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  • ATLANTA— Georgia- based Arby's restaurant chain failed to prevent hackers from stealing customer information at hundreds of its stores, a Connecticut couple said in a new federal lawsuit. From late October through Jan. 19, "hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of credit and debit cards issued by financial institutions, including Plaintiff, were compromised...

  • WASHINGTON, March 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struggled over whether to upend nearly 30 years of law governing patent lawsuits that critics say allows often-baseless litigants to sue in friendly courts, giving them the upper hand over high-technology companies such as Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google. The justices heard an hour of arguments in an...

  • WASHINGTON, March 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struggled over whether to upend nearly 30 years of law governing patent lawsuits that critics say allows often-baseless litigants to sue in friendly courts, giving them the upper hand over high-technology companies such as Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google. The justices heard an hour of arguments in an...

  • EVANSVILLE, Ind.— A 94- year-old Indiana woman is celebrating 44 years of working at McDonald's. The Evansville Courier& Press reports friends and co-workers threw a party for Loraine Maurer, of Evansville, last week. Maurer tells ABC News that she has thought about retirement, but "would miss it too much.

  • INDIANAPOLIS— The deal brokered by President Donald Trump to stem job losses at a Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis is unusual for the state of Indiana as it offers $7 million of incentives to a company still planning to cut about a third of its some 1,600 jobs. Most of the scant details that Indiana officials have released came on a one-page handout...

  • March 24- Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday it would invest $850 million in its U.S. operations this year, and the drugmaker signaled it would be willing to spend more if the Trump administration were to overhaul tax laws. The U.S. administration has threatened an import tax, while Trump has attacked some of the world's biggest companies, prompting many to make...

  • INDIANAPOLIS _ The Finish Line Inc. on Friday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $9.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 70 cents per share. Finish Line expects full-year earnings to be $1.12 to $1.23 per share.

  • EVANSVILLE, Ind. _ Shoe Carnival Inc. on Thursday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $920,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Shoe Carnival expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.45 to $1.54 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.03 billion to $1.04 billion. Shoe Carnival shares have declined 8 percent since the...

  • NEW YORK, March 22- A New York state judge on Wednesday ordered ExxonMobil Corp to work with New York's attorney general to recover lost emails from an account once used by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson when he was the oil company's chief executive. Justice Barry Ostrager of the State Supreme Court in Manhattan also ordered Exxon by March 31 to turn over...

  • NEW YORK, March 22- Most U.S. and European share indexes fell on Wednesday as concerns over potential delays to President Donald Trump's pro-growth policies again unnerved investors, while safe-haven gold, U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders struggled on Wednesday to get enough support in the House of Representatives to win...

  • BOSTON— The former head of a Massachusetts pharmacy was acquitted Wednesday of murder allegations but convicted of racketeering and other crimes in a meningitis outbreak that was traced to fungus-contaminated drugs and killed 64 people across the country. Indiana, Michigan and Tennessee were hit hardest. Joan Peay, 76, of Nashville, Tennessee, suffered two...

  • EAST CHICAGO, Ind.— The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to begin remediation work on nearly 200 properties within a Superfund site affected by an ongoing lead contamination crisis in far northwest Indiana. The cleanup in East Chicago will be bolstered by $16 million the EPA secured from the parties responsible for the contamination at the 322-...

  • Missouri utility regulators began hearing testimony on a request from Clean Line Energy to build a high-voltage transmission line from western Kansas across Missouri and Illinois to an Indiana power grid that connects with eastern states. Along the way, the line also could supply power to the equivalent of 200,000 Missouri homes. So Clean Line Energy...

  • MADISON, Wis.— A battle pitting big-box retail giants including Menards and Wal-Mart against Wisconsin towns and cities is headed to the Legislature. The bills come in reaction to court rulings in Wisconsin and nearby Midwestern states— starting in Michigan— that have helped the retail giants lower the value placed on their stores for levying property taxes.

  • University of Vermont researchers have been raising the exotic spice now grown primarily in Iran and are encouraging growers to tap into what they hope will be a cash crop. said Patricia Fontaine, of Palmer Farm in Little Compton, Rhode Island. She, her mother and brother attended a sold-out workshop this month on growing saffron hosted by the University of...

  • J.C. Penney on Friday released a list of the 138 locations that will close in the coming months as part of its plan to cut costs. Riverview Mall in Bullhead City. Fort Morgan Main Street in Fort Morgan.

  • INDIANAPOLIS— About 1,500 workers at three Indiana factories are facing layoffs despite hopes that President Donald Trump would convince the companies to reverse plans for moving production to Mexico. Layoffs could start within a month at a 350- worker Rexnord industrial bearings factory in Indianapolis, according to United Steelworkers Local 1999...

  • CHICAGO, March 16- Bird flu that is highly lethal to poultry has infected a second commercial chicken farm in Tennessee that supplies Tyson Foods Inc, company and state officials said on Thursday. In Tennessee, authorities have started to cull the infected flock of 55,000 chickens in Lincoln County, to contain the highly pathogenic H7N9 flu, according to the U.S....

  • CHICAGO, March 16- A form of bird flu that is highly lethal for poultry has infected a second commercial chicken farm in Tennessee that supplies Tyson Foods Inc, company and state officials said on Thursday. The initial case in Tennessee was the nation's first infection of highly pathogenic bird flu at a commercial poultry operation in more than a year.

  • OMAHA, Neb.— Department store operator Gordmans has told state regulators it plans to eliminate nearly 600 jobs later this spring as part of its bankruptcy when it closes both its distribution centers and its headquarters. Another 140 jobs will be eliminated when Gordmans closes a distribution center in Clayton, Indiana, near Indianapolis.