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- Analysis: Second strike, GOP out?
The state’s latest accounting error, shortchanging local governments by $206 million, will test the governor’s reputation as a trustworthy steward of taxpayer dollars. by Lesley Weidenbener Gov.Mitch Daniels stood in front of a group of reporters and held up a Monopolycard as he compared a programming error at the Department of Revenue to thestate drawing the community chest card. “Collect not $200, but something much more,”Daniels said lightly, referring to $320 million that the state had essentiallylost track of but then found sitting in an account.…
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- NUVO 2012 Cultural Vision Award winners
NUVO is proud to announce this year’s CVA winners. by NUVO Editors Now in its 14th year, NUVO’s Cultural Vision Awards were created to celebrate individuals and organizations that are pathfinders – folks bringing new perspectives and innovative ideas to Indianapolis’ understanding of itself. NUVO defines cultural vision in its most inclusive sense.…
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- State’s $206 million error
Gov. Mitch Daniels has ordered an outside audit after officials discovered a second programming error, this one short-changing cash-strapped local governments $206 million. by The Statehouse File Editor’s Note: The Pence for Governor campaign sent us this release at 5 p.m. Friday, April 6:Mike Pence released the following statement today regarding an audit of the Indiana Department of Revenue:…
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- Indy’s civil rights mantle
While other cities burned after MLK’s assassination, U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy kept Indy focused on peace. Hoosier witnesses have kept that hope burning. by Rebecca Townsend The evening that the Rev.Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died in Memphis, Tenn., while many other cities burned with an anger stoked over generations of white hands delivering injustice to people of color, white U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy delivered news of the assassination to a crowd gathered at a near northeast-side park in Indianapolis. The people of Indianapolis did not riot.…
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- Girl, in Transit: Missing the bus
This is part of a series of stories by Kimmel, who’s given up her car and is relying primarily on public transit.
We’ve all heard the news that the buses are late at times. It is the most talked about topic when I mention that I use the bus as my main mode of transportation.…
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- Indy’s special King-Kennedy connection
An excellent opportunity to pause to considerpowerful legacies and the necessity of continuing to work for peace andequality happens each April 4. by NUVO Editors Editor’s Note: An excellent opportunity to pause to considerpowerful legacies and the necessity of continuing to work for peace andequality happens each April 4. Details in the following pressrelease.…
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- Couple celebrates 50 years
Wes and Toni (Willis) Swails will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday. They were married April 8, 1962. Wes served in the Navy and later retired from U.S. Food Services. Toni retired from Yount Co. They have four children: Edie Kistner, Chris Overton, Byron Swails and Marsha Swails. They have one great-grandchild, Anthony.
- Oddball wines palate-pleasing too
Ripasso, an Italian wine I hadn’t tasted in several years, is one of several wines that are produced and vinified in a non-standard manner. That doesn’t mean they aren’t good; many are spectacular. I will outline the differences in producing these unorthodox wines as they differ from the accepted standard. AMARONE – One of many [...]
- With a little zinc, you’re in the pink
Men dawdle until their prostate’s the size of a soccer ball before visiting the family physician for the dreaded one-finger salute. One new case occurs every 2.25 minutes and a man dies from prostate cancer every 19 minutes. However, with a jab, ouch, your warm-fingered urologist can nip the problem in the butt, er bud. [...]
- Salmon offers ease into spring
With the temperate winter we experienced, it feels like spring has been slowly sneaking in since January. But now that the mild season is officially here, it’s time to start turning our culinary attention to lighter, fresh fare. This week’s recipe contains a trio of individually constructed components, which unite to form an intricate dish. [...]
- Give yourself a raise
by Amber Yowler My daughter Sophia and I are extreme couponers. Yes, you know. We are the people you see in the store with mountains of coupons in binders or boxes and with 20 of the same item in our cart. We plan, organize and match up the local store sales with our coupons, which, [...]
- ‘Hilly Hundred’ riders fill up on fried chicken, cider
How much fried chicken does it take to feed 5,000 hungry cyclists? It may sound like a joke, but Greenwood resident Daina Chamness has to know the answer, right down to the last chicken leg.
- Public safety director has become a lightning rod
Public Safety Director Frank Straub has four academic degrees on the wall of his second-floor office in the City-County Building, a picture of himself with former President Bill Clinton behind his desk and an Indianapolis Colts hat on a shelf.
- 3 hurt when vehicle strikes Eastside house
Three people were injured early today after the vehicle in which they were traveling crashed into an Eastside house.
- Kennedy outlines neighborhoods proposal
Democratic mayoral candidate Melina Kennedy on Sunday unveiled a neighborhood plan that she says would take the city back to grass-roots policies.
- Divers search Georgia lake for Plainfield man in wheelchair
ACWORTH, Ga. — Authorities say divers planned to resume a search Monday for a 68-year-old man in a wheelchair who fell into a Georgia lake while getting off a large boat.
- New app will help you find a place to park
Worried about finding a place to park Downtown? You guessed it: There’s an app for that. ParkIndy, the group that operates the city’s privatized parking meters, continues to tap into the growing market for smartphones. Officials today will announce plans for an app that maps available parking spaces Downtown.
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