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- The death of a local punk legend
The news hit me like a ton ofbricks last week: Legendary Indianapolis punk rock drummer Steve Pratt wasdead, killed July 3 in California under mysterious circumstances. by Steve Hammer The news hit me like a ton ofbricks last week: Legendary Indianapolis punk rock drummer Steve Pratt wasdead, killed July 3 in California under mysterious circumstances.* Pratt was one of the biggestpersonalities and brightest stars of the Indianapolis punk rock scene of the1990s and early 2000s, working with more than a dozen groups including cultfavorites TheMighty John Waynes and Drunko.…
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- Thumbs down: Duke’s shenanigans
Maybe since Duke can afford to pay a man $44 million for less than a day’s work, it can afford to shoulder the cost overruns at Edwardsport. by NUVO Editors Thumbs down: Duke’s shenanigans If Duke Energy’s cozy dealings with local regulators in recent years fuel some reluctance among the Indiana citizenry to embrace the company as an honorable corporate citizen, the news following the company’s just-completed merger with Progress (creating the nation’s largest utility owner) is not likely to ease sleaze radar rumblings.…
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- Thumbs up: Speaking of climate change
Congratulations to NUVO/Indiana Living Green managing editor and Apocodoc extraordinaire, Jim Poyser, who will receive advanced training as a “climate leader.” by NUVO Editors Thumbs up: Speaking of climate change Congratulations to NUVO/Indiana Living Green managing editor and Apocodoc extraordinaire, Jim Poyser, who will attend the Climate Reality Leadership Corps next month where “climate leaders” will focus on ways to help educate people about the effects of climate change.…
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- Thumbs down: Deathly hot
Officials cited extreme heat as the cause of death in more than 40 cases nationwide over the week of the Fourth of July. by NUVO Editors Thumbs down: Deathly hot Officials cited extreme heat as the cause of death in more than 40 cases nationwide over the week of the Fourth of July – at least three of those deaths happened in Central Indiana.…
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- Haiku News
This week’s important stories told to you in 17 syllables. On the docket this week: wolves, gods and a capricious tongue. by Jim Poyser news that US dronekilled a dozen militantsmet with canned applause Iran threatens toclose the Strait of Hormuz – acrooked cry of wolf…
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- Gregg targets state child services agency
Gubernatorial candidate John Gregg announced a plan Monday he said will make Indiana’s children a priority and ensure sure they are raised in safe homes. by The Statehouse File By Kendra Rhonemus Former House Speaker John Gregg – the Democrat running for governor – announced a plan Monday he said will make Indiana’s children a priority and ensure sure they are raised in safe homes.…
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- Candida: The invisible epidemic
As ‘ewwww’ as it sounds, medical science reports yeast-like fungi live unrestrained inside 50 to 80 percent of society’s inner universe. Is it colonizing your body’s ecology? Yeast happens. Inside your body are about 500 varieties of living bacterial, viral and fungal microorganisms, including candida. Candida symptoms include headaches, fatigue, brain fog, digestive disorders, depression, [...]
- Pho sure
Okay, sure—as our region continues coping with comically high temperatures, you may think the heat has addled my mind when sharing a recipe for steamy Vietnamese soup. But don’t jump to conclusions. Pho is more about celebrating humble summer ingredients than flirting with an uncomfortable burn. The backbone of pho (pronounced “fah”) is a distinctive, [...]
- Coneflowers withstand drought with blooms
During this hot, dry summer, I am especially appreciative of the reliable coneflowers, Echinacea purpurea, currently in bloom. These native plants withstand drought, and when the seed heads are left on the plants, they provide a good source of food for birds in the wintertime. They do self-sow a bit, but at least in my [...]
- Torry’s Top Ten: Signs your county fair is a bust
10. The Lemon Shake-Up stand has been shaking the same lemon all week. 9. The Republicans’ tent was too close to the Democrats’ tent and they’re smacking each other with yardsticks and flyswatters. 8. The tethered balloon ride isn’t tethered and the airport says they’ve dropped off the radar. 7. Your fair queen has to [...]
- Legal column dismisses alternative opinions
To the Editor, The June 28 Legal Ease column suggested that people with a mortgage should do the math and “unless the house is really a winner, hand the keys back to the bank and be done with it.” From the perspective of this column, what matters is that the mortgage owner can save money [...]
- ‘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.