Sale of 26 Marsh stores approved by bankruptcy court, remaining 18 stores to close

From Fox59
On Tuesday, FOX59 learned two companies won the bidding war: Topvalco and Generative Growth II. Topvalco is a Kroger subsidiary based out of Cincinnati and Generative Growth II is an entity of Ohio-based Fresh Encounter.
A Marsh spokesperson issued this statement: “The Kroger and Fresh Encounter store transactions were conditionally approved in court today.” The remaining 18 unsold locations will close, the spokesperson said. Liquidation sales will begin Thursday and continue until stock runs out, most likely in early July.




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Indiana cat brings down would-be burglar

Via 10tv.com -
A family's pet cat, known as Binky, is being credited for stopping a would-be burglar trying to get into their home. According to WTHR, the would-be burglar showed up at the house around midnight Wednesday. Binky's owner, Cynthia Kootz, said the cat saved the day when he heard a noise in the backyard near the garage. A few minutes later, a man started banging on Cynthia's front patio window. He tried to convince her to let him in and even offered to show her his identification. "He was beating and kicking," said Kootz, "trying to tell me there were men trying to shoot and kill him and you got to let me in."

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Muslim Groups Unhappy With Indianapolis ‘Perfect Man’ Billboard

From Breitbart -
A billboard in Indianapolis, IN is stirring controversy among local Muslim groups, says a Fox 59 report. The billboard, seen going southbound I-465 near the Washington Street exit mocks the prophet Mohammed as “The Perfect Man.” The billboard then lists six bullet points about Mohammed to describe him. The points include: “Married a 6-year-old,” “Slave owner & dealer,” “rapist,” “Beheaded 600 Jews in one day,” “13 wives, 11 at one time” and “Tortured & killed unbelievers.”

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Indiana alcohol laws: From common sense to nonsense

From The Indy Channel -
Indiana's much-maligned alcohol laws have been called a "tangled mess," and "antiquated." But what exactly are the controversial laws that Hoosiers are so eager to change? Here are just a few of Indiana's many, many alcohol-related laws. Sunday sales You can buy alcohol in Indiana between 7 a.m. and 3 a.m. Monday through Saturday. A bill to allow Sunday sales has been introduced in the past three Indiana legislative sessions, but all three attempts have failed. You can buy a beer at a bar or fill a growler on Sunday, you just can't buy a six-pack from a grocery or liquor store.

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Meet these 12 new Indianapolis event venues

From The Indy Star -
A wave of new event venues in Downtown Indianapolis are expanding the options for weddings, grown-up birthday parties and other occasions. Several of the venues, such as the Tube Factory and the Biltwell Event Center, are converted industrial spaces. One was once a recreational building for hospital patients. Another started its life as a vaudeville theater. In every case, the history is part of the charm.

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REPORT: Indianapolis 20th most mosquito-infected city in the U.S.

From the Indy Channel -
Hoosiers are no stranger to the buzzy little bugs with plenty of natural water sources that provide prime breeding grounds for mosquitos.To top it off, Indianapolis has been ranked the 20th most mosquito-infected city in the United States by Terminix. The pest control company examined service data from branches across the country between April 1, 2016, and April 1, 2017, to determine the areas where customers are most pestered by mosquitos.

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Bob Seger will play Indianapolis on Labor Day weekend

From the Indy Star -
A big Labor Day weekend gets bigger at Klipsch Music Center, where a newly announced Bob Seger show joins a John Mayer performance on the calendar. Seger will play the Noblesville amphitheater on Saturday, Sept. 2, one night before Mayer’s appearance. Grand Funk Railroad will serve as opening act for Seger and his Silver Bullet Band. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 16.

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