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Indiana’s top health officials made pleas for Hoosiers to get vaccinated and continue wearing masks as a contagious variant spreads throughout the state.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s top health officials made pleas Friday for Hoosiers to get vaccinated and continue wearing masks as an especially contagious coronavirus variant spreads throughout the state, but said there are no plans to reinstate public health restrictions or mandates statewide. State health commissioner, Dr. Kristina Box said during...
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Indiana drivers holding cellphones now face license penalties

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana motorists caught using handheld cellphones while behind the wheel of a moving vehicle now face increased penalties for breaking state law. A law banning drivers' cellphone use to combat distracted driving took effect in July 2020, allowing tickets of up to $500 against violators but it delayed by a year any state Bureau of Motor Vehicles points toward a driver’s license suspension.
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LIST: Mask policies for upcoming school year in Kentucky, Indiana

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Will your student have to wear a mask when they return to school this year?. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has officially recommended everyone in school, regardless of vaccination status, wear a mask for the upcoming year. So far, neither Kentucky nor Indiana have mandated...
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Indiana health officials provide update on COVID-19 recommendations

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Mask on, or mask off? That's what many Hoosiers may soon be asking themselves. Peggy Marshall works at Harrison Crossing's health campus. She says the message has been a little bit unclear. "We were told a few months back, if we were vaccinated, it would...
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Indiana ready to cover early education, child care expenses for eligible families

Hoosier parents of children age 12 and younger may be able to get the state to pay a large share of their child care and early education expenses into next year. The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration recently announced its "Build, Learn, Grow" initiative, which offers scholarships to connect eligible children from working families to high-quality early education and out-of-school programs, will continue until March 2022, instead of ending in October.
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Indiana State Fair open

After a pandemic cancellation last year, the Indiana State Fair is open for a three-and-a-half-week run. State Fair director Cynthia Hoye says it wasn’t practical to enforce social distancing at the fair, but the fair is stepping up cleaning protocols. The fair has added more sanitizing stations, and is handing...
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Hoosiers react to Biden’s proposed $100 vaccine incentive

On Thursday, President Joe Biden called on states and local governments to offer cash incentives for vaccinations — to the tune of $100, for people who haven’t gotten the shot. Biden hopes the money will encourage more people to get the vaccine, since the idea has seen success in other...
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Day 2 of Indiana State Fair underway

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The fun continues during the second day of the Indiana State Fair. The fair offers food, animals, music, rides and everything Indiana. There are some new attractions including animal yoga, a bubble tower, backyard brats and brews, and about 46 rides in the Midway. The fair runs...
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Things get wild at county fair

Saturday afternoon at the Indiana Wild animal exhibition at the Allen County Fair, handler Missy North was holding a creature typically not seen in the Hoosier State. That is, unless you happened to be in Whitley County last week, when a 5-foot-long relative was spotted, caught and dispatched as a danger to the public.
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Superior Court 2 – July 31

The state of Indiana recently filed cases against the following people in Hancock County Superior Court 2:. Jennifer Patricia Morris, operating a vehicle while intoxicated-endangering a person. Michael S. Emmerick, false informing. Sunshine S. Willis Jr., reckless driving, operating a vehicle without ever receiving a license. Kisha Rachelle Loudermilk, possession...
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'Priced out of Northwest Indiana': Rents outpacing salaries; low-income Hoosiers hardest hit

Born in Valparaiso and raised in Portage, 21-year-old Ethyl Ruehman said she had every intention of staying in the Region and giving back to the community. She began studying environmental management at Indiana University Northwest in Gary and engaged in a lot of public service, all while working numerous jobs. But after a relationship fell apart, she was unable to find an affordable place to stay and after several tough months of transient living, Ruehman said she made the painful decision to move away to Bloomington, Indiana, where housing was available as part of her studies.