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Indiana October Unemployment Unchanged

INDIANAPOLIS  – Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.5 percent for October and remains lower than the national rate of 3.7 percent. Except for one month when it was equal (October 2014), Indiana’s unemployment rate now has been

Final Jail Forum Held

VIGO COUNTY, Ind.  – A final public forum on results of a Vigo County jail study was held Thursday night. Vigo County Commissioners and the public are considering some final recommendations. The forum focused less on the

Rose-Hulman Names New Leader

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.  – The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Board of Trustees, voted unanimously Thursday to name Robert A. Coons as the institute’s 16th president, effective immediately. Coons, who has been serving as acting president since the

LeapFrog Hospital Grades Released

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.  – On Wednesday, fall hospital grades were released across the country by the LeapFrog Group. The company compiles data from Medicare to create the grades which are based on patient safety and other hospital

McAlister’s Coming To Terre Haute

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Terre Haute has recently lost two chain restaurants. Chili’s and Fuddruckers have both recently closed. No word yet on what might happen to the Chili’s location but the former Fuddruckers will be turned

Sears Struggles To Save Itself

UNDATED – Sears has a little more breathing room to turn its sinking ship around. A bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved Sears’ plan to auction off about 500 stores. The auction is central to the company’s mission

Indiana Sues Drug Company Over Opioid Epidemic

INDIANAPOLIS  — The state of Indiana is suing the maker of the painkiller OxyContin, alleging that its actions played a role in fueling the state’s opioid epidemic. The Marion County suit says Purdue Pharma violated Indiana’s Deceptive