Indianapolis Business Journal

OCT. 4-10, 2019

Indiana-based Beck's Hybrids is the third-largest supplier of corn seed and fourth-largest supplier of soybean seed in the United States. A rare family-owned firm duking it out with corporate megastars, Beck's hits well above its weight, Anthony Schoettle reports. Also in this week's issue, Sam Stall brings us up to speed on the aggressive Nashville-based firm behind the Big Woods family of restaurants, Quaff ON! Brewing Co., Hard Truth Distilling Co. and the 325-acre culinary tourism complex Hard Truth Hills. And Lindsey Erdody reports that Indianapolis black leaders are pressing the mayoral candidates for specific details on how they would address the challenges facing the African American community. They’re asking explicitly for a black agenda, and were disappointed when Mayor Joe Hogsett said their concerns would be covered by his wider economic plan.

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Letter: Nickel Plate solution is simple

As a central Indiana resident and chairman of the board of Indiana Trails, I am appalled to learn there were no satisfactory bids to do a complete job of removing the Nickel Plate Railroad tracks, ties and rail spikes, and then rebuild the railroad crossings impacted. Yet, the Hoosier Heritage Port Authority still voted to move forward.

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