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2015 Best of Business Voting

Click here to vote for the Best of Northwest Indiana Business or the Best of Greater South Bend/Michiana.…

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Governor Pence Statement on Passing of Former Indiana State Senator Sue Landske

Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today issued the following statement upon learning of the passing of former Indiana State Senator Sue Landske.

“I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Indiana State Senator Sue Landske. A true public servant in every way, Sue focused on serving others—from her service in the military to that on behalf of Hoosiers in northwest Indiana in …

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The NFF Mourns the Passing of Rev. Theodore Hesburgh

IRVING, TX – The leaders of The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame issued the following statements today on the passing of Father Theodore Hesburgh, who served as president of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987 and passed away Feb. 26 on the Notre Dame campus. He was 97. The NFF honored Father Hesburgh in 1975, presenting him the NFF Distinguished …

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Statement on Defeat of SJR 12 ‘Right to Farm’ in Indiana Senate

“We applaud the Indiana Senate for their thoughtful consideration of Senate Joint Resolution 12 and ultimately, their decision to not move the measure further forward this session which would have pushed an initiative to place unfair and unprecedented protection of Indiana’s industrial agriculture operators in Indiana’s state constitution. Today’s 22 yay, 28 nay vote defeating the measure should demonstrate to Hoosiers, who care about the …

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Right to Farm Constitutional Proposal Would Threaten Indiana Lakes and Rivers

INDIANAPOLIS – The Hoosier Environmental Council, Indiana’s largest environmental policy organization, is warning residents in Indiana’s lakeside communities about a sweeping measure moving through the Indiana General Assembly that could decrease their ability to protect the waterways they enjoy for recreation, drinking water and natural beauty.

Senate Joint Resolution 12, the so-called ‘Right to Farm’ amendment to the Indiana Constitution’s Bill of Rights would create …

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Commissioner Robertson Meets with Anthem Executives About Data Breach

Indianapolis – Indiana Department of Insurance Commissioner Stephen W. Robertson and members of his staff met with insurance company Anthem, Inc., leadership this morning to gather information regarding the data breach involving personal information of past and present enrollees. The data breach potentially affects individuals who are insured directly through Anthem, through their employer, and through Medicaid programs.

Anthem, an Indiana domestic company, assured Commissioner …

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Purdue Women Make Mark as Innovators, Entrepreneurs

WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University has a long history of supporting strong women leaders. Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart taught at Purdue for several years, former dean Dorothy Stratton was named one of the first female academic deans in the country, and alumna and astronaut Janice Voss logged 18.8 million miles and 49 days in space including a total of 779 Earth orbits.

The trend …

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Gary/Chicago International Runway Extension on Track

Despite frigid winter temperatures, contractors working on the rail relocation and runway expansion project at the Gary/Chicago International Airport are 90% done removing the old railroad tracks and earthen berm that have blocked the runway expansion for more than a decade.

“With completion of the runway and relocation of the railroad tracks, the Gary/Chicago International Airport is poised to contribute significantly to the regional economy,” …

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An Insight Into Law Firms

The key to success in the legal sector is striking the right balance between keeping existing clients happy and winning new business. This is, of course, easier said than done. A report by InsightBee collated information from over 100 senior executives in mid-to-large UK law firms. It found that the main barriers to this successful balance were time, accuracy, cost and difficulties sourcing the required …

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Burns Harbor RDC to Interview Three Firms

BURNS HARBOR – The Town of Burns Harbor Redevelopment Commission (RDC) continues to make progress towards establishing a long-term plan of action for a sustainable economic environment and town identity.

At its monthly meeting held Tuesday evening, the RDC announced the following firms as top contenders to facilitate development of the town starting this year:

* Crowe Horwath LLP with Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company (DPZ) …

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