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July 3, 2013

Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick

Troubles at Gary airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport officials say higher-than-expected ground contamination is forcing the delay of the completion of its runway expansion until September 2014. Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority President Bill Hanna says such delays are “unfortunate but common,” and remains confident the $166 million project will be completed.

Fort Wayne to Buy Aqua Indiana Facilities

The city of Fort Wayne has reached an agreement to purchase area Aqua Indiana drinking water facilities in a $67 million deal. The agreement must still be approved by the Fort Wayne City Council, Aqua America’s board of directors and the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission.

South Bend Seeking to Develop Key Sites

The city of South Bend is shopping two high-profile sites to developers. The St. Joseph County city is accepting proposals for a multi-tenant building at Ignition Park. It has also released a video promoting redevelopment opportunities for the former College Football Hall of Fame.

Purdue, Green BEAN Partner on Research

Indianapolis-based Green BEAN delivery has entered into a research partnership with Purdue University. The groups will study soil health and growing disease-resistant plants.

Fans Set For Madison Regatta

Around 50,000 are expected to attend this week’s Madison Regatta on the Ohio River. In addition to the boat race, the weeklong event includes concerts, a fireworks show, and a parade with former Cincinnati Bengals running back Elbert “Ickey” Woods serving as grand marshal.

Cequent Details Pullout in Huntington

A Michigan-based trailer accessory manufacturer is planning a series of layoffs as it looks to close a northeast Indiana facility. In a letter to the state, Cequent Performance Products Inc. says it will start by letting 9 workers go around the end of August.

Economic Group Chooses Location

Fort Wayne and Allen County’s new economic development organization has chosen its location and an investment campaign partner. Greater Fort Wayne Inc., which will open offices at the 1st Source Center downtown, has hired Denver-based R&M Resource Development to help run an investment campaign set to begin this summer.

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