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Shopping mall owner offers $5.6B for competitor

July 29, 2014
Klepierre SA, which is partly owned by Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group, has offered to buy Dutch competitor Corio NV to solidify its position as Europe’s second-largest publicly traded-shopping mall operator.

NCAA’s $60M video-game settlement moves ahead

July 25, 2014
The decision may mean that the judge will soon rule on whether the Indianapolis-based NCAA must change its rules to let students negotiate licenses for the use of their names and images.

NCAA, schools need more financial transparency, bill says

July 15, 2014
Athletic departments, conferences and the governing body of college sports should be more transparent financially, according to a bill co-sponsored by a pair of U.S. congressmen.

Mouse clicks replace stethoscopes as U.S. web care grows

July 14, 2014
To cut medical costs and diagnose minor ailments, WellPoint Inc. and Aetna Inc., among other health insurers, are letting millions of patients get seen online first.

Feds putting Comcast-Time Warner deal under close scrutiny

July 11, 2014
The Justice Department has reached out to several major companies as it investigates whether the cable-industry merger is anticompetitive. The deal, if approved, would have big implications in central Indiana.

NCAA seeks injury reduction with fewer full-contact practices

July 8, 2014
The recommendation is among a set of guidelines created to “generate a cultural shift within college athletics,” the Indianapolis-based NCAA said Monday.

ITT Educational, rivals wrestle with tougher regulation

July 7, 2014
The U.S. Education Department has taken its toughest regulatory action ever against a for-profit college: putting Corinthian Colleges Inc., with more than 70,000 students, on the path to going out of business.

MISO data breach latest in hackers’ efforts to reach power grid

July 6, 2014
Operating cost data from participants in Carmel-based MISO's power network was compromised in a computer breach that highlighted the rising vulnerability of the U.S. electricity infrastructure.

Dow Jones index tops 17,000 after strong jobs report

July 3, 2014
The Dow Jones industrial average climbed above 17,000 for the first time ever Thursday morning. The Standard & Poor’s 500 also hit an all-time high.

IU students get more information, borrow less

July 3, 2014
A simple letter from Indiana University led its students to reduce borrowing by far more than the national average last academic year. Federal undergraduate Stafford loan disbursements at the university dropped 11 percent, or $31 million.

U.S. employment rises more than expected

July 3, 2014
Employers added more workers than projected in June and the unemployment rate fell to an almost six-year low of 6.1 percent, Labor Department figures showed Thursday.

Kentucky same-sex marriage ban tossed by federal judge

July 1, 2014
Kentucky’s gay-marriage ban was thrown out Tuesday by a federal judge who derided the government’s arguments as “bewildering."

Lilly wins EU backing for version of insulin drug

June 27, 2014
Lantus, which garnered $7.8 billion in sales for Paris-based Sanofi in 2013, loses patent protection in Europe in May next year.
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