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Indiana's renewable fuel industry leaders says possible changes from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could damage the state's economy. Indiana Ethanol Producers Association Spokesman Tim Phelps says the EPA is considering among others things, possible cuts in the amount...
The Indiana Institute for Working Families says the latest state jobless numbers aren't what they're cracked up to be. Institute Spokesman Derek Thomas says unemployment has dropped to 5.4% in Indiana because so many Hoosiers have left the labor force. He says more than 18,000...
An Indiana political science expert says the economy is likely to remain the big issue in the current presidential race. Although the presidential election remains about 18 months away, UIndy Political Science Professor Dr. Laura Merrifield Albright says "economic voting" is...
A state ban on poultry shows will mean a different look for this year's state fair. Indiana is the 11th state to ban poultry exhibitions because of an outbreak of bird flu which has killed 40-million birds nationwide. State Fair spokeswoman Lesley Gordon says the poultry barn...
A SWAT team was called to a home on the city's near-north side Thursday after a man was said to be locked inside the home in a domestic dispute with his girlfriend. Indianapolis Metro Police SWAT officers blocked off the 2200 block of North Capital Street after receiving a 911...
Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana) (WIBC.com file photo) Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly says the Senate can't afford to miss a Sunday deadline to reauthorize government surveillance programs. Donnelly and Florida's Bill Nelson were the only Democrats to support a two-month extension...
The price of bourbon and other hard liquor could go down sharply under a bill introduced by an Indiana congressman. Distilled spirits are subject to a $13.50 a gallon tax. Ninth District Republican Todd Young says his district is home to several small distillers, and says they'...
The Indiana Toll Road has officially changed hands. IFM Investors announced on Wednesday that the plan to purchase ITR Concessions Company, LLC is complete. ITR operates the Toll Road and had applied for bankruptcy in September. IFM says they will make about $260 million in...
Indiana continues to produce entrepreneurs. The U.S. Small Business Administration says entrepreneurial ranks climb each year in the Hoosier State. Indiana has more than 493,000 small businesses and ranks 21st in the nation for entrepreneurs. USSBA Indiana District Director...