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UnitedHealthcare to test dominance of WellPoint

After sitting on the sidelines this year, UnitedHealthcare is getting back into Indiana’s individual-insurance game.
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Electronic rubber duckie boasts smartphone smarts

Two Carmel-based entrepreneurs created Edwin the Duck, which they bill as the world’s first interactive rubber duck. The prototype has already piqued the interest of Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond and other retailers, the inventors said.
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Orange Leaf franchisee seeks $33M in suit

A dispute between one of the nation’s largest frozen yogurt chains and a local franchisee has sparked dueling lawsuits, in one of which the franchisee is seeking $33 million in damages.
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Municipalities including Westfield join trademark game

Legal brand protection is all but required in the corporate world, where businesses must guard against unauthorized use of the brands they’ve invested time and resources to build. Now, the public sector increasingly is following suit as communities work to establish identities of their own.
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Financing strategy for roads hits bump

A standard-bearer of public-private partnerships since former Gov. Mitch Daniels’ toll road lease, Indiana might be turning away from at least one form of the P3s.
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Ball-State-birthed musical aims for Broadway

If the team behind “The Circus in Winter” has its way (and if enough money can be raised and script kinks worked out), the Ball-State-University-incubated musical might be the first Tony award winner conceived as a collaborative class project.
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Hillenbrand sees rare progress in controlling workers' weight

Hillenbrand is seeing progress in controlling workers’ weight at a time when most corporations reap little improvement for their investment in wellness programs.
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Indiana American water rates to rise slightly under settlement

Indiana American Water customers will see an increase in rates next year under an agreement the company reached with consumer advocates. But the hike won’t be as high as the company requested.
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Ohio health plan to open Indy call center with 200 workers

CareSource, a 25-year-old managed Medicaid plan that covers more than 1.3 million people in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, said the Indianapolis center will be managed by Xerox Corp.
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House GOP sues administration over health care law

House Republicans say the Obama administration overstepped its legal authority in carrying out the Affordable Care Act.
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