Save-a-Lot, Goodwill slated for northeast-side food desert

Save-a-Lot, Goodwill slated for northeast-side food desert
Andre Carson, D-Indianapolis. “For far too long, people in this neighborhood have not had a grocery store to go to.” Carson said people have been forced to buy overpriced food at convenience stores or travel far from their homes to purchase groceries …
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Indiana is becoming a travel and HS baseball hotbed
WESTFIELD — Abutting the nation's largest youth sports complex are several as-yet undeveloped lots, a few houses and a nursing home but mostly wide expanses of corn stalks and soybean plants. This Midwestern farmland encloses 31 all-purpose fields …
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ArtPrize's Pitch Night returns to Indianapolis Museum of Art
The winner will receive money to travel to and exhibit at ArtPrize, the international art competition juried in part by public vote. The festival, which awards more than half a million dollars in prizes each year, draws more than 400,000 visitors to …
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Fed budget proposal includes M for Red Line rapid transit
A $ 75 million federal grant that would jump-start a bus rapid transit line in Indianapolis was hailed Tuesday by advocates as a critical step in making over Central Indiana's mass transit system, but several steps must be hammered out before the …
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Official travel package to see the Colts in London announced
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind, (December 27, 2015) – If you've always wanted to go to London, you now have a really good reason to make the trip. Bullseye Event Group, the Indianapolis Colts official events and travel partner is offering an all-inclusive trip to …
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Insider Q&A: Can the Pacers move up in the East standings?
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Indiana Pacers did not make a move before Thursday's NBA trade deadline. The team will open the second half of the season on the road against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Paul George and Monta Ellis against Kevin Durant and …
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George's recovery 'shocks' those who had endured injuries
Matt Harpring has watched Paul George this season and sees a basketball miracle. Harpring, a former NBA player for 11 seasons, has much of the same feelings that many fans have when it comes to George's performance: He's in awe of George's ascension …
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Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers to play in 2016 NFL/Hall of Fame Game
The Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers will travel to Canton in August to kick off the National Football League's 2016 preseason in the NFL/Hall of Fame Game. The preseason classic is set for Sunday, Aug. 7 at 8 PM ET in Canton's Tom Benson Hall …
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Plan for $75M sports resort in Indiana advances

Plan for M sports resort in Indiana advances
"If they don't have a kid playing travel ball, then they have a brother who has a kid playing travel ball," said Czapla, managing director for Catalyst Lifestyles. "It's huge." But the … The sports complex would be about 150 miles from Indianapolis …
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President Obama to visit Cuba next month, sources say
Leading up to the announcement of Obama's trip, White House officials said Cuba would need to demonstrate human rights reforms before the President would travel there. Officials say Obama could visit the island to witness a signing of a peace accord …
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The Latest: Indianapolis Interstate Shuts Down After Pileup

The Latest: Indianapolis Interstate Shuts Down After Pileup
A multi-car collision after a sudden winter squall has shut down a stretch of highway north of Indianapolis. The state Department of Transportation reported a crash involving multiple cars shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 65 in Lebanon. The …
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Pacers eager to face Kobe Bryant one final time
Several players after Saturday's game said they will cherish the opportunity to play against Bryant in his final game in Indianapolis. They plan to hug him, thank … Ride along as we travel with the Pacers via the IndyStar Pacers XTRA app: bit
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Report: Airbnb rentals now 9% of room inventory in major cities
Still, while the numbers for secondary markets are far smaller, the number of active Airbnb listings in the third quarter of 2015 almost quadrupled from a year earlier in Richmond and Norfolk, Va., and almost tripled in Cincinnati, Indianapolis …
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Indiana Sens. Coats, Donnelly push for new ag division of Dow, DuPont to be

Indiana Sens. Coats, Donnelly push for new ag division of Dow, DuPont to be
"Senator Coats sensed that the executives are impressed with Indiana's business climate, low taxes, convenient air travel and the quality of life Indianapolis offers," Lahr said. "Senator Coats is pleased to support all efforts to retain and hopefully …
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Restaurant Spotlight: Sultana Cafe & Hookah Bar
If you love to travel as I do, you can save a great deal of time and money by visiting some of Indy's newest restaurants that evoke the sense of traveling to a new place. My latest journey led me to Sultana Cafe & Hookah Bar, a new restaurant infused …
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Bill would make it harder for sex offenders to travel abroad

Bill would make it harder for sex offenders to travel abroad
WASHINGTON (AP) – Registered sex offenders who have committed crimes against children will have a harder time traveling internationally under legislation Congress has sent to the president's desk. The House passed the legislation by voice vote Monday …
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Hoosier Hall of Fame: Hoosier Innovations
Returning Civil War vet Colonel Eli Lilly founded his drug company in Indianapolis in 1876. But not until after his grandson Eli Lilly Jr. came on board did Eli Lilly and Co. become a powerhouse on the strength of game-changing medications such as …
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Remembering Gov. Edgar Whitcomb's life of adventure & patriotism
INDIANAPOLIS— Born November 7, 1917, former Gov. Edgar D. … A mini-expedition that could have meant lots of trouble for Whitcomb instead fueled a life-long love for travel that eventually turned into the decision to sail around the world. Finally …
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New tourism strategy generates $35M for Hamilton County

New tourism strategy generates M for Hamilton County
… markets, the organization promoted fall travel and only targeted the Chicago area. The campaign resulted in $ 156 in visitor spending for every $ 1 invested, according to research conducted by Indianapolis-based Strategic Marketing & Research Insights.
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Snowfall slows travel in southern, central Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS (AP/WLFI) — Snowfall across much of Indiana has slowed travel and caused dozens of school district closings or delays. Snow totals reported by the National Weather Service ranged Wednesday morning from around 4 inches in the …