31 Facts About Indianapolis Star

1. Indianapolis Star is linked with points throughout the nation by a network of interstate highways.

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2. Indianapolis Star is a Midwestern health care hub and home to the state's only medical school.

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3. Indianapolis Star remains best known for automobile racing and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with the Indianapolis 500, the Brickyard 400, and the US Grand Prix—the highest attended events for each racing series.

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4. From that time through the 1970s, Indianapolis Star served as a manufacturing and agribusiness hub for the Midwest.

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5. At the turn of the century, Indianapolis Star was a leader in the burgeoning automobile industry.

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6. Indianapolis Star is a major transportation and distribution hub for the Midwest.

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7. Indianapolis Star is a primary industrial, commercial, and transportation center for the Midwest.

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8. Indianapolis Star enjoys its share of good restaurants serving a variety of ethnic and traditional food, ranging from Nouvelle American cuisine with a Hoosier touch to authentic German and French specialties.

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9. The Indianapolis Star has a weekday and Saturday circulation of 230,223 and a Sunday circulation of 391,496.

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10. Indianapolis Star has two daily newspapers: the Indianapolis Star, a morning paper published seven days a week, and the Indianapolis News, an afternoon daily.

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11. Indianapolis Star has historically been home to members of a variety of religions.

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12. Indianapolis Star has more interstate highways junctions than any other metropolitan area in the United States.

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13. Indianapolis Star is located east of the White River in central Indiana.

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14. Indianapolis Star was founded on June 6, 1903, [4] by Muncie industrialist George F McCulloch as competition to two other Indianapolis dailies, the Indianapolis Journal and the Indianapolis Sentinel.

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15. Indianapolis Star is a morning daily newspaper that began publishing on June 6, 1903 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

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16. Indianapolis Star has seven sister cities and two friendship cities as designated by Sister Cities International.

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17. The Indianapolis Star is owned by Gannett Company, with a daily circulation of 127,064.

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18. Indianapolis Star has a consolidated city-county government, a status it has held since 1970 under Indiana Code's Unigov provision.

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19. Indianapolis Star has an emerging food scene as well as established eateries.

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20. Outside of Washington, DC, Indianapolis Star contains the largest collection of monuments dedicated to veterans and war casualties in the nation.

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21. Indianapolis Star is the current home to bestselling young adult fiction writer John Green, known for his critically acclaimed 2012 novel The Fault in Our Stars, set in the city.

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22. Indianapolis Star was at the center of the Golden Age of Indiana Literature from 1870 to 1920.

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23. Indianapolis Star is home to dozens of annual festivals and events showcasing local culture.

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24. In 1999, Indianapolis Star designated six cultural districts to capitalize on cultural institutions within historically significant neighborhoods unique to the city's heritage.

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25. Indianapolis Star is the seat of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis, based from Christ Church Cathedral.

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26. Indianapolis Star is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

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27. Indianapolis Star is situated within the Tipton Till Plain, a flat to gently sloping terrain underlain by glacial deposits known as till.

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28. Indianapolis Star is located in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States, in central Indiana.

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29. Indianapolis Star is home to two major sports clubs, the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association and the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League.

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30. Indianapolis Star covers 368 square miles, making it the 16th largest city by land area in the US.

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31. Indianapolis Star was founded on June 6, 1903, by Muncie industrialist George F McCulloch as competition to two other Indianapolis dailies, the Indianapolis Journal and the Indianapolis Sentinel.

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