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Well armed: Gun permits for Indiana women up 42 percent

indystar.com — Martina Schuett has crimson red nails that match her lipstick. She owns a spray-tan business and dotes over her 1-year-old daughter. She also has a semi-automatic handgun slipped inside a holster in her pants. "It's nice to be able to have that confidence and be an equal. That's what guns do.
RT @DanaBenbow: Age 21 to age 70. Pregnant moms and lawyers. Well armed: Gun permits for Indiana women up 42% indy.st/1hpxktU #NRAAM
Age 21 to age 70. Pregnant moms and lawyers. Well armed: Gun permits for Indiana women up 42% indy.st/1hpxktU via @indystar #NRAAM
"It's nice to be able to have that confidence and be an equal. That's what guns do." indy.st/1hpxktU via @indystar
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Bicyclist killed by bus near Northside school

indystar.com — A bicyclist was killed this morning after being struck by a school bus on the Northside. The crash was reported at the intersection of Westlane Road and Ditch Road shortly before 7:30 a..m, just north of Westlane Middle School, according to Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Dispatchers. Dispatchers said there were no other reported injuries.
Sad News: Bicyclist killed by school bus at Northside intersection indy.st/1gTq0CZ via @indystar
Bicyclist killed by school bus at Northside intersection indy.st/1gTq0CZ via indystar
RT @indystar: An adult bicyclist was killed by an @IPSSchools bus with no children on board at Westlane and Ditch roads. indy.st/1gTq0CZ
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Mo’s … A place for Steaks to take another crack at Downtown

indystar.com — The owner of Mo's ... A Place for Steaks plans to return to the market and open a new restaurant in June Downtown The new steakhouse will be at 15 E. Maryland St., and will serve classic items from Mo's Milwaukee and Houston steakhouse menus as well as prime beef, fresh fish and sushi, according to a news release.
Mo’s … A place for Steaks to take another crack at Downtown indy.st/1gTYaql
Mo’s … A place for Steaks to take another crack at Downtown. indy.st/1gTYaql via @indystar

Colts' Ahmad Bradshaw working to overcome neck injury

indystar.com — The last time we saw Ahmad Bradshaw in a Colts uniform, he was tearing through the San Francisco 49ers' defense on his way to a 95-yard day, averaging a robust 5 yards per carry in the process. Then, just like that, after three games, his season was over.
RT @HolderStephen: #Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw on his delicate neck surgery and his frustrations with recent injuries: indy.st/1hq40DG
#Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw on his delicate neck surgery and his frustrations with recent injuries: indy.st/1hq40DG

Angie’s List says memberships, sales rose in 1st quarter

indystar.com — Angie's List stock responded positively today to the company's report that revenues rose 39 percent for the first quarter of 2014. The online consumer ratings service's stock was up 75 cents, or about 6 percent, to $13.57 in trading at about 1 p.m. today.

Former school for the blind teacher pleads guilty to sex misconduct

indystar.com — A former teacher at the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired accused of having sex with a minor student has pleaded guilty to a sexual misconduct charge. Al Lovati, 61, was charged with official misconduct, three counts of sexual misconduct with a minor and three counts of child seduction.

Florida man runs for Congress in Indiana and Tennessee

indystar.com — To run for Congress from his home in Florida, Erin Magee would have to pay a $10,440 ballot access fee or collect 4,227 signatures. So far he has three. And paying the ballot access fee instead of getting the other 4,224 signatures is not appealing. Magee's solution? Run for Congress from Indiana instead.
RT @BizWeaver: Mixed allegiances? Florida man runs for Congress in Indiana and Tennessee indy.st/1gTN70q via Behind Closed Doors blog
Mixed allegiances? Florida man runs for Congress in Indiana and Tennessee indy.st/1gTN70q via Behind Closed Doors blog

Expungement law favors criminals over victims, appeals court says

indystar.com — Judges must expunge old criminal convictions if a person meets all of the legal requirements even if the victim is opposed to the request, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled today. The decision appears to resolve widespread confusion over the original version of the state's expungement law enacted in July.
RT @IndyMarisaK: Wording of expungement law creates confusion, favors criminals over victims. Interesting piece by @starwatchtim indystar.com/story/news/cri…
Expungement law favors criminals over victims, appeals court says indy.st/1gUhwLT via indystar

Show us your guns for the NRA convention

indystar.com — Some 70,000 visitors are flooding into Indianapolis to celebrate their right to bear arms during this weekend's National Rifle Association annual meeting and convention. And though politics, celebrities and a prayer breakfast are also on the agenda, there's no doubt that the star is guns, guns, guns.

Pitbull, Robin Thicke highlight Fair's concert lineup

indystar.com — The renovated Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum will host six concerts during the Indiana State Fair, plus one show the night before the fair opens. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform on July 31. The fair, which runs Aug. 1-17, includes Coliseum dates for rapper Pitbull and R&B singer Robin Thicke.
RT @newshawk: Indiana's @JimGaffigan at the state fair this summer? Give him a corn dog salute! indy.st/1iRVE86
Indiana's @JimGaffigan at the state fair this summer? Give him a corn dog salute! indy.st/1iRVE86
An appropriate setting to request "Free Bird": The new-look Coliseum on the eve of @IndyStateFair -- indy.st/1l7xXcV @Skynyrd
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IndySportsDay: LeBron takes Josh McRoberts elbow to the throat

indystar.com — Late in Game 2 of last night's Miami-Charlotte series, LeBron James drove to the basket and caught an elbow/forearm to the throat from Bobcats forward, and former Carmel star, Josh McRoberts. No flagrant foul was called on the play, though one can make the argument for it.
IndySportsDay: Carmel grad Josh McRoberts doesn't get flagrant for elbow to LeBron's throat indy.st/1hoGcjp via @indystar

Indy's first craft doughnut shop to open

Wait, what? RT @DanaBenbow: Would you eat a beer doughnut? Indy's first craft doughnut shop to open indy.st/1iLLCWe
Would you eat a beer doughnut? Indy's first craft doughnut shop to open indy.st/1iLLCWe via @indystar
Indy's first craft doughnut shop to open indy.st/1iLLCWe via indystar This doesn't bode well for my waist.
Preach. RT @brianeason: So, beer donuts are a thing, and Indy's getting some, because craft everything indy.st/1iLLCWe via @indystar
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Like Manning, Luck makes Colts big TV draw

indystar.com — Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning have much in common. Each was a No. 1 overall draft choice, they were both selected by the Colts and each entered the NFL with exceedingly high expectations. Now, here's another shared quality: The networks love 'em.

2 ex-Lilly scientists to be released on home detention

indystar.com — Two Chinese-born scientists initially accused of stealing trade secrets from Eli Lilly and Co. will be released Thursday from a halfway house to home detention, pending their trials on new charges. Judge William T. Lawrence's order today relied partly on new charges handed down in March, modifying last fall's initial charges and potentially increasing the amount of prison time they face.
2 ex-Lilly scientists to be released on home detention. indy.st/1hlKFn6 via indystar
2 ex-Lilly scientists to be released on home detention indy.st/1hlKFn6 via indystar

Khaled Holmes eager to prove he's Colts' center

indystar.com — The second-year pro is one of just two centers on the roster and is an unknown commodity after appearing in just three games as a rookie.
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