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April 12, 2016

 

Abandoned house in Gary, Indiana.

Northwest Indiana To Receive $385,000 From Knight Foundation

"Steel City Salvage" will be created by Delta Institute to allow demolition of abandoned houses in Gary and re-use the lumber and other materials.

April 12, 2016

 

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Statewide Funding Available For Specialty Crops

The state Dept. of Agriculture will divide more than $380,000 from the USDA’s specialty crop block grant program among research and marketing projects.

April 12, 2016

 

Indianapolis and the White River

State Supreme Court Rules Indianapolis Smoking Ban Is Legal

The ruling overturned part of an Indiana Court of Appeals ruling which said the exemption for the off track betting facility violated the state constitution.

April 11, 2016

 

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Federal Court Upholds Indiana Robocall Ban

A political group, Patriotic Veterans, wanted to send robocalls to Hoosiers informing them about where candidates and lawmakers stand on veterans’ issues.

April 8, 2016

 

Calculator and balance sheet.

State Tax Revenues Slightly Below Projections Once Again

Through nine months of the fiscal year the state is essentially on target for its projections.

April 6, 2016

 

Organic Farm vegetables

Indiana Adding Organic Farms Faster Than National Average

Indiana added 81 organic operations last year, with another 11 added so far in 2016.

April 5, 2016

 

Vineyard

Local Vineyard Not Overly Concerned With Low Temps

Local grape growers aren’t overly concerned with overnight temperatures right now, but it’s still early.

April 5, 2016

 

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China Selling Corn Stockpiles, Driving Prices Down

American farmers may plant more corn this summer than they have in years, but China's announcement could drive down prices.

April 4, 2016

 

Fabric samples.

Hancock Fabrics Going Out Of Business, Closing 4 Ind. Stores

Indianapolis, Carmel, Fort Wayne and Clarksville locations employ about 40 people total.

April 4, 2016

 

Alondra Pelaez, 29, tests wiring connections inside an unfinished control panel at the Kirby Risk factory in Lafayette.

With Jobs Unfilled, Manufacturers Team Up On Open Trainings

In the past couple of years, West Central Indiana has created more than 2,000 manufacturing jobs. But it's only filled about 500.

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