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- Gubernatorial Debate Hits Fiesty Notes
In the three-way debate, John Gregg and Mike Pence exchange a few barbs while Rupert stays on message. by The Statehouse File By Sam Quinn Democrat John Gregg used the first gubernatorial debate of the season to go on the offensive against his opponent Mike Pence, criticizing the Republican’s recent voting record in Congress, his ideology and his campaign proposals.…
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- U.S. Census Bureau Info: Educational Outcomes
The data wizards at the U.S. Census Bureau created a few interesting info graphics to visualize data related to the nation’s educational outcomes. by NUVO Editors [Source: U.S. Census Bureau]
- Lugar to join National Institute on Civil Discourse
“The American people want constructive dialogue from their leaders and recognize the dangers to American unity that are inherent in unrelenting partisanship,” Lugar said in a statement about the new post. by The Statehouse File OutgoingSen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., will join the advisoryboard of the National Institute for CivilDiscourse at the University of Arizona. “The American people want constructive dialogue from theirleaders and recognize the dangers to American unity that are inherent inunrelenting partisanship,” Lugar said in a statement about the new post.…
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- Wed. night: No. 1 of 3 gubernatorial debates
Republican Mike Pence, Democrat John Gregg and Libertarian Rupert Boneham will face off in a series of debates beginning tonight in Zionsville. by The Statehouse File ByTim GrimesTheStatehouseFile.com Republican Mike Pence, Democrat John Greggand Libertarian Rupert Boneham will have threechances to speak directly to the public when they meet for a series of debates beginningtonight in Zionsville.…
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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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- Millions in outside cash fuels Ind. senate race
Outside interest groups have invested nearly $8.4 million since the primary to try to influence voters in the Indiana Senate race – and more spending is on the way. by Lesley Weidenbener ByLesley WeidenbenerTheStatehouseFile.com Outside interest groups have invested nearly $8.4 million sincethe primary to try to influence voters in the Indiana Senate race – andmore spending is on the way.…
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- Senior Prom
Photos by Nicole Davis Jeff Dyer and Phyllis Bergdoll were named Prom King and Queen during Senior Prom at Greenwood Meadows on Oct. 5. Senior Prom Residents dance the evening away at Greenwood Meadows By Nicole Davis As members of the Southport High School football team ushered residents of Greenwood Meadows into the dining [...]
- Robotics hit the hoops
Photo by Nicole Davis Austin Stephenson, Alexander Schutte, Daniel Carson stand with Betty Hoop, their basketball shooting robot for their Robotics Club. Southport students prepare for annual CAGE Match Robotics Tournament with a basketball theme By Nicole Davis As Southport High School students put finishing touches on Betty Hoop, their basketball shooting robot, Austin Stephenson, [...]
- A Knight to Remember
Director Cheryl Dobbs (left) and administrator Jean Weisenbach show library display of Van Arsdale twins. Photos by Mike Alexander A Knight to Remember Bobby Knight, Van Arsdale twins highlight Greenwood fundraiser By Mike Alexander Legendary Bobby Knight, who coached the Hurryin’ Hoosiers of Indiana University to three national championships, and IU NBA basketball greats Tom [...]
- Sneezin’ season is here
Sneezin’ season is here “A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down?” is such an ironic old tune from the classic Mary Poppins. Traditionally, people get a bug in fall and winter because they’re immune system are weakened from a lack of nutrients and sunshine, consuming sugar, white foods, dead junk-food, inadequate rest, inactivity [...]
- Where we worship: Jerry Steadham
Christian relationship Jerry Steadham finds community at South Side church Jerry Steadham and his wife Marty joined University Heights United Methodist Church 30 years ago, when their son Andy became school age. “We transferred from across town so that Andy could be with his schoolmates at church,” Steadham said. “And we were attracted by the [...]
- 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.