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Steady, Solid Voting Reported in Knox County

Poll workers across Knox County reported a strong, steady voter turnout for yesterday’s Indiana primary election. The final total showed 42 percent of Knox County’s eligible voters made

Local Sports

Four KC Basketball Players Win Scholarships

Congratulations To Four Knox County Girls High School Basketball Players Who Are Winners $750 Marion Crawley Scholarship Awards From The Indiana Basketball Coaches Association. Awarded The

Action Continues on Sports Calendar

On The Local Sports Scene For Today

The Lincoln Girls Tennis Team Hosts South Knox At 4;30

The Lincoln Jv Baseball Team Is At Southridge At 5;30

The South Knox Softball Team

RSS Business News

  • Exclusive: Pfizer approaches Medivation about potential takeover - sources May 4, 2016
    (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc has approached U.S. cancer drug maker Medivation Inc to express interest in an acquisition, raising the possibility of a bid rivaling a $9.3 billion offer by Sanofi SA , people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
  • Exclusive: Target gets tough with vendors to speed up supply chain May 4, 2016
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Discount retailer Target Corp is cracking down on suppliers as part of a multi-billion dollar overhaul to speed up its supply chain and better compete with rivals including Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Amazon.com Inc .
  • Aeropostale files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection May 4, 2016
    (Reuters) - Struggling teen apparel retailer Aeropostale Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, succumbing to years of losses as shoppers thronged fast fashion retailers and competitors.
  • Oil stable after two-day decline on stall in global growth May 4, 2016
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices stabilized on Wednesday after falling for two straight days on concerns that slowing economic growth and rising Middle East output would extend a global supply overhang.
  • Bonds eclipse stocks as deflation darkens the air May 4, 2016
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares skidded on Wednesday as investors fretted about weak global growth and creeping deflation, undermining commodities and boosting demand for safe-haven sovereign debt.
  • U.S. oil industry bankruptcy wave nears size of telecom bust May 4, 2016
    HOUSTON (Reuters) - The rout in crude prices is snowballing into one of the biggest avalanches in the history of corporate America, with 59 oil and gas companies now bankrupt after this week's filings for creditor protection by Midstates Petroleum and Ultra Petroleum .
  • Takata to announce recall of 35 million-40 million U.S. air bag inflators: sources May 4, 2016
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Under pressure from U.S. regulators, Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata Corp is expected to announce as early as Wednesday that it is recalling 35 million to 40 million additional inflators in U.S. vehicles, three sources briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.
  • Google, Fiat Chrysler to partner on self-driving minivans May 3, 2016
    DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google unit and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV have agreed to work together to build a fleet of 100 self-driving minivans in the most advanced collaboration to date between Silicon Valley and a traditional carmaker, the companies said Tuesday.
  • Seven big banks settle U.S. rate-rigging lawsuit for $324 million May 3, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seven of the world's biggest banks have agreed to pay $324 million to settle a private U.S. lawsuit accusing them of rigging an interest rate benchmark used in the $553 trillion derivatives market.
  • Wall Street values Tesla Motors at $620,000 per car May 3, 2016
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Company founder and CEO Elon Musk may not mention Tesla Motors Inc's stock price when his electric car company gives its latest financial update on Wednesday, but it will be front and center for investors divided over its seemingly rich valuation.

RSS Health News

  • Zika concerns could see MLB cancel Puerto Rico series May 3, 2016
    (Reuters) - A pair of Major League Baseball games scheduled to be played in Puerto Rico later this month could be relocated due to growing concerns over the Zika virus in the area, the MLB Players Association said on Tuesday.
  • Jury still out on celiac disease screening, U.S. doctors say May 3, 2016
    (Reuters Health) - There isn’t enough evidence yet to say whether widespread screening for celiac disease makes sense, according to draft guidelines proposed by U.S. physicians.
  • U.S.-funded abstinence programs not working in Africa May 3, 2016
    (Reuters Health) - The U.S. funds abstinence and faithfulness education in sub-Saharan Africa to prevent HIV transmission, but a new study suggests the investment doesn't lead to less risky sexual behaviors in that area.
  • Polluted air may up risk of many cancers May 3, 2016
    (Reuters Health) - For elderly people in Hong Kong, long term exposure to fine-particle air pollution is tied to an increased risk of dying from many cancers, including breast, liver and pancreatic cancer, in addition to the expected lung cancer risk, according to a new study.
  • Flu strikes fewer infants when pregnant women get vaccinated May 3, 2016
    (Reuters Health) - Infants have a much lower risk of getting influenza when their mothers are vaccinated against the virus during pregnancy, a U.S. study confirms.