General News

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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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Indiana religious conservative groups lost again in court Thursday in their multi-year legal battle to discriminate against same-sex couples.

Telehealth And COVID-19 Testing

Sep 3, 2020

Indiana University is one of many institutions that have had to figure out how to conduct large scale COVID-19 testing for students on its campuses. On arrival, around one percent of students tested positive. We talk to a public health official there about how they've been tracking the virus since.

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Indiana is evaluating how Hoosiers will be affected by the recent eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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With just one month left to respond to the Census, community groups are working to ensure everyone is counted. The U.S. Census Bureau will stop counting at the end of September, a month earlier than planned. That could threaten the accuracy of the census if many people go uncounted.

WNBA Players Advocate For Social Justice

Sep 1, 2020

The WNBA stood with major sporting leagues across the country postponing playoff games for several days last week. One Indiana Fever player said part of her role as a professional athlete is to advocate for social justice.

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Two new, original pieces of art now hang in the Indiana Statehouse to commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote.

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Housing advocates are bracing for a “tsunami” of evictions after Indiana lifted its moratorium a little more than a week ago.

There’s no way to know exactly how many evictions have been filed, but a recent study estimates that as many as 720,000 Hoosiers could be at risk.

Takuma Sato Wins Second Indianapolis 500

Aug 23, 2020
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Takuma Sato won the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 Sunday. Sato returned to victory lane after winning the “Greatest Spectacle In Racing” in 2017.

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The court battle over an Indiana law that requires women to get an ultrasound at least 18 hours before an abortion is over.

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky and the state agreed to end the lawsuit.