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Sears staves off liquidation; stores will stay open

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears will live on— at least for now. The company’s chairman and largest shareholder, Eddie Lampert, won a bankruptcy auction...

Economists: Shutdown is drag on economy

By LISA MASCARO, CATHERINE LUCEY and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With shutdown negotiations deadlocked, the White House planned further meetings with rank-and-file lawmakers...

Trump hails wetland rules rollback for farmers, but they won’t benefit the most

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pointed to farmers Monday as winners from the administration’s proposed rollback of federal protections for...

Farmer confidence drops in December

By KAMI GOODWIN Purdue University WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. and CHICAGO – There was a modest drop in agricultural producer sentiment in December as farmers’ perception of...

Former missile command center will become a brewery

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A new brewery is set to launch in a Cold War-era missile command center near Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Grist House...

Consumer price index down 0.1%

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer prices slipped 0.1 percent last month, pulled down by sharply lower gas prices and cheaper air...

Governor proposes small funding boost for Indiana schools

By TOM DAVIES Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is proposing a modest increase in school funding that is unlikely to provide much...

Wineries suffer due to government shutdown

PERU, Ind. (AP) — Breweries, wineries and distilleries in Indiana and Michigan are experiencing delays — and taking a financial hit — because some...

Fiat Chrysler to pay around $650M in emissions cheating case

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and TOM KRISHER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiat Chrysler will pay more than $650 million to settle allegations that it cheated on emissions...

Optimism carries the day as U.S.-China trade talks end

By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Three days of U.S.-Chinese talks aimed at ending a costly tariff battle wrapped up Wednesday in an...