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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) and Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY) announced today that the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion for baricitinib for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD) who are candidates for systemic therapy.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published by the RAND Corporation reveals that a large sample of employers and private insurers across 49 states and District of Columbia pay, on average, 247% of what Medicare pays for the same hospital services, including both facility and professional fees for inpatient and outpatient care. Researchers analyzed hospital claims data representing $33.8 billion from 2016-2018 for 3,112 hospitals located in every state except Maryland. They collected data from self-insured employers, six state all-payer claims databases, and health plans across the country. The findings illustrate a wide variation in hospital facility and professional prices for the commercially insured population. The report also identifies the top 10 most expensive health systems in each state and reports individual hospital prices alongside quality and safety measures.

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FORT WAYNE, Ind., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD) today provided third quarter 2020 earnings guidance in the range of $0.42 to $0.46 per diluted share. Excluding the impact from the following, the company expects third quarter 2020 adjusted earnings to be in the range of $0.46 to $0.50 per diluted share:

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent, nationwide analysis of voter rolls in 42 states has identified thousands of probable deceased and duplicate registrants, as well as cases of individuals credited for voting more than once. The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) has launched the Safeguarding America's Votes and Elections (SAVE) Database as an analysis tool to track voter roll deficiencies and potential problem areas across America. Announced today, the groundbreaking findings in their national report indicates that the SAVE Database raises serious concerns over the integrity of states' voter files as election officials anticipate a surge in mail-in voting this fall.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FAST BioMedical, a late clinical-stage medical technology company, today announces establishing a Heart Failure Medical Advisory Board of world-recognized physicians, nurses and researchers. The Board will advise FAST's clinical development of measuring volume status to better treat heart failure patients. The board collectively has decades of experience in heart failure and cardiovascular patient care and have contributed to more than 1,300 peer-reviewed publications.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heritage Group (THG) announced today that Kip A. Frey, its Executive Vice President for New Ventures, has been named to the Global Corporate Venturing (GCV) Powerlist 2020. Published annually, the Powerlist recognizes the world's top 100 leaders of in-house venture capital groups, drawn from a universe of more than 2,000 corporations that invest in innovative start-ups as part of their corporate strategies.

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FORT WAYNE, Ind., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Caregiver Homes, Seniorlink's intensive home-based care management program, today announced a pilot with Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana, focused on care collaboration and efficiency.

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Shelley Clayton, MSN, FNP-BC of Ageless Aesthetics wins "Top Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner", "Top Women in Aesthetic Medicine", "Top Women Business Owners" and "Top Women Injectors" in the Aesthetic Everything® 2020 Aesthetic and Cosmetic Medicine Awards. In addition, Ageless Aesthetics wins "Top Medical Spa Midwest", Abbie Bledsoe wins "Top Women in Aesthetic Medicine" and Ashley Grant wins "Top Aesthetician".

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ADISA, the nation's largest trade association for the alternative and direct investment space, announced today the results of its co-sponsored study, The Tax and Economic Impacts of Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges in Real Estate, which concluded that the elimination of Section 1031 exchanges would disrupt many local property markets, harm both tenants and owners as well as hurt small investors.

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CARMEL, Ind., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical education agency Avant Healthcare today announced that Arun Divakaruni, PhD, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Divakaruni joined Avant Healthcare in 2019 as Chief Science Officer.

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MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) will host a virtual Investor Day on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. President and Chief Executive Officer Joe Hamrock, and other members of NiSource's senior management team, will discuss the company's long-term growth strategy. The two hour presentation will begin at 11:00 am ET and will be followed by a Q&A session.

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced proof of concept data from an interim analysis of the BLAZE-1 clinical trial, showing a reduced rate of hospitalization for patients treated with LY-CoV555. The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 study evaluated LY-CoV555, a SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody, for the treatment of symptomatic COVID-19 in the outpatient setting. The trial enrolled mild-to-moderate recently diagnosed COVID-19 patients across four groups (placebo, 700 mg, 2800 mg, and 7000 mg).

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has launched an open innovation challenge for individuals and teams across the United States to submit inspiring digital health solutions that can help make life better for people living with atopic dermatitis. The challenge, "Transforming Atopic Dermatitis Care: Enhancing Quality of Life and Patient Care for People Living with Inflammatory Skin Diseases," focuses on leveraging digital technologies to enhance care and improve health and well-being for people with inflammatory skin diseases. The submission site, including additional details about the challenge's criteria, eligibility and requirements, is available at www.lilly.com/atopicdermchallenge.

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LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MGP (Nasdaq: MGPI) has launched their first Single Barrel release for George Remus Bourbon. George Remus Single Barrel Straight Bourbon Whiskey is offered at cask strength in two mash bills that reflect MGP's signature high-rye bourbon character. Participating accounts in the Single Barrel program met with the distillery team in Lawrenceburg in early 2020 to taste, select and order their preferred mash bills. Bottled annually, the George Remus Single Barrel Bourbon program is an entirely custom offer shipped in personalized packaging to each participating retailer, together with the original barrel. Select retailers have also opted to label their bottles as a 2020 Single Barrel Selection to showcase the collectible aspect of this new offering.

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Martijn Cremers, Martin J. Gillen Dean and Bernard J. Hank Professor of Finance of the Mendoza College of Business at The University of Notre Dame, today unveiled new features of his ActiveShare.info site, a free online resource to evaluate actively managed mutual funds.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteus, an RIA, alternatives and private funds platform, today announced it will be working with Pennsylvania-based RIA Wedmont Private Capital. The firm will leverage the Proteus platform to give high-net-worth clients access to advanced technology, portfolio construction tools and a curated list of managers. With Proteus, Wedmont advisors will be able to sort and search through managers and investments, review due diligence materials, model, back-test and construct alternative and private fund portfolios all in one place.

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CHICAGO and EVANSVILLE, Indiana, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Conagra Brands and Berry Global today announced a new package design for Conagra's Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa line, representing the first major hot cocoa brand to move from round canisters to a more eco-efficient recyclable cube. Created in partnership with Berry Global's Blue Clover Studios, the new light blue easy-grip container is made of recyclable plastic with a wraparound in-mold label and a space-efficient tapered cube design that, based on an analysis conducted by Berry Global, reduces the carbon footprint associated with manufacturing and transporting the hot cocoa containers by 15 percent(1). The new package design will initially be used for Conagra Brands' 38-ounce size Swiss Miss Milk Chocolate Hot Cocoa Mix.

INDIANAPOLIS (July 9, 2020) — A total of $300,000 in state funding will be distributed to 11 Indiana food banks to provide assistance and services to Hoosiers in need. The funding came from the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, through the Indiana General Assembly.