Annie Ropeik

Annie Ropeik

Public radio reporter

I cover business, agriculture and economics for Indiana NPR stations. My work has aired on NPR News programs, the BBC World service and more, and I've reported at member stations from coast to coast.

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Immigration Executive Order Causes Anxiety In VP Mike Pence's Hometown

Manufacturers and residents in Columbus, Ind., depend on open borders to move both products and people.

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Carrier Got Cut A Deal, But Can Other Companies Expect The Same?

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.

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Trump Blasts Union Leader Who Criticized Carrier Deal

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.

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Trump Strikes Deal With Carrier To Keep Jobs In U.S.

Now, there is great interest in how Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence persuaded the company to reverse its decision.

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Shell Gets Interior Department's Okay To Drill Off Alaska's Arctic Shore

Conditions include plans to protect animal species and to prevent oil spills.

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The Scallop Scoop: Survey Forecasts A Banner Year In Atlantic

Federal fisheries researchers says their survey found about 10 billion scallops in waters off Delaware and southern New Jersey. They're predicting a boom for the nation's most valuable fishery.

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3 Grown-Up Books For The Hogwarts Grad

The decades-long series rolls the credits this Friday, so it's time for fans to plan for the future.