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Matthew Saltanovitz

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: IRS warns of new email phishing scam

In a March 28 IRS Newswire publication (IR-2014-39), the Internal Revenue Service warned consumers of a new email-based phishing scheme.

April 18, 2014 7:48 am
Hammond hosts annual job fair

Hammond hosts annual job fair

HAMMOND │ The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development hosted Hammond’s 11th annual job fair Thursday, featuring 73 companies representing government, finance, gaming, health care, sales, manufacturing and apprenticeship trades.

April 17, 2014 3:34 pm Photos


FUTURES FILE: Gold melts on China fears

Gold prices plunged this week, falling more than $40 per ounce during the day Tuesday, the largest sell-off this year.

April 17, 2014 3:07 pm

Things get testy on Cline Ave. bridge discussion

PORTAGE │ Although the vote to approve construction of the Cline Avenue bridge was largely ceremonial, there was still discontent among members of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Thursday.

April 17, 2014 2:42 pm

Stock prices of local interest

Name Last price Change Abbott Laboratories 38.38 +0.41 AGL Resources Inc. 52.1 +0.51 Alcoa Inc 13.42 +0.37 The Allstate Corporation 55.99 +0.43 ArcelorMittal SA 16.21 +0.09 AT&T Inc. 36.1 +0.42 Avery Dennison Corp 50.24 +0.69 The Boeing Company 126.04 +1.77 Bank …

April 17, 2014 2:29 pm

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Expansion paying off in French Lick

The director of sales at the French Lick Resort says a $15 million event center expansion is on track to open Jan. 1 and is already paying dividends. Adina Cloud says conventions booked in January, March and April of next year and others scheduled through 2020 are a direct result of the new …

April 17, 2014 12:54 pm

Betty's Bakery & Cafe opening Saturday in Crown Point

CROWN POINT | Betty's Bakery & Cafe is opening Saturday at 924 S. Court St.

April 17, 2014 12:26 pm

YOUR MIND ON MONEY: Signs of aging appear in bull market

I’ll be 44 in three months, and I have to say the 40s feel pretty good. Lots of energy, and I can do about anything I used to do in my 20s, and I do.

April 17, 2014 10:03 am

Business - Metal prices

Metal Price Change Copper  $3.0505  +0.0340 Gold  $1303.10  +3.10 Silver  $19.623  +0.145 Platinum  $1437.20  -6.90

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

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April 16, 2014 1:48 pm

BITS & BYTES: Suggestions for sticking with XP

Q: I simply cannot afford to replace my Windows XP computer right now. What can I do to continue using XP?

April 16, 2014 12:39 pm

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: City unveils new cultural district

The city of Indianapolis has announced a new cultural district focusing on the area around the former Market Square Arena. Landmarks such as the City Market and Old City Hall, as well as future projects, including an $80 million mixed-use development and a Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) division h…

April 16, 2014 12:30 pm

Well-being will be focus of next morning business session

CROWN POINT | A business coach will explore the importance of your well-being during the next free morning business hour at First Financial Bank, 11890 Broadway.

April 16, 2014 11:30 am
Martin Binder Jeweler now open on U.S. 30

Martin Binder Jeweler now open on U.S. 30

VALPARAISO │ Martin Binder Jeweler has opened its new jewelry store on U.S. 30 in Valparaiso.

April 16, 2014 5:30 am Photos


Stock prices of local interest

Name Last price Change Abbott Laboratories 37.74 +0.72 AGL Resources Inc. 50.58 +0.65 Alcoa Inc 12.86 +0.32 The Allstate Corporation 55.2 -0.09 ArcelorMittal SA 16.52 +0.07 AT&T Inc. 35.36 +0.16 Avery Dennison Corp 49.16 +0.53 The Boeing Company 123.25 +1.18 Bank…

April 15, 2014 2:29 pm

Shred Day to benefit Opportunity Enterprises

CROWN POINT | Oak Partners Inc. is offering an opportunity to clear your clutter for a cause.

April 15, 2014 2:16 pm


Co-Ops: EPA Proposals Could Close Plants

April 15, 2014 1:24 pm

Great Lakes steel production ticks up slightly

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region inched up slightly to 569,000 tons, and overall U.S. output rose by 1.3 percent in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.

April 15, 2014 12:00 pm
Mourdock gives update on state finances

Mourdock gives update on state finances

GARY │ Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock gave an overview of the state’s fiscal situation at the Gary Chamber of Commerce's general membership luncheon Monday at Majestic Star Casino.

April 14, 2014 3:15 pm Photos



Mobile Tech Company Lands Funding

April 14, 2014 12:43 pm

Event helps businesses win on the Web

MERRILLVILLE |  The Northwest ISBDC and inSourceCode are partnering to offer “Ask the Experts: How your Business Wins with the Web” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. April 24 at the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana, 9800 Connecticut Drive.

April 14, 2014 12:00 pm
Professionals on the move

Professionals on the move

Bill Maar, a wealth adviser with the Greater Valparaiso Group of Thrivent Financial, has qualified to attend the Summit Circle conference.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos


ESTATE PLANNING: Planning for a pet

In last week's column I wrote about the importance of including your pet in your estate plan. Well, maybe importance is a bit or an overstatement. But it is important to consider what will happen to your furry, feathery or scaly friend should something happen to you.

April 12, 2014 3:58 pm

IIB WEEK IN REVIEW: State to revisit fertilizer plant project

State to Revisit Fertilizer Plant Project

April 12, 2014 2:32 pm

Stock prices of local interest

Name Last price Change Abbott Laboratories 37.02 -0.02 AGL Resources Inc. 49.93 -0.27 Alcoa Inc 12.54 -0.16 The Allstate Corporation 55.29 -0.22 ArcelorMittal SA 16.45 +0.01 AT&T Inc. 35.2 +0.08 Avery Dennison Corp 48.63 -0.54 The Boeing Company 122.07 -1.57 Bank…

April 12, 2014 2:29 pm
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