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  • MutualFirst Financial posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 10:23 AM ET

    MUNCIE, Ind. _ MutualFirst Financial Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $3.3 million. MutualFirst Financial shares have declined slightly since the beginning of the year. Keywords: MutualFirst Financial, Earnings Report.

  • Indiana business fears fallout from gay rights failure Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 2:47 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— Indiana corporate leaders say the failure of the Republican-controlled Legislature to enact a law this year protecting gay, lesbian and bisexual people from discrimination could rebound on business, making it harder to sell the state as an attractive place to work and live. Majority Republicans abandoned efforts to strengthen gay rights...

  • Wabash beats Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 5:45 PM ET

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. _ Wabash National Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $33.3 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 41 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $505.1 million.

  • Hillenbrand posts 1Q profit Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 5:09 PM ET

    BATESVILLE, Ind. _ Hillenbrand Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $20 million. Hillenbrand expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.05 to $2.15 per share. Hillenbrand shares have declined 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street weighed down by energy stocks Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 2:49 PM ET

    Jan 25- Wall Street stumbled on Monday after its first positive week of 2016, pulled lower by further weakness in oil prices as energy shares led declines. Oil prices fell more than 5 percent on concerns of oversupply after news that Iraq's output reached a record last month. Wall Street is coming off its first week of gains in the year, with the three major indexes...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 25- Michael Petyo is a carpenter, a U.S. Navy veteran, a grandfather and Russian Orthodox church cantor who likes to boast about his homemade nut rolls. The 66- year-old Indiana man has no big financial backers, little political experience outside of two failed runs for Congress and his odds of winning are almost nil. Their ranks include Susan Young, a...

  • Jan 22- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said one person had died and 12 were hospitalized from a strain of listeria linked to packaged salads produced by Dole Food Co Inc in its facility in Springfield, Ohio. The CDC said it received reports of the listeria outbreak from Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania,...

  • Jan 19- Alcoa Inc said it will delay the curtailment of its Intalco Works smelter in Ferndale, Washington until the end of the second quarter of 2016.. Alcoa has been curtailing smelting capacity as the industry endures tumbling prices amid rising trade tensions with China. Many aluminum producers have cut loss-making capacity or shut down completely over the...

  • The federal government sprang into action on Friday after confirmation overnight that the virus had hit an Indiana turkey farm, alerting other states to the danger and putting workers who might have been exposed to the virus under surveillance. Strains similar to the new virus, known as H7N8, have on rare occasions made people ill and the U.S. Department of...

  • SEOUL, Jan 18- South Korea has halted imports of U.S poultry and poultry meat just two months after shipments were resumed, following a fresh discovery of bird flu in the United States, the agriculture ministry said on Saturday. South Korea had lifted a ban on importing U.S. poultry and fresh meat on Nov. 19, shipping in about 4,500 tonnes of poultry meat treated with...