BP said its largest U.S. refinery, at Whiting, Indiana, continued to operate on Thursday morning following a blaze the night before.» Read More
NEW YORK— Traffic at Chicago's two busiest airports was slowly returning to more normal levels Monday, three days after a fire at a regional air traffic control center disrupted much of the nation's air-travel system.
NEW YORK— Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday. Supervalu said the malware was installed on a network that processes card transactions at several chains, but it believes data was only taken from certain checkout lanes at four Cub Foods stores in Minnesota.
Mike Pence's administration began making the case Monday for possible changes in the state's tax structure. Department of Revenue Commissioner Mike Alley presented a summary of Pence's tax conference held earlier this year to members of a legislative tax study committee.
Gas and utility company NiSource Inc. announced Sunday that it plans to split off its natural gas pipeline and related businesses into a stand-alone publicly traded company. NiSource will continue to provide natural gas to more than 3.4 million customers in seven states under the Columbia Gas and NIPSCO brands.
NEW YORK, Sept 28- NiSource Inc on Sunday announced its board had approved plans to split into two publicly traded companies, separating its utilities and pipeline businesses. Under the plan, NiSource will list its natural gas pipeline division as Columbia Pipeline Group, which is expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker "COLP."
NEW YORK, Sept 28- NiSource Inc on Sunday announced its board had approved plans to split into two publicly traded companies, separating its utilities and pipeline businesses, with the new company taking the form of a master limited partnership.
Dick Durbin of Illinois told The Associated Press that he will ask inspectors general at the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration to investigate whether there was a security breach when the employee entered the building early Friday with a suitcase without causing suspicion.
Sept 27- U.S. airports reported hundreds of residual flight cancellations on Saturday, a day after an employee apparently set a Chicago- area air traffic control center on fire and tried to take his own life. O'Hare is the largest hub of United Airlines and a major hub for American Airlines.
CHICAGO— Airlines were scrambling to accommodate travelers whose flights were canceled after a contract employee allegedly set a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center where he worked, halting flights at two of the nation's busiest airports. By Friday night, more than 2,000 flights in and out of Chicago had been canceled.
INDIANAPOLIS— The Finish Line Inc. on Friday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $26.2 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 60 cents per share. Analysts expected $476.6 million, according to Zacks.
*Medicaid expansion key part of Obama's healthcare reform. Up to a dozen states, including several led by Republicans, could move forward with plans to expand coverage under Medicaid after the November elections. Texas Governor Rick Perry once said expanding Medicaid would be similar to "adding a thousand people to the Titanic."
The usual autumn decline of the price of gasoline is getting an assist from lower global oil prices. Up to 30 states could see an average price below $3 a gallon by the end of the year. Source: AAA, OPIS and Wright Express.
WASHINGTON— The Obama administration says consumers in most states will have more insurance options next year under the president's health care law. The Health and Human Services department on Tuesday reported a net increase of 63 insurers joining the market in 43 states plus Washington, DC.
SOUTH BEND, Ind.— Critics of privatizing the Indiana Toll Road said they are worried that the operator's bankruptcy filing this week will result in less money being spent on the highway.
Sept 22- The foreign-owned operator of a northern Indiana toll road filed for bankruptcy on Sunday as traffic fell short of the projections that underpinned the 2006 groundbreaking deal to privatize the highway.
INDIANAPOLIS— A judge and creditors will have to decide who runs the Indiana Toll Road after the highway's private operator filed for bankruptcy protection, formally acknowledging that it couldn't afford the debt from the multibillion deal to take over the highway. Chicago- based ITR Concession Co. submitted its federal bankruptcy court filing late Sunday.
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.
While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes still rise and fall with the health of the state's industries.
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.
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.