| Jun 14, 2002
The advertisement is yellowed and torn, but its message is clear. Beans canned by Cambridge's Phillips Packing Company have "that down in Dixie flavor." The statement appears below an image of a large African-American woman wearing a headscarf and holding...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:30 AM
Democrat Chairman Ed Treacy named small business owner Pam Hickamn as a City-County Council At-Large candidate Tuesday.
Hickman will fill the ballot vacancy created by Minority Leader Joanne Sanders' withdrawal Monday.
"I'm deeply committed to this...
| Apr 15, 2011
"The Pale King" is composed of parts of the "something long" on which 46-year-old David Foster Wallace was working before he hanged himself at his home in Claremont on Sept. 12, 2008.
Wallace — author of fictions such as "The Broom of the System,"...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Anti-smoking advocates celebrated Friday as approximately 300 bars and taverns in Indianapolis went smoke-free. The strengthened ordinance took effect at 6 a.m.
"Today will go down in Indianapolis history. Today, we join hundreds of communities across...
| Dec 4, 2011
Alfred A. Knopf, $24.95
A crisis of faith prompts a man to begin a journey of self-discovery from Africa to Asia.
The Angel Esmeralda
The first collection of short stories from a...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:08 AM
There are still some big questions for the city before the Super Bowl on February 5.
The main question right now is will smoking be allowed?
The City-County Council voted in favor of a city-wide smoking ban Monday. However, it is not a done deal, just...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard has said he will support a tougher smoking ban if it provides an exemption for private clubs. The City-County Council, meanwhile, approved a measure 19-9, that instead offers those businesses an option.
The ban would...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Mayor Greg Ballard will officially veto the smoking ban, because it does not meet the expanded requirements he supports. He does not want private clubs like veterans halls included in the ban.
Fox59 has learned Mayor Ballard is currently on vacation, but...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:21 PM
After the last attempt ended with a mayoral veto, Indianapolis City-County Council Democrats think they've come up with a proposed smoking ban that answers critics' complaints of an ordinance too tough on private clubs.
"Basically we're putting...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The Indianapolis City-County Council is trying to take on the smoking ban again. A city-wide smoking ban targeting bars passed out of committee Tuesday. The plan will now head to the full council.
Proposal 136 seeks to strengthen the already existing...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Electronic cigarettes are supposed to be better for your health than regular cigarettes, but some Indianapolis City-County councilors are now trying to get those banned as well.
The latest proposed smoking ban, passed by a committee Tuesday night,...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Animal Care and Control of Indianapolis hopes a new fee will help cut down on animal surrenders from outside Marion County and, in turn, help reduce severe overcrowding.
The City-County Council recently approved a $40 fee for people from outside the...