With economists predicting the statewide unemployment average will reach 10 percent this year, the experience of a hard-hit
city like Connersville offers a glimpse of what lies ahead for other manufacturing-reliant Hoosier communities.
Compared to most of the rest of the state and nation, Indianapolis is an occupational dynamo.
Even as the economy spirals downward, no one gives a thought to bringing some kind of fiscal sanity to the overall enterprise of sports.
A growing percentage of men and women nationwide are reaching a career crossroads at a time when most would hope to have it
made. Almost a quarter of the 3.8 million Americans displaced from their jobs from 2003-2005 were 55 or older, according to
the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, up from 21 percent in the prior three years.