Filed Under: ECI News
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.
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Today is Good Friday. All federal offices will be open. All state offices will be closed. Muncie City offices and county offices and courts in Delaware and Madison counties and town offices in Yorktown, Daleville and Chesterfield will be closed today. The bank will be open, but the license branch will be closed. The post […]18.04.14
With a capacity crowd looking on, Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler delivered the State of the City address at the Horizon Convention Center. He spoke of triumphs and challenges facing his city, in his more than one hour presentation. Tyler also noted the incredible increase in costs for snow removal, pothole repair and road de-icing material. […]18.04.14
A baby girl – born the same day a deadly accident claimed her father’s life – has been released from the hospital. Autumn Marie Sperry, who was born the night of April 6, spent the past week at Riley Hospital for Children receiving specialized care. The infant’s mother, Rebecca Sperry, faces physical therapy after suffering […]