The long-awaited project to build two new Ohio River bridges in the Louisville, Ky., area is reaching a milestone on the Indiana side. The governors of Indiana and Kentucky are scheduled to attend a Thursday groundbreaking for the project that has been discussed for decades. Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez is also expected to attend the event in Jeffersonville.
When you walk into the downtown office of VE Creative, one of the first things you notice is the set of huge windows facing Owensboro’s 3rd street, a few blocks from the Ohio River. For the small group of workers here, these windows aren’t just a way to view the pretty scenery outside. They’re also a potential way to help generate online and social media street cred for the company, and--more importantly--downtown Owensboro.
Hundreds of jobs are being cut at Lexmark. The Lexington-based company is going to stop making inkjet printers. The move means 1,700 people are losing their jobs worldwide, that's about 13% of the company's workforce.
Officials with the Canadian Auto Workers Union say workers with Chrysler, GM, and Ford have voted overwhelmingly for strike action if the union isn't able to reach agreements with the Big Three Detroit automakers.