Friday, July 30, 2021

Coronavirus

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...

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...

Kingston Residence reports 16 COVID-19 cases

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne assisted living facility has reported more than a dozen recent COVID-19 cases. Kingston Residence on Winchester Road has...

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...

City to move forward with infrastructure spending

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The City of Fort Wayne is about to move ahead with plans to spend $8-million on investment into public works,...

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...

Indiana student performance hammered by pandemic

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): A state assessment has confirmed what most had already guessed: the COVID-19 pandemic had a substantial negative impact on K-through-12 students in...

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...

FWCS, Super Shot giving high schoolers a shot at $500 for getting COVID vaccine

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Time's running out for Fort Wayne Community Schools students to get a chance to win some cash for getting their...

Fort Wayne Councilman concerned about dropping ambulance response times

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Some issues with ambulance service response times in Fort Wayne are prompting one City Councilman to demand answers. Councilman Russ Jehl...

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...

TinCaps asking for help getting COVID relief

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Fort Wayne TinCaps are asking for your help getting some federal COVID relief. In a letter from Team President Mike...

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...

Health officials push vaccine as Indiana virus cases tick up

INDIANAPOLIS (AP/WOWO): Indiana’s top health officials warned Friday that the spread of an especially contagious coronavirus variant is “significantly increasing” across the state, with...

Vaccinated teachers and students don’t need masks, CDC says

NEW YORK (AP): Vaccinated teachers and students don’t need to wear masks inside school buildings, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday...

All Purdue campuses to resume normal operations

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WOWO): Purdue University trustees have given the go-ahead on plans to re-open all Purdue University campuses, including the one in Fort...

Governor: fines to remain for COVID rule-breaking businesses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Refunding fines to Ohio businesses cited for violating public health orders during the coronavirus pandemic would send a “horrible” message to...

Governor extends Indiana’s COVID-19 emergency through July

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s COVID-19 precautions further eased Thursday under new executive orders issued by the governor, even as he cited worries about the...

FWCS ends mask mandate for those vaccinated

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO):  Fort Wayne Community Schools dropped face mask requirements for some this school year. The policy, which started Thursday, no longer be...

Parkview moving COVID-19 vaccine clinic to new location on July 1

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Parkview Health will move its COVID-19 vaccination clinic on July 1. The clinic, which is currently operating at the Parkview Mirro...

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