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- Gregg picks Vi Simpson as his No. 2
Sen. Vi Simpson, D-Bloomington, is Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg’s running mate in the governor’s race. by The Statehouse File By Tim Grimes Sen. Vi Simpson, D-Bloomington, is Democraticgubernatorial candidate JohnGregg’s running mate in the governor’s race.…
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- Slideshow: Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis
On Sunday, hundreds of walkers raised awareness and funds for cystic fibrosis. The walk began in White River State Park and looped through Downtown’s Canal area. by Katherine Coplen On Sunday, May 20, hundreds of walkers raised awareness and funds for cystic fibrosis. The walk began in White River State Park and looped through Downtown’s Canal area.
- Commentary: Pence makes the safe pick
Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence’s selection of Indiana Rep. Sue Ellspermann, R-Ferdinand, reveals how tricky choosing a running mate can be. by John Krull Republicangubernatorial candidate MikePence’s selection of Indiana Rep. SueEllspermann, R-Ferdinand, reveals how trickychoosing a running mate can be. It alsoshows how things have changed.…
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- Pence chooses Ellspermann as running mate
Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence announced Monday morning that he has chosen state Rep. Sue Ellspermann, R-Ferdinand, as his running mate in the fall election. by The Statehouse File By Tim Grimes IndianaRepublican gubernatorial candidate MikePence announced Monday morning that he has chosen state Rep. SueEllspermann, R-Ferdinand, as his running mate inthe fall election.…
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- Unemployment rate drops in April
Private sector jobs have grown faster in Indiana in 2012 than in all but a few other states. by Lesley Weidenbener Private sector jobs have grown faster in Indiana in 2012 than in all but a few otherstates, helping to push unemployment among Hoosiers down to its lowest levelsince November 2008. Indiana’s unemploymentrate in April was 7.9 percent, which was lower than the national rate of8.1 percent.…
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- Mr. Mayor, don’t pay them no ‘tention!
Mayor Ballard should ignore area civil rights group’s efforts to influence his decision making. by Abdul-Hakim Shabazz Mr. Mayor, don’t pay them no ‘tention! I know this may sound like an odd title coming from a man with a master’sdegree in government from the University of Illinois and a law degree from St.Louis University, but bear me out on this one, if you will.…
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- Credit cards, debt settlement and bankruptcy–OH MY
By Lynn Smith, paralegal at Roach Law Office Did you know that if you miss payments on your credit card, the credit card company will raise your interest rate to 28%? Of course, they have notified you by virtue of an insert in your statement or in the fine print. But who knew it would [...]
- Cocker Spaniels: Don’t judge a book by its cover
By Dr. Anndrea Hatcher Cocker spaniels are adorable, long-haired, floppy-eared, medium-sized dogs. There are two types: the American cocker spaniel and the English cocker spaniel. Not surprisingly, the American version is more popular on this side of the pond and the English cocker spaniel is more common in England. Both dogs look pretty similar, but [...]
- Stacking different types of coupons
What does stacking coupons mean? Stacking coupons is when a consumer may use more than one coupon on an item being purchased. There are two different types of coupons; a store coupon and a manufacturer coupon. A store coupon is issued by a particular store such as Marsh, CVS or Walgreens, to name a few. [...]
- Simple lesson on high alcohol wines
Twenty years ago, the grapes harvested in California were just the same sugar levels that they always were – about 23%. Sugar in grapes when fermented will result in about one half the alcohol percentage as the beginning sugar level. Therefore, the usual alcohol percentage has been in the range of 12%, give or take [...]
- Bánh mi sandwiches combine comfort
The popularity of Americanized “street food” continues to grow. There have even been television shows solely dedicated to fare on-the-fly. And throughout Indy, trendy food trucks act as a veritable “Where’s Waldo?” of catch-it-while-you-can service. The Vietnamese sandwich bánh mi has a long tradition of providing humble comfort with economic ingredients. But it’s literally the [...]
- ‘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.