Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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BBQ RibFest at Headwaters Park moved to July 30-Aug. 2

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): BBQ RibFest at Headwaters Park has been moved to July 30-Aug. 2 this year. The festival, in its 23rd year, was...

State reports 370 new positive cases, 21 additional COVID-19 deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): New positive cases of COVID-19 dropped slightly to 370 according to the Indiana State Department of Health, while the death toll went...

Council votes down hazard pay resolution

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Fort Wayne City Council has voted down a measure that would guarantee hazard pay for city employees working from...

AP-NORC poll: Half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP): Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, according...

Young introduces PPP improvement bill

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Network Indiana): U.S. Senator Todd Young is back in Indiana talking with business owners about a bill that he says would...

Indiana unemployment at 17 percent in April

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): Indiana unemployment climbed above 17 percent in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Unemployment stood at 17.1 percent for the state, up from...

New positive cases of COVID-19 at 373; deaths at 18

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): New positive cases of COVID-19 are up to 373 in Tuesday's report by the Indiana State Department of Health, while the death...

IU researchers develop fabric treatment to kill COVID-19

INDIANA (WOWO): Indiana University researchers have developed a fabric treatment that can kill the coronavirus on contact. The treatment was originally developed for bacteria infections,...

Indiana ranked tenth-worst state in health infrastructure for coronavirus

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Indiana health officials think they're doing a good job fighting the novel coronavirus COVID-19, but a nationwide study says the...

Experts: Flush pipes in buildings that have been vacant

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Experts say Indiana building owners should flush out water pipes before reopening to the public because harmful bacteria and other material may...

Indiana adds 354 new COVID-19 cases, 8 new deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health has released another update on the state’s tracking of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infections. As of noon today,...

IU announces phased reopening, testing partnership with IU Health

BLOOMINGTON (Inside INdiana Business): Indiana University President Michael McRobbie has released recommendations for reopening the university that include on-campus, in-person instruction for the fall...

Postponed Indy 500 puts short-track drivers in spotlight

GAS CITY, Ind. (AP): The roaring engines and flying dirt pellets briefly brought Gas City I-69 Speedway back to life Sunday. It wasn’t the same. The...

Ohio governor: Wearing masks shouldn’t be a political issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says wearing masks while in public during the coronavirus pandemic should not be a political issue...

Indiana reports 12 additional deaths, 487 new positive cases of COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): More deaths have been reported in Indiana as a result of COVID-19. The state reported 12 additional COVID-19 deaths between May 22 and...

Flags directed to be flown half-staff by Indiana and Ohio governors

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - Several governors in the country have ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on Sunday, May 24, to honor...

Indiana reports 21 more COVID-19 related deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The death toll grows in Indiana as a result of COVID-19. The state reported 21 additional COVID-19 deaths between April 27 and May...

State adds 27 deaths, 493 new positive cases of COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health reported 27 additional deaths and 493 new positive cases of COVID-19 Friday. The deaths, which happened between...

Holcomb, State Budget Agency plan budget cuts over pandemic

INDIANAPOLIS (Press Release): Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced he has asked the State Budget Agency (SBA) to initiate plans to reduce state agency...

FWCS to hold graduation “parades”

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne Community Schools will be holding a unique celebration of its graduates early next month. As you know, school districts...

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