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- Government or business: a false choice
The jobs problem is actually a competition problem. by David Hoppe Is the glass half full or half empty? That’s the questionwe were asked to consider last week as first PresidentBarack Obama, and then Gov.Mitch Daniels presented their contrasting views of the economy.…
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- House passes right-to-work bill
The House passed a right-to-work bill 54-44 Wednesday after a chaotic debate; union workers yelled through chamber doors drown out supporters’ floor speeches. by The Statehouse File Democrats open Indiana House chamber doors for right-to-work debate from The Statehouse File on Vimeo. By Samm QuinnThe House passed a right-to-workbill 54-43 Wednesday after a chaotic debate that included union workersyelling through the chamber’s door to try to drown out Republicans who supportthe legislation.…
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- Questions linger on Keystone XL
Neither rejection of Keystone XL nor rejection of a Hoosier’s complaint that questioning pipeline integrity will stop the pipeline or the whistleblower. by Jaclyn Goldsborough The day before President Barack Obama rejected TransCanada’s request to expand its Keystone pipeline system, aHoosier engineer received word federal authorities dismissed his claim that hewas terminated from the pipeline project for raising safety concerns. The rejections are not deterring either company’s or thewhistleblower’s plans to advance their respective agendas.…
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- Haiku News
This week’s important stories told to you in 17 syllables. On the docket this week: piracy, Captain Wuss and the 1%’s wet dream. by Jim Poyser Wisconsinites whohate Walker forgot one thing:find someone to run anti-piracy bill sinks into the high seasof a metaphor…
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- A local’s guide to the Super Bowl
The influx of tourists screwing up your commute? Have fun by answering visitors’ questions in the most obtuse way possible – they’re Patriots fans, for God’s sake! by Steve Hammer This is it. The New EnglandPatriots and New York Giants are heading to Indy to play in the SuperBowl.…
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- Thumbs Up: Blood brother
No long-term commitment needed, just the willingness to sit down for about an hour and then eat a snack. by NUVO Editors Blood brother Kudos to Marion County resident Paul Crider, who reminds us that when tight funds or tight schedules prevent generous giving of time or money to the many worthy causes in our community, there’s at least one way to squeeze blood from the proverbial stone – literally.…
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- Business Announcements – January 26, 2012
Realtor leadership class focusing on homeless The 17th Real Estate Academy of Leadership (REAL) class is busy with its philanthropic project. The 2011-12 class includes Amy Mocas and Carolyn Clow from Greenwood. The 23-member group has focused on team building, personality types, governance, neighborhood development, quality of life issues, government and economic development. The class [...]
- What’s It Worth
Type of property: This home is a well-established Carriage Estates, three-bedroom, brick ranch with a full basement, two-car attached garage and a carport for additional parking. Age: Built in 1967. Location: Perry Township, just off Stop 11 Rd. in the Carriage Estates Subdivision. Square footage: A total of 2,556 square feet. The main level has [...]
- Flatbreads feature fun flavor combinations
I don’t have the space to discuss the debate about what makes a pizza a pizza. Personally, I don’t categorize this as a pizza. I encourage you to label these flatbreads any way you please. They’d make a delicious addition to your Super Bowl menu. Some indication exists that flatbreads of all varieties (tortillas, pitas [...]
- Super Southside 2012: Super Events
Super Bowl XLVI Stadium Tours • Super Bowl fans will have access to the stadium grounds, access to walk on the field and many other exciting opportunities. | When: Jan. 26-30, 8 a.m. | Where: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 S. Capitol Ave. | Info: Visit indianapolissuperbowl.com. Colts Cheerleaders • The Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders will be [...]
- Southport students to join in fundraiser
Wounded Warrior Amputees will be joined by Southport High School cheerleaders when they play the NFL Stars Team in a pre-Super Bowl football game Wednesday at IndySports Park. The fundraiser will benefit the amputees who will oppose the team of retired football players from 6-9 p.m. Admission is $20. Wounded Warrior Amputees try to raise [...]
- ‘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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