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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s attorney general submitted a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that it should reverse a federal appeals court’s ruling that allowed both members of same-sex couples in Indiana to be listed as parents on the birth certificates of their children.

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ELKHART — Indiana’s unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in October, moving closer to figures that could be considered normal.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana lawmakers won't be taking quick action to undercut public health orders that Gov. Eric Holcomb has issued over the past nine months of the coronavirus pandemic, top Republican legislative leaders said Tuesday.

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ELKHART — State and county COVID-19 infections continued to mount Saturday as health officials took action to stem the spread of the coronavirus.  

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana is continuing its record-setting increases in COVID-19 hospitalizations and new infections, state health officials said Tuesday as the state once again surpassed 4,000 new cases and reported 63 more deaths.

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GOSHEN — Hospitals were treating the largest number of COVID-19 patients since the state began releasing public reports on coronavirus hospitalizations last spring, and local officials said resources were critically low.

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SOUTH BEND — University of Notre Dame students are subject to mandatory coronavirus testing with stricter penalties if they leave town before getting their test results after thousands of fans stormed the football field and threw parties to celebrate a double-overtime upset over Clemson.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State officials are renewing their call for retired health care workers to help relieve staff in Indiana's hospitals and long-term care facilities as the number of hospitalizations and new infections across the state continue to spike at record highs.

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Indiana set a single-day record of newly reported COVID-19 cases for the second straight day Thursday as the state surpassed 4,000 new cases for the first time and coronavirus hospitalizations surged to a new high, state health officials said.

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ELKHART — With the number of cases quickly growing and infection rates on the rise, local health officials deemed the spread of COVID-19 “out of control” and urged greater care in stemming the outbreak.

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ELKHART — Donald Rainwater, the Libertarian candidate for Indiana governor, finished his tour of the state in Elkhart on Sunday afternoon with a crowd of about 40 supporters.

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ELKHART — State Rep. Timothy Wesco is being challenged for his District 21 seat in this election, as Democrat Ryan Liedtky believes he has a chance at winning in the heavily Republican district.

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ELKHART — The Elkhart County Health Department will not reintroduce COVID-19 restrictions at least until after Election Day. Not because the outbreak is not serious enough but because of the potential political consequences.

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GOSHEN — Republican state Sen. Blake Doriot is being challenged for his District 12 seat in this election, as retired businessman Charles Mumaw, a Democrat, runs for the Senate for the third time.

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INDIANAPOLIS — More than 1 million Indiana voters requested early ballots this fall amid worries about the coronavirus, a record number but still lower than officials initially projected.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb took on the conservative criticism over his coronavirus pandemic orders as he faced his two reelection challengers in a televised debate Tuesday night.

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Indiana's daily average of new coronavirus infections continued growing at record levels with Saturday's update from state health officials, who also added 31 more COVID-19 deaths to the state's toll.

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ELKHART — Though two candidates are running for the State Senate District 9 seat, one of them being the incumbent, the campaign is one of the quieter ones. None of the candidates responded to interview requests.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s statewide mask order will remain in place, but tougher restrictions on businesses and crowd sizes aren’t being reinstated, despite recent sharp increases in COVID-19 hospitalizations and rates of new infections in the state, Gov. Eric Holcomb said Wednesday.

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ELKHART — Elkhart County moved to orange status Wednesday as the local COVID-19 outbreak has taken a turn for the worse.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's manufacturers have generally weathered the coronavirus pandemic better than other industries, even as some plants have been battered by changes in consumer spending amid the public health crisis, according to some business leaders.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Local health officials warned Wednesday about a growing number of COVID-19 illnesses in the Evansville and Elkhart areas as the state health department reported rates of new infections and hospitalizations across Indiana much higher than two weeks ago when Republican Gov. Eric…

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Indiana health officials on Saturday added 13 more coronavirus-related deaths to the state’s pandemic toll as the seven-day rolling average of new cases continued growing at record levels.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s health commissioner is encouraging more Hoosiers to get tested for the coronavirus, saying that the state’s COVID-19 testing capacity is now “greater than it’s ever been.”

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INDIANAPOLIS — Most of Indiana's coronavirus restrictions on businesses and crowd sizes will be lifted this weekend, but people will still be required to wear masks in public for another three weeks, Gov. Eric Holcomb said Wednesday.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s Republican governor has consistently touted face masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus and prominently wears one in his reelection ads, even as President Donald Trump resists their use.

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GOSHEN — Health officials in portions of northern Indiana plan to spray for mosquitoes next week in a bid to control the spread of the Eastern equine encephalitis virus.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s unemployment rate fell to 6.4 percent in August as the labor market continued to recover from a spring plunge caused by the coronavirus shutdown.

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ELKHART — State health officials are urging Indiana residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites following reports of a probable case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in a LaPorte County resident and the detection of the virus in horses in areas adjacent to Elkhart County.

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Indiana health officials are warning residents to take coronavirus precautions seriously over the Labor Day weekend, even as new statewide COVID-19 risk ratings show most counties have minimal or moderate virus spread.

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SHIPSHEWANA — Three people suspected in an auto-theft spree face attempted murder charges after slamming into police vehicles and leading officers on a high-speed chase that ended in a crash that killed a horse and with an officer firing his weapon. 

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INDIANAPOLIS — Planned Parenthood has dropped its federal lawsuit challenging an Indiana law that will require women to undergo an ultrasound at least 18 hours before having an abortion.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana will join a federal coronavirus program providing an additional $300 a week in unemployment benefits, although officials said Wednesday it could take up to a month for those payments to begin.

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INDIANAPOLIS — In a letter sent Friday to Gov. Eric Holcomb and leaders of the state General Assembly, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill questioned the governor’s ability to continue issuing executive orders responsive to the COVID-19 pandemic and called for a special legislative session …

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WARSAW — Three men who are members of a Milwaukee group that’s marching to the nation’s capital for a national commemoration of the 1963 civil rights March on Washington were arrested in Kosciusko County after police said they were blocking traffic on a highway.

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INDIANAPOLIS — With at least 31 positive cases of the coronavirus reported in Indiana schools since buildings began reopening in late July, district leaders, teachers and parents are pressuring state officials to identify benchmarks for what would require schools to go back online as confirm…