Indianapolis Business Journal

SEPTEMBER 21-27, 2009

This week's issue includes a story about development around Lucas Oil Stadium—is it living up to expectations? Also, we take a look at what would happen if Greenwood goes through with a merger with White River Township. And IBJ Style columnist Gabrielle Poshadlo tirelessly tracks down where to find the latest fashions in Indianapolis.

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NCAA, city haggle over Final Four rental deal

A little more than six months before the 2010 NCAA men’s Final Four is set to tip off at Lucas Oil Stadium, the NCAA
has not yet finalized a rental deal for the facility. While officials for the NCAA and Local Organizing Committee,
the group charged with operating the event in Indianapolis, downplay any problems, sports business experts say it is unusual
not to have an agreement pinned down in the months leading up to the event.

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MAURER: Here’s some off-the-wall advice for unemployed

As an old-timer, I am honored when asked for business advice. Because so much of the labor force has been idled,
recent inquiries have come from Hoosiers with resumes in hand. I am afraid my usual advice isn’t working, so I have
some new ideas—new opportunities to investigate in the face of this job crisis.

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Don’t blame insurance for costs

I urge you, as comprehensive health care reform is considered before Congress, to realize that the best way to expand
access to health insurance is to work toward containing health care costs.

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In BriefBack to Top


CFS Bancorp Inc., 707 Ridge Road., Munster, 46321 ( is the bank holding company for Citizens Financial
Bank, which conducts business from full service branches located in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties in Indiana and Cook,
DuPage and Will counties in Illinois.

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