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CBER in the News: 2008 Archive

December 2008

Area, state suffered in 2008
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 28, 2008

Column: Auto bailout to prelude bankruptcy
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 28, 2008

Roberts Hotel to be turned into luxury apartments
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 25, 2008

Plant idlings compound uncertainty
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 22, 2008

Study looks to keep hotel in downtown
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 21, 2008

Column: The forecast for 2009 is grim
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 14, 2008

Autoworkers say they feel betrayed
The News-Sentinel - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Dec. 13, 2008

Ball State invests $17.7M in emerging media
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 10, 2008

Experts say Ind. jobless rate may reach 8 percent
Courier & Press - Evansville, Ind. - Dec. 9, 2008

State might shed 27,000 jobs next year
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 9, 2008

Appeals pay off for business owners
Indianapolis Business Journal - Indianapolis, Ind. - Dec. 6, 2008

Why not let Detroit's Big Three go bankrupt?
The Olympian - Olympia, Wash. - Dec. 3, 2008

Dim recession prospects may be brighter in Indiana
WTHR NBC 13 - Indianapolis, Ind. - Dec. 2, 2008

November 2008

Bailing out Big 3 bad business
The Athens Banner-Herald - Athens, Ga. - Nov. 22, 2008

BSU Expert Suggests Bankruptcy for Big Three
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 21, 2008

October 2008

BSU Report on Manufacturing, Logistics Receives National Award
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Oct. 31, 2008

Jobs available for grads
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Oct. 30, 2008

Wall Street Stays in Negative Territory
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Oct. 24, 2008

Ball State campaign continues in face of economic upheaval
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Oct. 23, 2008

GM-Chrysler talks leave cloud over state
Indianapolis Business Journal - Indianapolis, Ind. - Oct. 20, 2008

Private college loans in jeopardy
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Oct. 18, 2008

GM's Restructuring Could Affect Indiana Plants
WPTA ABC 21/WISE NBC 33 - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Oct. 13, 2008

GM Stock Slump Could Impact Indiana Production
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Oct. 10, 2008

High wages mean fewer jobs
Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Oct. 10, 2008

Turbine maker to bring jobs to Muncie area
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Oct. 7, 2008

Ball State panelists tell students: No more easy credit
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Oct. 3, 2008

Study Shows Loss in Jobs After Minimum Wage Increase
Inside Indiana Business - Oct. 2, 2008

Minimum wage may have eliminated jobs
WANE CBS 15 - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Oct. 1, 2008

Ball State study finds Muncie's poverty rate is lower, but more are struggling
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Oct. 1, 2008

September 2008

Gas prices falling after Ike spike
The Herald Bulletin - Anderson, Ind. - Sept. 15, 2008

Column: Takeovers offer chance to get it right
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Sept. 14, 2008

What Muncie Needs: The solutions
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Sept. 7, 2008

What Muncie Needs: Renewal for a city means facing changes
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Sept. 7, 2008

Search for work can be full-time job
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Sept. 1, 2008

August 2008

Study gives R.I. an "F" in manufacturing climate
Providence Business News - Providence, R.I. - Aug. 4, 2008

State ranked No. 2 in survey
The Salt Lake Tribune - Salt Lake City, Utah - Aug. 1, 2008

July 2008

Alabama: Fourth in nation in manufacturing and logistics
Birmingham Business Journal - Birmingham, Ala. - July 31, 2008

Indiana scores an "A" when it comes to manufacturing, logistics
Ball State University News Center - Muncie, Ind. - July 30, 2008

Indiana Ranks High on Manufacturing Scorecard
Industry Week - Cleveland, Ohio - July 30, 2008

Reports: Missouri No. 1 for manufacturing, logistics
Springfield Business Journal - Springfield, Mo. - July 30, 2008

New restaurant will be a 'dream come true' for owner
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - July 27, 2008

Jobless rate in Indiana hits 5.8%
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - July 19, 2008

Retirees in Indiana may be worse off financially than others across U.S.
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. July 14, 2008

Business growth outlook positive for Indiana
NewsLink Indiana - Muncie, Ind. - July 11, 2008

Indiana casinos: No longer a sure thing
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - July 9, 2008

$4 gas may help rural towns as shoppers stay local
The Associated Press - New York City, N.Y. - July 9, 2008

Chamber Launches "Letters to Our Leaders" Campaign
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - July 8, 2008

Area home sales down 25% from a year ago
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - July 1, 2008

June 2008

'Spotlight is back on agriculture'
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - June 26, 2008

Study: Flooding causes $2.7B in crop damages
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - June 19, 2008

USDA mulls all options on Midwest flood aid
Reuters - New York City, N.Y. - June 18, 2008

Iowa ag damages estimated at $2.7 billion
FeedStuffs - Minnetonka, Minn. - June 18, 2008

Floods tie commerce in knots
Chicago Tribune - Chicago, Ill. - June 18, 2008

Flood of 2008: Farmers face $2.7B catastrophe
Quad City Times - June 17, 2008

Flooded US Midwest May Get Relief as Rains Go South
Bloomberg - June 16, 2008

Rising gas prices could inspire positive change, economists say
NewsLink Indiana - Muncie, Ind. - June 13, 2008

As Indiana floods go, '13 remains unluckiest number
Tribune Star - Terre Haute, Ind. - June 12, 2008

Ball State study says floods caused $126 million in damage
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - June 11, 2008

Records may go down the drain
Courier & Press - Evansville, Ind. - June 11, 2008

Michigan's economic growth news worsens
The Detroit News - Detroit, Mich. - June 11, 2008

July 2007

Ball State Appoints New Director of Business Research
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - July 23, 2007