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May 30, 2016

 

Indiana Sees Budget Cuts To Homeless Transitional Housing

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development's "housing-first" approach has left homeless programs in Clark and Floyd counties with nearly $550,000 in cuts.

May 30, 2016

 

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Hiring Summit Aims To Address Veteran Unemployment

The summit will help connect veterans to jobs that align with their unique skills.

May 28, 2016

 

For a company like Stone Belt, the questions is: Where will the funds come from?

Local Businesses Face Impending Federal Overtime Regulations

President Obama unveiled new rules last week that govern exempt positions for overtime pay, meaning more employees are eligible for overtime pay.

May 27, 2016

 

Photo: Cjp24 (Wikimedia Commons) U.S. Steel is accusing China of price fixing and other illegal practices.

Trade Commission To Investigate Chinese Steel Producers

A major Northwest Indiana employer claims China broke the law to corner the international steel market.

May 25, 2016

 

A list of cleaning tasks sits on the bar of the Knickerbocker Saloon

Indiana’s Oldest Bar Snuffs Out Its Last Cigarette

Although research is still new, a growing number of scientists say there are environmental dangers that linger even after people put cigarettes out.

May 23, 2016

 

Arcelor Mittal Steel Manufacturing Corporation.

Pence, U.S. Steel Call For Chinese Steel Investigation

U.S. Steel asked the U.S. International Trade Commission for a total ban on Chinese steel imports, saying practices overseas have cost thousands of jobs.

May 20, 2016

 

The report says the plan would help food and agriculture more than any other sector in the U.S.

Report: TPP Would Benefit U.S. Agriculture Most

The TPP is President Obama's big trade deal to reduce tariffs and open new markets with Pacific Rim countries.

May 20, 2016

 

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Job Growth Up, But Unemployment Highest In More Than A Year

The increase in the unemployment rate – while the state added 12,000 jobs at the same time – is explained by a surge in labor force participation.

May 20, 2016

 

Indianapolis had the state’s largest numeric gain with 4,188 new residents in 2015.

Terre Haute, Kokomo Lose Population As Indy, Ft. Wayne Grow

A new study of 2015 census data from the Indiana Business Research Center say Indy-area communities dominate a list of the state’s fastest-growing places.

May 20, 2016

 

Workers assemble a new RV at Thor Motor Coach's Plant 750 in Elkhart.

In Elkhart, Post-Recession RV Sales Boom Strains Workforce

Eighty percent of all RVs sold are made in Elkhart, Indiana. And the industry needs more workers than it's been able to find.

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