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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

 

job search

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.

May 19, 2016

 

M. Sullivan (flikr)

How Will New Federal Overtime Rules Impact Hoosier Workers?

Businesses in Indiana and nationwide now have until December to figure out which of their workers can start earning overtime -- and how to pay for it.

May 19, 2016

 

Union workers rally outside of the Indianapolis Carrier plant.

Donnelly Reproves Carrier, Advises Penalties For Moving Jobs

Among those recommendations – not allowing companies to deduct costs of moving jobs overseas from their federal taxes.

May 18, 2016

 

The first recipient of the NW Indiana of the Regional Cities Initiative is Skyline Tower.

Skyline Tower First To Receive NW Regional Cities Funding

Northeast Indiana was awarded $42 million last December for its Road to One Million project, which aims to grow the region’s population to one million by 2031.

May 17, 2016

 

John Hamilton

Bloomington Receives Twelve Broadband Initiative Responses

Hamilton says if one response stands out among the others, they could begin the process of seeing what it takes to move forward.

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