Industrial upturn? Northwest Indiana workers secure raises

MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Steel, oil refinery and auto parts workers in northwestern Indiana are getting their first pay raises in years,...

AP analysis: ’Obamacare’ shapes opioid grant spending

By CARLA K. JOHNSON and NICKY FORSTER Associated Press With Republicans and Democrats joining forces again in a bipartisan effort to target the U.S. opioid crisis,...

River Terrace honored with April member of the month recognition

The Wells County Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors recognized River Terrace Retirement Community, located at 400 Caylor Blvd in Bluffton, as...

GM union workers approve new contract

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — General Motors workers voted 57.2 percent...

Medical-waste company fined

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A medical waste disposal company faces a $26,000 fine after Indiana regulators cited it for violating 14 serious safety conditions. An Indiana...

U.S. stocks rebound as traders return from Christmas holiday

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Wednesday, recovering some of their losses from a steep drop ahead of...

New surgeon joins BRMC

Dr. Robert Bleza has joined Lutheran Health Physicians and will have an office in the fourth floor of the Bluffton Regional Medical...

It’s certainly a different look

The peculiar-looking building with a sloped ...

ACA premium hikes slow down

By MEGHAN HOYER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest premium increases...

U.S. economy surges to 4.1% growth rate in Q2

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy surged in the April-June quarter to an annual growth rate of 4.1 percent. That’s...