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HQ move earns pharmaceutical firm another tax break for moving to Noblesville
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Indiana gains federal approval to maintain No Child Left Behind waiver
State will maintain flexibility on how it spends a portion of more than $230 million in federal “Title 1” funds it receives annually
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Fair Oaks Farms is phasing out cow dehorning
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Dunkin' Donuts first business coming to LaPorte commercial development
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Chase closing 2 Muncie branches but will open 1; Dick's hiring
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Alternative school, The Crossing, plans five new locations, closes two
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Work sharing gains support in Indiana Legislature as alternative to layoffs
Seen as a way to keep skilled workers on the job and mitigate the damage of an economic downturn
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Bloomington firefighters enjoy the fruits - and vegetables - of their own labor
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Possible buyer for struggling Monroe Hospital a controversial firm
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Bloomington named Indiana Chamber's 2014 Community of the Year
Thursday, August 28, 2014
BFGoodrich seeks 60 workers for its Woodburn plant
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Monastery in Dubois County possible home to new brewery
Thursday, August 28, 2014
For Tippecanoe County food pantries, greater need, fewer resources
More than 29,000 in community depend on the loosely coordinated network of hunger-relief programs to survive.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Evansville's Old National headquarters up for sale, but bank isn't going anywhere
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Combining economic development areas proposed for Frankfort TIFs
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Circuit breaker continues to hit city schools hardest
Area schools have lost $16 million in five years from property tax caps
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Tell City approves tax abatement for Parker Hannifin plant expansion
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Troy officials vote to allow rezoning, expansion for KK Integrated Logistics
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Memorial Hospital in South Bend plans own police force
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Holiday travel on rise again; gasoline prices lower
Labor Day holiday weekend expeted to see highest volume since 2008
Thursday, August 28, 2014
South Bend seeking to realign TIF areas
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Customer service firm plans to hire 1,000 workers for its Indianapolis operation
The new jobs will pay within a range of $12 to $18 per hour, Interactions Corp. official says
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Tourists come to Indiana despite, not because of, state efforts
Lake County's budget to draw visitors is nearly twice as much
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Posey County ethanol plant celebrates resuming production
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
EDITORIAL: Imagining the possibilities for the Wabash River
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Vigo County to use cell phones to monitor offenders
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
New $4 million bond will help improve Vigo County cross country course
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Johns Manville to invest $18 million in Richmond plant, EDC official says
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Portland Foundation hopes to bring in Lilly Endowment grant to help build new pool
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Valparaiso University enrollment hits 34-year high
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Company proposing to build natural gas-powered power plant in Logansport
First phase of which is expected to consist of 300 to 500 megawatts and cost about $803 million
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Lafayette police object to city-sanctioned graffiti art
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Road runner: Sculpture to be displayed along 10th Street in Jeffersonville
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Greenfield-Central Schools hope to boost volunteerism
Community urged to participate in citywide service projects
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Hancock Regional Hospital becomes a milk bank deposit center
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Plaintiffs' spirits high after appellate court hearing on same-sex marriage ban
“It was really affirming to hear the judges be really focused on family,” plaintiff Steve Stolen says
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Indiana ranked 46th of 50 in women's equality
The median annual income of a woman in Indiana is $33,419, compared with a man’s $45,620 according to 2012 data
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
EDITORIAL: Sen. Coats' comments might hurt proposed Mounds Lake reservoir
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Pendleton takes next step on annexation of more than 500 acres
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Feds' new data adds shine to Hoosier incomes as gap with rest of the nation narrows
State’s adjusted income rose faster in 2012 than anywhere else but North Dakota, where a fracking rush created natural gas boomtowns
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Mishawaka-based Franciscan Alliance cuts its way to higher profits
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority hires executive director
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Loss of CBS affiliation slices $110 million from Indianapolis station's value
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Simon hands over struggling Washington Square Mall to lender
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Struggling Angie's List lays off 97 salespeople
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Noblesville eyes plans for $10 million park, amphitheater
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Lauerman to helm Lake County IN Economic Alliance
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Tipton County EDC addresses Functional Devices expansion
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Downtown Rushville building will get new look, and maybe become city hall
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
State auditor candidate seeks more extensive disclosure rules for elected officials
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Mall, others receive property tax incentives from Evansville City Council
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Railroad ready to reroute around Gary/Chicago airport runway extension
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Hobart call center to add 500 jobs within the next 45 days
Positions start at $10 an hour with insurance provided after 60 days for both full- and part-time employee, company says
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
ER at St. Elizabeth Central in Lafayette will close next week
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
I-65 to reduce to 2 lanes from bridge to Brown's Station Way in Clark County
'The Big Squeeze' will remain through 2016 because of the Ohio River Bridge Project
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Competition will push Hoosiers to go ALL-IN in Dubois County
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Agency helps homeless veterans get back on track
Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation hopes to reach 300 families in suburban Indianapolis this year
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Experts say media specialists are essential to student success
Strong librarians can teach the integration of technology and emphasize analysis in education, and it should begin at the elementary level, IU professor emeritus says
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
As role evolves, some fear school librarians are stretched too thin
Some parents feel media specialists are pulled in too many directions, and not all schools have equal access
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Indiana legislative study committee tackles involuntary annexation issues
Legislators look to balance rights of individuals with the needs of cities and towns to expand
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
OPINION: Who actually pays taxes isn't an easy guess
It is the laws of economics, not government rules, that determine who bears the burden of taxation.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Hand, foot and mouth disease found in Boone County
Monday, August 25, 2014
Escalade to narrow its scope, focus solely on sporting goods
Monday, August 25, 2014
Indiana State University is No. 1 nationwide in community service -- again
Monday, August 25, 2014
Advanced EMTs in short supply in Indiana
Monday, August 25, 2014
Mellencamp: On the mural route for downtown Seymour
Monday, August 25, 2014
Despite odds, Lake County legislator to again roll dice on land-based casinos
Monday, August 25, 2014
Brooklyn begins annex process of 227.8 acres, two mobile home parks and about 1,200 people
Monday, August 25, 2014
Logansport continues towards downtown mural preservation
Although there seems to be a discrepancy over ownership of the wall
Monday, August 25, 2014
Indiana craft brewers create demand for local hops
Monday, August 25, 2014
Thousands of Indiana public sector workers retiring early to avoid cuts in benefits
Indiana Public Retirement System expects a 25 percent increase
Monday, August 25, 2014
Jeffersonville marina project gets bigger price tag
Monday, August 25, 2014
7th Circuit Court of Appeals next stop for Indiana's gay marriage ban
As soon as the state's lawsuit reached the appellate court, an expedited schedule was set
Monday, August 25, 2014
OPINION: Taxing commuters a complex task
Eye on the pie
Monday, August 25, 2014
Peru could be among four Indiana cities to be home to new solar farm
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Indiana colleges enlist students' help in preventing alcohol-related tragedies
Many deaths might have been avoided if someone had intervened, author of Indiana Lifeline Law says
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Medieval-themed truck stop now open at intersection of U.S. 20 and Ind. 15
Sunday, August 24, 2014
New Harmony hit by flood plain dilemma
Sunday, August 24, 2014
COMMENTARY: Indiana voters seek jobs and job security as November elections near
One issue candidates say voters aren’t bringing up a lot is same-sex marriage
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Metamora landmark to be refurbished thanks to help from Indiana Landmarks
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Asian Longhorned Beetle poses threat to many types of Indiana trees
Could create greater devastation than Emerald Ash Borer
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Manufacturing Matters accepting applications for classes at Ivy Tech in Richmond
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Richmond's J.M. Hutton adds new equipment to stay ahead of casket industry changes
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Freshmen descend on Valparaiso University, mark start of new school year
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Both sides in same-sex marriage ready for next round
7th Circuit Court of Appeals hears oral arguments Tuesday in a case that could determine if they can legally marry in Indiana
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Crash heavily damages Deborah Butterfield's horse sculpture at Purdue
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Dayton elementary classroom is 'totally transparent'
Sunday, August 24, 2014
West Lafayette rain tax curbs pollution, storm runoff
Solving these problems often costs more than most cities can afford, although they don't really have a choice
Sunday, August 24, 2014
After 65 years, Bloomington founded WTTV continues to grow and change
Started with a converted drugstore, Herman B Wells and a puppet show
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Record-setting freshman class starting 1st year at IU
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Indiana Public Access Counselor OKs closed hearings on expungement
2013 law rewritten to make hearing confidential
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Vest cams for Elkhart Police officers 'absolutely' possible, Moore says
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Growing Elkhart RV parts supplier moving to new larger facility in Goshen
Saturday, August 23, 2014
IU program seeks to change attitudes toward mental illness
Saturday, August 23, 2014
IU Health Proton Therapy Center's plan to close saddens staff, former patients
About 120 employees will lose their jobs — more than 50 at the proton therapy center and about 65 at the IU Cyclotron
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Proposed Mounds Lake Reservoir could be 'needed shot in the arm,' chambers say
Some see relocations would offer communities to 'rebuild their business structure'
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Developers seek approval on $20 million, 210-unit Seymour apartment complex
Saturday, August 23, 2014
EDITORIAL: Pence, Friend debate land-based casinos
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Indiana law leaves deceased people owning homes
When a homeowner dies, there are a set of laws in place for who can inherit the property
Saturday, August 23, 2014
First-time vintage camper rally in Peru draws dozens from across Midwest
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Indiana University South Bend student retention efforts show some results
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Princess City Plaza in Mishawaka sold to Illinois investment trust
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Vincennes University enrollment up; 4% increase in new students
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Indiana historic group looks to help with sale of landmark Washington home
Saturday, August 23, 2014
120 coal miners to lose jobs in Vectren Fuels sale
Friday, August 22, 2014
Domestic steel industry wins big in trade case
Friday, August 22, 2014
Pence hints run for president might not be in his future
Friday, August 22, 2014
Gary hospital tapped to take on most critical patients
Friday, August 22, 2014
Indiana State Health Commissioner resigns for personal reasons
Friday, August 22, 2014
U.S. Sen. Dan Coats: Proposed Mounds Lake Reservoir can't rely on federal funds
Says proponents should look at creative financing, such as bonds and income generated by the project
Friday, August 22, 2014
Company quietly turns out thousands of tortillas weekly from old bottle glass factory
The company gets most of its raw ingredients locally: flour and corn from Fishers, Shelbyville and Beech Grove
Friday, August 22, 2014
Tax breaks approved by New Albany City Council for expanding companies
Friday, August 22, 2014
ISU Flight Academy gets upgraded FAA certification
Friday, August 22, 2014
Evansville-Vanderburgh County BZA retreats on Walmart deal
Has been bargaining to limit retail giant’s use of signage, outdoor storage space and delivery trucks, among other things.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Toyota to expand Gibson County plant, hire 300 more to build more Highlanders
Friday, August 22, 2014
Fresh shrimp business approved for Elkhart County
Friday, August 22, 2014
July 2014: Decatur County had highest number of jobs in more than a decade
Local businesses and schools also are cooperating more closely to close the skills gap with which many companies are struggling
Friday, August 22, 2014
Kokomo's City Line Trolley ridership up 31 percent since 2013 route expansion
Friday, August 22, 2014
Same-sex marriage appeal features case with Boone County clerk as defendant
Friday, August 22, 2014
North Central Indiana mayors discuss issues at Peru meeting
Friday, August 22, 2014
Chamber drops Fulton County Road Barn Festival because of costs, low attendance
Friday, August 22, 2014
Fayette County cheese farm receives $130,000 boost from federal government
Thursday, August 21, 2014
WFYI Public Radio to partner with Indiana State University
Thursday, August 21, 2014
'Grand plan' unveiled sparks new interest in Wabash River
Art Spaces unveils colorful, 114-page document full of ideas for making the river an asset to downtown Terre Haute
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Seymour Tubing plant to expand and add 22 jobs
Thursday, August 21, 2014
COMMENTARY: Hoosiers powerless? Not likely
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Porter County, Valparaiso to work on development around local regional airport
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Ivy Tech eyes expansion into former East Chicago elementary school
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Vincennes hospital's trauma rating creates confusion in Daviess County
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Safe Route to School program part of overall downtown renovation in Bicknell
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Talks progressing between Wabash County Hospital and Parkview Health
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Gaming revenues rush over the Indiana border as Illinois expands virtual slots
There are 17,000 video gaming terminals in bars, restaurants, and truck stops throughout Illinois
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Lake County judge denies stay in right-to-work case, law is unconstitutional
Republican Gov. Mike Pence repeatedly has said right-to-work is a key component of his economic development strategy for luring companies to the state.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Daniels clarifies remarks about regional campuses
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Another banana pops up in West Lafayette
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Indiana's manufacturing sector grew faster than nation's
State continues to have the highest concentration of private sector manufacturing jobs in the nation
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
St. Elizabeth Health buys 28 acres in West Lafayette
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Jayco expanding Middlebury plant by 206,000 square feet to meet luxury RV demand
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
EDITORIAL: The turn of the tide on governance of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Senior housing tax break endorsed for Auburn senior housing development
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Perry County attorney: TIF supports economic growth
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Tell City gives OK to another tax abatement for ATTC Manufacturing
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
$92,160 in Indiana Arts Commissions grants to be given out in Greensburg
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Military fire power: Grissom Fire Department critical to regional safety
Out of its 14 fire engines and emergency response units, half are solely dedicated to aircraft emergencies
Air base's fire department critical to safety both at the base and in the community - See more at: http://www.pharostribune.com/local/x1927936058/Military-fire-power-Grissom-FD-critical-to-regional-safety#sthash.cKzJu8jc.dpuf

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Staples to close Logansport store by Sept. 20
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Mooresville to consider shell building to attract businesses
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Police defend use of old U.S. military equipment
Lake County police departments have received 129 assault rifles, 32 shotguns, 20 pistols and one MRAP since 2006, reports say
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Mounds Lake reservoir proposal gathering local support in Anderson
Would create a 2,100-acre lake and is not expected to be completed until 2021 pending state and federal approval
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Saturday bus service in Richmond will return in 2015
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Posey County to assume ownership of closed New Harmony Bridge
Was officially closed on May 21, 2012 after a lengthy engineer's inspection revealed the aging span was unsafe for traffic
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Molly Whitehead comes back for Boone County Economic Development Corp. head job
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Biomass recycling company to locate in I-69 corridor in Gibson County
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Road project brings Daviess County and Amish community closer
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Lakeville, LaPaz face future without U.S. 31
Businesses thinking on how now to attract customers to their communities
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Foes of proposed Mounds Lake reservoir propose system of Anderson-Muncie trails
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Proposed Mounds Lake reservoir would reduce local tax revenues $1.9 million yearly
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Indiana experiences growth in manufacturing sector
New jobs keep unemployment figures steady in the state
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
INDOT to improve signage on Logansport exits of Hoosier Heartland
Monday, August 18, 2014
Public-private partners in Gary Airport expansion plan remain optimistic
The plan to add 1,900 feet to the runway has hit several snags
Monday, August 18, 2014
Excise officers arrest 71 at Ball State University over weekend
Monday, August 18, 2014
BSU coalition targets off-campus behavior
Parking, litter and noise from parties are among the chief concerns of Muncie residents
Monday, August 18, 2014
Chief Justice Loretta Rush takes helm of Indiana's courts
She promised on her watch Indiana courts will remain accessible, fair and transparent
Monday, August 18, 2014
Businesses are planning projects to improve looks in downtown Portland
Monday, August 18, 2014
Rural/Metro pulling ambulance services out of Central Indiana
Monday, August 18, 2014
Rural/Metro pullout effect on Wayne County unclear
Monday, August 18, 2014
COMMENTARY: Craft brewers, vintners return spirits to Indiana State Fair
Monday, August 18, 2014
OPINION: Embrace the college experience
For academic success, nothing replaces pure dogged effort and drive
Monday, August 18, 2014
OPINION: Hoosier workers not gaining on the nation
Monday, August 18, 2014
TIF keeps Grissom Aeroplex running in Miami County
Monday, August 18, 2014
New U.S. 31 opens Thursday between South Bend and Plymouth
Monday, August 18, 2014
State: Audits reveal most Miami County townships violating laws
Three of the 12 had clean audits
Monday, August 18, 2014
Once pristine, Muncie SportsPlex hanging on
Sunday, August 17, 2014
State's revolving door turning 'judiciously'
Few former workers granted waivers to give companies help
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Bloomington area being considered for new Catholic high school
Sunday, August 17, 2014
IU finds new ways to talk to students about sexual assault
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Steuben County uses drone to produce tourism video
Sunday, August 17, 2014
More northeast Indiana farming operations turning to irrigation
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Downtown Huntington having an upswing
Sunday, August 17, 2014
A rising tide of drug overdose deaths for Tippecanoe County
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Energize-ECI next stop for Richmond native
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Numbers of river otters rising; Indiana proposes trapping for control
Once endangered, the mammals now are found in 74 of state's 92 counties
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Seymour Staples closing in September
Sunday, August 17, 2014
COMMENTARY: Guiding low-income Hoosiers toward college completion could transform economy
Sunday, August 17, 2014
EDITORIAL: Comprehensive water plan necessary for state
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Dash cameras a welcome 'asset' in age of accountability
Video recordings, police say, protect citizens, officers alike from incidences of misconduct
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Dugger residents found a way to be ready for nearly 300 students
“Some of the biggest schools in the state were our biggest help,”new school's leader says

Sunday, August 17, 2014
Critical casino money goes far beyond the gambling boats maintenance and upkeep
Evansville and Vanderburgh County has received a combined $154 million in gaming tax revenue from 1996 to 2013, state records show
Sunday, August 17, 2014
COMMENTARY: Land-based casinos a hot-button topic in Indianapolis
Lawmakers are looking to improve dismal tax collections from the state’s gambling facilities
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Group asks Posey Commissioners to assume ownership of New Harmony bridge
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Cameras, projectors and brushes unfurl Evansville area mural projects
Sunday, August 17, 2014
EDITORIAL: Police turning to military?
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Kokomo area programs aim to provide skilled workforce to industry
"Anything that can raise the skill level or help further educate the people of Kokomo, whether it’s through public schools or private industry training, will only be beneficial to our area,' mayor says
Sunday, August 17, 2014
All's 'fair' for Indiana state candidates in off-off election year
Those vying for office aim to shake as many hands as possible
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Lebanon works to place Courthouse Square district on the National Register
Property owners of buildings in such areas get a 20 percent federal tax credit for any preservation work
Sunday, August 17, 2014
OPINION: Treat mental illness to reduce risks
Sunday, August 17, 2014
South Bend-Elkhart real estate market sees some improvements so far in 2014
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Foreign student enrollment tops 1,000 at Ball State University
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Celebrating women in the arts in Michigan City to raise funds
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Crown Point artist's mural has a message
Saturday, August 16, 2014
China bans exports from Logansport pork plant and cold storage facility
Claims to have found traces of a feed additive used to increase hogs' growth
Saturday, August 16, 2014






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