Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Ohio, GOP defend limit on ballot drop boxes to 1 per county

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio and Republican groups including the Trump campaign are fighting to uphold a GOP election chief’s directive limiting ballot drop boxes...

AP sources: Woman accused of sending ricin letter arrested

WASHINGTON (AP): A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at the...

AP source: Envelope addressed to White House contained ricin

WASHINGTON (AP): Federal officials intercepted an envelope addressed to the White House that contained the poison ricin, a law enforcement official told The Associated...

US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP): The federal government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, even as polls...

Democrats decry slow spending of Indiana’s federal virus aid

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana officials are still holding back on spending more than half of the $2.4 billion state government received in federal coronavirus relief...

Ohio governor remains confident health director can be hired

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio will be able to hire a health director despite concerns about criticism a candidate might face, Gov. Mike DeWine said...

Ohio judge derides restriction of 1 ballot box per county

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): A directive that restricted Ohio counties to one ballot drop box in November was arbitrary and unreasonable, a county judge ruled...

Teacher departures leave schools scrambling for substitutes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): With many teachers opting out of returning to the classroom because of the coronavirus, schools around the U.S. are scrambling to find...

Ohio absentee ballot order halted to allow expedited appeal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An appeals court halted a judge’s order directing Ohio’s elections chief to allow voters to apply for absentee ballots for...

Democrat gains GOP backer in Indiana attorney general race

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana’s Republican state schools superintendent is crossing party lines again to endorse the Democratic state attorney general candidate. Democrat Jonathan Weinzapfel announced the...

Indiana lawmakers plan session shifts amid virus worries

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana lawmakers are preparing to partially move some of their 2021 legislative session activity out of the Statehouse over coronavirus concerns. A joint...

Jury found for trial of man accused of eating parts of woman

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A jury was seated Wednesday to hear the case of a southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and...

Indiana officials planning 95 new coronavirus testing sites

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Nearly 100 additional coronavirus testing sites are planned across Indiana by the end of this month, state officials announced Wednesday. Health officials added...

Ohio: Thousands must repay unemployment overpayments

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Around 48,000 Ohioans have been notified they received an overpayment of unemployment benefits during the coronavirus pandemic, the state human services...

Election chief: Ohio positioning for smooth Election Night

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio’s elections chief said Tuesday that he continues to take steps to head off a potentially chaotic November election, including adding...

Indiana program slow in paying out money to those exonerated

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): An Indiana program aimed at compensating those who have been wrongly convicted of crimes hasn’t yet paid out any money since it...

Indiana passes 100,000 COVID-19 cases

INDIANAPOLIS (AP/WOWO): Indiana passed the 100,000 mark of confirmed COVID-19 cases Monday, reporting 596 new cases and 4 new deaths to the state's COVID-19...

Authorities: Federal operation in Indiana found missing kids

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Eight missing children were rescued in a five-day rescue operation in the Indianapolis area and one person was arrested on charges including...

Ohio governor delays more executions amidst drug shortage

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday delayed two death row inmates’ 2021 executions as the state’s unofficial death penalty moratorium...

State police probe jail death of woman held in isolation

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (AP) — State police are investigating the death of a mother of four who was found unresponsive last weekend in a...

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