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Bank tells tardy borrowers to get job—­and offers to help

What if a mortgage lender could help the unemployed/underemployed customer find a job and avoid the roughly $50,000 it can cost the institution to foreclose? Cincinnati-based Fifth Third Bank began trying that very approach in central Indiana a few months ago, in the form of a re-employment assistance program.

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Lender forecloses on Uptown Business Center

A lender has filed to foreclose on the Uptown Business Center, a neighborhood retail building at the southwest corner of 49th Street and College Avenue that a local developer had hoped to use as a springboard to revitalize the intersection.

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More U.S., Indiana homes facing foreclosure risk

More than 1 million properties experienced foreclosure filings in the first half of 2012. Twenty states saw a first-half rise in foreclosure activity from the same time a year ago. Indiana had the biggest rise on a percentage basis, with a 32-percent increase in foreclosure activity.

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