State / National Business

State / National Business

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...

Tree farms in Indiana help families round out the Christmas season

By LISA TRIGG,  Terre Haute Tribune-Star “Timber!” is not a warning shout usually heard when a Christmas tree is cut, but it’s what Landon Crawn yelled...

Monthly record set for mergers, acquisitions

By The Associated Press U.S. companies are cutting merger deals at a record pace even though antitrust regulators have moved to oppose several recent high-profile...

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...

Cummins gets $4.5M grant

By JULIE McCLURE (Columbus) The Republic Cummins Inc. has received a $4.5 million U.S. Department of Energy grant to develop a Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid...

RV industry sees increasing numbers

By BEN QUIGGLE Elkhart Truth ELKHART — The recreational vehicle industry continues to see shipments climb in 2016, surpassing numbers from nearly four decades ago. More than 40,000 RV...

Navy, Duke to work on solar park

CRANE, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Navy is partnering with Duke Energy on a project to build a 145-acre solar park at the Crane...

Regional Opportunities Council supports the expansion of state-funded pre-K education

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – At its final meeting of the year, the Regional Opportunities Council (ROC), the investor board of the Northeast Indiana Regional...

Area’s middle class takes a hit

By DOUG LEDUC Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly Fort Wayne’s metropolitan statistical area was among 10 in the nation to see the greatest loss in economic status...

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...