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Manufacturers and residents in Columbus, Ind., depend on open borders to move both products and people.
The deal hinged on $7 million in state tax credits — some of which came from a rarely used fund for job retention. And now it has manufacturers wondering what the deal might mean for them.
Hundreds of families have to leave a highly lead-contaminated part of East Chicago, Ind. by November. But many say they need more help to move that fast.
Indiana is adding more large-scale hog farms every year. They're good business for farmers, but some neighbors say they can be bad for property values.
Rural Indiana has a shortage of farm veterinarians -- and that strain could get worse in January when new rules for food animal antibiotics use take effect.
Donald Trump used his Twitter account to lash out at Chuck Jones, the union official in Indiana who said Trump lied about the Carrier deal. Jones thinks Trump took credit for saving some jobs that were never at risk.
Now, there is great interest in how Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence persuaded the company to reverse its decision.
Indiana's contested Senate seat will stay with the Republicans, as Congressman Todd Young took an easy victory over long-time Indiana Democrat Evan Bayh.
Why has it been so hard for East Chicago residents in a lead-contaminated public housing complex to find new homes?
Part two of a series on the struggle to connect Akutan and its airport, and winner of a 2014 Alaska Press Club award for business reporting.
Indiana towns have a new priority when it comes to driving population growth and improving their economies: their downtowns.
Delaware's traditional small family poultry farms are growing into sprawling, factory-style complexes -- and often, they're right in people's backyards. Won a 2015 Delaware Press Association award for radio reporting.
Inspired by a silver trophy from 1987, a diverse group of athletes in a remote Alaskan fishing hub recently participated in the International Friendship Cup. Annie Ropeik has the story of this unique community-building soccer tournament on Unalaska Island.
With a distracting presidential campaign backdrop and an uphill battle to reform state labor policies, Indiana union organizers face a lot of obstacles to regain power in the November election.