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Rate hikes linked to switch from coal to renewable energy leaves customers worried about the future of their energy expenses

Indiana consumers could see a 12 percent energy rate hike soon after The Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) submitted a new energy initiative proposal to The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. The average household could experience an extra $100 added to their expense per year.

South Bend area has 14th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the South Bend area was nearly 3,200 in the third quarter of 2018, a 126-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Indiana ranked No. 10 in 2019 business climate index

Indiana finished at No. 10 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Charlotte Russe files Chapter 11; will close 94 stores in U.S., including 2 in Indiana

Charlotte Russe Holdings Corporation, the parent company for women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced that it intends to close two of its 14 stores in Indiana.

Utlities analyst questions NIPSCO renewable energy strategy

The plan by government-protected Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) to move toward a completely renewable energy strategy over the next 10 years has at least one analyst shaking his head.

Analysis: Indianapolis ranks 46th among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Indianapolis ranks 46th worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Analysis: Indiana ranked fifth least affected by government shutdown

Indiana ranked No. 47 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

State institution: These 2-year Indiana schools attract the most in-state students

Fortis College-Indianapolis, International Business College-Indianapolis and Empire Beauty School-Indianapolis enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year Indiana schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

BALL STATE UNIVERSITY: Brand new “Borrowed Babies” play based on Ball State history, written by professor

Inspired by the true story of young women using “practice babies” to learn about child-rearing, “Borrowed Babies” will debut February 15 at 7:30 p.m.

CONAGRA BRANDS,INC.: For 12 years, we’ve come together to Shine the Light on Hunger, and this year’s campaign was one of the most successful yet.

For 12 years, we’ve come together to Shine the Light on Hunger, and this year’s campaign was one of the most successful yet.

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