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Short Closure of Memorial Bridge Planned Today

The Indiana Department of Transportation is making what it calls a “short” closure of the Memorial Bridge today. The bridge links Vincennes to Westport, Illinois over the Wabash River. INDOT crews will close the bridge […]

Five Arrested on Drug Charges At South 11th Street Home

Vincennes Police arrested five people yesterday following a drug-related call to the 500-block of South Eleventh. During the call, authorities found marijuana, paraphernalia, and controlled substances in their individual possession. The search was done by […]

VPD Expects More Officers to Join Force in 2018

Vincennes Police Chief Dusty Luking expects to add four new policemen sometime next year. Luking says the expected retirement of three officers sometime next year will open the spots… The fourth new officer will be […]

VPD Arrest Carlisle Man Following Traffic Chase

Vincennes Police arrested a Carlisle man yesterday following a traffic stop that ended near Seventh and College. Authorities were trying to stop the vehicle driven by 23 year-old Trenton McCammon. McCammon then allegedly tried to […]

Parking Lot Work Continues at Sixth and Main

Work continues on the parking lot project at Sixth and Main Street in Vincennes. The lot is being set up as a depot-themed parking lot, as part an enhancement of Vincennes’ downtown area. City Engineer […]

Local Sports

Rivet Fourth, LHS Honorable Mention in Rankings

Things Stayed Pretty Much The Same In The This Week’s Indiana Coaches Of Girls Sports Associaton Basketball Polls. In Class A, Michigan City Marquette Stays In The Number One Spot And The Vincennes Rivet Lady […]

SK Girls Game Tops Sports Calendar

On The Local Sports Scene For Today The South Knox Girls Basketball Team Will Play At Tecumseh. The Lady Spartans Are 6-6 While Tecumseh Is 6-5. Jv Is At 6;30 With Varsity Play At 8. […]

RSS Business News

  • Buwog agrees to be taken over by Vonovia in $6.1 billion deal December 18, 2017
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Vonovia has agreed to buy Buwog in a cash deal valuing the Austrian real estate company at 5.2 billion euros ($6.12 billion), the two companies said on Monday.
  • Thai Beverage unit wins auction to buy 54 percent stake in Sabeco December 18, 2017
    HO CHI MINH CITY (Reuters) - A unit of Thai Beverage won the auction to buy a $5 billion or 54 percent stake in top brewer Sabeco in the country's biggest ever privatization process, an official from the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange said on Monday.
  • France files complaint against Amazon for abuse of dominant position: paper December 18, 2017
    PARIS (Reuters) - The French government has filed a complaint with the Paris Commerce Court against e-commerce company Amazon for abusing its dominant position with some suppliers, newspaper Le Parsien said on Monday.
  • Toyota to make over 10 battery EV models in early 2020s December 18, 2017
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp on Monday said it will market more than 10 all-electric vehicle (EV) models globally in the early 2020s, and that investment to develop their batteries is likely to exceed $13 billion (1.5 trillion yen) through 2030.
  • Hershey nears $1.6 billion deal to buy Amplify Snacks: CNBC December 18, 2017
    (Reuters) - Hershey Co , the maker of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and Hershey's Kisses, is nearing a deal to buy SkinnyPop parent Amplify Snack Brands for $1.6 billion, CNBC reported on Monday.
  • Asian shares rise on U.S. tax cut hopes; China in focus December 18, 2017
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares edged up on Monday, with sentiment boosted by expectations U.S. lawmakers will pass a long-awaited tax bill this week, while Chinese stocks were soggy on concerns about liquidity and tighter regulations in the world's second largest economy.
  • To thwart Amazon, Kroger and Walmart lure shoppers with curbside pickup December 18, 2017
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As Amazon.com looks to upend the U.S. grocery market with home delivery, some veteran supermarket operators are betting on a different strategy: curbside pickup. Americans have long loved the convenience of drive-through service for burgers and coffee. Kroger Co and Walmart Inc are tweaking that formula for groceries.
  • Bitcoin hits bigger stage as exchange giant CME launches futures December 18, 2017
    NEW YORK/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bitcoin futures received a lukewarm reception at its launch on the CME Group Inc on Sunday, although market experts believe a recent rally in the cryptocurrency has further to go.
  • Oracle Corp to buy Australia's Aconex for $1.19 billion December 18, 2017
    Sydney (Reuters) - Australia's Aconex Ltd said on Monday it had received a A$1.56 billion ($1.2 billion), or A$7.80 in cash-per-share, buyout offer from U.S. software major Oracle Corp , sending the target's share price up 45 percent.
  • Humana in talks to buy Kindred Healthcare with equity firms: source December 17, 2017
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health insurer Humana Inc is in advanced talks to acquire acute care provider Kindred Healthcare Inc in partnership with private equity firms Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and TPG, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

RSS Health News

  • Tiny stem cell companies close in on major heart disease goals December 18, 2017
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The early hope that stem cell therapy would make the paralyzed walk, the blind see and cure diabetes have given way to a long list of failures, highlighted by early stem cell champion Geron Corp abandoning the field in 2011.
  • U.S. employers say CVS-Aetna deal would affect health-benefits decisions: survey December 17, 2017
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - CVS Corp’s proposed purchase of Aetna Inc will affect decision-making by a majority of large and mid-size U.S. corporations on employee health benefits, a survey by benefits consultant Aon Plc found.
  • Roche, Shire court fight escalates over haemophilia drug December 16, 2017
    ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche's patent dispute with London-listed Shire over the Swiss drugmaker's new haemophilia drug Hemlibra has escalated, with Shire filing a new motion in a U.S. court that Roche says aims to stop some patients from getting its medicine.
  • Sleep problems tied to female infertility December 16, 2017
    (Reuters Health) - Women with sleep disorders other than sleep apnea may be more than three times as likely to experience infertility as their counterparts who don’t have trouble sleeping, a recent study suggests.
  • Hamburger chain Wendy's to reduce antibiotic use in beef supply December 15, 2017
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hamburger chain Wendy's Co laid out plans on Friday to trim the use of antibiotics that are important to human medicine from its beef supply, the latest step by a food company to fight concerns about resistance to the drugs in people.