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Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly announced Wednesday its COVID-19 antibody drug is showing results in reducing hospitalizations from the virus. This is the company’s first data to be reported on mild to moderate cases but still needs to be reviewed by peers.

Book Review: The Bard's Blade

Sep 18, 2020

Do you ever have fantasies? Does your fantasy involve a musician and a winemaker forced to face the dark evil forces threatening to destroy the world? Or, better yet, does your fantasy involve listening to a book review? If so, The Bard's Blade may be a written account of one of your fantasies, and you're about to live through the other fantasy as West Lafayette Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review.

 

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Indiana’s state health commissioner said she believes there is a safe way that Hoosiers can enjoy Halloween this fall amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

State Lawmakers Consider Creating Carbon Offset Program

Sep 17, 2020
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State lawmakers are considering creating a program that would allow landowners to sell carbon offsets. Carbon offsets are a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by allowing businesses and other entities that pollute to buy credits from people doing climate-friendly practices.

City of Frankfort

This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor: city business goes on as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. In Frankfort, new security measures will be put in place at Old Stoney, and the city is looking ahead to its 2021 budget. How are city officials planning ahead in the midst of ongoing uncertainty?

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Gov. Eric Holcomb said he talked with the presidents of Purdue and Indiana University ahead of the decision to resume Big Ten football this fall.

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Researchers say extra money from the U.S. government helped many people rise out of poverty, even during the economic crisis caused by the pandemic. But now much of that stimulus is gone and poverty is rising again.

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A veteran’s hospital in Indianapolis received federal violations for failing to protect its employees from COVID-19. It’s one of the few workplaces in the country to receive a virus-related citation from workplace safety inspectors.

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Big Ten football will resume next month after the season was postponed in August over concerns about COVID-19.

According to a statement released by the 14-school conference Wednesday, the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted unanimously to allow games to begin the weekend of October 23. 

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A senior Indiana budget official says the state is somewhat paralyzed by conflicting directives from the federal government over how it can spend COVID-19 relief dollars.

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