Is Marion County’s tradition of slating candidates nearing its end?

For years, endorsements by Marion County’s political parties significantly reduced the chances of a hotly contested primary for each party’s nomination. But not so much these days. The change is particularly noticeable among county Democrats running for county clerk, county recorder and a state senate seat in the May 3 primary election.

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City seeks new uses for old jail buildings in downtown Indy

Indianapolis hopes to spur more movement with a request for development proposals for historic buildings at 752 E. Market St. and 730 E. Washington St. The former Arrestee Processing Center on Market has been closed since 2017 (except for a section used for the Reuben Engagement Center until 2020) and the Jail II building on Washington will be vacant after inmates are fully moved to the Community Justice Campus in Twin Aire.

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