Indiana state officials say they’re seeing encouraging signs in COVID-19 data across the state.

Communities in southeast Indiana will receive more than $4.5 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to get recovering opioid users back into the workforce. State officials celebrated the announcement at a Honda manufacturing plant Friday. 

High school students got a chance to explore career options at Area 31 Career Center at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis Friday. Dozens of industry representatives set up booths to attract students to learn more about their trade.

Sports wagering is officially ready to launch in Indiana on Sept. 1.

The Indiana Gaming Commission unanimously adopted rules for the new betting system Wednesday.

The 2019 Manufacturing Scorecard puts Indiana among the top five states for manufacturing and logistics. Indiana continues to show success in areas including global reach and tax climate where other states are struggling.