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Knox County VTB Holds Annual Meeting

The Blossom Hill Events Center was full last night of supporters of Knox County Tourism as the Visitors and Tourism Bureau met for its annual meeting. The group supervises the day to day

Power Outage Planned for Thursday

Weather permitting, Duke Energy will have a planned power outage affecting some Vincennes customers during the day today. The planned outage is to replace what is described as a rotten power pole

Vincennes BPW Approves Upcoming City Events

The Vincennes Board of Works has approved three separate upcoming events in Vincennes.
The first is a “March for Science,” to be held by the Wabash Valley Progressives on

Local Sports

SK Softball Team Loses Opener

The South Knox Girls Softball Team Dropped Their Season Opener To Visiting Pike Central By A 4-0 Score Last Night. Katie Keller Took The Pitching Loss As She Gave Up Just One Earned Run On 9 Hits

Lineups Set for All-Star Basketball Challenge

Vincennes Lincoln Basketball Players Haleigh And And Lauren Hipsher Have Been Selected To Be Members Of The West Girls All Star Team In The Hoosier Basketball Coaches All Star Classic. Other

RSS Business News

  • Asia stocks up with dollar, sterling cold shouldered on Brexit day March 29, 2017
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while the dollar and commodities held gains as investors shook off disappointment about U.S. President Donald Trump's failed healthcare bill and focused on an improving outlook for global growth.
  • Toshiba's Westinghouse to file for Chapter 11: Japan government March 29, 2017
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp's troubled U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse intends to file for Chapter 11 protection from creditors, Japan's government said on Wednesday, as the conglomerate seeks to limit losses that have plunged it into crisis.
  • Akzo shareholder Elliott says 25 percent of owners want PPG talks: FD newspaper March 29, 2017
    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Elliott Advisors, the hedge fund with a 3.25 percent stake in Dutch paint maker Akzo Nobel , has identified shareholders representing 25 percent of the company's owners who want it to engage in takeover talks with PPG Industries , according to Dutch newspaper FD.
  • Tesla deal boosts Chinese presence in U.S. auto tech March 29, 2017
    DETROIT (Reuters) - China's Tencent Holdings Ltd has bought a 5 percent stake in U.S. electric car maker Tesla Inc for $1.78 billion, the latest investment by a Chinese internet company in the potentially lucrative market for self-driving vehicles and related services.
  • BlackRock cuts fees and jobs; stockpicking goes high-tech March 29, 2017
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc on Tuesday said it would overhaul its actively managed equities business, cutting jobs, dropping fees and relying more on computers to pick stocks in a move that highlights how difficult it has become for humans to beat the market.
  • Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle lawsuit over account abuses March 28, 2017
    (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co said it agreed to pay $110 million to settle a lawsuit by customers challenging its opening of accounts without their permission, a practice that led to a scandal that cost the bank's chief executive his job.
  • Trump applauds Ford's previous planned investment in Michigan plants March 28, 2017
    DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co on Tuesday said it would invest $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities and create 130 jobs in projects largely in line with a previous agreement with the United Auto Workers union, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump touted a "major investment" by the automaker on Twitter.
  • China telecom firm ZTE removed from U.S. trade blacklist March 28, 2017
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Commerce will remove Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE Corp from a trade blacklist on Wednesday after the company pleaded guilty to violating sanctions on Iran and agreed to pay nearly $900 million, the agency said in a notice. [nL2N1GZ224]
  • GM rebuffs two-class share plan from Einhorn's Greenlight Capital March 28, 2017
    (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Tuesday rejected a proposal by billionaire investor David Einhorn to split its common stock into two classes to help boost its share price.
  • Uber diversity report shows shortage of women, minorities March 28, 2017
    (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc released its first diversity report on Tuesday, showing that women and non-white employees are underrepresented at the ride-services company - just as they are at many other technology firms.

RSS Health News

  • Trump tells lawmakers he expects deal 'very quickly' on healthcare March 29, 2017
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told a group of senators on Tuesday that he expected lawmakers would be able to reach a deal on healthcare, without offering specifics on how they would do it or what had changed since a healthcare reform bill was pulled last week for insufficient support.
  • Roche MS drug Ocrevus approved by FDA after three-month delay March 29, 2017
    (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday approved Roche Holding AG's multiple sclerosis (MS) drug Ocrevus, putting the potential blockbuster drug back on track after a delay by regulators over manufacturing issues.
  • Brain implant lets paralyzed man feed himself using his thoughts March 28, 2017
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A paralyzed man in Cleveland fed himself mashed potatoes for the first time in eight years, aided by a computer-brain interface that reads his thoughts and sends signals to move muscles in his arm, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.
  • U.S. senator launches probe into five top opioid drugmakers March 28, 2017
    (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill sought on Tuesday details from the nation's top opioid drugmakers on their sales and marketing practices, as lawmakers step up efforts to tackle the country's deadly opioid crisis.
  • Vertex cystic fibrosis combination succeeds in late-stage trials March 28, 2017
    (Reuters) - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its Kalydeco cystic fibrosis treatment given with an experimental drug demonstrated significant improvements in lung function in a pair of late-stage trials the company plans to use to seek approval of the combination therapy.