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  • UAW workers in Indiana approve Lear Corp. contract Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    HAMMOND, Ind.— Workers at a Lear Corp. plant in northwestern Indiana that makes automotive seats approved an agreement Sunday that will end a two-tiered pay system that left some workers earning much less than others.

  • Manufacturing in Ohio seeing slow, steady growth Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 5:42 PM ET

    While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes still rise and fall with the health of the state's industries.

  • Manufacturing in Ohio seeing slow, steady growth Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes and the fate of its political leaders still rise and fall with the health of the industries that have shaped Ohio. After a decade that saw nearly four out of every 10 manufacturing jobs disappear, employment in manufacturing has grown each year in Ohio since Republican Gov.

  • Indiana jobless rate down slightly to 5.8 percent Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— Indiana's unemployment rate declined for the first time in four months during August, dropping slightly to 5.8 percent. Figures released Friday by the state Department of Workforce Development show Indiana's jobless mark fell one-tenth of a percentage point last month from July's rate.

  • SEC may take enforcement action against ITT Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of ITT Educational Services Inc. shed a third of their value after it said the Securities and Exchange Commission may take enforcement action against for-profit education company over its student loans.

  • 2 new solar farms being planned in Indiana Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 8:10 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— Two new solar farms are being planned in Indiana, including a second large one on the grounds of Indianapolis International Airport. An electric utility is planning a smaller solar farm near the northern Indiana city of Peru.

  • FDA approves Eli Lilly's injectable diabetes drug Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 4:41 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new injectable diabetes drug from Eli Lilly and Co. for adults with the most common form of the disease.

  • Steel Dynamics gives solid 3Q forecast Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 5:27 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Steel Dynamics forecast a strong third-quarter profit on Wednesday, citing increased shipments and solid demand from key markets. Steel Dynamics bought the Ohio mini-mill from Russian steelmaker OAO Severstal for $1.63 billion.

  • Ohio faces high prices for road salt this winter Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:44 AM ET

    CLEVELAND— A harsh winter and low inventory have driven up prices for road salt so much that the Ohio Department of Transportation will use an Indiana supplier to meet the needs of the state and communities that had problems obtaining salt at affordable prices.

  • US Steel shares jump after 3Q outlook update Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    The Pittsburgh company said it expects a big improvement in its third-quarter operating income from its reportable segments and other businesses. Steel said it will provide about $165 million in secured, debtor-in-possession financing to U.S. Steel Canada Inc., which will allow the business to continue operating as it explores the restructuring.

  • YOUR MONEY-How to whittle down that wireless bill Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    Sept 17- If you're unhappy with your cell phone service- and really, who isn't? Verizon last month began offering a new $60 plan that previously would have cost users $90. T-Mobile countered with a low-price starter plan of $45 that comes with 2 GB of data.

  • Sept 16- United States Steel Corp said its Canadian arm would apply for relief from creditors under Canada's Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and said it would drop plans to expand two of its facilities. Steel Canada, formerly known as Stelco, accounts for about $1 billion of U.S.

  • Sept 16- For-profit education companies Education Management Corp and Corinthian Colleges Inc said they would not be able to file their annual reports on time.

  • Effort aims to help soldiers land civilian jobs Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 3:14 PM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Soldiers being discharged from the military— particularly Fort Knox in central Kentucky— will get a sales pitch on the jobs available and benefits of staying in the area from a program started up Tuesday by business groups in Kentucky and southern Indiana.

  • Lilly, AstraZeneca team up on Alzheimer's drug Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— Eli Lilly and Co. plans to pay up to $500 million to fellow drugmaker AstraZeneca as part of a collaboration to develop and sell a potential Alzheimer's disease treatment that is in the early stages of clinical testing.

  • Indiana rail upgrade decision expected this fall Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    COLUMBUS, Ind.— Officials expect a decision soon from federal regulators regarding plans for upgrading more than 100 miles of railroad tracks through southern Indiana. The proposal from Louisville& Indiana Railroad and CSX Transportation would allow the line between Indianapolis and Louisville, Kentucky, to handle larger and faster freight trains.

  • Indiana reports increase in 2013 workplace deaths Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 4:01 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— The Indiana Department of Labor reports the number of workplace deaths in Indiana was up in 2013, but it was still the third-lowest number of fatalities recorded in the past 22 years. The Labor Department reports there were 123 worker deaths last year.

  • Revamped U.S. refineries are absorbing heavy Canadian crude and new oil-rail terminals built by companies like Gibson Energy Inc and Canexus Corp are loading trains to deliver crude to markets across North America, and potentially abroad, limiting the downturn and keeping prices buoyant compared to the past seasons.

  • Dominion to buy 2 solar projects in Calif. Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    RICHMOND, Va.— Dominion Resources is planning to buy two solar projects in California. The projects in Kings, Kern and Marin counties in California would add 42 megawatts of solar power to its portfolio.

  • Report: Wealth gap could threaten Indiana revenues Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— Rising income inequality in the U.S. appears to be slowing tax revenue growth in Indiana and other states, according to a new report by the credit rating agency Standard& Poor's.