock on the urban core—at least until the arrival of another competitor expected with redevelopment of the Market Square Arena site.

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Flaherty becoming mixed-use master

Developer’s Flaherty & Collins is gaining a reputation developing trendy projects, the latest of which is a 28-story retail and residential tower on the site of the former Market Square Arena.

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EDITORIAL: Justice center move can benefit downtown

Most of the conversation surrounding the city’s proposed criminal justice center has focused on what the heart of downtown stands to lose when the courts and jails move out Rarely discussed is what downtown can gain from the new center, which is now officially slated for about a third of the 110-acre GM Stamping Plant site just west of White River.

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KENNEDY: The tax-cutters are too clever by half

Tax cuts have consequences as predictable as the sunrise. The politicians who cut taxes boast about their concern for taxpayers and their superior efficiency; they assure us that our low taxes will lure new business, then they run for higher office or otherwise head for greener pastures where the accuracy of those claims is unlikely to be tested. The politicians who have been left to operate with less money engage in equally predictable behaviors.

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LEE: A path toward better health care

Lost in all the rhetoric about the Affordable Care Act—website glitches, recriminations and cries for “repeal and replace”—it’s easy to forget the near-universal agreement that today’s health care environment is fragmented and inefficient.

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NFP of NOTE: Little Red Door Cancer Agency

Little Red Door Cancer Agency strives to make the most of life and the least of cancer, by reducing the physical, emotional and financial burdens of cancer for the medically underserved residents of central Indiana.

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