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This summer wasn‘t good for teen job hunters. The U.S. Labor Department reports that less than 33-percent of 16- to 19-year-old job seekers got jobs this summer. That figure is about the same as it was this time last year. Before the recession, more than 40 percent of teens found summer jobs. Ball State University Economics Professor Dr. Cecil Bohanon blames that on lack of economic growth, lack of inflation and mainly the “high” minimum wage that kept teens out of the market.
(this is global, not just for this entry)
Spring forward – Daylight Saving Time kicks in this weekend. Before you go to bed Saturday night, set your clocks ahead one hour.07.03.14
The Indiana Department of Health Thursday night concluded testing on what was thought to be a contaminated bag of Skittles sold in Richmond and found there was absolutely nothing wrong with the candy. Field tests originally showed an unusual substance, but no toxins were found. A mother and her young son thought they had been […]07.03.14
In a special meeting this week, the Lapel Town Council unanimously decided to appeal a judge’s ruling that the town’s super-annexation was illegal. The town’s next step is to get a fiscal plan ready to find out how much an annexation will cost and how much additional revenue it will get back from new taxes. […]