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Competition soars at Indianapolis-area airports
“When you get to 6,000 feet, that’s when the larger, corporate jets become all warm and fuzzy” to use, pilot says
Monday, July 21, 2014
State to scope downtown Indianapolis block for new offices, parking
Monday, July 21, 2014
Lowe's plans Indianapolis call center with about 1,000 employees, sources say
Monday, July 21, 2014
New luxury MV-1 LX latest push for AM General
Monday, July 21, 2014
EDITORIAL: Proposal could be key to I-69 bridges over Ohio River
Monday, July 21, 2014
Ball State study questions effectiveness of tax abatements
“The main thing in attracting new business to Indiana is not incentives...," says IEDC regional director
Monday, July 21, 2014
COMMENTARY: Expiring term heightens the urgency of one lawmaker's push for reform
Indiana is one of only five states that specifically prohibits colleges from charging in-state tuition to undocumented students or bars them from attending public college
Monday, July 21, 2014
OPINION: State taxes and a slowing economy
State income taxes are a good place to try to begin understanding state economic performance
Monday, July 21, 2014
Bumper crop? Indiana corn farmers hopeful that good weather lasts
Corn that was shoulder-high around the Fourth of July will spend the rest of the summer filling out the kernels, a process  dependent on getting ideal rainfall
Monday, July 21, 2014
Work begins on GE Aviation plant in Lafayette
Monday, July 21, 2014
OPINION: Tax simplification is no simple matter
Eye on the pie
Monday, July 21, 2014
Many freshman students not paying sticker price at Purdue University
Of the 7,602 first-year students, 47 percent received some a grant or scholarship last fall, totaling more than $32.6 million.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Rural zoning debate can be resolved, Monroe County officials say
The proposed changes reduce the number of zones in rural areas to two: farm and forest district and rural residential district
Monday, July 21, 2014
Federal Reserve: Gary has hope for future
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Disease takes out more than 1,000 ash trees in Munster
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Prepare for traffic headaches on U.S. 30 in Lake County from Dyer to Illinois
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Indiana lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Gaming study may be last chance to save Indiana casino industry
At stake is an industry generating more than $1 billion a year in taxes and fees for the state and local governments
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Enbridge has invested $250 million in its petroleum terminals
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Community impact from Indiana's sentencing reform in question
County jails may be faced with overpopulation as a result of sentencing reform
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Hobart to remove 800 diseased trees
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Local convenience stores live with Indiana's cold-beer ban
Federal judge upholds rule that only liquor stores can sell chilled beer
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Changes coming to the Hoosier health market
New entrants in the exchange mean some Hoosiers could buy cheaper plans than they have now
Sunday, July 20, 2014
EDITORIAL: State surplus comes at expense of Hoosiers' well-being
Sunday, July 20, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indiana's ethics laws in need of reform
Sunday, July 20, 2014
South Bend schools overhauls student discipline
Officials says it will lead to benefits across the board, from improved relations between staff and students to better classroom instruction and ultimately, higher graduation rates
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Baton twirling event boosts South Bend economy by $2.82 million
Saturday, July 19, 2014
$6 million apartment complex coming to Boone County
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Terre Haute's Union Health System to cut 150 jobs across system by end of 2014
5-percent staff cut follows need for $200-million reduction, CEO says
Saturday, July 19, 2014
EDITORIAL: Confrontation is the better option
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Jay County Council Council approves abatement guidelines for agricultural companies
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Hoosiers warming to parts of health care law, study finds
Females, non-whites, Democrats and insured people were more likely to have a general favorable attitude toward health care reform
Saturday, July 19, 2014
EDITORIAL: IU study a reminder of corruption's cost in Northwest Indiana
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Ball State addresses 'incapacitated sex assaults'
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Ivy Tech now a 'tech and transfer' school
The college steps up recruiting in response to the escalating cost of a four-year degree, enrollment decline
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Combined Calumet, North Central campuses to become Purdue University Northwest
Saturday, July 19, 2014
INDOT reviewing Heartland interchanges in Logansport after several crashes
Saturday, July 19, 2014
8-county Region 4 survey: 182 homeless; most under 24
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Clark County Commissioners cancel recycling program in unincorporated areas
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Winning 6-second snippet shows danger of texting while driving
Two Jasper High School graduates earn $5,000 each for college
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Housing trends: Building for boomers
Developers strive to meet housing needs of active population
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Fort Wayne Mayor Henry vetoes right-to-work ordinance; Derides plan as 'bad governing'
Saturday, July 19, 2014
New Bloomington Transit center has many improvements over existing facilities
Ridership is hitting 3.5 million annually
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Tipton County Plan Commission paves way for Functional Devices expansion
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Hancock County food-processor looks to grow as more consumers, suppliers take notice
Friday, July 18, 2014
Elkhart auto parts maker cutting corporate staff jobs
Friday, July 18, 2014
Amtrak's Hoosier State service discussed at Crawfordsville meeting
Friday, July 18, 2014
Monroe County, Bloomington's business reputation defended at chamber forum
Though smart use of economic development incentives played a role, mayor says, there’s a quality-of-life element that attract people to the area
Friday, July 18, 2014
Stone Gate Arts & Education Center getting ready to offers classed in Bedford
Lawrence County Growth Council will manage building and programs
Friday, July 18, 2014
iMAN fiber optics expanding into LaGrange County
Community foundation-owned system now has 85 miles of fiber
Friday, July 18, 2014
Miserable 2014 winter leads to drop in northeast Indiana building permits
Friday, July 18, 2014
Huntington-based ortheast Indiana Bancorp sees 2Q earnings bump
Friday, July 18, 2014
Cost of pork heading up because of virus that doesn't threaten humans
USDA recently announced approval for a vaccine
Friday, July 18, 2014
Mediation over proposed 4,800-hog CAFO continues in Steuben County
Friday, July 18, 2014
Amendments buy Anderson's Wigwam more time from the wrecking ball
Friday, July 18, 2014
New downtown Indianapolis concert venue to seat 15,000 outdoor by 2018
The amphitheater will share the 102-acre GM site with a proposed Marion County criminal justice complex
Thursday, July 17, 2014
EDITORIAL: What do business tax breaks do?
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Inventory, prices down, sales up in Madison County monthly housing report
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Proposed concentrated animal feeding rules unveiled for Jackson County
Would require proposed CAFOs to be located at least a mile away from municipalities and unincorporated towns
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Demolition under way in remodel of ISU's historic Normal Hall
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Boonville receives $250,000 in grants to demolish three buildings on town square
Once the buildings are down, the property will become a green space
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Tropicana Evansville outperformed gambling competitors in June 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Whitestown to have commuter bus service into adjacent counties by the end 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Lebanon Area Boys and Girls Club cuts hours, staff
Thursday, July 17, 2014
EDITORIAL: Efforts to minimize Indiana schools chief a slap at voters
Thursday, July 17, 2014
I&M officials say 'unlikely' scenario led to downtown South Bend electrical outage
Underground fire costs local retailers nearly $3 million of lost business, utility officials say
Thursday, July 17, 2014
RV industry's shortage of about 2,000 drivers is lessening, officials say
4 percent pay boost called key in reducing problem
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Post Office hours to be reduced in Merom, Graysville in Sullivan County
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Vincennes to consider sponsorships, rather than ads on city vehicles
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Pollinators on the decline in Indiana and the United States
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Recovery from November 2013 tornado still ongoing in Daviess County
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Downtown Madison alley design ideas unveiled
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
$1.6 million grant to help upgrade rail tracks in Madison
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Ivy Tech renovates space in downtown Kokomo
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
I-69 advocates propose cheaper Ohio River bridge, approaches
Plan would cut costs nearly in half to $800 million
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Year after federal lawsuit, Vigo County Jail overcrowding problem persists
Has spent nearly $80,000 to house inmates elsewhere
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Oil, but not enough to drill for on Saint Mary-of-the-Woods property
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Porter County cumulative capital development fund tax rate increased
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Tate & Lyle investing $90 million in Lafayette plants
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Developer reveals plans for long-unused parcels at Marsh plaza in Greenfield
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Hancock County group aims to make 'incremental improvements' in fighting hunger
Equally important as addressing the need for food is meeting the need for local groups to come together to collaborate and come up with strategies, summit organizers say
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
INDOT lawsuit challenges Monroe County noise ordinance over I-69 night construction
Argues in its lawsuit that the revised ordinance throws I-69 construction, already behind schedule, off its timetable even more
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Future cast for former Dalton Foundry site in Kendallville
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Madison County women's work-release center to open before 2015
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
High tech in downtown Muncie?
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Albany plans annexation to lure fish park
Town is taking over a Delaware County initiative
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Baked goods manufacturer expanding into Boone County, creating 219 jobs by 2017
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Grissom runway reopens Wednesday after repaving completed
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indiana should meet all obligations related to tobacco funds
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
South Bend council gives East Bank project the green light
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Two South Bend companies to collaborate
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
South Bend council rejects ban on smoking for bars and taverns
“We have an awful hard time playing in clubs; it’s killing us,” local musician says about playing where smoking allowed
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Northeast schools leave old property to prospective Sullivan County charter group
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Southern Indiana Development Commission looks to move Brownfield projects ahead
May be more than 100 in five-county area
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Downtown Evansville convention hotel project facing more delays
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Planners approve Parkview Warsaw development plan
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Jackson County center offers lifelong learning opportunities
Recently began offering nontraditional classes, including one that might have drawn interest from people 150 years ago
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
EDITORIAL: Legal marriages should be honored
Gov. Pence declaration creates ‘State of Limbo’
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Bayh pushes talk of potential Indianapolis mayoral run for Joe Hogsett
Few political pundits in Indiana were surprised by federal prosecutor's pending resignation
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Lafayette School Corp. board accepts firearms proposal banning most guns
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Huntington Aluminum looks to expand and asks for tax incentives
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Abatements continue for four Crawfordsville companies
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Retiring state biologist credited with restoring Indiana's bald eagle population
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Frankton to get wireless access
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
State ends budget year with surplus, despite revenue drop
Monday, July 14, 2014
Health care settings accommodate obese population
That means sturdier waiting room chairs, wider wheelchairs and floor-mounted toilet bowls
Monday, July 14, 2014
Towns can apply for cultural district certification
Monday, July 14, 2014
Terre Haute's century-old 12 Points Hotel building to go up for auction
Monday, July 14, 2014
COMMENTARY: Road to funding Indiana highways jammed
Governor’s panel calls for broad interstate changes, replacement for crumbling revenue streams
Monday, July 14, 2014
OPINION: Indiana gets a small business ranking
Complaints about high taxes might simply mean that local government isn't delivering sufficient quality for the cost of government
Monday, July 14, 2014
EDITORIAL: Infighting suggests need for one Indiana school chief
Monday, July 14, 2014
EDITORIAL: Interstate-69 bridge gets glowing support in blue ribbon report
Monday, July 14, 2014
Late night with zebras, monkeys and giraffes at Evansville zoo
Roughly 60 percent of people coming through the turnstiles are from outside Vanderburgh County
Monday, July 14, 2014
Federal prosecutor Joseph Hogsett resigning from post effective July 31
Monday, July 14, 2014
Miami County fights exodus of young adults between 25 and 44 years of age
Peru Mayor Jim Walker says retaining them is “one of our highest priorities”
Monday, July 14, 2014
South Shore trains sidelined from South Bend to Michigan City
Monday, July 14, 2014
South Bend International announces nonstop flight to New York/Newark
Monday, July 14, 2014
Indiana Smoke Free Air Law enacted two years ago has made air cleaner for many
Smoking still allowed in bars, taverns, tobacco retails shops, cigar bars, hookah bars, state-licensed gaming facilities, licensed horse track facilities and membership clubs
Monday, July 14, 2014
OPINION: Private sector option for safer streets
Eye on the pie
Monday, July 14, 2014
Trine University touts record enrollment
Sunday, July 13, 2014
CDC to help fund Northeast Indiana Small Business Development Center
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Change, change, change for three Fort Wayne shopping centers
Sunday, July 13, 2014
New look, new tenants at University Park Mall in South Bend
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Indiana's broken mental health system taxes Howard County jail
With budget cuts and dwindling mental-health services, jail has become the largest mental-health facility in north central Indiana
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Blue ribbon transportation commission asks Indiana Legislature to raise taxes
No money to pay for upgrading state's aging roads and bridges
Sunday, July 13, 2014
RR Donnelley announces Warsaw investment, requests tax abatement
Sunday, July 13, 2014
EDITORIAL: Dysfunctional relationship with schools chief doesn't bode well for potential Pence presidency
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Culver Elkay plant to add 100 new jobs
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Mooresville family still battling to clear meth from house, return home
The typical home inspection does not include a test for methamphetamine
Sunday, July 13, 2014
EDITORIAL: Gaping loopholes in state ethics rules
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Local muralist Zach Medler wants to give downtown Lafayette a new, urban look
Supporters call it street art; critics call it vandalism.
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Law intended to provide criminals a fresh start draws mixed reviews
Sex crimes, crimes involving serious injury or death and those committed by public officials are not eligible for expungement
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Examining annexation's fiscal impact on Lapel in town takes in 5,275 acres
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Anderson adds 103 jobs in second quarter of 2014
City developing internship, scholarship program
Sunday, July 13, 2014
COMMENTARY: Wigwam fate has long-range implications for city of Anderson's perception
Sunday, July 13, 2014
EDITORIAL: Sen. Banks walks the walk
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Steel dumpers could face tariffs as high as 118 percent
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Indiana's probation standards revised for first time since 2001
“The whole goal is rehabilitation to prevent future crime..."
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Elkhart County in running for preschool funding
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Jarden's move takes 100 jobs from Daleville to Fishers
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Lafayette's Foam City owner gives up: 'No one cares'
Saturday, July 12, 2014
The dairy days: Dubois County seeing ties to agriculture disappear
"People are realizing it’s a lot easier to just sell corn instead of trying to raise dairy cows"
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Monroe County Commissioners OK regulation of adult-oriented businesses
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Indiana's director of homeland security sees unmanned systems' potential
Friday, July 11, 2014
State official threatens prosecution of Terre Haute leaders who talk about audit
Friday, July 11, 2014
Terre Haute mayor: City will not file bankruptcy
City Council mulls over finances
Friday, July 11, 2014
Feds relent: Military to restore equipment program for fire departments
Friday, July 11, 2014
Biz Expo speaker invites people to be part of Downtown Evansville's 'vibrant' future
Friday, July 11, 2014
Ethics panel approves safeguards as top INDOT official seeks job with contractor
State ethics rules require a one-year “cooling-off” period before state employees can take a job with a company whose contracts they administered or negotiated while employed by the state
Friday, July 11, 2014
Neighbors mobilizing against proposed Walmart in Northern Vanderburgh County
The development would include a gas station and four outlots of the type commonly used by other businesses, such as restaurants and banks, not attached to the primary business
Friday, July 11, 2014
Alliance Barrier Films officially marks first jobs along I-69 in Daviess County
Plans announced for new 40,000-square-foot shell building, rail spur
Friday, July 11, 2014
Red Skelton Museum's Phase II set to open later this month
Friday, July 11, 2014
Freelandville gets governmental support for for new sewage treatment center
Friday, July 11, 2014
South Bend's 1,000 houses initiative marks halfway point
126 houses have been repaired, 142 demolished
Friday, July 11, 2014
Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann trip pushes Indiana to the world
Pence will embark on his third foreign mission, this one to the United Kingdom
Friday, July 11, 2014
Program that started in 2010 has sparked many Greenfield beautification projects
Friday, July 11, 2014
Anderson City Council gives dispatch center initial OK
Friday, July 11, 2014
80-year-old LaPorte foundry has poured its last casting
Friday, July 11, 2014
Detour ahead: Commission turns in 'wish list' for future Indiana road, bridge work
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Sugar Creek Packaging expansion in Wayne County delays opening until 2015
Thursday, July 10, 2014
State transportation panel ranks I-69 bridge over Ohio River as high-priority project
State faces funding crisis because of falling Indiana gasoline taxes as cars become more efficient
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Battle over tourism going on in Jennings County
Chamber proposes merger, Visitors Commission disagrees
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Is South Bend council broken or focused?
Depends upon which group is talking
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Huntingburg's Stellar Communities pitch goes off without a hitch
Competing with Decatur, Marion, Mount Vernon, Nashville and Wabash
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Legal experts: Pence decision complicates status of recent same-sex marriages
“Those marriages just didn’t evaporate because a stay went into effect; they haven’t been nullified,” IU law professor says
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Bedford's downtown facade project progresses
Thursday, July 10, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indiana should tighten motorized scooter laws
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Anderson schools gets state grant to expand innovative technical education programs
Money will be used to create advanced manufacturing design lab
Thursday, July 10, 2014
White Reach: Jeffersonville Gateway development to proceed
Developer to draft new plans for hotel, restaurant project
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Initiative to inspire will put Girls on the Run in Dubois County
When the program begins next spring, the participants will gather twice per week in the afternoons to discuss gossip, body image and self worth with their peers
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Indiana Farm Bureau presses for immigration legislation
Says immigrants account for 80 percent of the people hired to work for American farms
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Teen pregnancy, birth rates continues to fall in Indiana, study shows
Since 1991, the national teen birth rate fell by 57 percent, while Indiana’s rate declined 45 percent
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Work release to hire 5 people with $120,000 funding from Steuben County
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Busche to add 21 jobs in Albion, gets tax abatement on $5 million of equipment
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Anderson's Wigwam deal falls apart
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indiana needs rules governing vanity plates
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Gibson County Fairgrounds to see $8.6 in improvements over next four years
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Sparks fly between Ritz, Pence over resolution before State Board of Education
At stake is control over a slice of the more than $200 million in federal “Title I” dollars the state receives each year
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
EDITORIAL: Forgive us our debts
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Toray Resin earns tax break from Shelbyville
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Mishawaka Commission approves 78-unit Barak apartment plan
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
600 postal jobs available in Greater Indiana District
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
$38 million solar panel project by I&M could power up to 2,500 homes annually
Facilities are tentatively planned in the Muncie-Marion area, South Bend area and Michigan, but have yet to be finalized
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Most Ball State freshmen don't pay full price
Federal data show a sticker price of $21,490 but an average net price much less
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
EDITORIAL: Look for ways to make police, cities safer
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
NWI casinos experience more declines in revenue for June 2014
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Former governor Evan Bayh weighs decision to run again
He left the governor's office in 1997 with an 80 percent approval rate
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Boone County, Jamestown in partnership to lure auto parts maker
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Ivy Tech in Princeton gets $600,000 pledge to help build 'mechatronics' lab
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Vincennes University program aims to keep Indiana plants manufacturing
Students in school's advanced manufacturing technology program can earn as much as $30,000
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Indiana Michigan Power plans to go solar with $38 million project
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
New IU office works to improve four- and six-year graduation rates
A major element of the initiative is the new — and required for students — degree maps
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
DeKalb County Council increases two taxes
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Environmental group working on alternative plan for proposed Mounds Lake Reservoir
Hoosier Environmental Council opposes dam
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
OPINION: Religious witness and public policy
Monday, July 7, 2014
Indiana implements new crowdfunding rules
Allows Indiana entrepreneurs to raise up to $2 million and Indiana investors to invest up to $5,000 per opportunity
Monday, July 7, 2014
OPINION: U.S. Supreme Court rulings uphold freedom
Some issues should stay as matters of individual conscience, not public policy
Monday, July 7, 2014
U.S. Attorney defends cutting time for those who cooperate
Monday, July 7, 2014
Historic Valparaiso train depot on the move
Monday, July 7, 2014
Ball State University trains elite math, science teachers
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows will be assigned to high-need schools
Monday, July 7, 2014






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