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Toy company CEO leads effort to salvage Toys R Us

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Toy company executive Isaac Larian and other investors have pledged a total of $200 million and...

Today’s business owners are discovering communication helps with young staffers

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Rory Carlton is getting used to hearing younger staffers ask, “Why are we doing this?” It’s a...

Tax law brings big paper losses, long-term gains to US banks

By KEN SWEET AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Big U.S. banks have been reporting billions of dollars in paper losses this month as they...

Soil may not be damaged by winter floods

Recent widespread flooding for weeks in northern Indiana has ...

Wells Fargo selling its branches in Indiana, Midwest

From AP, staff reports The Wells Fargo branch in downtown Bluffton will apparently soon be under new ownership. Wells Fargo is selling 52 retail bank branches...

Companies try to dismiss lead contamination lawsuit

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — Companies taken to court over property damage from the contaminated USS Lead Superfund site in East Chicago have asked...

Authorities catch man who critically injured restaurateur

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have apprehended a man who critically injured a downtown restaurant owner who confronted him over his unpaid tab. The Indianapolis police...

U.S. House taps Fort Wayne hangar for National Airmail Museum

The U.S. House has approved legislation designating a large aircraft hangar in Fort Wayne as ...

High court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

States will be able to force more people to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under ...

$15M overhaul planned for casino

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The owner of a northwestern Indiana casino is about to begin a $15 million overhaul of its four-level boat...