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August 7, 2013

Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick

Marian University to open med school

The second medical school in the state in more than a century is set to open. Marian University and officials from the city of Indianapolis will hold a ribbon cutting Tuesday for the Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences.

Supporters form coalition

A group of educational, government and community organizations has formed a coalition in support of Indiana’s Common Core academic standards. The groups joining Common Core Indiana include the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and the Indianapolis-based Lumina Foundation.

Research could mean tastier tomatoes

Purdue University researchers say some compounds in tomatoes can be engineered to improve the food’s taste. Biochemistry Professor Natalia Dudareva says the studies could also result in increased disease and pest resistance in the fruit.

Experts to break down crop report

A panel of experts will analyze the United States Department of Agriculture’s latest crop report at the Indiana State Fair. Representatives from the USDA, the Indiana State Department of Agriculture and Purdue University will take park in next week’s event.

Purdue sets outdoor business workshops

Purdue University is planning a pair of workshops next month discussing the creation of outdoor businesses. The programs will detail revenue potential, habitat management and legal considerations.

Seminar aims to help entrepreneurs

An Evansville entrepreneur mentoring organization hopes to answer “the most pressing questions” small business owners have at a seminar this week. The SCORE Evansville event will include sessions on health care and human resources.

Walmart looks to staff four stores

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will hold a job fair this week in hopes of filling openings in four Indianapolis-area stores. The retailer says more than 250 applicants attended a similar event last month.

Education board to discuss A-F system

The Indiana State Board of Education will discuss the A-F school performance grading system at its Wednesday meeting. Governor Mike Pence and others have called for a review of the system after accusations against former Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett.

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  • MainSource Financial expanding to Cincinnati market GREENSBURG -- MainSource Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MSFG) ("MainSource" or the "Company") announced recently that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire all of the common stock of MBT Bancorp ("MBT") in a cash and stock trans

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  • Anderson named top branch manager GREENSBURG - Dan Anderson, Program Manager for Mainsource Investment Services, with securities offered through Raymond James, made On Wall Street's list of Top Branch Managers in 2013. Anderson was named an honoree along with 99 other branch managers

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