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Legislature studies hemp’s possibilities for Hoosier farmers

By DARRELL SMITH Connersville News-Examiner Hemp, a plant related to marijuana, is in demand for the fibers it produces that can be used in automobiles and...

Small businesses not keeping with larger companies in hiring

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — While job growth in the U.S. has been steady over the past year, the gains...

Social Security checks for 2019 increases as inflation rises

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2.8 percent increase in benefits...

U.S. job openings dip but still exceed number of unemployed

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of jobs posted by U.S. employers declined slightly in September but still exceeded the number of...

U.S. trade gap widens in October

By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Record imports in October drove the U.S. trade deficit to the highest level in a decade. The...

Twins from Lafayette get noticed for their game design excellence

By Emma Ea Ambrose (Lafayette) Journal and Courier LAFAYETTE — Adam and Brady Sadler have a lot in common. The fact that they’re identical twins is...

Trump again gripes about ‘STUPID TRADE’ with China

By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday complained yet again about “STUPID TRADE” with China, doing little to calm investors...

Details still in works for I-69 Section 6; construction to start in 2019

By MICHAEL RESCHKE (Bloomington) Herald-Times Construction on Interstate 69 Section 6 is expected to start in 2019 and continue until 2027, but funding has only been allocated...

Jobs boom favors Democratic counties, not Trump strongholds

By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer MONACA, Pennsylvania (AP) — The United States is on pace to add about 2.6 million jobs this year under President...

Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm

By MICHAEL BIESECKER and ALAN SUDERMAN< Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in...