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Economy Of The United States

STEEL: Automotive sales, construction key for steel industry

STEEL: Automotive sales, construction key for steel industry

Demand for steel was relatively flat in the United States in 2013, but AcrelorMittal is expecting a 4 percent increase in demand and shipments this year.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am
Steel execs go to Washington to protect jobs

Steel execs go to Washington to protect jobs

Top steel executives visited Washington, D.C., to call on Congress to help make the industry more globally competitive.

March 28, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Walmart to begin video game trade-in program

Walmart to begin video game trade-in program

SCHERERVILLE | Tired of the same old games?

March 25, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Gordmans opens at Shops on Main in Schererville

Gordmans opens at Shops on Main in Schererville

Munster resident Linda Brady was impressed with the wide selection of clothes and home decor when she visited a Gordmans store in Valparaiso.

March 20, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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End of an era: Citizens Financial to become First Merchants this weekend

End of an era: Citizens Financial to become First Merchants this weekend

Signs will be changed over the weekend at 20 Citizens Financial Bank branches in Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs on the Illinois side of the border. They will reopen as First Merchants bank branches on Monday.

February 23, 2014 1:00 pm Photos

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Local manufacturing surging, but overall economic growth has been slow

CHICAGO | The local manufacturing sector has been surging lately, but overall economic growth in the U.S. has been slow and anemic, according to an economist who spoke Thursday.

February 13, 2014 2:51 pm
STEEL: Shipments strong to auto, appliance industries

STEEL: Shipments strong to auto, appliance industries

The steel industry got a boost from strong car sales in 2013, which hopefully should continue into this year, said Susan Zlajic, manager of government affairs at ArcelorMittal USA Inc.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

Horizon Bank reports highest earnings in history

Michigan City-based Horizon Bancorp, the parent company of Horizon Bank, is reporting the highest full-year profit in its history.

January 23, 2014 5:16 pm

BP, South Shore Clean Cities to award more than $450,000

WHITING | The BP Whiting Refinery is giving 10 Lake County organizations grants they can use to reduce emissions, such as by using alternative fuels.

January 17, 2014 3:33 pm

U.S. Bank buys Chicago-area Charter One banks

U.S. Bank has bought all of RBS Citizen Financial Group Inc.'s retail branches in the Chicago area, including local Charter One banks.

January 11, 2014 12:00 am

Merrillville factory closing, laying off 27 employees

MERRILLVILLE | Amazon, Zappos and Overstock.com ate away for years at the Panel Processing Inc.'s bread-and-butter business, which was making paneling and fixtures for retail stores.

November 05, 2013 12:00 pm

Police adjust patrol schedules to deal with holiday shopping blitz

HOBART | Three major department stores will start their holiday shopping sales Thanksgiving night, and Hobart police will adjust patrols to deal with the traffic flow.

October 26, 2013 6:15 pm
Should steelworkers get paid to get ready for work?

Should steelworkers get paid to get ready for work?

Most employees are accustomed to getting paid the moment they sit down at their desk or punch in at their workplace.

October 25, 2013 8:30 pm

Centier reports higher earnings over first three quarters

MERRILLVILE | Centier Bank reported $6.8 million earnings for the third quarter, which is down from the $7.2 million in profits the privately owned bank announced during the same period last year.

October 24, 2013 12:00 am
Steelmakers strive for a flawless finish

Steelmakers strive for a flawless finish

HOBART | In recent years, local steelmakers have made major investments in automated systems that scan the metal's surface for any flaws, to better meet the increasingly exacting standards of automakers and other customers.

October 22, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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New U.S. Steel leader faces tough challenges

New U.S. Steel leader faces tough challenges

U.S. Steel recently overhauled its leadership after years of losses and a cement-booted stock price that has sunk by about 90 percent since 2008, but an analyst warns a turnaround will not be easy.

September 14, 2013 5:00 am

Indiana a leading state in manufacturing rennaissance

Manufacturing in the U.S. is undergoing a renaissance, and Indiana is among the biggest beneficiaries, according to a newly released study.

August 15, 2013 2:08 pm

United Auto Workers Local 551 planning community event

United Auto Workers Local 551 invites community members to come learn about the union at an upcoming educational event.

July 31, 2013 7:00 pm
GROCERY: Grocery stores dealing with tighter household budgets

GROCERY: Grocery stores dealing with tighter household budgets

Grocery stores have been getting by, but face headwinds that include fierce competition and increasingly cost-conscious customers.

July 21, 2013 12:00 am
STEEL: Global conditions have been challenging for steelmakers

STEEL: Global conditions have been challenging for steelmakers

Steelmakers continue to struggle with weak demand, low prices and overcapacity.

July 21, 2013 12:00 am
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