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Two More Businesses Coming to Vincennes

There will be two more businesses in Vincennes according to documents filed with the city. Vincennes Hotel Developers LLC has applied to the Board of Zoning Appeals for a permit to build a Hampton

Second Twister Confirmed North of Evansville

The National Weather Service says an EF-1 tornado with peak winds of 100 mph carved a 7½-mile path north of Evansville.
The weather service said Thursday that the tornado struck Tuesday

Local Sports

LHS Defeats West Vigo; Rivet Downs NK

The Vincennes Lincoln Alices Downed Visiting West Vigo 3-1 At Hill Field Last Night. The Alices Got A Solid Pitching Performance From Zak Mcgavic Who Scattered Five Hits In Allowing Just The One

RSS Business News

  • India's Mallya says willing to reach 'reasonable' debt settlement: FT April 29, 2016
    (Reuters) - Embattled Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya wants a "reasonable" settlement with creditor banks to his defunct airline, he said in an interview in London published by the Financial Times on Friday.
  • Oil prices dip on looming OPEC production rise April 29, 2016
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Crude oil prices fell in early trading on Friday as a looming rise in Middle East output may drag on the stronger markets seen in April, although falling U.S. production and a weakening dollar are still offering support.
  • Yen spikes to 18-month peak, Amazon softens Apple blow April 29, 2016
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The yen surged to an 18-month peak on Friday as investors wagered the Bank of Japan might be done adding fresh stimulus to the economy, hurting prospects for Japanese exporters with a move that rippled through share markets across the Asian region.
  • U.S., EU officials say they will not settle for limited trade deal April 29, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. and European Union trade officials said on Thursday they would not settle for a limited trans-Atlantic free trade deal that ignores deep divisions on agricultural products, services, public procurement and dispute resolution.
  • Exclusive: CBS weighs share options for post-Redstone era - sources April 29, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - CBS Corp's executives are talking to investment bankers about how their CEO and executive chairman, Les Moonves, can gain more control over the broadcaster after Sumner Redstone dies, or if he is declared mentally incompetent, said two sources familiar with the situation.
  • Amazon profit crushes estimates as cloud-service revenue soars April 29, 2016
    (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Thursday reported profit and revenue that blew past analysts' expectations, sending its shares soaring in after-hours trading and demonstrating the growing market power of its core retail business and new cloud services division.
  • Carl Icahn says he sold entire Apple stake on China woes: CNBC April 29, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said Thursday he had sold his entire stake in Apple Inc , citing the risk of China's influence on the stock.
  • Comcast to buy DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 billion April 28, 2016
    (Reuters) - Comcast Corp, the owner of NBCUniversal, said on Thursday it would buy Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc for $3.8 billion to boost its family-friendly offerings and help it take on media conglomerate Walt Disney. The acquisition will add major children's franchises to Universal's film library such as "Shrek," "How to Train Your […]
  • Facebook in class of its own as ad revenue soars April 28, 2016
    After underwhelming results from Apple Inc, Google Inc and other big tech names, investors finally found a friend in Facebook Inc after the company shredded Wall Street's forecasts for revenue, profit and user growth.
  • U.S. economy stalls in first quarter as activity weakens broadly April 28, 2016
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth braked sharply in the first quarter to its slowest pace in two years as consumer spending softened and a strong dollar continued to undercut exports, but a pick-up in activity is anticipated given a buoyant labor market.

RSS Health News

  • Japan's corpse hotels upset some of the neighbors April 29, 2016
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Tucked away in a quiet residential street in Kawasaki city in Japan is a refurbished workshop with a plain silver exterior and black draped windows that residents describe as creepy.
  • Quest Diagnostics says its Zika virus test gets U.S. approval April 29, 2016
    (Reuters) - Quest Diagnostics Inc said it has received emergency authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to sell the first commercially developed diagnostic test for Zika in the United States, a step that may help expand testing capacity and speed diagnosis of the virus.
  • In China's tougher drug market, minnows open back door for 'Big Pharma' April 28, 2016
    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Armed with Beijing funds and friends in the right places, Chinese drug minnows are thriving, luring money from 'Big Pharma' majors struggling to restore the strong growth they once enjoyed in the world's second-largest medicine market.
  • U.S. teen births hit historic low with plunge in minority rate April 28, 2016
    (Reuters) - The birth rate among teenagers in the United States has fallen to a historic low, with births by black and Hispanic teens down by nearly half over the past decade, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday.
  • Not all cranberry supplements prevent urinary tract infections April 28, 2016
    (Clarifies April 19 story in paragraphs 7 and 8 to say that proanthocyanidins specifically in cranberry are thought to prevent bacterial adhesion, and 36 mg per day is the dose for prevention of UTI)