Friday, September 18, 2020

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 —...

Are we over-hyping the coronavirus?

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3730593/3730593_2020-02-07-112833.128.mp3 State Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box joins the show and also answers whether wearing a mask is the best option. Subscribe to the Fort Wayne’s Morning...

Indiana coronavirus death toll goes past 1,500 people

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s death toll from confirmed or presumed coronavirus illnesses has topped 1,500 people, according to Indiana State Department of Health statistics released...

Former Lt. Governors calling for universal absentee voting in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana): Two former lieutenant governors are calling on Governor Holcomb to let anyone who wants vote absentee. The Indiana Election Commission allowed universal...

Ohio governor: Zoos, theaters, playgrounds can reopen June 10

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Zoos, theaters, playgrounds, and other indoor and outdoor facilities can reopen June 10, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday as he...

State reports 836 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 14 additional deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health reported 836 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 14 additional deaths on Tuesday. The deaths, which occurred...

State adds 970 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 13 additional deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health reported 970 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 13 additional deaths on Thursday. The deaths, which occurred...

Allen County Health Department launches Coronavirus hotline

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A new hotline has been established for questions and concerns about the Coronavirus. The Allen County Department of Health has announced...

State adds 330 new positive COVID-19 cases and 5 additional deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health reported 330 new positive COVID-19 cases and five additional deaths Monday. That ends a run of three...

Governor Holcomb announces revisions to Indiana’s stay at home order

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The stay at home order for Hoosiers was extended through May 1st last Friday by Governor Eric Holcomb, who also...

Over 1.5M Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, as pace of layoffs slows

WASHINGTON (FOX News): More than 1.5 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but as businesses gradually start to rehire workers, the pace...

30 million have sought US unemployment aid since virus hit

WASHINGTON (AP): More than 3.8 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment benefits last week as the U.S. economy slid further into a crisis that...

Area animal sanctuary reopens

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Another area attraction has re-opened, albeit with some restrictions. The Black Pine Animal Sanctuary in Albion welcomed guests over the weekend...

Fort Wayne lab offers COVID-19 antibody testing

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): COVID-19 Antibody testing is available in Fort Wayne. Passport Health is offering FDA approved COVID-19 antibody tests for those interested in...

State surpasses 50,000 positive COVID-19 cases

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health reported 748 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 9 additional deaths Friday. The deaths, which happened between...

ECHL cancels remainder of season due to COVID-19

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The ECHL on Saturday, March 14, announced that the remainder of the 2019-20 season has been canceled. This will also...

Almost three dozen more Hoosiers die from COVID-19

INDIANA (WOWO): The number of Hoosiers diagnosed with COVID-19 has passed 5,500. The Indiana State Department of Health says out of 28,764 Hoosiers who have...

Nearly 700 workers laid off in Noble and Steuben Counties

NORTHEAST INDIANA (WOWO): Two big area employers have temporarily closed their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to filings with the Indiana Department of...

COVID-19 numbers showing improvement

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO): The latest numbers from the Indiana Department of Health show a trend continuing to improve, and that is the overall infection...

Area churches prepare for Easter in a post-COVID world

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Tomorrow is Good Friday, and Sunday is Easter... but for millions of Americans those normally-crowded church services will be very...

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