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Dow AgroSciences names new CEO

Indianapolis-based Dow AgroSciences LLC will have a new CEO after its parent organization moves Jerome Peribere into a new
position, the company announced today. Antonio Galindez, 54, vice president of Dow AgroSciences’ crops business, will step
into the top job.

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VIEWPOINT: Discuss CEO pay in the open

While transparency is a stated goal of many corporations, deliberations regarding distribution of shareholder property
to executives are not subject to light of day or to review. Instead, decision-making is camouflaged by
thousands of words that appear substantial but disclose little.

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VIEWPOINT: CEOs, do you deserve your salaries?

An exaggerated share of the nation’s wealth is paid to CEOs of public companies, their minions and directors, through agreements
made inside boardrooms, by highly compensated individuals who commit shareholders’ money and are not subject to effective
oversight.

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Half of state’s public-company CEOs saw pay rise in 2008

For investors, 2008 was the worst year since the Great Depression. Even so, more than half of the state’s public-company executives
saw the value of their pay packages rise from 2007—despite the fact that only 10 of the companies posted a positive total
return in 2008, and 46 companies shed more than one-third of their stock market value.

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Fiscal crisis calls for drastic measure

Ind. Gov. Mitch Daniels will call the Legislature into special session to pass an acceptable budget, but some legislators think a budget that would satisfy the governor cannot be crafted by the contentious partisans in this developing fiasco.

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Emmis creates option to sell, lease back HQ

Would embattled Emmis Communications Corp. sell its Monument Circle headquarters, a prized development that opened a decade
ago at what then-Mayor Steve Goldsmith called "the most important site in the city and the very center of Indiana?"

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