INDOT updates I-69 bridge route

The Indiana Department of Transportation, in partnership with the state of Kentucky, has updated the preferred route alternative for the I-69 Ohio River Crossing project in southwest Indiana.

Effort underway to name Indiana state aircraft

The P-47 Thunderbolt "Hoosier Spirit II" would be designated as the official state aircraft of Indiana if a bill introduced in the House is able to pass. State Representative Wendy McNamara (R-76) is introducing the measure in House Bill 1197, which is co-sponsored by Rep. Matt Hostettler (R-64), Rep. Holli Sullivan (R-78) and Rep. Sharon Negele (R-13).

Vanderburgh County invests in broadband expansion

A project to expand broadband in Vanderburgh County is underway following a $577,000 investment from the Vanderburgh County Commissioners, who have approved a request for proposal for rural broadband to Watch Communications.

Whitney trust gifts millions to USI

The University of Southern Indiana will be able to provide nursing scholarships after a $2 million leadership gift from the estate of the late Hershel Whitney. The Hershel B. Whitney Nursing Scholarship Endowment honors the life of the former Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) employee and WWII veteran Whitney, who died in 2015.

State names next 21st Century Talent Region

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) - The Indiana Office of Career Connections and Talent has selected southwest Indiana as the state’s ninth 21st Century Talent Region.

Tropicana Evansville casino to be acquired

Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment Inc. (Nasdaq: CZR) has announced plans to sell the Tropicana Evansville casino operations to Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TRWH) in Rhode Island.