Friday, July 3, 2020

US adds 4.8 million jobs as unemployment falls to 11.1%

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market...

New state laws ban drivers holding phones, hike marriage age

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Using a handheld cellphone while driving will become illegal on Indiana roads under a new state law taking effect this week. The...

Indiana BMV to resume late fees on Wednesday

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles is reminding Hoosiers that late fees will resume Wednesday with the start of July, Those with...
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Indianapolis 500 will run with 50% fan capacity at speedway

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis 500 will run in August with 50% fan capacity, a total that could still hit six figures at the...

Applications for jobless aid fall to 1.48 million

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of laid-off workers who applied for unemployment benefits declined slightly to 1.48 million last week, the 12th straight drop and...

Indiana governor announces $25 million in relief for renters

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Gov. Eric Holcomb has announced Indiana will use $25 million in federal relief funding to help Hoosiers struggling to pay rent due...

TinCaps among MiLB teams suing insurance providers over denied claims

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO/AP): The Fort Wayne TinCaps are among 15 Minor League Baseball teams suing insurance providers after being denied claims for business-interruption...

Fauci says ‘it will be when not if’ for a COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government’s top infectious disease expert told a House committee on Tuesday he believes “it will be when and not if”...

Indiana offers public schools $61M in remote learning grants

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Eric Holcomb says Indiana’s public schools can apply for funding to improve their remote learning capabilities during the coronavirus pandemic...

Ohio agrees to $1.9M settlement in wrongful convictions

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio will pay out nearly $2 million to settle with a man and woman who were wrongly...

Indiana doctors use telemedicine for patient visits

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana doctors have been providing remote care to patients since clinics have closed and government-mandated orders have kept people at home...

Notre Dame projects $100M-plus revenue shortfall for next year

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The University of Notre Dame is projecting a more than $100 million revenue shortfall for the upcoming fiscal year...

US warns 3 companies over illegal at-home COVID-19 tests

WASHINGTON (AP): U.S. health regulators are cracking down on three companies for selling at-home blood tests for coronavirus, warning that the products have not...

1.5 million more laid-off workers seek unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON (AP): About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a historically high number, even as the economy increasingly reopens...

Budget increases, not cuts for Indiana K-12 public schools

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana’s K-12 public schools will not face funding cuts during the upcoming fiscal year, despite coronavirus-fueled state revenue losses, Gov. Eric Holcomb...

Indiana Democrats nominate Weinzapfel for attorney general

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Evansville Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel is the Democratic Party’s nominee for Indiana attorney general. The Indiana Democratic Party announced Weinzapfel’s nomination at...

Ohio obtains federal cash to send absentee ballot form requests

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose says federal funding has been secured to cover mailing absentee ballot applications to every registered...

US revokes emergency use of malaria drugs vs. coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is revoking its emergency authorization for malaria drugs promoted by President Donald Trump for treating...

Indiana public universities face $103M state funding cut

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s public universities would see a $103 million cut in state funding under a plan from Gov. Eric Holcomb’s administration reacting...

Indiana business leader warns state faces long recovery

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): It could be a year or more before Indiana’s economy fully recovers from the coronavirus-sparked recession that put one in six people...

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