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Attorney, sports marketer takes on new challenges

Milton Thompson, president and CEO of Grand Slam Cos., recently agreed to work with Indianapolis law firm SweetinBleeke and as vice president of corporate affairs for PinPoint Resources, an Indianapolis-based employment agency. Thompson previously worked with Barnes & Thornburg LLP for nearly three years. Thompson will continue to operate Grand Slam, a locally based sports […]

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Be prepared for this merging legal world

The recently announced mergers of Indianapolis law firms Sommer Barnard, Ice Miller and Locke Reynolds with firms outside
the state [reported in the Dec. 8 issue] mirror a larger national trend.

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Indiana bankruptcies soar

Indiana bankruptcies are rising toward levels not seen since Congress tightened filing rules three years ago, and experts
say stretched consumers and businesses probably won’t reap benefits of an improved economy for at least a year.

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Monon Bell football game helps Julian Center

In the weeks leading up to this year’s
big rivalry football game, Wabash College and DePauw University students held various fundraisers to benefit the Julian Center, as well as A-Way Home Shelter
in Putnam County and the Family Crisis Shelter in Montgomery County.

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Murky motive adds intrigue to Old National loan saga

In the buttoned-down world of banking, it doesn't get much stranger than this: An Indianapolis loan officer with a strong reputation is suddenly dismissed after his employer charges he falsified lending documents. The bank says the fraud exposes it to potential losses approaching $20 million. And here's the kicker: The employer hasn't accused the banker of committing the wrongdoing for personal gain.

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CMG Worldwide takes tussle over vintage baseball cards to court

New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig died in 1941 of a disease that came to bear his name. Six years later, second baseman
Jackie Robinson famously broke through baseball’s color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers, earning the league minimum $5,000.
He died in 1972. Mark Roesler believes the best earning years still lie ahead for both legendary players, as well as many
others like them. But first he must untangle their image rights in federal court in Indianapolis.

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