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Subaru of Indiana Automotive announced a major, multi-million dollar expansion today. Governor Mike Pence joined Subaru executives for the announcement in Lafayette. Subaru says it's investing $140.2 million to boost production by about 100,000 units a year. They say the move...
As Republicans and Democrats argue about the state of Indiana's roads and bridges, a nonpartisan report card supplies ammo to both sides. The American Society of Civil Engineers issues a 50-state report card every four years. The last one showed one in six major roads in Indiana...
Nosey the elephant (image courtesy of PETA) There will be no elephant rides at an east Indiana festival this year. The Richmond Palladium-Item reports that the Fountain City Lions Club canceled the planned appearance of "Nosey the Amazing Elephant", a 33-year-old pachyderm who...
Indiana’s seasonally-adjusted jobless rate continues to fall. Unemployment in August dropped slightly by one-tenth of one percent. It now stands at 4.6%. Department of Workforce Development Spokesman Joe Frank says that's what they consider "full employment" in the state. Frank...
Duke Energy has reached a settlement with big industrial customers of a proposed rate hike to cover costs at the Edwardsport coal gasification plant. The deal would increase the typical residential bill by $1.96 a month -- a little more than half what Duke had sought for repairs...
Police in Anderson are looking for an AR-15 rifle and ammunition stolen from an uncover police vehicle. Police executed a search warrant at a house Wednesday. Two people were found and arrested during the search. Police also found marijuana in various places around the house, 40...
What one Indianapolis doctor calls "the biggest thing ever to hit health care" will take effect in two weeks -- and patients won't even notice. The government is nearly quintupling the number of ID codes used for submitting medical procedures to insurance, from 14,000 to nearly...
Citizens Energy's request for a rate hike to repair century-old water lines in Indianapolis could be the first of many around the state. Utility Consumer Counselor Dave Stippler, the state's official consumer advocate in rate proceedings, says the Environmental Protection Agency...
Two Indiana economists are weighing in on the Federal Reserve's decision today. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced they're holding interest rates steady at nearly 0%. This comes despite heavy speculation the Fed would raise rates. UIndy's Dr. Matt Will says he's...