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Places of worship across Greater Lafayette are suspending their traditional services after Governor Eric Holcomb banned gatherings of more than 250 people Thursday, including at churches.

The Islamic Society of Greater Lafayette cancelled Friday prayers, which general coordinator Zaim Khalid said attracts a larger weekly crowd. But to be safe, the center will also put a hold on daily prayers at the center. 

The Indiana High School Athletic Association has now postponed its boys basketball tournament, but said in a statement Friday it would move forward with the state girls gymnastics tournament.

The organization is making changes to comply with guidelines on coronavirus from federal health officials.

Indiana Democratic legislative leaders say they – and the public – aren’t getting enough answers from Gov. Eric Holcomb about the state’s response to COVID-19.

Ten people in Indiana have now tested positive for COVID-19 and health officials say many more will likely be diagnosed.

Coronavirus

Mar 11, 2020

As of Wednesday morning, 10 people in Indiana have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. What precautions should we be taking? Is Indiana prepared?

As cases of coronavirus spread across the Midwest, we know there are lots of questions about it -- including how to avoid getting sick. We also know there's plenty of misinformation about this new virus, so we want to help you sort fact from fiction. 

Send your questions to health@wfyi.org or text “health” to 73224, and we'll find the answers.

Multiple prayer vigils and a march were held this weekend in South Bend after state investigators decided not to seek charges against a white cop who shot a black man last June. In the aftermath, community leaders and family members say they’re shocked and still left with questions.

Advocates rallied at the Statehouse Thursday for legislation to protect women.

Fiat Chrysler Automotive announced Thursday it will produce an engine for the first time in Indiana. The facility will restore life to a former transmission plant in Kokomo that was idled last fall.

No cases of the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Indiana. But some businesses in the state are having to navigate potential parts shortages due to the virus’s impact in China.

No cases of the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Indiana. But some businesses in the state are having to navigate potential parts shortages due to the virus’s impact in China.

The cold weather didn’t stop dozens of Indiana Beach fans from rallying Saturday in Monticello, Indiana, to save the park.

Buttigieg Suspends Run For President

Mar 1, 2020

Buttigieg carried on with his remarks saying, "We are reminded just how urgent it is to change who is in the White House. We cannot miss this moment." 

Buttigieg spoke to the importance of Democrats needing to keep the House and win the U.S. Senate. 

"So I urge eveyrone who supported me to continue in the cause." 

"There is simply too much at stake to retreat to the sidelines at a time like this." 

Before Jim Brown, Mean Joe Greene, or any other black NFL superstar, there was George Taliaferro. George played football for Indiana University two years before Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, and went on to become the first African American drafted by the NFL. 

The following schools are closed on Thursday, Feb. 27:

Benton Community School Corporation

Frontier School Corporation

The following schools are on a two hour delay:

Carroll Consolidated School Corporation

Rossville Schools 

North Montgomery School Corporation

North White School Corporation 

Southeast Fountain School Corporation

South Montgomery School Corporation

Tri-County School Corporation

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