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July / August 2005

Volume 8, Number 4

Feature Stories

Making the Case for Coal 
State seeks to lead the way in gasification technology for power plants

Adding to the Economic Development Toolbox 
“Shovel ready” program to offer time, cost savings for companies and developers

General Assembly Session a Big Success 
Chamber president reviews long list of business accomplishments

New Name in Town is Mittal 
Long-term stability hoped for after steel industry merger

Human Resource Challenges Grow 
Professionals discuss variety of key workplace issues

ExecConnect: Family Medical Leave Act 
Intermittent leave proves to be difficult for many employers

Raising the Region’s Workforce Skills 
Northwest Indiana organizations, companies strive for workplace improvements

Regional Focus: Carroll, Cass, White Counties

Departments

President’s Message 
Making Indiana a leader

Watch Out 
A clean, reliable water supply

Pass It On
Collegiate sales training

Finance
Small business technology needs

Guest Column
Protecting intellectual property

Shorts

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