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July 12, 2013

Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick

Vincennes tailors program for agribusiness

Vincennes University has unveiled a new concentration focusing on agribusiness. The program is geared toward graduates with an associate’s degree, who are looking to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Fort Wayne seeks public input on youth sports

The city of Fort Wayne hopes to collect public input on youth sports in the community. A public meeting this month is part of a study on the community’s youth sports marketing efforts and potential for growth.

Competition includes hoosier attraction, foods

Some Indiana favorites are among the nominees being considered for three national lists. Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, Harry & Izzy’s restaurant at the Indianapolis International Airport and the pork tenderloin sandwich are nominees for different USA Today reader’s choice polls.

Cassidy Turley, Texas company partner on buildings

Cassidy Turley says it will manage three Indianapolis-area buildings for Texas-based USAA Real Estate Co. The companies say they hope to position the properties as some of the city’s “top business addresses.”

Riley Hospital launches physicians network

Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health has announced a new network aimed at providing more health care providers with its resources and expertise. The health system says the “Riley Physicians” program will begin in Indianapolis, with the goal of extending it throughout the state.

Hundreds of jobs coming to Southern Indiana

An Illinois-based pharmacy benefit management company has announced plans to build a $19 million facility in the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville. Catamaran Corp. (Nasdaq: CTRX) says it will add up to 205 jobs by 2015. River Ridge Marketing Director Paul Wheatley says inquiries from businesses about the park have been on a “high incline” over the past six months. He says progress on the Ohio River Bridges Project has been a major factor in that growth.

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