The three major U.S. indexes closed out the final trading day of a turbulent October with more losses, capping a wretched week marked by a record surge in coronavirus infections, dashed hopes for an economic rescue deal before the election and renewed fears of a new wave of business disruptions.
The retail giant said it originally instructed store managers to move firearms and ammunition from in-store displays to a secure location in the back “in an abundance of caution” due to the potential for “civil unrest.”
Lebanon’s campaign for new, mixed-use development downtown is off to a slow start.
The Republican has said repeatedly that he’d be willing to take a step back in the phased-in reopening if key data indicated the pandemic was worsening. But he has never made good on that threat.
IBJ reporter Samm Quinn talked with Superintendent Aleesia Johnson about how returning has gone so far and other impacts COVID-19 has had on the state’s largest public school system.
More and more of the work done by university researchers is being spun off into companies and commercial applications that they or the universities own or are a part of.
In addition to 26 new deaths, the Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported that the seven-day moving average for cases had reached an all-time high of 2,608.
Artificial intelligence, data analysis tools and other digital technology will revolutionize manufacturing and companies need to get ready for it, said panelists at an IBJ/Conexus Indiana industry event Friday.
But virtual appointments with physicians soared from 1,121 visits in the first nine months of 2019 to 327,432 in the same period this year, an increase of 29,000%
After being caught off guard during nationwide social unrest this summer and suffering millions in damages, retailers have spent months prepping for another possible bout of vandalism on Election Day.
Democratic candidate Woody Myers will debut his campaign’s first TV ad on Friday after struggling to raise funds throughout the election season.
The decision comes after voter complaints of lines at early-voting centers that were several hours long.
Local officials say state and federal authorities in recent weeks have showed little interest in helping them push for the tougher measures needed to control the pandemic.
Inside Elections made the rating change this week for the tight race between Republican state Sen. Victoria Spartz and former Democratic state lawmaker Christina Hale. Money has been pouring into the race, with nearly $12 million spent on TV advertising alone.
The research found that heat pulled from a room can be sent into outer space, potentially negating some of the devastating effects of global warming.
Gun sales have long been a hot-button issue for the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer. Walmart stopped selling handguns and certain types of ammunition last September, after shootings at company stores left at least 24 people dead.
Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Aleesia Johnson on Wednesday pushed new initiatives to promote equity and called out Indiana decision-makers for asking district officials to accept scarcity and to “do more with less.”
For a few months this year, a U.S. government aid program meant for struggling small-business owners was handing out $10,000 to just about anyone who asked.
State health officials are expressing frustration about a lack of federal financial support as they face orders to prepare to receive and distribute the first doses of a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 15, even though one is not likely to be approved until later this year.