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  • ATLANTA— The widow of a slain Georgia police officer hopes to learn more about why his ballistic vest didn't save him from gunshots. Bullets pierced Police Officer Kevin Jordan's back, even though that area of his body was covered by his vest during the 2014 shooting outside a Waffle House in the west Georgia town of Griffin, his wife, Tammy Jordan, and her lawyer...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- CNO Financial Group Inc on Thursday said that two of its subsidiaries were terminating agreements with reinsurer Beechwood Re, after regulators in two states said that many assets managed by Beechwood were not compliant with insurance company guidelines because of exposure to troubled hedge fund manager Platinum Partners.

  • "Nobody wants to really make a commitment one way or the other," said Bill Gentry, a broker at Risk Management Commodities in Lafayette, Indiana. USDA on Thursday morning reported export sales of U.S. soybeans in the latest week at 1,692,900 tonnes, topping a range of trade expectations for 1.1 million to 1.3 million. Additionally, USDA on Thursday morning said that...

  • INDIANAPOLIS— Indiana's tax amnesty program last year brought in more than twice as much revenue as the General Assembly expected and cleared the delinquent status of about 77,000 individual and business taxpayers, the state Department of Revenue said. That was more than double the $90 million anticipated by the General Assembly and represented a third of...

  • "Nobody wants to really make a commitment one way or the other," said Bill Gentry, a broker at Risk Management Commodities in Lafayette, Indiana. At 10:15 a.m. CDT Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures were up 3-1/ 4 cents at $9.48-3/ 4 a bushel. USDA on Thursday morning reported export sales of U.S. soybeans in the latest week at 1,692,900 tonnes, topping a...

  • WASHINGTON— While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs— if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or when a judge forced him. Nevada, Michigan, Missouri, Indiana and other state gaming officials also had access to multiple years of his returns. Missouri officials are...

  • WASHINGTON— While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs— if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or when a judge forced him. Pennsylvania gaming regulators were given at least five years' worth and eight boxes full of Trump's tax documents. Nevada, Michigan, Missouri,...

  • ELKHART, Ind. _ Thor Industries Inc. on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $82.8 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.37 per share. Thor Industries shares have increased 47 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • TRENTON, N.J.— Drug giant Pfizer says it won't split into two publicly traded companies, despite pressure from investors frustrated by its lagging stock price, ending years of Wall Street speculation over its strategy and future. Pfizer has said it spent $600 million on preparations for such a split. As a result, Pfizer has been reporting detailed financial...

  • INDIANAPOLIS _ The Finish Line Inc. on Friday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $22.1 million. Finish Line expects full-year earnings to be $1.50 to $1.56 per share. Finish Line shares have increased 33 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • TORONTO, Sept 22- General Motors Co's Oshawa plant will do final assembly work on at least 70,000 pickup trucks a year once investments promised in its Canadian unit's new labor agreement are complete, according to two sources close to negotiations. GM reached a tentative labor deal with Unifor, the union that represents its Canadian manufacturing workers,...

  • TORONTO, Sept 22- General Motors Co's Oshawa plant will do final assembly work on at least 70,000 pick-up trucks a year once investments promised in the company's new labor agreement are complete, according to two sources close to negotiations. GM reached a tentative labor deal with Unifor, the union that represents its Canadian manufacturing workers, early on...

  • TORONTO, Sept 22- General Motors Co's Oshawa plant will do final assembly work on at least 70,000 pick-up trucks a year once investments promised in its Canadian unit's new labor agreement are complete, according to two sources close to negotiations. GM reached a tentative labor deal with Unifor, the union that represents its Canadian manufacturing workers,...

  • TORONTO, Sept 22- General Motors Co's Oshawa plant will do final assembly work on at least 70,000 pick-up trucks a year once investments promised in the company's new labor agreement are complete, according to two sources close to negotiations. GM reached a tentative labor deal with Unifor, the union that represents its Canadian manufacturing workers, early on...

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— The union representing faculty and coaches at 14 state universities says its members will strike by the end of October if a new contract settlement is not reached. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education said after a fifth day of marathon bargaining sessions Wednesday that it has proposed raising faculty pay by 12 percent while...

  • Diplodia, which causes a whitish mold between kernels, is common in corn but its emergence this year appears to be more severe than normal, particularly in central Illinois and western Ohio following rainy summer weather, agronomists in those states said. The fungus has also emerged in parts of Missouri, Iowa and Indiana. It's serious money, "said John Werries, who...

  • Trump Jr. said Wednesday in Salt Lake City that his tweet was spurred by his concern as a father about inadequate vetting of people coming into the United States. His remarks came during a visit with editorial boards from the Mormon-owned Deseret News and KSL-TV. Trump Jr. said "We've seen what's going on in Europe.

  • Today, as the Republican presidential nominee pursues black voters with vows to fix inner-city troubles, many Gary residents say his pitch to solve the problems of crime and poverty is disturbingly familiar. Little more than a decade after investing in Gary, Trump's casino company declared bankruptcy and cashed out his stake in the boat— leaving behind...

  • LAS VEGAS— Officials from 21 states sued the U.S. Department of Labor Tuesday over a new rule that would make about 4 million higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay, slamming the measure as inappropriate federal overreach by the Obama Administration. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, a Republican, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in...

  • *Sarepta soars after FDA approves muscle drug. Sept 19- A see-saw session on Wall Street on Monday ended little changed, with gains in big bank stocks offsetting a drag from Apple, as investors braced for the Federal Reserve meeting later this week. The Fed is expected to leave interest rates unchanged at the two-day meeting, but investors will assess Chair Janet...