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U.S. hiring surge pulls in flood of new workers

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, amid rising business confidence lifted...

Stocks up slightly at end of week

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly higher Friday afternoon as strong sales from Deere help industrial companies and a dip in bond...

Air France cancels flights amid strike over pay

Associated Press PARIS (AP) — French airline Air France says a quarter of its flights have been cancelled due to a day-long strike over pay. The...

Spider-Link: IU technology to help assess hurricane damage

By Michael Reschke (Bloomington) Herald-Times A Bloomington firefighter will use a device developed at Indiana University to help with Hurricane Florence damage assessment. The device, called Spider-Link, will...

’Infinity War’ opens with record $250M

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A whole lot of superheroes added up to a whole lot of ticket sales. The superhero...

ACA premium hikes slow down

By MEGHAN HOYER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest premium increases...

State gets $54M for housing, development, aid to people

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two Indiana agencies say they’ve received more than $54 million for housing, community and economic development and aid to low and...

Red Lobster’s plan: Kitchen upgrades, small-plate dishes

By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — What’s on the menu for Red Lobster’s future? Delivery, online ordering and snack-friendly dishes, such as...

Tech and health care firms drive more gains for US stocks

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer A broad rally drove U.S. stocks solidly higher Thursday for the second day in a row, extending the market’s gains...

Purdue ends relationship with Papa John’s founder

Purdue dumps Schnatter after slur, will return $8 million and strip his name from economic center named for him; BSU will keep name and...