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  • Joe Manchin and other coal-state Democrats threatened to shut down the government over the issue in December, but they retreated after winning a four-month extension that preserves benefits through April 30. "We will use every vehicle we can, every pathway we can, to make sure we do not leave here... until we have our miners protected," he said in a speech on the Senate...

  • CHICAGO, April 21- A fungus that causes vomitoxin has been found in some U.S. corn harvested last year, forcing poultry and pork farmers to test their grain, and giving headaches to grain growers already wrestling with massive supplies and low prices. A vessel carrying a shipment of corn from Paraguay is due next month at a North Carolina port used by Smithfield...

  • BUFFALO, New York, April 21- Laicie Manzella lived in a rundown house on Buffalos east side when three of her children tested with dangerously high levels of lead in their blood. A Reuters investigation found at least four city zip codes here where 40 percent of children tested from 2006 to 2014 had high lead levels, making Buffalo among the most dangerous lead...

  • FISHERS, Ind. _ First Internet Bancorp on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $2.8 million. The bank, based in Fishers, Indiana, said it had earnings of 43 cents per share. Keywords: First Internet Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • CHICAGO, April 20- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures dropped 3.1 percent to their lowest in nearly four months on Thursday, with investors beating back an overnight rally attempt amid plentiful global supplies. "The only thing positive has been short-covering by the funds and that kind of runs it course and runs out of gas,' said Bill Gentry, a broker at Risk...

  • INDIANAPOLIS— Republican leaders in the Indiana Statehouse have reached agreement on a measure targeting a convenience store owner who used a legal loophole to circumvent the state's stringent law governing who can sell cold beer. A copy of the proposed legislation obtained Thursday by The Associated Press sets a bar so high that Jay Ricker, who started...

  • WASHINGTON— Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration that's open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species. Dow Chemical wrote a $1 million check to help underwrite Trump's inaugural festivities, and its...

  • CHICAGO, April 20- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures dropped 1.2 percent to their lowest in nearly four months on Thursday, with investors quickly beating back an overnight rally attempt amid a heavy global balance sheet. "The only thing positive has been short-covering by the funds and that kind of runs it course and runs out of gas,' said Bill Gentry, a broker at...

  • SOUTH BEND, Ind. _ 1st Source Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $16.2 million. The bank, based in South Bend, Indiana, said it had earnings of 62 cents per share. The holding company for 1st Source Bank posted revenue of $72.7 million in the period.

  • INDIANA, Pa. _ S&T Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $18.2 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 53 cents per share. S&T Bancorp shares have fallen 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON— Dow Chemical is pushing the Trump administration to scrap the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species. The letters, dated April 13, were obtained by The Associated Press. Dow Chemical chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris is a close adviser to...

  • FORT WAYNE, Ind. _ Steel Dynamics Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $200.8 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 69 cents per share. Steel Dynamics shares have decreased 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CHICAGO, April 19- U.S. soybean futures firmed on Wednesday, posting a mild recovery from two days of losses after holding technical support above the one-year lows hit last week. "You cannot go down everyday," said Jim Gerlach, president of Indiana- based A/C Trading. Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures settled up 4-1/ 4 cents at $9.50-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • CHICAGO, April 19- U.S. soybean futures firmed on Wednesday, posting a mild recovery from two days of losses after holding technical support above the one-year lows hit last week. "You cannot go down everyday," said Jim Gerlach, president of Indiana- based A/C Trading. At 10:41 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures were up 3-3/ 4 cents at $9.49-3/ 4 a bushel.

  • PORTAGE, Ind.— An Indiana utility that stopped using Lake Michigan water last week because of a U.S. Steel Corp. chemical spill has resumed drawing water from the lake after no significant traces of the chemical were found. Indiana American Water says its Ogden Dunes water plant resumed operations Tuesday after testing by it and the Environmental Protection...

  • *Japan, U.S. agree dialog should produce concrete results. *Japan had a $69- bln trade surplus with United States last year. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday kicked off talks with Japan that the White House hopes will open doors for U.S. goods and attract infrastructure investment, putting Tokyo on notice that Washington wants results soon.

  • *Japan had a $69 bln trade surplus with United States last year. Vice President Mike Pence kicked off talks with Japan on Tuesday the White House hopes will open doors for U.S. goods and attract infrastructure investment, after seeking to reassure Washington's key ally amid rising tensions over North Korea. "When President Trump agreed to this dialogue, he...

  • *Pence begins Japan leg of tour with working lunch with PM Abe. *Japan had a $69 bln trade surplus with United States last year. Vice President Mike Pence kicked off talks with Japan on Tuesday the White House hopes will open doors for U.S. goods and attract infrastructure investment, after seeking to reassure Washington's key ally amid rising tensions over North...

  • *Pence to begin Japan leg with working lunch with PM Abe. *Japan had a $69 bln trade surplus with United States last year. Vice President Mike Pence landed in Tokyo on Tuesday, where he is expected to reassure Washington's ally amid tensions over North Korea, while also holding talks the White House hopes will open doors for U.S. goods and attract infrastructure...

  • *Pence to begin Japan leg with working lunch with PM Abe. *Japan had a $69 bln trade surplus with United States last year. Vice President Mike Pence will meet Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso on Tuesday, kicking off talks in Tokyo the White House hopes will open doors for U.S.-made products and attract Japanese infrastructure investment in the United...