Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Poll: ‘Medicare-for-all’ support varies with details

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — “Medicare-for-all” makes a good first impression, but support plunges when people are asked if they’d pay higher taxes or...

First Bank of Berne donates to Parks Department

Text First Bank of Berne recently donated $1,500 to the Bluffton Parks Department Health and Wellness program. Erica Bennett, First Bank of Berne’s Bluffton...

Shutdown votes set up political test for Senate

By ALAN FRAM and ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal...

Working your working capital

By BRADLEY ZWILLING, BRANDY BIROS and DWIGHT RAAB University of Illinois If it isn’t already on your New Years’ Resolution list, improving your financial reporting and...

Regulators sign off on Indiana dairy farm

LAKE VILLAGE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana regulators have granted a key permit for an organic dairy farm that could become home to more than...

Gun industry has concerns at annual event

By LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press When gunmakers and dealers gather this week in Las Vegas for the industry’s largest annual conference, they will be grappling...

Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn’t sway Democrats

By JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than...

Shutdown affecting the booze business in Indiana

Wineries, breweries, distilleries affected by federal shutdown; can’t renew permits or gain approval for new recipes and label By EMILY ERNSBERGER (Bloomington) Herald-Times During the federal government...

$11M in U.S. grants going to 19 rural  Indiana communities

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nearly $11 million in federal grant money is going to 19 rural communities around Indiana for local development projects. The Indiana Office...

State’s December jobless rate remains steady at 3.6 percent

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s unemployment rate remained steady in December from November. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said Friday the rate was 3.6 percent. The...