Study: 35 percent in U.S. facing debt collectors

Associated Press
More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
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CNO sees higher earnings, revenue in latest quarter

CNO Financial Group Inc. earned $78.1 million compared with profit of $77.1 million in the same period of 2013.
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Pennsylvania reps ask NCAA to halt Penn State sanctions

Associated Press
Five Pennsylvania congressmen are asking college sports' governing body to cancel penalties against Penn State University imposed as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
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State campaign pushes students to finish college on time

Jessica Seabolt, The Statehouse File
The statewide effort is designed to push more Indiana students to graduate from college on time by completing at least 15 credits each semester.
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'Test jury' gauged in Indianapolis home blast case

Associated Press
Prosecutors and attorneys for one of the suspects in a deadly Indianapolis house explosion began assessing Monday whether they can assemble an impartial jury successfully in the city where it happened.
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Deal worth $17B aimed at improving veteran health care

Associated Press
The bipartisan agreement includes $10 billion in to make it easier for veterans who can't get prompt appointments with Veterans Affairs doctors to obtain outside care; $5 billion to hire doctors, nurses and other medical staff; and about $1.5 billion to lease 27 new clinics across the country.
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Roche drug trial backs Lilly on Alzheimer’s findings

J.K. Wall
Results of a Roche clinical trial mirror those produced by an experimental Lilly drug two years ago. Lilly executives say that validates their approach in the multi-billion-dollar race to market the first drug to reverse Alzheimer's.
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U.S. companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Associated Press
Few U.S. industries are tying their fortunes to overseas markets as aggressively as the technology sector, where new sources of revenue are often just a matter of equipping people with a computing device and an Internet connection.
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Profit, revenue up for Cummins in latest quarter

Cummins Inc. said Monday that second-quarter profit jumped 7.7 percent on strong sales in North America. The results exceeded analyst expectations.
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Contracts to buy homes decrease nationally

Associated Press
Sales have been slowed by a mix of meager wage growth, rising home prices, and mortgage rates that rose steadily through the end of last year.
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Hogsett takes position at Indianapolis law firm

U.S. attorney Joseph Hogsett, a rumored candidate for Indianapolis mayor, plans to join Bose McKinney & Evans on Aug. 1 as a partner in the litigation practice group.
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Groundbreaking set for $15M Speedway roundabout

Associated Press
The town of Speedway plans a two-lane roundabout to replace the current stoplight-controlled intersection at West 16th and Main streets, and Crawfordsville Road, outside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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Not in my backyard: U.S. sending more coal abroad

Associated Press
The U.S. power sector is burning less coal and is reducing carbon emissions, but a growing share is finding its way to the rest of the world.
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Mitchell departs state job for treasurer's race

Associated Press
Kelly Mitchell announced Friday she was leaving her job as an investment director in the state treasurer's office Aug. 1.
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Leg of I-69 project now due to open by end of 2015

Associated Press
The Indiana Department of Transportation now plans for Interstate 69 to reach Bloomington by the end of 2015, a year later than originally planned.
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Pence, Bayh, crowd 2016 field with questions

Associated Press analysis
In the 2016 political landscape, a pair of the state's political big dogs—Republican Gov. Mike Pence and former Democratic U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh—has potential candidates holding their breath and waiting on them.
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Former piano factory burns down in Muncie

Associated Press
Old building also had been used as chemical distributorship.
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Indiana Limestone Co. digs out of deep holeRestricted Content

Anthony Schoettle
In February, Indiana Limestone Co. filed for bankruptcy. But two months later, Chicago-based Wynnchurch Capital Ltd. bought the quarry company out of bankruptcy. ILC is now digging out and looking at a brighter horizon.
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State eases into rollout of software in tax fixRestricted Content

Kathleen McLaughlin
The Indiana Department of Revenue is five to seven years from replacing the 1990s software that processes the bulk of the state’s tax dollars and that auditors cited in the wake of massive accounting errors.
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Med school plots researcher hiring spree

J.K. Wall
The Indiana University School of Medicine plans to hire 100 research professors over the next five years in a bid to vault into the top 25 medical schools.
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Homegrown Krazy Klothes defies overseas-made clothing trendRestricted Content

Sam Stall
Owner Dan Murphy's more-than-two-decades-old, Indianapolis-based company is something of an anachronism—a small-scale domestic clothing manufacturer doing business in a field dominated by Asian-based titans.
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Carmel budget hawks want harder line on deals with developersRestricted Content

Andrea Muirragui Davis
The Carmel Redevelopment Commission’s 2014 revenue is estimated to exceed expenses by less than $100,000—a narrow margin for an agency with annual debt payments totaling $17.5 million. By 2037, debt could outpace tax proceeds by a total of $43 million, according to projections released this month by a consultant.
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Bar owner alleges racism in lease dispute

Scott Olson
The owner of a nightclub in the heart of Broad Ripple believes his landlords nearly doubled his rent for just one reason: to force him and his mostly African-American clientele from the building.
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Developer pitches 5-story office building for Broad RippleRestricted Content

Scott Olson
A local developer plans to build a five-story office building on the site of a closed American Legion post in Broad Ripple.
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Indiana tourism group sharpens missionRestricted Content

Anthony Schoettle
New director changes organization’s name, launches initiatives catering to businesses.
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