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The first piece of a tax simplification push in next year's legislature may center on local income taxes. Indiana offers counties nearly 20 different versions of a local income tax. Most of those taxes can only be used for specific purposes, such as economic development or jail...
Nationwide gas prices in September were at their lowest level since 2010. So says AAA's latest report. The monthly nationwide average was $3.39 a gallon. AAA says that's 13 cents less than September 2013 and 44 cents less than September 2012. Overall, gas prices have fallen 35...
Steve Baker (at podium) of the Federal Trade Commission, with Attorney General Greg Zoeller (right) (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) The Attorney General wants to ask construction contractors to voluntarily register with the state, as part of a series of consumer protection...
A man and woman are facing four felony charges of neglect of a dependent after young children were found living in a home with no heat, running water, food or sufficient bathroom facilities. Prosecutors in Henry County said Vincent Carl Zanghi, 36, and his wife, Sheena Zanghi,...
(WIBC.com photo: The White House) President Obama visits a Gibson County steel mill Friday, in his first Indiana visit in three years. Obama will visit Millennium Steel in Princeton as part of Manufacturing Day, a nationwide showcase created by industry leaders a few years ago...
Arnita Wilson (photo courtesy IMPD) Police arrested an Indianapolis mother Monday afternoon after her three-year-old child shot himself in the hand inside their east side home. Officers were called to the 9000 block of East 39th Place shortly after 3:00 and found the child with...
The Chinese government can give concessions to pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong without endangering it's position on mainland China. That's according to an Indiana-based expert on China. Dr. Scott Kennedy is director of the Research Center for Chinese Politics and Business...
(image courtesy of Purdue Agriculture) Just in time for fall, Indiana's pumpkin crop is a good one this year according to an expert from Purdue. "The good news for everyone is that there will be plenty of pumpkins," said Dan Egel (EE-guhl), a plant pathologist with the Southwest...
A Purdue University retail analyst says the rise of the millennial population and increasing demand for fitness and healthy foods are behind the latest supermarket wars. In recent years, Indiana has seen an influx of new supermarket chains that include Whole Foods, Fresh Market...