Friday, July 30, 2021

More Indiana counties join second-highest virus risk group

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The number of Indiana counties approaching high risk for community spread of COVID-19 nearly quadrupled in one week as an especially contagious...

Health agency in Indianapolis urges wearing masks indoors

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): The Marion County Public Health Department recommended Tuesday that all residents of the county including Indianapolis wear masks in indoor public spaces,...

Indiana Supreme Court asked to weigh governor’s powers suit

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s attorney general has asked the state Supreme Court to block Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb’s lawsuit challenging the increased power state legislators...

Auburn Auction Park could transform into new sports complex

AUBURN, Ind. (AP) — Local officials are considering a development proposal that could see northeastern Indiana’s Auburn Auction Park renovated into a news sports...

Indiana businesses urge Congress to pass LGBTQ protections

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): More than 100 Indiana businesses are urging Congress to pass legislation stalled in the Senate that would extend federal civil rights protections...

Indiana issues air quality alert due to smoke from wildfires

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s environmental agency issued a statewide air quality alert this week urging Hoosiers to slow down and take other steps as smoke...

Indiana expected to get $507 million from opioid settlement

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (AP) — Indiana will receive $507 million as part of a multi-state agreement to settle a lawsuit against opioid distributors designed to...

Pelosi bars Trump allies from Jan. 6 probe, GOP may boycott

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee...

Bodies driven to town hall after apparent murder-suicide

GAS CITY, Ind. (AP) — A man apparently fatally shot his wife and then himself in an SUV operated by a relative who drove...

Federal court nixes Indiana’s voter registration purge law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court has sided with opponents of an Indiana law aimed at having elections officials immediately purge voter registrations...

Indiana University can require COVID-19 vaccinations

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana University can require its roughly 90,000 students and 40,000 employees to get vaccinated for COVID-19 under a federal judge’s ruling that might...

Indiana man gets 52 months in son’s methamphetamine death

PORTLAND, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana man whose infant son died from methamphetamine intoxication was sentenced Monday to more than four years in...

Federal judge affirms Indiana University vaccine requirement

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge is allowing Indiana University to continue with its COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all students and employees. A ruling from...

DNR: Sick, dying songbirds seen in three-quarters of Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sick and dying songbirds stricken with an unexplained illness have now been found in three-quarters of Indiana’s counties, state wildlife officials say. The Indiana...

Indiana restarts payment of federal unemployment benefits

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana on Friday resumed making $300 federal unemployment payments to workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic after a court ordered it...

Big jump in Indiana budget surplus triggering tax refund

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): A big jump in Indiana’s state tax collections over the past few months announced by state officials Wednesday will result in a...

US COVID-19 cases rising again, doubling over three weeks

NATIONWIDE (AP): The COVID-19 curve in the U.S. is rising again after months of decline, with the number of new cases per day doubling...

FDA adds warning about rare reaction to J&J COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP): U.S. regulators on Monday added a new warning to Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine about links to a rare and potentially dangerous...

Appeals court: Indiana must resume unemployment benefits

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the state must temporarily continue the payment of federal unemployment benefits, affirming an earlier...

Lawsuit seeks $150M from Indiana online schools fraud claims

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): The leaders of two now-closed Indiana online charter schools are accused in a new lawsuit of defrauding the state of more than...

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