Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Business

September 17, 2013

Inside Indiana business with Gerry Dick

FAA Awards Grant to Kokomo Airport

The Kokomo Municipal Airport has been selected to receive $1.3 million from the Federal Aviation Administration. The grant will be used to level the ground for a future runway extension project.

Butler to offer online certificates

Butler University will offer two online certificates beginning next year. The courses focus on the core elements of business and employee training. The school says it is currently accepting applications for both programs.

Nonprofit conference sets date

An event focusing on trends and challenges in the nonprofit sector is set for next month at Ivy Tech Corporate College in Indianapolis. The IMPACT 2013 Nonprofit Conference will feature discussions including grant management, volunteer coordination and event planning.

Port reports uptick in shipments

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor is reporting an increase in cargo shipments. During the eight-month period ending last month, officials say the operation is more than 20 percent ahead of pace, compared to the same period a year earlier.

Medical errors flat in 2012

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 100 medical errors in the state for 2012, which is the same number as the previous year.

Bed sores and objects being left in patients after surgery accounted for nearly half of the incidents.

Smulyan to keynote cook center event

Indianapolis-based Emmis Communications Corp. (Nasdaq: EMMS) Chief Executive Officer Jeff Smulyan is set to speak at Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus. He will deliver the keynote address at the annual Cook Institute for Entrepreneurship.

Hoosier companies on innovation list

Several businesses based in Indiana are listed on a national technology publication’s ranking of the country’s top innovators. The annual Information Week 500 takes into account the companies’ tech investments, strategies and administrative practices.

Bridge demolition rescheduled

Indiana and Kentucky transportation officials have postponed the demolition of the final portion of the Milton-Madison Bridge. The controlled explosions in southeast Indiana were set to take place Tuesday, but are now scheduled for Thursday morning.

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