Saturday, December 5, 2020

Senate leader promises override of anti-health orders veto

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof said Wednesday he has the votes to override Gov. Mike DeWine’s threatened override of a bill...

Indiana teacher, substitute shortage worsened by COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Dozens of Indiana schools are struggling to stay open as growing numbers of coronavirus infections and related quarantines exacerbate a preexisting statewide...

Hoosiers warned about deceptive mailings touting prizes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): The state Attorney General’s office is warning Indiana residents to be wary of deceptive mailings that aim to mislead consumers into believing...

Purdue to give staff $750 bonuses for `heroic’ pandemic work

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University plans to reward its faculty and staff with a $750 bonus for their “heroic work” keeping the...

Animal shelter rescues 11 dogs from Delaware County field

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP): Nearly a dozen dogs have been rounded up and rescued from a field in eastern Indiana. The Star Press of Muncie reports...

GM to recall millions of vehicles over airbag problems

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO/AP): The U.S. has issued an order for General Motors to recall and repair nearly 6 million pickup trucks and SUVs...

Critics: Indiana panel’s report could lead to coal bailout

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): A group of state lawmakers and energy experts has approved a new state energy report outlining how Indiana should proceed at a...

Indiana attorney general must pay $19K in disciplinary case

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): The Indiana Supreme Court has ordered state Attorney General Curtis Hill to pay more than $19,000 in expenses in a disciplinary case...

U.S. jobless claims increase to 742,00 as pandemic worsens

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week to 742,000, the first increase in five weeks and a sign that...

Indiana governor quarantines after exposure to COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb and first lady Janet Holcomb are quarantining after several members of his security detail tested positive for...

Some Indiana state parks temporarily closing for deer hunts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Several Indiana state parks will temporarily close for certain upcoming days so deer management hunts can take place. Each hunt runs two...

Fort Wayne sewage tunnel on track despite year of challenges

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne officials say a deep rock tunnel being built beneath Indiana’s second-largest city to catch sewage overflows is still...

Indiana high court won’t hear appeal in girl’s crash death

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana’s high court won’t be taking up a woman’s appeal of her convictions in her 6-year-old daughter’s death in a...

US allows 1st emergency use of a COVID-19 antibody drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials have allowed emergency use of the first antibody drug to help the immune system fight COVID-19, an experimental...

GM recalls 217K vehicles to fix leak that can stop travel

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling more than 217,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because transmission oil can leak, causing...

Pfizer says early data signals COVID-19 vaccine is effective

NATIONWIDE (AP): Pfizer says an early peek at its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19, indicating the company...

Biden secures the 270 electoral votes needed to win Presidency

WASHINGTON (WOWO): Pending the results of any legal challenges from the Trump campaign, Democrat and former Vice President Joe Biden has secured enough electoral...

Republican wins tighten their control of Indiana Legislature

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana Republicans will be returning to the Statehouse with an even tighter grip on the Legislature after again turning aside Democrats trying...

Trump campaign’s Nevada legal effort is over

WASHINGTON (AP): A legal effort in Nevada by President Donald Trump’s campaign and state Republicans to try to stop the count of mail ballots...

Ohio governor appoints new health director as virus rages

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday appointed a new Health Department director and brought on a chief medical officer for...

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