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  • Kimball International posts 2Q profit Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 5:03 PM ET

    JASPER, Ind. _ Kimball International Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $6.5 million. For the current quarter ending in April, Kimball International said it expects revenue in the range of $170 million to $180 million. Kimball International shares have dropped nearly 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • GRANGER, Ind.— A section of the Indiana Toll Road, the 157- mile highway that stretches across the northern portion of the state between Ohio and Illinois, will undergo $200 million in improvements including new asphalt and bridge work, the company that leases it announced Tuesday. Work will begin next month on a 70- mile stretch of the road from mile marker 20 in...

  • Interactive Intelligence posts 4Q loss Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 4:26 PM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS _ Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $3.5 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 3 cents per share. Interactive Intelligence shares have dropped 24 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LOS ANGELES— Dwayne Angebrandt wasn't all that surprised when his bosses at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security asked their expert on sex trafficking to put together a public presentation on how to spot the signs of it. What really took him aback was the audience he was asked to deliver it to: a group of strip-club operators. But as the special agent in charge of...

  • Old National Bancorp posts 4Q profit Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 8:40 AM ET

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. _ Old National Bancorp on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $32 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 28 cents per share. Old National Bancorp shares have declined 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PITTSBURGH— An Indiana man who helped send millions of illegal spam messages to U.S. and international cellphones and computers has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison by a federal judge in Pennsylvania. Phillip Fleitz, 31, of Indianapolis, was handcuffed and ordered Monday to immediately begin serving the sentence. Fleitz was one of a dozen U.S....

  • Hill-Rom beats Street 1Q forecasts Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 6:18 AM ET

    BATESVILLE, Ind. _ Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. on Monday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $4.8 million. For the current quarter ending in April, Hill-Rom expects its per-share earnings to range from 68 cents to 70 cents. Hill-Rom expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.24 to $3.30 per share, with revenue ranging from $2.66 billion to $2.7 billion.

  • TIMELINE-Bird flu reappears in U.S. poultry flocks Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 5:06 PM ET

    An Indiana turkey flock was infected with a strain known as H7N8, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Jan. 15. Four states- Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota- declared states of emergency during the outbreak. The timeline below shows the spread of the disease in the United States, according to data and information from the USDA's Animal and Plant Health...

  • Caterpillar closing 5 plants, cutting 670 jobs Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 3:19 PM ET

    Caterpillar says it plans to close five plants, causing a net reduction of about 670 jobs in Illinois and several other states, as part of a broader cost-cutting campaign announced last year. The mining and construction equipment company will cut about 230 jobs for office and production workers at a major manufacturing campus in East Peoria, Illinois, where...

  • INDIANAPOLIS— Indiana is not liable to pay damages incurred by a company that provided stage rigging that collapsed and killed seven people during the 2011 state fair, the state's high court has unanimously ruled. Mid-America Sound Corp. had argued that a voucher claim form the State Fair Commission signed months after the August 2011 collapse included an "...

  • Simon Property reports 4Q results Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 7:39 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS _ Simon Property Group Inc. on Friday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of $2.44 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.35 billion.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 28- In the two weeks since bird flu reappeared in Indiana, U.S. veterinarians have swabbed the mouths of chickens and turkeys across the country, racing to uncover any more infections and contain the virus before it causes mass death and damage like last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed on Jan. 15 that a turkey flock in Dubois County,...

  • US STOCKS-Facebook 'likes' push Wall Street higher Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 3:06 PM ET

    Jan 28- Wall Street gained on Thursday as a blockbuster quarterly report from Facebook drove tech shares higher and a bounce in oil prices propped up the beleaguered energy sector. The S&P energy sector rallied 2.6 percent, buoyed by a rise of almost 3 percent in oil prices due to speculation that Saudi Arabia and other OPEC countries would cut output to boost...

  • Baldwin & Lyons posts 4Q profit Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 1:09 PM ET

    CARMEL, Ind. _ Baldwin& Lyons Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3.5 million. The Carmel, Indiana- based company said it had net income of 24 cents per share. Baldwin& Lyons shares have dropped 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Future income tax cut added to Indiana road funding plan Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 10:25 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— Hoping to entice Indiana Senate Republicans to support a roads funding plan that boosts gas and cigarette taxes, a House committee on Thursday added a proposal to cut the state's income tax rate by 5 percent over the next eight years. The House Ways and Means Committee voted 14-7 to advance the plan to the full House. Mike Pence and conservative...

  • First Merchants posts 4Q profit Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 10:22 AM ET

    MUNCIE, Ind. _ First Merchants Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $14.2 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 42 cents per share. First Merchants shares have fallen 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Naveed Ahmed, 27, of Tampa, faced at least two years in prison under advisory sentencing guidelines. District Judge Maurice Cohill Jr. in Pittsburgh imposed probation. Ahmed was a systems administrator and master's degree student at the University of South Florida.

  • Hhgregg reports 3Q loss Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 8:31 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS _ Hhgregg Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $26.9 million in its fiscal third quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 21 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $602.3 million.

  • Zimmer tops 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 8:01 AM ET

    WARSAW, Ind. _ Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $29.7 million. The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.04 per share. Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.96 billion.

  • Eli Lilly 4Q profit jumps, tops forecasts Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 6:33 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Eli Lilly and Co. on Thursday reported a boost in fourth-quarter profit of on higher sales of its top-selling insulin Humalog and the erectile dysfunction drug Cialis. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 77 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $5.28 billion.