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Kohl's plans surge in holiday hiring nationally, locally

September 17, 2014
About 2,000 of those hirings will take place in Indiana, including about 900 in the Indianapolis area. Kohl's has 39 stores in Indiana, and 18 in the metro area.<
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Electrolux to buy GE Appliances in $3.3B deal

September 8, 2014
The acquisition is the largest ever for Stockholm-based Electrolux, ranked as the world's second biggest home appliance maker after U.S. rival Whirlpool. Louisville-based GE Appliances has a long history in Indiana.
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Kokomo lines up team for new baseball stadium

September 3, 2014
The Kokomo team will be part of the 12-team Prospect League, which features top collegiate players and includes teams in the Indiana cities of Terre Haute and Richmond. Other teams are in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Illinois and West Virginia.
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Ohio/Indiana center forms partnership on drones

September 3, 2014
A joint venture between Ohio and Indiana aimed at advancing drone operations for businesses and government has formalized its partnership with a southwestern Ohio city and airport.
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Purdue to mark expansion of Discovery Park

September 3, 2014
Purdue University is planning a ceremony to mark the opening of a nearly $29 million facility that will consolidate drug research centers at the school, as well as a $16 million expansion of a cancer research center.
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Auto parts supplier plans Indiana factory, 253 jobs

September 3, 2014
Tenneco Inc. announced Wednesday that work is underway preparing an existing 150,000-square-foot building in a Jeffersonville industrial park for the factory.
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UPDATE: NFL suspends Irsay for 6 games, fines him $500,000

September 2, 2014
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has been suspended for six games and fined a maximum $500,000 by the National Football League for violating the league's personal conduct policy, the NFL said Tuesday.
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S&P 500 sets all-time high in intraday trading

August 25, 2014
The index breached the 2,000-point barrier soon after markets opened on Monday, nearly hitting 2002 points around noon. The Dow also was near its high watermark.
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Inventor to try crowdfunding to launch cycling product

August 20, 2014
An Indiana inventor plans to use the power of the people—and the World Wide Web—to secure funds to produce prototypes for the Land Zeppelin, an apparatus that allows bicyclists to ride in the rain without getting wet.
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Central Indiana reservoir foes back river trails

August 19, 2014
Environmental groups are proposing a system of trails to promote use of the White River in central Indiana rather than damming it for a proposed $450 million, seven-mile-long reservoir.
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Muncie packaging company to lay off 261 workers

August 17, 2014
DIY Group packages products and displays for national manufacturers and retailers. The notice sent to the state cited the loss of a contract with Jarden Home Brands for the layoffs.
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IPL moves to drop coal from Harding Street power plant

August 15, 2014
Indianapolis' electricity utility plans to convert its aging Harding Street power plant entirely to natural gas by 2016, after facing growing pressure to do so from environmental groups and politicians.
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