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- Girl, in Transit: Hits and near-misses
After witnessing a man get hit by a car, Kimmel is shaken and concerned for pedestrians in Indianapolis. by Ashley Kimmel This is part of a series of stories by Kimmel, who’s given up her car and is relying primarily on public transit. Last Monday, I was in my office’s conference room during our weekly staff meeting when I heard the screeching of tires, followed by a loud thump and a scream.…
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- Wiki’s Million Edit Man is lifelong Hoosier
IUPUI grad Justin Knapp was the first Wikipedian to cross the million-edit line, averaging about 400 edits a day over the past seven years. by Paul F. P. Pogue It is worth noting that long before Indianapolis resident Justin Knapp become famous for being the first Wikipedia editor to reach one million edits, he was already Internet-famous. Or nerd-famous.…
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- Woman warrior: PPIN’s Betty Cockrum
Making sure supporters of Planned Parenthood’s work are registered to vote is critical to the group’s CEO, who is locked in seemingly endless battle with GOP leadership. by Rebecca Townsend During an interview in her downtown office last week, BettyCockrum, president and chief executive of Planned Parenthood of Indiana,hazarded a guess that most NUVO readers would support of her organization’swork. “But,” she added, “are they registered tovote?”…
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- Haiku News
This week’s important stories told to you in 17 syllables. On the docket this week: Tea Party Kool-Aid, a coin toss and the renouncement of straight gays. by Jim Poyser don’t hold your breath thatCitizens United will be quashed; you’ll turn blue! Arizona wantshis birth certificate; TeaParty drinks Kool-aid…
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- Thumbs up: Backing a vet on the move
Local vet Zach Day is preparing to hike the Appalachian Trail to raise money for the Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation, which serves an estimated 200 of Indy’s homeless vets. by NUVO Editors Thumbsup: Backing a vet on the move Evenas multitudes will flock to the weekend’s festivities honoring their service,hundreds of Hoosier veterans will wake up Memorial Day morning homeless inIndy.…
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- Thumbs up: Recognizing service and sacrifice
On Memorial Day, Crown Hill Cemetery offers a shady place to contemplate acres of Hoosier lives and deaths during the 144th annual Memorial Day service. by NUVO Editors Thumbsup: Recognizing service and sacrifice ThisMemorial Day Weekend offers the opportunity for a stroll under one of Indy’sfinest tree canopies at CrownHill Cemetery, a shady place to contemplate acres of Hoosier lives anddeaths.…
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- Blackwells enjoy services at Holy Name
Gary Blackwell and his wife Lynn were married at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Beech Grove in 1985. They have been parishioners ever since. Gary is employed by the Indianapolis Fire Department for almost 27 years and Lynn is employed as an RN for Fresenius Dialysis Company. The couple says they thought Holy [...]
- Nothing stuffy about orange roughy
Here’s a decent little dish—one that combines ease-of-execution with a sophisticated presentation. Because of its firmness, orange roughy is an ideal fish for pan-searing; and cooked properly, the product yields a flaky and silky texture. Searing in a sauté pan (particularly in a non-stick variety) takes some finesse. But the secret comes down to these [...]
- Consider your inner universe
If you’ve viewed my CBS segment, you know a bell rings when we say ‘fiber.’ If you’re a meat and ‘tater person, chances are your fiber-starved colon’s backed-up, your tummy bloated and your odiferous inner environment stagnant. Most folks have up to 15 pounds of old, dried and decaying poo loitering in their fiber-less colons [...]
- Torry’s Top Ten: Ways to get kicked out of the bridal shop
10. Go stag. Bring a cooler. Tell them you’re just there to watch. 9. Ask to see their maternity dresses. 8. “That veil needs to be a lot darker and heavier. Whatcha got in burlap?” 7. Drool. … A lot. … Works every time. 6. Ask to see the mother of the bride dresses that [...]
- In Business – May 24, 2012
Greenwood Realty World office wins awards • The agents and office of Realty World Harbert Company, Inc. were recently honored by Realty World as National Award Winners for 2012. The awards were announced on April 27 during the Realty World International Awards Convention held at The Castle Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Realty World Harbert Company, [...]
- ‘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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