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Saturday, February 4, 2023

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Business Front

Time Keeper

If you’re walking past the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse in the 200th block of Northwest Fourth Street and notice the giant hands of the clock faces winding abnormally, that indicates Carroll Hickrod is at work. Hickrod, a retired mechanic from Alcoa (now Kaiser Aluminum), has volunteered the past 15 years to maintain the courthouse clock with retired Evansville Police Department Lt. Dan DeYoung.

Economic Crossfire

Sanctions have become a 21st century response to attacks on democracy, but Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine changed the game. Instead of committing troops to fight on Ukrainian soil and possibly provoking a more deadly global assault, world leaders are reacting via the economy.