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- Preparing for the Primary
Who are these people? Here’s some help navigating the choices facing Marion County voters in Indiana’s primary next Tuesday. by Rebecca Townsend Indiana’s primary election is set for next Tuesday. Whilethe Lugar-Mourdock race is hogging the spotlight, a lot of otherpower is in play, as well.…
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- Drug testing: Do I say, not as I do
Drug tests are fine for welfare recipients, not lawmakers. by The Statehouse File Lawmakers in Indiana and across the nation are studyingwhether to require drug tests of welfare and food stamp recipients, even thoughthere are questions about the constitutionality of the move. This year, legislators in at least 25 states proposed billsto implement some sort of drug testing system for a variety of welfareprograms, most commonly Temporary Assistance for Needy Families but alsoMedicaid and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program, which used to becalled food stamps.…
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- Pacers are worth the cash
The team carried Indy to brighter days, we can carry some of the burden of the Bankers Life Fieldhouse operating expenses. by Steve Hammer TheIndianapolis skyline is beautiful. It is a microcosm of the city at large; nottoo big to be oppressive, not too small to be embarrassing.…
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- Gadfly: Women’s health, voting and the GOP
Every week, NUVO cartoonist Wayne Bertsch turns an eye towards the news headlines for the subject of his ‘Gadfly’ comic. by Wayne Bertsch
- Haiku News
This week’s important stories told to you in 17 syllables. On the docket this week: Secret Service, Ted Nugent and feces-free rivers. by Jim Poyser new North Koreamissiles are naught but a bunchof failures-to-launch sergeant who postedanti-Obama remarksdefriended by Corps…
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- Be Careful What You Wish For
Is Frank Straub public safety’s problem or is it us, Indy? by Abdul-Hakim Shabazz I was out of the townthe morning the news was announced that IndianapolisPublic Safety Director Frank Straub had turned in his resignation. I make no apologies for being a big supporter of Straub, but Icouldn’t help but have images in my mind of all the Straub critics who wereprobably popping open the champagne corks that day.…
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- Beech Grove Marketplace – April
City Council Meeting 4/16/2012 A Recognition Plaque was to be presented to Retired Firefighter Keith Maar tonight in recognition and appreciation for his years of service to the City of Beech Grove. Keith was unable to attend, so Chief Cheshire will present the plaque to him at a later date. On behalf of the City [...]
- In Our Schools – April 26, 2012
St. Jude takes volleyball title After an undefeated 10-0 season match record, the St. Jude 5/6 A Boys’ Volleyball Team became the first ever CYO Boys’ 5/6 A Volleyball City Champions. St. Jude defeated St. Pius X in three games for the championship. St. Jude 5/6 A Boys’ volleyball players include Jacob Luedeman, Murphy McManama, [...]
- Business Briefs – April 26, 2012
Lung cancer treatment available A new procedure available at Franciscan St. Francis Health can help physicians diagnose and prepare to treat lung diseases, including lung cancer, quickly and safely without surgery. It’s called i-Logic navigational system, created by superDimension, and enables physicians to access all areas of the lung, extending the range of a traditional [...]
- Need legal advice? This might help
Q. The IRS sent me a notice that I owe more taxes for 2010. Do I take their word for this? A. Do not assume that the IRS determination is correct. Check the notice to see how they determined that you owe. Review your tax return, particularly for math errors (which are common). If you [...]
- Certain fruits and veggies can benefit health
There is now even more reason to try fresh produce as recent research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that increased intake of blueberries, apples and pears may be associated with a reduced risk of diabetes. “There seems to be strong benefits from eating certain whole fruits, vegetables and grains,” said Dr. [...]
- ‘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.