INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeOmic, the creators of the LIFE mobile apps, today announced the launch of its personalized wellness program, LIFE Ascent. Based on key learnings from the company's more than 3 million LIFE app users, the scientifically rigorous 52-week LIFE Ascent program provides participants with the knowledge, tools and community to lose weight while improving their overall health and wellness. Each month focuses on the five pillars of health -- physical activity, nutrition, mindfulness, sleep and intermittent fasting -- and how they impact each system in the body.

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CARMEL, Ind., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinetic Advantage ("Kinetic" or the "Company"), a newly-formed auto floorplan financing company, today announced the launch of its new cloud-based Real-Time Intelligent (RTI) Auditing System(TM) for the floorplan finance industry. This system, which is the first of its kind, is designed to address a long-time pain point for auto dealers undergoing the traditional audit process with their floorplan provider.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Passageways, creator of OnBoard, the award-winning board management software platform that securely connects organizations and their boards of directors, announced record milestones in customer and revenue growth and accelerating expansion into new global markets. Under its ambitious 2021 growth plan, Passageways plans to build on its 2020 momentum by strengthening the OnBoard platform with new capabilities that drive powerful and collaborative engagement for boards, board directors, and other organizational leaders.

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The Lake County coroner released the identity of a 15-year-old Harvey boy who died at Community Hospital in Munster late Saturday.

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Two more local deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Northwest Indiana, according to updated statistics provided Sunday by the Indiana State Department of Health and the Porter County Health Department.

Lake County is included in a winter storm watch issued for Monday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon that could bring 6-9 inches of snow to the area, the National Weather Service said.

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(The Center Square) - Indiana Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb wants to increase funding for K-12 schools by $377 million, and given that both houses of the state legislature have solid Republican majorities and leaders who work closely with him, it’s likely that he’ll get it, or something close to it.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Prevail Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: PRVL). The acquisition establishes a new modality for drug discovery and development at Lilly, extending Lilly's research efforts through the creation of a gene therapy program that will be anchored by Prevail's portfolio of clinical-stage and preclinical neuroscience assets.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Overconsumption of added sugars continues to be a major concern in the health and chronic disease prevention of Americans. To address this issue, two new publications(1)(,2) aim to support healthcare providers (HCPs) with tools to enable practical, actionable conversations to help their patients reduce added sugars consumption in the New Year.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) significantly reduced the risk of contracting symptomatic COVID-19 among residents and staff of long-term care facilities, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced. The Phase 3 BLAZE-2 COVID-19 prevention trial - conducted in partnership with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) - enrolled residents and staff at skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, commonly referred to as nursing homes, across the U.S.

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No Trump supporters, opponents, or anyone else determined to make mischief showed up at the Indiana Statehouse before or after Biden's swearing-in Wednesday to protest the new federal administration.

(The Center Square) - In his State of the State address Tuesday, Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb boasted of Indiana’s strong financial position – which is stronger than might have been expected after 10 months of the COVID-19 pandemic and massive disruptions to the way people in the state work and live.

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CARMEL, Ind., Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortgage banking company Merchants Capital has established a tax credit syndication platform, a new business unit that infuses private equity from institutional investors into Low Income Housing Tax Credit multifamily housing projects. This launch reflects Merchants Capital's transformation into a full-service financing provider for affordable housing.

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On Jan. 11, Katie Jenner took office as Indiana’s first Secretary of Education. Jenner, a former senior education advisor to Gov. Eric Holcomb (R), assumed the role after the former Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, Jennifer McCormick (R), left office the previous week.

The Town Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution endorsing the tax. The panel’s decision came after the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce board of directors voted in support of the proposal, Councilman Shawn Pettit said.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Monument Circle Acquisition Corp. (the "Company") today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 250,000,000 units, which includes 3,200,000 units issued pursuant to the exercise by the underwriters of their over-allotment option. The offering was priced at $10.00 per unit, resulting in gross proceeds of $250,000,000, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses payable by the Company.

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BATESVILLE, Ind., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI) will hold a conference call and simultaneous webcast Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. ET. They will discuss the results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021, which ended December 31, 2020. The live webcast, including a slide presentation, will be available at http://ir.hillenbrand.com under the "News & Events" tab and will be archived on the company's investor relations website through Friday, March 5, 2021.