Start of layoffs set at northern Indiana plant being closed

The company that owns the Crown Audio plant in Elkhart has notified state officials it intends to lay off 50 workers effective Dec. 22. Harman International Industries announced last month it would close the factory that makes audio devices for concert venues and other settings, although some job cuts might not happen until next summer.

New report shows disparities among minority youth

The report looks at three years of data from the KIDS COUNT data book and breaks it down by racial and socioeconomic factors. It then provides suggestions on how to address the issues.

Indiana’s WIC program launches app

With the new WIC app, benefit recipients can scan food barcodes at the stores and instantly see what’s approved, as well as other information.