Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Historical Society collecting items to tell story of virus

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): The Indiana Historical Society isn’t waiting for the corornavirus crisis to make it into the history books to prepare to tell the...

Indiana man convicted of 2002 murder is granted new trial

WARSAW, Ind. (AP) — A mentally disabled man alleging he was coerced into confessing to a 2002 murder of an Indiana woman was released...

Food banks seek emergency funding

OHIO (AP): The Ohio Association of Foodbanks is asking for $25-million in emergency state assistance to respond to record-breaking requests for food distribution. Executive Director...

Indiana governor extends virus stay-home order 2 weeks

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s stay-at-home order was extended Friday for two more weeks as the state’s number of coronavirus-related deaths topped 100 with an anticipated...

‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean on...

Authorities capture man sought in triple fatal bar shooting

LIMA, Ohio (AP) - A man sought in a shooting at northwest Ohio bar that left three people dead has been captured. Twenty-four-year-old Deontray Forrest...

Indiana schools shut for year as virus cases, deaths rise

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana’s K-12 schools will remain closed for the remainder of the academic year due to the coronavirus outbreak, officials announced Thursday as...

Democrats delay nominating convention until week of Aug. 17

The Democratic National Committee is delaying its presidential nominating convention until the week of Aug. 17 after prospective nominee Joe Biden said he didn’t...

A record 6.6 million seek US jobless aid as layoffs mount

WASHINGTON (AP): More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — doubling a record high set just one week earlier —...

Indiana finances take a big blow from coronavirus crisis

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana's finances are taking a major hit from the coronavirus crisis, and it just remains to be seen how big of a...

New law mandates Indiana schools test for lead contamination

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Drinking water fountains and taps at public and private schools in Indiana must be tested for lead contamination by 2023 under...

Online map can help Hoosiers find food assistance

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): An interactive online statewide map can help Indiana residents seeking food assistance find what they need. The Indiana Family and Social Services developed...

Indiana health chief projects state virus peak weeks away

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana could be a month away from the peak of coronavirus infections, the state’s top health official said Friday, as seven...

House passes $2.2T rescue package, rushes it to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting with exceptional resolve in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing...

Indy 500 postponed until August

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): The Indianapolis 500 has been postponed until August because of the coronavirus pandemic and won’t run on Memorial Day weekend for the...

US jobless claims soar to record 3.3 million as layoffs jump

WASHINGTON (AP): Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — more than quadruple the previous record set in 1982 — amid...

Indiana not detailing ICU capacity as coronavirus cases grow

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana health officials declined Wednesday to provide details on hospital capacity around the state as its number of confirmed coronavirus-related illnesses continued...

Indiana officials considering only mail-in vote for primary

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana election officials have started contemplating whether voters might need to cast all ballots by mail for the state’s primary election...

Indiana health chief warns coronavirus cases will increase

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Top Indiana officials warned Tuesday that the state’s rapid jump in coronavirus illnesses is just the beginning and that obeying a...

Ohio to enact stay-at-home order as virus cases spread

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Gov. Mike DeWine’s administration is enacting a stay-at-home order as the number of cases in the state spiked Sunday to more than...

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