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- Indiana Governor’s Race
Thanks to Rupert Boneham, John Gregg and Mike Pence for taking the time to give us a taste of what they’re about and how they might handle some of the issues facing our governor. by Rebecca Townsend Editor’s Note: The following story appears in the Sept. 26 edition of NUVO, edited to fit the page space available. We plan to update this package soon with the option to peruse the candidate’s unabridged responses to these questions – and in some cases, bonus questions such as,”If you could ask you fellow candidates a question, what would it be?” and “What examples, if any, of waste or mismanagement do you see in state government?”…
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- U.S. Vets Stand Down
At a Stand Down to provide a variety of services and goods for homeless and near-homeless veterans and their families, we visited some of the vets and asked about their thoughts. by Nathan Brown By Nathan Brown, Communications VISTA at the American Legion Auxiliary. On September 13, veterans service groups came together at AMVETS Post 99 to provide a variety of services and goods for homeless and near-homeless veterans and their families during an event known as a stand down.…
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- Organizers solicit debate questions
The Indiana Debate Commission announced Tuesday that Hoosiers can now submit questions for two debates it will host in the U.S. Senate race and three debates in the governor’s race. by The Statehouse File The Indiana DebateCommission is soliciting questions for two debates it will host in the U.S.Senate race and three debates in the governor’s race. The events all take place in October and will be televised.…
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- Thumbs up: Engaged electorate
The voter registration deadline for people wishing to participate in the 2012election is Oct. 9 – less than two weeks away. by NUVO Editors Thumbs up: Engaged electorate The voter registration deadline for people wishing to participate in the 2012election is Oct. 9 – less than two weeks away.…
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- Haiku News
This week’s important stories told to you in 17 syllables. On the docket this week: Payne, pepper spray and a fact check. by Jim Poyser wealth of the rich grows by 13 percent: bad luck for the rest of us guess I should nix myplans for Prophet Mohammaddisco underwear…
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- Thumbs up: Questioning the candidates
Parent Power will host an IPS school board candidate forum from 6-7:30 p.m. on Oct. 2 at Martin University. On Oct. 11, Hoosier Environmental Council will host Lt. Gov. candidates by NUVO Editors Thumbs up: Questioning the candidates The nonpartisan group Parent Power will host a forum featuring IPS school boardcandidates from 6-7:30 p.m. on Oct. 2 at Martin University’s Gathertorium, 2171Avondale Place (west of 22nd and Sherman).…
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- Traditional bow-making
John Scifres lets Perry Township children help him craft bows for Hunger Games By Nicole Davis Enjoying the tradition of archery, John Scifres of Perry Township has worked since 1998 to perfect his hobby of wooden bow-making. His hard work has most recently been recognized by a Hollywood prop company, contacting him with a request [...]
- A growing festival
Center Grove’s St. Francis and Clare Catholic Church hosts 6th annual fall festival By Nicole Davis As tents go up in the parking lot of St. Francis and Clare Catholic Church and School, Shelley Kehres says she feels like a kid in the candy store, seeing her hard work put into action. The festival she [...]
- As traffic roars on
South Side residents petition for I-65 sound barriers By Mike Alexander Residents have long complained about the heavy traffic noise along I-65 from I-465 to about a mile south where several single family homes and apartment complexes are located. They don’t like the constant roar and bellowing of trucks and other vehicular traffic which ruin [...]
- As the stomach churns…
According to CDC’s 2011 Estimates of Foodborne Disease, 1 in 6 Americans will get sick from known and unknown bacteria, viruses and microbes each year resulting in about 128,000 hospitalizations and about 3,000 deaths each year from eating in restaurants Compare that to only 3,400 cases in the UK, and just 1,200 in France (about [...]
- Where we worship: Cathy Brown
The Holy Spirit is Alive and Moving Southside Mom finds Real Deal at The Father’s House When Cathy Brown and her family moved to the southeast side five years ago, they were looking for a church to call home. After a lengthy search, they finally found The Father’s House, on S. Franklin Road. “I had [...]
- Labor Day visual essay: Follow ‘the invisible shift’
While most of us are putting the kids to bed or slipping on our robes and slippers, a small army of workers are just beginning their day. The Star’s photography staff came together to capture their work, from road construction on I-69, to diners and fire department houses.
- For Democrats, diversity is their trump card
Democrats arriving here for their national convention that starts Tuesday say not to expect the overt pitch to women and Hispanics that Republicans made at their convention last week.
- Indiana’s share of Isaac proves soggy, not severe
There was plenty of rain. Water-clogged streets, too. Even flood warnings.
- Citizens Energy Group’s Indy customers will get combined statement
The next month will bring the biggest changes that customers will see from Citizens Energy Group’s takeover of the municipal water and sewer utilities.
- Exec Angela Dabney works with businesses to support investment in United Way
Each year, more than 70,000 people donate to United Way of Central Indiana. On Friday, the nonprofit will announce its goal for the 2012 fundraising campaign. Angela Dabney, vice president of resource development, was instrumental in helping to raise the nearly $40 million the organization received last year.
- IMPD seeking suspect in fire, shootings of 4
Indianapolis metropolitan police are seeking a suspect they think shot four people, including a woman and her son whose house was set on fire and a man who later died from his wounds.
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