State / National Business

State / National Business

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...

Splurging not an option for those scraping by

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — At the brightly lit mall, clothing stores highlight holiday sweaters and big signs tout the sales,...

GM plans temporary shutdowns at 5 plants

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will temporarily close five factories next month as it tries to reduce a growing inventory of cars on dealer...

Vectren plan would retire coal plants

By John Martin Evansville Courier & Press Vectren Corp. officials said Tuesday they anticipate a more diverse energy production portfolio in the future, relying less on coal...

ISP honors Maller for 30 years of service

Master Trooper Jan Maller of the Indiana State Police, originally from Wells County, was recently recognized for 30 years of service to the ISP. Maller...

Carrier union chief says he’s willing to work with Trump

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana union leader who’s been slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter says he’s willing to work with the president-elect and...

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...

Court blocks overtime expansion pay rule

By MICHELLE RINDELS Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal court on Tuesday blocked the start of a rule that would have made an estimated...

American stocks rise to fresh records Friday

By BERNARD CONDON AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks hit fresh records in a shortened trading session Friday as investors continued to bet on...

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...