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Auto parts plant preps for $11M investment

The Seymour City Council this week approved a 10-year phase-in of property taxes for the investment by Valeo at its automobile lighting factory with about 1,600 workers.
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Simon launches retail startup competition

"Simon Launch" winners will receive cash, support and the opportunity to snag investments from the company's venture capital arm, which is deploying millions of dollars in startups.
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Lilly to sell heartworm line for Novartis deal approval

Eli Lilly and Co. wants to combine Novartis with its own animal health business, Elanco, to create the second-largest animal health company in the U.S.
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IndyCar speeding toward faster times in 2015

One of the big storylines for the next IndyCar Series season is taking shape in the form of speedy new aero kits. But timelines for teams to get kits ready for racing will be tight.
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Sixteen firms promise Indiana expansions, 2,100-plus jobs

Nine of the 16 firms who announced their plans with state officials Thursday expect to boost operations and employment in the Indianapolis area, forecasting 933 jobs.
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Angie's List shuffles brass, names third tech chief in two years

Chief Technology Officer Robert Wiseman has decided not to relocate permanently to Indianapolis, opening the door for former ExactTarget executive Darin Brown.
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Lilly Endowment gives Conexus $3.6 million grant

The advanced manufacturing and logistics advocacy group will use the grant for programs, outreach and research for the state's largest industry sector.
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Indy Googlers curious about Robin Williams, twerking in 2014

The most-searched subject in central Indiana was the late comedian, but searchers also sought advice on kissing, faxing and sleeping.
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Cummins would save $4.3M with distribution HQ tax break

Approval of the deal is essentially guaranteed, as Cummins and Indianapolis officials together have heralded the downtown project and its potential economic benefit.
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Navistar closing local foundry with 180 workers

The foundry, located on the city’s east side at 5565 Brookville Road, produces engine blocks and heads. Navistar said the closure process will take place during the first half of 2015 and be completed in the summer.
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