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2015 Health Care Honors Nominations

Click hereto submitnominations for the 2015 Health Care Honors.…

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Indiana Dept of Insurance Offers Tips to Help Multigenerational Families

INDIANAPOLIS –Sometimes the empty nest doesn’t stay empty. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, the number of Americans living in multigenerational households has doubled since 1980. Baby boomers supporting their parents and their college graduates returning home are among the more than 50 million Americans living in multigenerational homes. These modern families have unique concerns when it comes to home, health, …

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Cancer Drug 49 Times More Potent than Cisplatin

Tests have shown that a new cancer drug, FY26, is 49 times more potent than the clinically used treatment Cisplatin.

Based on a compound of the rare precious metal osmium and developed by researchers at the University of Warwick’s Department of Chemistry and the Warwick Cancer Research Unit, FY26 is able to shut down a cancer cell by exploiting weaknesses inherent in their energy generation.…

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Saturday Morning Vote Makes Regional ED Pact Unanimous

ELKHART – The economic bond between three contiguous Northern Indiana counties shifted formally into a new era shortly after 8 a.m. Eastern Standard Time this morning when the third county council in less than 7 days voted to approve the formation of a single Regional Development Authority (RDA). The new RDA will represent more than half a million people in 22 cities and towns throughout …

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Atty General Zoeller to Recognize Merrillville Law Firm

The Indiana State Bar Association Service Committee, in coordination with the Office of the Indiana Attorney General and Feeding Indiana’s Hungry (FIsH), will present the “Attorney General’s Cup” trophy to the firm Burke Costanza & Carberry for winning in the March Against Hunger competition’s “Large Firm” division for the fourth consecutive year. The firm raised $4,302.70 in monetary donations and collected 257 pounds of food, …

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Purdue to Host Borlaug Institute on Global Food Security

WEST LAFAYETTE – The fourthannual Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Securitywill be held June 7-20 at Purdue University, challenging graduate students from around the country to pool their research in various areas of study in finding innovative ways to alleviate world hunger.

In attendance will be 40 graduate students selected from 23 universities, including Purdue, from across the United States. Participants were

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Montoya Earns $2.4 Million for Winning 99th Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – Juan Pablo Montoya earned $2,449,055 from an overall purse of $13,397,315 for his victory Sunday, May 24, in the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

In driving his No. 2 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet to victory, Montoya held off reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion and teammate Will Power by 0.1046 of a second – the fourth-closest

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Society of Innovators Launches Expedition Innovation 2015

CROWN POINT –To discover more innovators and encourage more innovation to make Northwest Indiana more competitive, The Society of Innovators of Ivy Tech Community College announced today its 7-county “Expedition Innovation 2015 – ‘A Call for Nominations.’ ” The Expedition will run between June 2 and June 17, 2015 and help kick off the second decade of The Society of Innovators. Meanwhile, nominations open tomorrow …

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Kem Krest Corporation Awarded Supplier of the Year

ELKHART – General Motors honored local supply chain company, Kem Krest Corporation, as one of its best global suppliers during its 23rd annual ‘Supplier of the Year’awards ceremony last month in Detroit.

CEO Mary Barra and other GM executives recognized 78 suppliers (out of 20,000) from around the world to receive the award for going above and beyond GM’s requirements, designed to provide customers …

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State Amps Up Agri-Business Economic Development

INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and Indiana Secretary of Commerce Victor Smith today announced that Ted McKinney, Director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA), will assume additional responsibilities for agri-business economic development within the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC). Although McKinney’s primary role will remain as Director of ISDA, he will also serve as Director of Agri-Business Development for the IEDC.

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