Legal marijuana industry had banner year in 2018

By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market...

Business journal predicts growth of 3.2% in Indiana’s economy in 2019

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A publication tied to Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business forecasts the state’s economy will expand in 2019 by a...

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...

Wine retailer seeks to sell across state lines

CHICAGO (AP) — An Indiana wine retailer hopes to overturn a Prohibition-era Illinois law and gain the right to sell and ship wines across...

‘Aquaman’ top weekend film

The Associated Press Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at international theaters (excluding the U.S. and Canada), according to Comscore: 1. “Aquaman,” $67.4 million ($91.3...

Legal hemp still has restrictions

By BRIAN WALLHEIMER Purdue University WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The new Farm Bill’s legalization of hemp as an agricultural crop may have some farmers eager to...

Conference focuses on tweaking farm profitability

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.– The Purdue Top Farmer conference, a management program for farmers that features faculty and staff experts from Purdue’s Center for Commercial...

Illinois prof’s new book explores history of the Farm Bill

By STEPHANIE HENRY University of Illinois URBANA, Ill. – Just as a new farm bill sailed its way through the U.S. Senate and House last week,...

Lawsuit teases new details against OxyContin maker

By The Associated Press An updated complaint in Massachusetts’ lawsuit against Purdue Pharma claims members of the family that owns the OxyContin maker are personally...

$500 to food pack program

The Bluffton Elks Lodge #796 recently presented a $500 donation to the Feeding Tomorrow’s Future Today – weekend food packs for hungry children in...