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ELKHART — Elkhart County saw a 0.4 percent increase in population between 2018 and 2019, twice the growth rate for the five counties that make up the South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s attorney general said Thursday that dozens of Hoosiers have contacted his office to complain about merchants charging exorbitant prices for toilet paper, food, cleaning products and other essential items during the coronavirus pandemic.

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ELKHART — Elkhart County reported its first COVID-19 death, an 80-year-old man who had underlying medical conditions, local health and emergency officials said Tuesday.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Seven more people have died of coronavirus-related illnesses in Indiana, bringing the state's virus death toll to 31 compared to three deaths a week earlier, state health officials said Saturday.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Two additional cases of COVID-19 were reported in Elkhart County on Friday, bringing the local total to nine, according to an update from the Indiana State Department of Health. 

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INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric J. Holcomb delivered a statewide address Monday to order that Hoosiers remain in their homes for two weeks.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) on Sunday reported 76 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing to 201 the number of Hoosiers diagnosed through ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. Four Hoosiers have died.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s political leaders announced Friday that they agreed to push back the state primary by nearly a month, to June 2, and to allow all voters to cast mail-in ballots due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s governor on Thursday ordered all of the state’s public and private schools to remain closed through at least the end of April as part of the effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, which has already forced many businesses throughout the state to close …

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday moved to invoke emergency authority to marshal industry to fight the coronavirus, as the economic fallout from the crisis mounted with word that Detroit’s Big Three automakers are shutting down their North American factories to protect workers.

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ELKHART — Officials say they are still unsure how local authorities will enforce new regulations designed to stem the spread of coronavirus.

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ELKHART — Unemployment for the Elkhart-Goshen metropolitan statistical area fell from 3.9 percent in January 2019 to 3.0 percent in January this year, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development said Tuesday.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana officials cracked down further on public activities Monday as the state reported its first death linked to the coronavirus pandemic.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s protections for certain wetlands would end under legislation state lawmakers approved in the waning hours of their session, even though the state’s own environmental agency joined environmentalists in opposing the measure.

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FORT WAYNE — Indiana regulators have given Indiana Michigan Power approval for a rate increase that’s less than half the amount the utility had sought for its Hoosier customers.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Local leaders should decide if schools should be closed and large gatherings canceled, Indiana’s governor said Friday, even as his top health official acknowledged the uncertainty over how widespread coronavirus infections are in the state.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Negotiations fell apart among Republican legislators Wednesday on a proposal that could have forced Indiana’s attorney general from office if his law license is suspended over allegations that he drunkenly groped four women.

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SOUTH BEND — The University of Notre Dame on Wednesday announced it was suspending all in-person classes on campus through at least April 13, following similar announcements from Indiana University and Purdue University a day earlier, due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus.

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INDIANAPOLIS — While there are presently no known cases of COVID-19 among staff or offenders housed at Indiana Department of Correction facilities, visitation to all prison facilities in the state has been suspended at least two weeks.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two more people in Indiana have been sickened by the coronavirus, boosting the state’s total cases to six, health officials said Tuesday, while Purdue University and Indiana University both announced plans to curtail activities in the weeks ahead.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The top leadership position in the Indiana House changed hands Monday for the first time in a decade in an unusual transition just as this year’s legislative session is about to wrap up.

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ELKHART — To minimize the spread of diseases such as the flu or coronavirus, Beacon Health System and Goshen Health both announced Friday they would temporarily change their guidelines for patient visitors, effective immediately.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The man with Indiana’s first confirmed illness from the coronavirus outbreak was in isolation Friday after going to an Indianapolis hospital with mild symptoms, state health officials said.

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INDIANAPOLIS — A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit filed against Indiana’s attorney general by four women who say he drunkenly groped them during a party, while state legislators took their first step toward possibly forcing him from office if the state Supreme Court suspends his l…

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said Tuesday that recipients of contributions tied to online schools that were found to have misappropriated funds should have the option of remitting the sum of those contributions to the Indiana Treasurer of State’s Office.

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INDIANAPOLIS — A prominent supporter of Indiana’s attorney general is arguing that a proposed suspension of his law license over allegations of drunkenly groping four women is excessive and that even the proposed punishment wouldn’t force him from office.

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GOSHEN — Charles D. Mumaw has announced his candidacy for the state Senate seat for District 12. He is the only Democratic candidate who filed in the race before the deadline.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 60-day law license suspension is being recommended for Indiana’s attorney general after allegations that he grabbed the buttocks of a female state legislator and inappropriately touched three other women during a party.

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ELKHART — Elkhart Central High School teachers criticized a Third House session on Friday for being held at a time that most teachers cannot participate.

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SOUTH BEND — In what's sure to be a politically charged ceremony, more than 2,400 fetuses found last year at the suburban Chicago home of one of the Midwest's most prolific abortion doctors will be buried Wednesday in Indiana, a state with some of the nation's toughest anti-abortion laws.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s governor said Tuesday he would keep pushing for a law requiring more businesses to provide workplace accommodations for pregnant women, even though the state Senate rebuffed his proposal last week.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana lawmakers returned to the Statehouse on Monday after deadlines last week on advancing bills for action during the last half of this year’s legislative session.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Democrat Josh Owens has dropped out of the race to be Indiana’s next governor, despite getting enough signatures to qualify, his campaign said on Wednesday.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana House narrowly endorsed on Monday a proposal aimed at making it more difficult for Indiana electric companies to close more coal-fired power plants.

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INDIANAPOLIS — A potential fight over whether to repeal Indiana’s obsolete ban on same-sex marriages has sidetracked a widely supported proposal to raise the state’s minimum age for getting married.