Small towns such as Washington, Ind., are hoping I-69 will boost their economies, but economists say the future is hard to predict.
Indiana University saw a 10.5 percent increase in its international student population last year, according to a recently released report.
But economic experts say the report may overstate the benefits the aviation industry brings to the state.
Business analysts say while the economy is picking up slowly.
The housing and energy markets are two bright spots in what is otherwise a bleak forecast from Indiana University’s Business Outlook Panel.
The number of new home construction permits issued in Kokomo has more than doubled over the first nine months of the year up from only six permits last year.
Bloomington officials says the thousands of visitors that come to the city for Lotus Festival each year often return after the festival has ended.
The quality of the popcorn may not be as high as consumers have come to expect.
Peabody officials say 230 workers will lose their jobs when the mine closes.
Workers with less education lost about four out of five jobs in the recession — and nearly all of the jobs added in the recovery are going to college graduates.