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Avid sports fans likely envied LeRoy Neiman's job. Neiman's skill brought him to Indiana in 1962. Indianapolis businessman Harrison Eiteljorg commissioned Neiman to craft a series of paintings of that year's Indianapolis 500. As a close friend of Terre Haute philanthropist Tony Hulman — then-owner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway — Eiteljorg got Neiman close access to the action of the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing."

Millions of Americans feel the travel itch every Memorial Day weekend.Summer lies ahead. The grind of jobs, school and chores nudges people to clear a spot on their calendars and take off.That urge is even more intense in 2021. After 15 months of pan

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It’s been nearly 40 years since I worked to clean a fence row on the edge of my yard with the man who had once owned my place.

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The city of Terre Haute's park board spent $155,000 for 155 acres of wooded land on the east side of town on Feb. 28, 1921. Adjusted for inflation, the city paid the equivalent of $2,312,478 in today's dollars for the property — or $14,919 per acre.

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When I mentioned on a social media post that I was going to write a story about little corner groceries and country stores, a flood of reminiscences came to me about similar places, their enameled signs and uneven floors, ground coffee and mercurochrome bottles still in mind.

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