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  • Brown-Forman meets 3Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 7:52 AM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Brown-Forman Corp. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $186 million. Brown-Forman expects full-year earnings to be $3.15 to $3.25 per share. Brown-Forman shares have risen almost 4 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased slightly more than 2 percent.

  • EVANSVILLE, Ind.— Personal finance company Springleaf Holdings is buying Citigroup's OneMain Financial for $4.25 billion. The Citigroup subsidiary, originally founded as Commercial Credit, has about 5,600 employees. Citi said that it will use part of the proceeds from the sale to retire certain funding that currently supports Citi Holdings.

  • March 3- Ben Carson, a retired surgeon popular with Tea Party conservatives, has formally created an exploratory committee to run for president, according to his campaign chief executive, Terry Giles, the Wall Street Journal reported. Carson, a former neurosurgeon at Maryland- based Johns Hopkins University, has no prior political experience.

  • PharMerica tops Street 4Q forecasts Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ PharMerica Corp. on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3.2 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 43 cents per share. PharMerica expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.55 to $1.65 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.95 billion to $2.05 billion.

  • Just 24 percent of those polled said Congress should be allowed to have detailed oversight of the Fed, the poll shows. Fed Chair Janet Yellen came under pressure from conservatives in Congress this week, with some accusing her of bias towards Democrats. "There ought to be some review but I don't know that a full public disclosure of every comment attributed to...

  • Homeland Security gets one-week funding lifeline Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 7:28 AM ET

    Republicans only narrowly manage to avert a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, the New York Times reports.

  • House Roll Call: Approving 1-week DHS funding bill Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:25 PM ET

    The 357-60 roll call Friday by which the House approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week. The bill goes to President Barack Obama for his signature. Republicans— Aderholt, X; Brooks, N; Byrne, Y; Palmer, N; Roby, Y; Rogers, Y.

  • Kindred Healthcare reports 4Q loss Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 7:48 PM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Kindred Healthcare Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $47.7 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 28 cents per share. Kindred Healthcare expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.20 to $1.40 per share, with revenue in the range of $7.2 billion to $7.3...

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— State Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey said Thursday that it may have been "a mistake" for Tennessee to subsidize the development of the General Motors plant outside Nashville because it has a United Auto Workers union contract. Republican lawmakers have grumbled about the United Auto Workers union's ongoing role at the plant, and Ramsey pointed to...

  • SALEM, Ore.— An Oregon judge has ordered technology giant Oracle Corp. to continue hosting Oregon's Medicaid health insurance system for low-income Oregonians even after the company's contract expires this weekend. Marion County Circuit Judge Courtland Geyer ruled Wednesday that Oracle should host Medicaid for another year. Earlier this month, Oracle...

  • Churchill Downs reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 7:57 PM ET

    LOUIVILLE, Ky. _ Churchill Downs Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $13.8 million in its fourth quarter. The Louiville, Kentucky- based company said it had a loss of 81 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $46.4 million, or $2.64 per share.

  • Almost Family posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 9:39 AM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Almost Family Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $4.7 million. The Louisville, Kentucky- based company said it had net income of 50 cents per share. Almost Family shares have climbed 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Calling for cooperation, Obama engages in confrontation Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 3:13 AM ET

    Sensing a Republican retreat, Obama is headlining a Miami town hall on Wednesday, enlisting his Latino base of support to increase pressure on GOP lawmakers who want to tie spending on the Homeland Security Department to repeal of his immigration executive actions. Indeed, Obama on Tuesday summoned a bipartisan group of lawmakers to the White House for a...

  • Lawyers representing Oregon told Marion County Circuit Judge Courtland Geyer during the first of a two-day hearing that Oracle's plans to pull hosting services would result in Medicaid enrollment grinding to a halt. The Medicaid system runs on parts of the technology that Oracle built for the Cover Oregon health insurance exchange. Witnesses for the state...

  • Papa John's beats Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:48 PM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Papa John's International Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $21.1 million. Papa John's expects full-year earnings to be $1.98 to $2.06 per share. Papa John's shares have climbed 17 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • State-by-state breakdown of used cars with open recalls Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 12:18 PM ET

    Carfax, a company that sells vehicle history reports to dealers and car buyers, searched recalls and state registration databases and found that more than 46 million cars are on U.S. roads with recalled parts that have yet to be repaired. Here is a state-by-state breakdown of cars with unfixed recalls in 2014:. Source: Study of 2014 state registration data by...

  • WASHINGTON— Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency. Instead, Obama sought to reassert his authority to make the decision himself, rebuffing GOP lawmakers who will control both the House and...

  • Survey: Uninsured rate hit new low in 2014 Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 3:28 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Even as it faces another Supreme Court challenge, President Barack Obama's health care law has steadily reduced the number of uninsured Americans, according to an extensive survey released Tuesday. Ten of the 11 states with the biggest declines in their uninsured rates accepted the health care law's Medicaid expansion, which provides...

  • WASHINGTON— The Senate's top Republican shifted tactics Tuesday to try to free up stalled legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security in advance of a Friday midnight deadline. "But... we can't do that until we fully fund the Department of Homeland Security. Tuesday's developments did little to clear up the impasse over immigration that is...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 23- Talks to end the largest U.S. refinery strike in 35 years are not expected to resume this week, sources familiar with the negotiations said on Monday after the number of plants hit by walkouts increased over the weekend. The halt in talks comes after the USW pulled workers from three Motiva Enterprises LLC refineries in Louisiana and Texas...