State / National Business

State / National Business

Ind. 37 picked for final I-69 leg

By BRYAN AULT (Martinsville) Reporter-Times WAVERLY — The Indiana Department of Transportation announced this week that Ind. 37 has been selected as the preferred route...

U.S. economy adds more jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers shrugged off signs of weak growth and extended their long stretch of steady hiring in March, adding 215,000 jobs. The...

Korean steel firm may locate in Indiana

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A Korea-based steel producer is considering the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville for a new wire rod processing center. POSCO is seeking approval...

Sanders campaign opens Indiana office

By MAUREEN HAYDEN CNHI Statehouse Bureau Chief INDIANAPOLIS – Union steelworker Pam Presley was so sure that she would support Hillary Clinton for president, she...

Minimum wage hike gains traction

By JENNIFER PELTZ and DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — California and New York —where almost 1 in 5 Americans live — are on...

Pokemon game lures helpers for players 

By EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Too busy with your real life to play the hit augmented reality game “Pokemon Go”? For a...

Indexes inch higher as oil prices jump, but retailers skid

By MARLEY JAY AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A surge in the price of oil sent energy companies higher on Friday, but U.S. stocks...

Stocks slump as traders fear higher interest rates

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Investor jitters over the possibility the Federal Reserve is ready to raise interest rates this year roiled Wall Street Friday,...

Warsaw’s Zimmer buys competitor for about $1B

South Bend Tribune WARSAW — Zimmer Biomet announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement to acquire fellow medical device maker LDR Holding for about...

Are shoppers ready to think about holidays?

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The uncertainty surrounding who will be the next U.S. president is over. But with people still...