Top News & Analysis Indiana

More

  • In addition to a $61 million penalty, the deal requires spending on measures to prevent future spills, detect leaks and prepare for emergencies across Enbridge's Lakehead network, a web of 14 pipelines extending more than 2,000 miles across seven states. Additionally, Enbridge pledged to replace 300 miles of a pipeline, pay $1 million for a separate 2010 spill...

  • MUNCIE, Ind.— The director of an Indiana animal shelter says Facebook has hired a production company to shoot video about its effort to encourage "Pokemon Go" players to walk an adoptable dog. Muncie Animal Shelter director Phil Peckinpaugh said a film crew shot a video about the shelter's efforts in Muncie on Monday. Raymond Tsang, co-founder of Only Today, a...

  • FORT WAYNE, Ind. _ Steel Dynamics Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $142 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 56 cents per share. Steel Dynamics shares have increased 57 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • July 18- A Berkshire Hathaway Inc unit has agreed to buy Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Co, expanding billionaire investor Warren Buffett's business of protecting doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals against lawsuits. MLMIC is the largest underwriter of medical professional liability insurance in New York, Berkshire's National...

  • *Healthy packer profit, China demand fuel expansion. *Industry interest in ractopamine-free pork to serve China. CHICAGO, July 18- The U.S. pork industry could be heading for higher hog prices as processing plants come on line at an unprecedented rate with packers investing millions of dollars to satisfy the appetite of protein-hungry China, industry analysts...

  • RALEIGH, N.C.— Duke Energy Corp.' s purchase of Piedmont Natural Gas Co. will create a company with the financial resources to expand the distribution of natural gas across the country as utilities shift further away from coal to the cleaner-burning fuel, the chief executive of the country's largest electric company said Monday. Duke Energy is spending $5...

  • Smokers have to be 18 years old to buy cigarettes in Indiana, where nearly two dozen smoke shops are scattered near the state line in northwestern Indiana cities near Illinois such as Hammond, Munster and Dyer to capitalize on the comparatively lower Indiana taxes. A carton of Marlboro Reds costs about $60 in Indiana, compared to $120 to $130 in Illinois.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK July 15- Republican Donald Trump's selection of Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate cheered the U.S. energy industry and dismayed green advocates, with both sides citing Pence's support for coal mining and defiance of President Barack Obama's climate-change agenda. "Governor Pence has been a vocal opponent of the...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK July 15- Republican Donald Trump's expected selection of Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate cheered the U.S. energy industry and dismayed green advocates, with both sides citing Pence's support for coal mining and defiance of President Barack Obama's climate-change agenda. "Governor Pence has been a vocal opponent of the...

  • NEWARK, N.J.— A growing list of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's allies have pleaded guilty or have been charged in schemes involving their relationships at the powerful agency that runs airports, bridges and tunnels in New York and New Jersey, though Christie, a close ally of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald, faces no accusations of...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK July 14- Republican Donald Trump's expected selection of Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate cheered the U.S. energy industry and dismayed green advocates on Thursday, with both sides citing Pence's support for coal mining and defiance of President Barack Obama's climate-change agenda. "Governor Pence has been a vocal...

  • CHICAGO, July 14- U.S. soybean futures fell 3.8 percent on Thursday, giving up early gains after new weather forecasts boosted expectations of a robust harvest in the United States. "It is still going to get hot next week but... the extended pattern is not as intimidating as it was yesterday," said Bill Gentry, a broker at Risk Management Commodities in Lafayette, Indiana.

  • CHICAGO, July 14- U.S. corn futures rose for the third day in a row on Thursday, rallying to a two-week high on concerns that hot weather next week in the U.S. "It is still going to get hot next week but... the extended pattern is not as intimidating as it was yesterday," said Bill Gentry, a broker at Risk Management Commodities in Lafayette, Indiana. At 10:06 a.m. CDT, Chicago...

  • To win approval, they agreed to sell 13 bank branches in northeastern Ohio, two in Ashtabula county and 11 in Stark County, the department said in a statement. The deal, estimated to be worth about $3.4 billion, must still be approved by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Ohio- based Huntington is in...

  • Top States Cheapest

    You'll be surprised at the most affordable places to live in the U.S., thanks to low food prices, great home values and low utility costs.

  • Bottom States To Live 2016.

    From lack of health care and attractions to high crime rates and disease, these are America's bottom states for quality of life.

  • Top States Indiana

    Low costs and strong infrastructure converge in the Crossroads of America, but quality of life is a bit bumpy.

  • Pence’s Economic Scorecard

    What would the governor’s economic track record say about his ability to help lead the nation?

  • One winning ticket was sold in Indiana in the Mega Millions lottery on Friday for a $540 million jackpot, the seventh largest ever, officials said.

  • RPT-FORMER BARCLAYS LIBOR SUBMITTER PETER JOHNSON SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN JAIL AFTER PLEADING GUILTY IN LONDON LIBOR CASE.