Despite loss, IU's 'stock' remains strong
Even though Indiana University's men's basketball team was eliminated in the NCAA tournament Thursday night, preliminary research suggests the program is one of the most valuable in the country, and by far the top in the state. Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus Assistant Prof. Ryan Brewer has valued teams as if they were corporate entities.
Crane explosion under investigation
Investigators are looking into the cause of an explosion at a Crane Army Ammunition Activity facility. Officials say four employees were treated and released from an area hospital. The incident occurred during clean-up operations last night.
Goshen native moves up at CNN
An Elkhart County native will co-host a new morning show on a high-profile television network. CNN has named Kate Bolduan to the position. She has been with the network since 2007 and is a Goshen High School graduate.
South Bend to receive $2M settlement
A Michigan-based company has reached an agreement with the city of South Bend for abandoning its brake part manufacturing operations last year. The South Bend Tribune reports Robert Bosch LLC has agreed to pay more than $2 million. Bosch employed more than 200 in St. Joseph County.
Court ruling favors Ball State
Ball State University's plan to build a more than $25 million hospitality center has moved one step closer to reality. The Star Press in Muncie reports a circuit court judge has ruled the school can use eminent domain to acquire property adjacent to campus for the McKinley Commons development.
Indiana native becomes Xavier athletics director
A West Lafayette native is the new athletics director at Xavier University. Greg Christoper was introduced at the Cincinnati school this week after spending more than six years as the AD at Bowling Green State University. Christopher is a former director of the John Purdue Club in West Lafayette.
Hoosier company lands bridge contract
A Clarksville company has been awarded a $1 million contract to replace the deck on a bridge in Floyd County. Gohmann Construction of Clarksville will handle the project on a bridge that goes across Indiana Creek.
DowAgro to cut ribbon on research lab
Indianapolis-based Dow AgroSciences LLC, a unit of Dow Chemical Co., will cut the ribbon next month on a new research and development lab in Indianapolis. Gov. Mike Pence is scheduled to attend the event.
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