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Wednesday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Wednesday’s business headlines.

Cost of living

It costs $1,813 on average to live in Indianapolis.

Move.org says that includes rent, food, utilities and internet.

The cost of living in Indianapolis was the 43rd highest in the nation.

Legal betting

The Indiana Gaming Commission is expected to approve the state’s sports wagering regulations on Aug. 28. That would pave the way to begin legal sports betting at Indiana’s casinos.

It’s among 15 states that have authorized legal sports betting in the wake of a May 2018 Supreme Court ruling that overturned a decades-old law that prohibited betting on sports anywhere in the U.S. except in Nevada.

Southern Indiana casinos are planning to offer sports betting soon.

Football is the most popular sport among U.S. gamblers.

UPS

UPS won’t be applying additional surcharges to U.S. residential deliveries this holiday season.

An industry analyst says the company will be offsetting the revenue loss by creating a longer peak season.

The shipper credits the move to cost savings from newly created operating efficiency with its expanded air freight network.

In 2018, UPS tacked on a 28 cent peak delivery surcharge for ground and an extra 99 cents for air shipments.

Apple Card

Apple Car, a high-tech credit card, is now available to everyone in the U.S.

The card launched a few weeks ago but was only available to a limited number of users.

If you’re interested, you can apply for Apple Card through the Wallet app that preinstalled on the iPhone and even though it’ll take some time for the physical, titanium card to arrive, you can start using the virtual card right away.

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Colder and quiet rest of the week

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A good 20° swing Wednesday morning with temperatures in the lower to mid 20s this morning with feel-like temperatures in the teens. it will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t help us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Daytime highs should warm to the upper 30s. Wednesday night will be a cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will be another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid-40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by midweek with highs in the mid 40s.

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