Saturday, February 16, 2019

Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn’t sway Democrats

By JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than...

Shutdown affecting the booze business in Indiana

Wineries, breweries, distilleries affected by federal shutdown; can’t renew permits or gain approval for new recipes and label By EMILY ERNSBERGER (Bloomington) Herald-Times During the federal government...

$11M in U.S. grants going to 19 rural  Indiana communities

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nearly $11 million in federal grant money is going to 19 rural communities around Indiana for local development projects. The Indiana Office...

State’s December jobless rate remains steady at 3.6 percent

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s unemployment rate remained steady in December from November. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said Friday the rate was 3.6 percent. The...

Holcomb supports a pay boost for Indiana’s teachers

By TOM DAVIES Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is looking to dip slightly into the state’s reserves for more money toward a...

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...