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Improvement Efforts Continue at Four Lakes Park

The Vincennes Parks Department is continuing its work to improve Four Lakes Park. The park is located behind Vigo Elementary School next to Hill Field, just off Main Street.
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State Senator Eric Bassler Joins Study Committees

Washington State Senator Eric Bassler will join three study committees and one council during the summer and fall study sessions. Bassler has been named to the study committees on education, fiscal

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  • Brexit a knockout punch to Fed's interest rate divergence mantra June 24, 2016
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union may tie the U.S. Federal Reserve to near zero interest rates for far longer than expected, according to new research indicating the U.S. central bank is now tightly bound to international economic conditions.
  • World stocks tumble as Britain votes for EU exit June 24, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global stock markets lost about $2 trillion in value on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, while sterling suffered a record one-day plunge to a 31-year low and money poured into safe-haven gold and government bonds.
  • UK 'Leave' a final nail in the coffin for stalled U.S.-EU trade deal June 24, 2016
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britain's looming exit from the European Union is another huge setback for negotiations on a massive U.S.-EU free trade deal that were already stalled by deeply entrenched differences and growing anti-trade sentiment on both continents.
  • SEC accuses Breitling CEO, others, of $80 million fraud June 24, 2016
    (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday charged Breitling Energy Corp, its chief executive and seven other people with defrauding investors out of around $80 million by misleading them about the value of oil and gas assets.
  • Wall St. slides as Brexit takes investors by surprise June 24, 2016
    (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping as much as 538 points, as Britain's vote to quit the European Union roiled global financial markets.
  • Dollar funding costs jump after Brexit vote June 24, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The cost for Wall Street to fund dollar-based trades rose on Friday to the highest in nearly three months as Britain's vote to leave the European Union stunned investors, causing reluctance to lend as global stock markets plunged.
  • Sterling pares losses after hitting 31-year low on Brexit June 24, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sterling pared losses against the U.S. dollar after plunging 10 percent to its weakest in 31 years on Friday following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, but still remained more than 7 percent lower on widespread market uncertainty.
  • 'Safe haven' U.S. tobacco stocks light up amid Brexit gloom June 24, 2016
    (Reuters) - Shares of the biggest U.S. tobacco companies were up on Friday as investors viewed them as safe investments amid a sharp slump in U.S. stocks after Britain voted to leave the European Union.
  • Gundlach: DoubleLine sold its European equities late Thursday June 24, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said on Friday his firm sold all of its European equities holdings before the market closed on Thursday, following a strong rally in global stocks.
  • U.S. business spending weak in May, Brexit seen adding more pressure June 24, 2016
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods unexpectedly fell in May as demand declined broadly, indicating business spending will remain a drag on economic growth in the second quarter.

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  • Flint children's blood lead levels rose in water crisis: U.S. officials June 24, 2016
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Federal health officials on Friday confirmed that the blood lead levels of children in Flint, Michigan, rose after the city switched to the Flint River as the source of its drinking water, exposing residents to dangerously high contamination.
  • EU officials to decide on Roundup herbicide after political impasse June 24, 2016
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An impasse between EU nations on whether to allow Monsanto's Roundup and similar weed-killers to continue to be sold means that the European Commission, rather than national politicians, will decide the issue next week.
  • FDA panel to vote whether diabetes drug cuts cardiac death June 24, 2016
    (Reuters) - An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will be asked to vote next week on whether a diabetes drug made by Eli Lilly & Co and Boehringer Ingelheim cuts the risk of cardiovascular death, according to documents posted on the agency's website on Friday.
  • Brexit spells upheaval for EU and UK drug regulation June 24, 2016
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's vote to leave the European Union spells regulatory uncertainty for drug companies, with the London-based European Medicines Agency (EMA), which approves treatments for all EU countries, expected to have to relocate.
  • White House threatens to veto Republicans' Zika funding plan June 23, 2016
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday threatened to veto the $1.1 billion approved by the U.S. House of Representatives to fight the Zika virus, blasting the measure for short-changing the administration's $1.9 billion funding request.