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- Thumbs down: Squeezing the fuzz
Amid the drama of city-county budget season: Off-duty police officers are under scrutiny for organizing Safe Neighborhoods, a private security company. by NUVO Editors Thumbs down: Squeezing thefuzz Amid the drama of city-countybudget season: Off-duty police officers are under scrutiny for organizing Safe Neighborhoods, aprivate security company.…
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- Bicycle breakthrough: Nine13 Sports inspires active kids
The non-profit group partners with a host of Indianapolis-area schools and children’s groups to encourage kids to engage in healthy activities. by Robert Annis The eight riders’ feet perch on their pedals, anxiously awaiting the start of the bicycle race. Muscles tensed, they steal glances at one another, wondering who will sprint to victory in just a few moments.…
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- Thumbs up: Escaping rape
Technology cannot eliminate the plague of sexual violence that victims’ advocates estimate recurs every two minutes in the U.S., but by arming people with a variety of at-the-ready response mechanisms, crisis-avoidance odds increase. by NUVO Editors Thumbs up: Escaping rape Technology cannot eliminate the plagueof sexual violence that victims’ advocates estimate recursevery two minutes in the U.S., but by arming people with a variety ofat-the-ready response mechanisms, the odds of crisis avoidance increase.…
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- From idea to reality, We Are City: Summit
We Are City formed after the Urbanized Summit last year at the which screened the documentary Urbanized. Those involved want to continue the discussion on what city life in Indy could become. by Geoff Ooley Don’t expect to find the usual city planning suspects at the We Are City: Summit. One tipoff is the list of sponsors for the half-day conference Friday at the Harrison Center for the Arts.…
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- Thumbs up: Stretching for cash
A peaceful army of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Indiana supporters is expected to flood the Indy Fringe Theatre on Sept. 29 and take up a series of deep-breathing warrior poses. by NUVO Editors Thumbs up: Stretching forcash A peaceful army of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Indianasupporters is expected to flood the IndyFringe Theatre next Saturday, Sept. 29, and take up a seriesof deep-breathing warrior poses.…
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- Party over for Dr. Feelgood
Editor’s note: We haven’t heard much more, since the announcement of the initial bust, about the wide-ranging prison drug ring involving least one guard and inmates in three Indiana prisons, but the U.S Attorney’s Office issued the following news release Monday.
It appears the party is over for one Bloomington-based Dr. Feelgood:
The United States Attorney’s Office announced that Kamal Tiwari, age 60, of Bloomington, was sentenced this morning to 42 months (3 years, 6 months) in federal prison by District Court Judge Sarah Evans Barker.…
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- Ann and John’s Excellent Adventures:
Adventures in dining around the world One of the things we enjoy most on our travels is trying the cuisine of the places we visit or dining at restaurants that are well known. On our first anniversary, we ate at the Jules Verne restaurant which is at the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. [...]
- Coupon fraud causing change in coupon policies
Coupon fraud causing change in coupon policies There are many changes going on in the couponing world. With the rise in coupon use and coupon fraud we are not really surprised. According to the CIC coupon fraud costs consumer product manufacturer’s hundreds of millions of dollars every year. (http://www.couponinformationcenter.com/faq.php) As of Sept. 1, 2012 one [...]
- Mayhem and miracles: stories of community resilience
The Baxter YMCA in Perry Township was destroyed by the tornado of Sept. 20, 2002. Mayhem and miracles Stories of community resilience a decade after tornado By Nicole Davis The community is rebuilt, but the memories don’t fade. The tornadoes that struck on Friday, Sept. 20, 2002 caused more than $150 million in property damage, [...]
- Day of wellness
From left, Monica Lund (with a service dog funded by PTEC), Brenda Rohl, Libby Roberts, Lorri Brune, Joe Mercer, Melanie and Justin Cassetty. Perry Township run/walk and health fair a family-friendly event By Nicole Davis The first time for such a partnership, The Perry Township Education Foundation (PTEF) and Franciscan St. Francis Health will hold [...]
- Cooking With Clint: Orecchiette
Lend me your “ears” With fall-like temperatures sneaking in lately, my mind is already gearing up for comfort grub. Pastas, of course, are ideal ways to accommodate complex and hearty flavors without getting too “heavy.” Here’s what I believe is a seldom-used pasta among food enthusiasts: orrechiette, the indented-disc shape of which resembles a small [...]
- 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.