Five Indiana counties form biz-development group

Five southeastern Indiana counties have formed a regional development group to attract new jobs to the Interstate 74 corridor
between Indianapolis and Cincinnati.

The newly formed I-74 Business Corridor includes Shelby, Rush, Decatur, Ripley
and Dearborn counties, as well as the city of Batesville.

Members of the group will help employers grow and expand,
with the ultimate goal to create more jobs for area residents.

They’ll also work with prospective employers from
outside the area to attract new business and jobs to the 80-mile stretch of I-74, which connects two of the nation’s largest

A public relations firm is working to develop a logo, slogan and Web site for the group.

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