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Dec. 18 opening date set for Jeffersonville's east-end crossing
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Rail projects seen as transformational for Northwest Indiana region
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Norfolk Southern says count us out on Chicago rail bypass
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Cigarette tax hike could have clearer path in Indiana without Pence
Coalition says it could get lawmakers to double tax or more
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
OPINION: How to fix our cities and towns
Eye on the pie
Monday, December 5, 2016
EDITORIAL: It's time to raise Indiana's cigarette tax
Monday, December 5, 2016
New trailhead dedicated at Wabashiki Fish & Wildlife Area
Saturday, December 3, 2016
South Bend school bus incident prompts change in policy
5-year-old was left alone on a school bus for more than seven hours in 30-and40-degree temperatures
Friday, December 2, 2016
Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor welcomes 200th ship of year
Friday, December 2, 2016
Great Lakes Basin asks feds to suspend environmental portion of rail study
But GLBT doesn't expect that to delay the 160-mile proposed line around Chicago
Friday, December 2, 2016
IU trustees approve plan for new parking garage with 675 spaces
Friday, December 2, 2016
Great Lakes Basin explains key parts of $8 billion rail plan around Chicago
Says end-to-end travel time along 260-mile route would be a maximum of 12 hours
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Uber coming to Evansville in 2017
Thursday, December 1, 2016
EDITORIAL: Indiana legislators hear call for higher fuel tax
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Officials: Camden recycling project to bring up to 256 jobs to Carroll County
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Unit restart at BP Whiting Refinery could lower gasoline prices
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Indiana lawmakers divided on which taxes to increase for highway maintenance
Using an increase in the cigarette tax for the roads is diverting funds from health programs, says Senate's top Democrat
Monday, November 28, 2016
Two major Western Indiana road projects almost complete in Vigo and Clay counties
Sunday, November 27, 2016
New and expanded manufacturing, health centers land in Shelby County
“They have the right spirit and they appear to be going pretty much in the same direction," says BSU director of economic development policy

Sunday, November 27, 2016
EDITORIAL: Time to bite the bullet on long-term road funding plan
Friday, November 25, 2016
Evansville creating another special Downtown tax district
Creating an entertainment district one of four major ideas
Friday, November 25, 2016
Food and Beverage Tax in Elkhart County? Not likely anytime soon
Even though Goshen mayor says city looks to lose an estimated $5.3 million in property tax revenue in 2017 due to property tax caps.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Goals for NewPorte Landing discussed at joint meeting
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Gasoline, cigarette tax hikes on table again as lawmakers weigh road-funding options
“We aren’t really excited about it in the Senate Republican caucus...," says Senate Pro Tem David Long of possible tax increases
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Legislative leaders says they are not keen on total Indiana abortion ban
“We are always going to disagree about issues like abortion, marriage and perhaps even a hate crimes law,” House leader says
Monday, November 21, 2016
Top Indiana lawmakers eyeing tax increases to fund road construction
Bosma says state needs to raise between $1 billion and $1.5 billion a year for foreseeable future to maintain its existing roads and bridges
Monday, November 21, 2016
GLEDC director discusses efforts to attract international business
Monday, November 21, 2016
Double Track's twist - LaPorte County's role in South Shore expansion
Construction cost is projected to be $265 million to $275 million
Sunday, November 20, 2016
I-69: One route, several options from Martinsville to I-465
Waverly residents’ biggest concern was how they would access Ind. 37 and Ind. 144 and finally I-69
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Filling up: Most of downtown Delphi vacancies now occupied
City is in final stages of multi-million dollar Stellar Communities projects
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Indiana road funding fix hinges on overcoming aversion to tax hikes
“We really need to be thinking on a large scale and be innovative in what we consider,” Sen. Crider says
Friday, November 18, 2016
Major economic development project officially opens in Daviess County
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Significant layoffs hit BP Whiting Refinery for first time in 17 years
Global oil slump blamed for impending loss of up to 80 salaried employees
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
California firm selected for 3-year I-69 study for new Ohio River bridge
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Plans for rock climbing gym and tech center in South Bend get Regional Cities money
Funds also allocated for downtown Elkhart mixed-use development with retail, commercial, market-rate housing and a boutique hotel
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Briefed on Mounds Greenway project, Anderson City Council raises funding concerns
Trail between city and Muncie estimated to cost $15 million to $40 million depending on land acquisition expense
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
IUS Economic Outlook 2017 panel talks uncertainties of Trump in New Albany
But economists project Southern Indiana economy will continue to grow
Monday, November 14, 2016
Trump could lift, or sink, Northwest Indiana economy
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Bridge developer for I-69 over Ohio River in the works
The final price tag expected be between $800 million and $1 billion
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Elkhart County Exit 92 campaign leads to more Indiana Toll Road visitors
Targets the 65 million travelers estimated to utilize the hughway every year
Friday, November 11, 2016
Golf carts will now be allowed on low-traffic Elkhart County roads
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Tax abatements get Portland OK; US 27 gets historic designation
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Indiana wants public input on new state rail plan
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
COMMENTARY: I-65 has a long record of deadly risks
Tuesday, November 8, 2016






Editor, John C. DePrez Jr.; Executive Editor, Carol Rogers; Publishers: IBRC and IAR


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