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2014-07-02 08:26:48

WARSAW, Ind., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) ("Zimmer" or the "Company") and Biomet, Inc. ("Biomet") today announced that they have each received a request for additional information ("second request") from the United States Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in connection with Zimmer's previously announced proposed acquisition of Biomet. The second request was issued under the notification requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust...

2014-07-01 23:07:40

Training software company to create 74 new jobs by 2018, capital investment of $600K. Indianapolis (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Step 1: Lesson.ly makes easy-to-use training software. Step 2: Growing businesses buy it. Step 3: Growing businesses tell their friends. To keep up with this reality, Lesson.ly plans to add up to 74 new jobs in the city by 2018. “Lesson.ly would not exist without the assistance and encouragement of local government, businesses, and programs like the Orr...

2014-06-30 16:29:19

NEWARK, Calif. and KOKOMO, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Mike Pence joined executives from Systems in Motion (SIM), an enterprise technology consulting firm, today to announce the company's plans to expand its operations in Kokomo and Carmel, creating up to 400 new high-wage jobs. The Indiana software development centers will be networked into SIM's existing development centers in Ann Arbor and East Lansing, MI, and Newark, CA. Systems in Motion, a California-based...

2014-06-30 16:21:16

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Goldman, vice president, has been named president of the Louisville & Indiana Railroad (www.anacostia.com/lirc/lir.html), effective July 11. He succeeds Mike Stolzman, who is joining Colo Railroad Builders in Houston, Texas to be closer to his family. Mr. Goldman has 19 years of rail experience and joined the L&I in November 2012 from CN (Canadian National), where he had been superintendent of the Iowa and Valley...

2014-06-30 16:20:58

MADISON, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vehicle lift manufacturer Rotary Lift this week launches Raised in Madison, a campaign that tells the "behind-the-lift" stories of the people who build and support its car and truck lifts in the company's hometown of Madison, Indiana. Madison, a small Indiana town on the Ohio River, is home to Rotary Lift's world headquarters and North American manufacturing and assembly plants. The company's North and South American operations,...

2014-06-29 23:00:47

Award will support Adult and Child Center’s Foster Care and Family Preservation Programs. Indianapolis (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 First Lady Karen Pence hosted the first-ever reception for grant recipients of the Indiana First Lady’s Charitable Foundation at the Governor’s residence on Wednesday, where she awarded $22,000 to 28 organizations and charities that serve Hoosier families and children across the state. Adult and Child Center was represented by Heather Todd and Dan Arens, who...

2014-06-27 08:22:48

ISSAQUAH, Wash., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earthdefine, a provider of high-resolution land cover products, has released the first statewide Canopy Height Model (CHM) for the state of Indiana. The SpatialCover CHM product provides spatially explicit information on canopy height across the state of Indiana by mapping tree overstory height above ground as a continuous surface. Earthdefine has shared a colorized map derived from the tree canopy data showing the variation in tree...

2014-06-26 04:20:10

Travel for U.S., Illinois and Indiana up as Americans dust off credit cards for their vacation AURORA, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Travel projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, a 1.9 percent increase from the 40.3 million people who traveled last year and a nearly 14 percent increase compared to the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The majority of travelers will be celebrating their freedom with a road trip,...

2014-06-25 08:37:14

Robert Half Technology Survey Suggests Accelerated IT Hiring Through Year-End INDIANAPOLIS, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The just-released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report for Indianapolis shows that 25 percent of Indianapolis-area chief information officers (CIOs) surveyed recently plan to expand their IT teams in the second half of 2014. This is up 11 points compared to projections from the previous six-month period (January - June 2014). Another...

2014-06-24 23:14:26

Southwest Indiana highlights the latest economic developments over the past few months and shows how momentum is building to transform the region. Evansville, IN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Typically viewed as a place where down-to-earth and practical approaches to life are woven in its residents’ DNA, the Midwest shuns the limelight preferred by flashier locales. Recent economic and community developments in Indiana’s great Southwest though may put that predilection to an end. Over the...

Latest Indiana Reference Libraries

Indiana Bat, Myotis sodalist
2012-10-05 08:36:41

The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalist) is a mouse-eared bat that can be found in North America. Its range primarily includes eastern and Midwestern states, but it can be found in some southern areas of the United States. During the winter, its range becomes much smaller, with most populations occurring in large clusters in only a few caves. One study conducted in 1985 suggested that an estimated 244,000 individuals of this species reside in Indiana. Its range overlaps that of the endangered gray...

2007-02-13 15:17:56

The Northern cavefish or Northern blindfish, Amblyopsis spelea, is found in caves through Kentucky and southern Indiana. It is listed as a threatened species in the United States and the IUCN lists the species as vulnerable. The White River, flowing east to west south of Bedford, Indiana, delimits the northern range of Amblyopsis spelea. These fish are not found in caves north of the White River.

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Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.