Indianapolis Business Journal

OCT. 31-NOV. 6, 2011

This week, find out what charities think of a proposal to limit tax write-offs tied to donations and read about Celadon Group's recent buying spree. In Focus, see why pharmacies are battling to keep their shelves full. And in At Home Quarterly, explore International Center CEO Diane Thomas' Meridian Kessler nest.

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Celadon snub obscures other purchases

Celadon Group has swallowed, whole or in part, nine trucking firms in as many years. But the acquisition momentum lurched to a halt late this month like a semi stopped by a runaway-truck ramp when it was rebuffed by Arkansas-based USA Truck. Since then, Celadon hasn’t signaled its next move.

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Insurance mandate lacks teeth, WellPoint CFO says

As constitutional challenges to the health reform law’s mandate to buy insurance advance, WellPoint Inc.’s chief financial officer reiterated that the company does not object to the mandate, just to its lack of penalties.

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Another window for smoke-free air

We’re just days away from the next mayoral election in Indianapolis, and if the stumping at a recent debate holds true, supporters of smoke-free air may have reason to celebrate sooner rather than later.

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Kudos for this year’s Corporate Challenge

Hats off to Indiana Sports Corp. for executing the 2011 Corporate Challenge. This community event brings together Indiana businesses for two days of friendly competition aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles and office camaraderie.

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Bush Stadium gets last hurrah

City leaders and economic development officials planned to pay tribute Oct. 28 to Bush Stadium’s historical significance before work begins to convert the venue into loft apartments.

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PROXY CORNER: Cummins Inc.

Cummins Inc., 500 Jackson St., Columbus, Ind. 47202 ( designs and manufactures diesel engines for automotive and industrial markets.

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