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February 13, 2012

 

steamboat on Ohio River

Steamboat Dreams

New Albany promoted itself as the "real head of navigation on the Ohio-Mississippi system". But merchants never realized their steamboat dreams.

November 19, 2007

 

Colgate-Palmolive

In early 2006, Colgate-Palmolive announced that its toothpaste plant in Clarksville, Indiana would relocate to Morristown, Tennessee by 2008. Another indication of Indiana’s shift from a manufacturing-based economy, the news came as a blow to the plant’s 500 employees, along with economic forecasters in Southern Indiana.

July 18, 2005

 

Falls of the Ohio State Park

Ages ago, Indiana and Kentucky were under a warm ocean with a large coral reef. Today that reef is exposed at the “Falls of the Ohio State Park,” where visitors can see acres of it.

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