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Indiana projected to trail national growth rate next year

Indiana projected to trail national growth rate next year

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana University economists are projecting that the state won’t keep up with national economic growth over the coming year.

The Kelley School of Business’ annual economic forecast for 2020 expects Indiana to see about 1.25% growth, trailing the 2% national growth rate. The economists say that’s because Indiana remains the state with the highest percentage of jobs in manufacturing and those companies are having trouble hiring more workers.

Finance professor Ryan Brewer says the state’s tight labor market will hold down growth in economic output and employment.

The forecast expects stronger growth in the Indianapolis area of between 1.5% and 2% as it is doing better at attracting talent and investment.

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The Film Yap reviews The Call of the Wild and others in theaters this weekend

Adventure awaits in Harrison Ford’s newest movie. Here to break down what’s in theaters t his weekend is The Film Yap’s Christopher Lloyd.

The Call of the Wild — Harrison Ford and a CGI dog star in this loose adaptation of the classic Jack London novel about family-friendly adventures in the frozen hinterlands. Harrison’s already planning to kill off this character in the sequel.
The Assistant — This #MeToo parable examines the life of a young woman (Julia Garner) who is the assistant to an abusive executive. Think “The Devil Wears Prada” in a corporate setting.
The Lodge — Riley Keough stars as a woman looking after her fiance’s children at a snowed-in cabin when things turn horrorish.
Olympic Dreams — At the Winter Olympics, a cross-country skier (Alexi Pappas) starts to fall for a volunteer dentist (Nick Kroll) in this offbeat romcom.
Brahms: The Boy II — This horror sequel stars Katie Holmes as a mother whose family moves into the local murder mansion where dolls come alive. Seriously, you’d think real estate agents would check the disclosure documents more carefully.

Video: Jojo Rabbit — A German lad fantasizes about having Adolf Hitler as his imaginary friend in this oddball but surprisingly heartfelt dramedy. Buy It.

For more movie news and reviews, visit www.thefilmyap.com.

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