Thursday, March 21, 2019

Stocks climb, putting S&P 500 on track for 4th weekly gain

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Technology and health care companies led U.S. stocks higher Friday, giving the benchmark S&P 500 its fourth straight...

Northeast Indiana home building continues momentum in 2018

By LINDA LIPP Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly The number of new homes permitted in a six-county region of northeast Indiana in the first three-quarters of...

State budget money tight for 2019

By BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Statehouse leaders say they want to increase funding for Indiana’s embattled child welfare agency and find a...

Court: Pipeline work can continue

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A company may resume construction of a crude oil pipeline in a Louisiana swamp, a project that...

Lawyer says Michigan State University hampered probe of its Nassar dealings

By JEFF KAROUB Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — An independent special counsel on Friday accused Michigan State University of stonewalling his investigation into the school’s handling...

Report: Sports betting in Indiana would pay off big

Indiana Gaming Commission says state would reap $466 million annually in taxes; most of the betting would be done electronically By Scott L. Miley CNHI Indiana...

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...

After lower open, US stocks bounce back after Monday plunge

By MARLEY JAY AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are reversing course Tuesday morning after sharp losses in the first few minutes of...

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...

AP analysis: ’Obamacare’ shapes opioid grant spending

By CARLA K. JOHNSON and NICKY FORSTER Associated Press With Republicans and Democrats joining forces again in a bipartisan effort to target the U.S. opioid crisis,...