The Herald Bulletin

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Local Business

March 23, 2013

Business Briefs: March 24

Channel 8 receives 17 awards

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association has honored WISH-TV, naming 24-Hour News 8 Indiana’s Outstanding News Operation, Best Newscast, and WISHTV.com as Best Website. WISH-TV received a total of 17 awards this year, more than any other local station in Indiana.

In addition to Outstanding News Operation, Best Newscast, and Best Website; other top honors included Best Investigative Report, Best Spot News Reporting, Best Continuous Coverage, Best Enterprise Story, Best Feature, Best Producer, and Best Community Impact for “Bully Project.” 24-Hour News 8 won a total of 17 AP awards in 14 different categories.

The Associated Press Broadcasters Association awards will be presented at the IAPBA Spring Meeting and Awards Banquet held on Saturday, April 13, at the Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel.

Community Day event raises $4.8M

MILWAUKEE — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., which operates Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, has announced its Community Days fundraising effort raised approximately $4.8 million.

The semi-annual Community Day event, which took place on March 1 and March 2, raised money for important projects and causes in the stores’ local communities. Mounds Mall, Anderson, is home to Carson’s.

Thousands of 501(c)-3 nonprofit organizations and schools signed up to sell $5 savings booklets, which contained over $400 in savings both in-store and online. In return for their donation to the organization, customers received a $10 coupon and multiple discounts to be used on Community Day. One hundred percent of the $5 booklet donation is retained by the participating organizations.

The Bon-Ton Stores have raised over $100 million for local non-profit groups since Community Days began in 1999.

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    April 23, 2014

  • NWS - HB01006 - snow storm - JC 59a FEMA approves disaster aid for 19 counties

    After initially rejecting Indiana's request for federal aid following a brutal winter, the Federal Emergency Management Agency approved disaster relief on Tuesday.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0420 - Ellks - JC 2a Rezoning approved for Elks Lodge building With no objections from surrounding property owners, the former Elks Lodge at 1803 Broadway has been rezoned for a planned banquet hall and catering service.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

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    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

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    April 21, 2014

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    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

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    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0420 - Funderburk - 04 Man tries to restore father's tainted legacy at dental clinic

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    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • BIZ - HB0420 - Scott wise -TM Gaining an edge and spreading the word in 2014 Scott owner of Scotty’s Brewhouse with locations in Indianapolis, Muncie, Mishawaka and Bloomington, encourages business owners to interact with customers and use powerful tools such as Twitter, Facebook or even with a blog to their advantage.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

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    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

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