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Educators push college completion

Educators push college completion

A number of initiatives have been put in place to make college completion a reality, inline with the goal of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education that 60 percent of Hoosiers obtain credentials or degrees beyond high school by 2025.

September 19, 2014 7:44 am Photos

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MITCH BARLOGA: Take a hike, buddy; it's for your own good

MITCH BARLOGA: Take a hike, buddy; it's for your own good

“Sitting is the new smoking” has become the new buzz phrase in the ongoing battle of our bulges. Professionals in the physical fitness as well as physical environment disciplines are now adopting this mantra as they seek to get people more active in their daily lives.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Labor takes aim at right to work law

GUEST COMMENTARY: Labor takes aim at right to work law

Two years ago this February, Indiana legislators passed a measure prohibiting compulsory union dues and fees. Ever since then, good economic news for Hoosiers has been rolling in.

June 24, 2014 12:00 am
Manufacturing job growth has fallen short of goal

Manufacturing job growth has fallen short of goal

The number of manufacturing jobs nationally recently surpassed 12 million for the first time since May 2009.

January 15, 2014 6:00 am

Hoosiers would see minuscule benefit from Pence income tax plan

INDIANAPOLIS | New details about Gov. Mike Pence's proposal to increase the amount of personal income exempt from state tax reveal the plan is far less generous than originally assumed.

December 24, 2013 2:15 pm
Manufacturing jobs continue to pay well

Manufacturing jobs continue to pay well

Factory jobs still pay well, and have been offering new hires healthier paychecks than they could fetch in other professions.

September 04, 2013 6:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Unions' relevance is up to unions

GUEST COMMENTARY: Unions' relevance is up to unions

Organizational survival requires changing with the times. Unions in America have reached that stage – forced to transform to try to halt a steadily declining membership base and to more effectively serve their customers. It’s up to them to make their membership attractive and valuable to its…

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
Worker deaths in Indiana sink to historic low

Worker deaths in Indiana sink to historic low

Indiana workplaces have gotten safer, with the fewest fatalities on record last year, but state officials would still like to lower the number of fatal vehicle crashes.

August 22, 2013 1:00 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Colleges' push to excel drives up student debt

YOUNG VOICES: Colleges' push to excel drives up student debt

As the 2012-2013 school year approaches, I can’t help but wonder where the summer went. I also can’t help but wonder where all the money I made during my summer job went. Oh wait … I remember.

August 20, 2012 12:00 am
Indiana's jobless rate up to 8.2%

Indiana's jobless rate up to 8.2%

Indiana's unemployment rate ticked up to 8.2 percent in July, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development reported Friday.

August 17, 2012 1:45 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Advice for teens on summer job hunt

GUEST COMMENTARY: Advice for teens on summer job hunt

While the nation's job market slowly is warming up, the summer months might not be so hot for teen employment.

April 24, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana's economy requires more college grads

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana's economy requires more college grads

The lottery fever that recently swept the nation clearly indicates that most of us covet financial security.

April 22, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana jobless rate shows fourth consecutive monthly decline

Indiana's unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points to 8.2 percent in March, matching the national rate.

April 20, 2012 4:00 pm
Jobless rate falls to 8.4 percent in Indiana

Jobless rate falls to 8.4 percent in Indiana

Indiana gained more than 11,000 jobs in February, as the unemployment rate fell to 8.4 percent. The rate in Indiana has fallen for three consecutive months, but remains just above the nation's unemployment rate at 8.3 percent.

April 02, 2012 12:00 am
Unemployment rate falls to 8.4 percent in Indiana

Unemployment rate falls to 8.4 percent in Indiana

Indiana gained more than 11,000 jobs in February as the unemployment rate fell to 8.4 percent.

March 30, 2012 11:15 am
PHIL WIELAND: Old McDonald's farm too dangerous? E-I-E-I-OW!

PHIL WIELAND: Old McDonald's farm too dangerous? E-I-E-I-OW!

The U.S. Labor Department plans to eliminate my old job as too dangerous. If I had known that, I never would have gotten that real estate license.

March 30, 2012 12:00 am
Unemployment rate falls to 8.7 percent in Indiana

Unemployment rate falls to 8.7 percent in Indiana

Sharp employment growth helped Indiana's unemployment rate fall to 8.7 percent in January, state officials said Tuesday. The jobless rate fell 0.2 percentage points from a December figure of 8.9 percent, the federal government said.

March 19, 2012 5:00 am
Unemployment rate falls to 8.7 percent in Indiana

Unemployment rate falls to 8.7 percent in Indiana

Sharp employment growth helped Indiana's unemployment rate fall to 8.7 percent in January, state officials said Tuesday.

March 13, 2012 4:00 pm
YOUNG VOICES: College lecture is more than a distraction

YOUNG VOICES: College lecture is more than a distraction

It's midterm season. Step one foot into the Herman B. Wells Library, and finding a spot to study can be as difficult as finding Waldo in a Christmas wrapping paper store.

March 07, 2012 3:21 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Behind the numbers of six unemployment rates

GUEST COMMENTARY: Behind the numbers of six unemployment rates

Each month the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics releases new data on the unemployment rate. January numbers were released on Feb. 3; excitement ensued. The unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a point, to 8.3 percent. That's down from 9 percent in September. Perhaps the recovery is fina…

February 25, 2012 12:00 am
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