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- Tom Battista: Venture developing with panache
Sitting outside Bluebeard, the new restaurant he helped found, Battista takes stock of a life in rock (from Bowie to Buffett) and redevelopment (Mass Ave to IndyFringe). by David Hoppe Tom Battista is sitting in the courtyard of Bluebeard, the new restaurant that he helped found on Virginia Avenue. It’s a sunny early autumn afternoon.…
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- Haiku News
This week’s important stories told to you in 17 syllables. On this week’s docket: birth control, Boy Scouts and the Great Barrier Reef. by Jim Poyser Romney retracts thingspeople don’t like one hundredpercent of the time Jack Welch claim that thenumbers are cooked up just sounds like sour grapes to me…
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- Project Censored lists top underreported stories
Signs of an emerging police state, dying oceans, under-monitored Fukushima effects and unchecked corporate power are among the stories Project Censored identified as underreported. by NUVO Editors By YAEL CHANOFFSan Francisco Bay Guardian People who get their information exclusively frommainstream media sources may be surprised at the lack of enthusiasm on the leftfor President Barack Obama in this crucial election.…
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- Bill Clinton to speak in Indy on Friday
Former President Bill Clinton will kick off the Indiana Democratic Party’s get-out-the-vote efforts at 10:30 a.m. Friday at North Central High School. by The Statehouse File Former President Bill Clinton will kick off the Indiana Democratic Party’s get-out-the-vote efforts with an event Friday at a Marion County high school. Democrats are calling it a “Hoosier Common Sense” rally that is meant to bolster enthusiasm for the Nov. 6 election.…
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- Simpson calls Rockport gas deal bogus
The Indiana Finance Authority signed a 30-year deal with Indiana Gasification’s that will prevent Hoosier ratepayers from taking advantage of the low-cost shale gas now flooding the market. by The Statehouse File The Democrat running for lieutenant governor said that Gov.Mitch Daniels should not have signed a deal requiring the state to buy most ofthe synthetic natural gas produced for the next 30 years from a plant plannedfor Rockport. Sen. Vi Simpson, D-Ellettsville, saidat the Indiana Energy Conference in Indianapolis last week that the contract– a controversial deal that has been approved by the Indiana Utility RegulatoryCommission – should be reconsidered by the next administration and theGeneral Assembly and modified where possible.…
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- Lawmakers focus on transportation funding
A legislative study committee gathered information Tuesday about construction costs as part of a larger effort to define and solve the state’s transportation funding problems. by The Statehouse File By Samm Quinn A legislative study committee gatheredinformation Tuesday about the high costs of local road and highway constructionas part of a larger effort to define the state’s transportation fundingproblems and find ways to solve them.…
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- At Play Calendar 10/04
Festival Fall Health Festival • Senior Promise is hosting an event geared for those 50 and older. It offers information on a variety of medical topics and health screenings, including cholesterol, blood pressure, oral cancer, balance assessment, vision, diabetes foot and lung/air capacity. | When: Oct. 12, 9 a.m. – noon. | Where: The [...]
- The forbidden fruit. Really?
The forbidden fruit. Really? Adam should’ve thanked Eve, since “A forbidden fruit a day keeps thy doctor away,” is not a hollow parable. Crunching into local, chemical-free apples regularly can prevent cancer, heart disease, kidney stones, provide natural sun protection, fill you up, and prevent tooth decay. Whenever I’m ‘tempted’, I grab Granny Smith. Slap! [...]
- Festival starts big
Holy Name Oktoberfest to showcase South Side talent in Beech Grove By Nicole Davis Holy Name Catholic Church members have worked the last 14 months to make their first annual Oktoberfest a big event on Oct. 12-13, 5 p.m. – midnight, showcasing South Side music, culinary and even organizing talents. “The Father said to go [...]
- Business Check-Up
Business Check-Ups – Is It Time for Your Company to “See the Doctor” By Chuck Roach, Roach Law Firm Like most people, I put off going to the doctor. If I’m feeling good it seems unnecessary, and if I’m not feeling good they carry the potential for bad news – and expenses. The same holds [...]
- Inspiration in a book
Greenwood author Mary Quigley showcases the moments that make a mother special By Nicole Davis More than a book – writing down the memories and stories of her mother helped Mary Ellen Quigley grieve when her mother, Ellen, passed away due to diabetes complications in 2011. She released her second book, Lessons My Mother Taught [...]
- 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.