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FLOYD COUNTY — Kate Caufield, who lives in New Albany, and Phyllis Yeager, a resident of Floyds Knobs, are about as far apart politically as the geographic elevation that separates their Floyd County homes.

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President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden are intensifying their efforts to persuade uncommitted voters to pick sides in the closing days of the presidential election campaign.

LOUISVILLE — The Food and Drug Administration has approved remdesivir as the first drug to treat COVID-19. While many Louisville hospitals were already using the drug with emergency authorization, now it’s believed more patients may be willing to try the drug with the new federal approval. T…

Boogs is a 1-year-old Domestic Short Hair cat who is on the prowl for his forever home. Boogs was found as a stray then taken to The New Albany Floyd County Animal Shelter when his finder could no longer keep him. He has adjusted wonderfully to the indoor life but he still thinks he deserves…

Upcoming funeral services listed alphabetically from death notices published in the News and Tribune.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Another person has died from COVID-19 in Clark County, pushing the total to 62. Floyd County deaths remain at 67, according to the latest data issued Friday by the Indiana Department of Health.

Upcoming funeral services listed alphabetically from death notices published in the News and Tribune.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health on Thursday announced that 2,880 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. The numbers represent results from 36,552 specimens submitted, the highest number to date.

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Pumpkin and orange juice add nutritional value to make a healthier alternative to a plain cupcake. Remember that kids love to help in the kitchen and are more interested in eating unfamiliar foods if they help prepare them. Parents will need to supervise the muffin-making, but let kids greas…

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As COVID-19 cases surge again in long-term care facilities around the state, health officials revealed a new plan to combat the virus during Wednesday’s press conference.

Upcoming funeral services listed alphabetically from death notices published in the News and Tribune.

Upcoming funeral services listed alphabetically from death notices published in the News and Tribune.

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — For the first time since the record decline in April, Indiana saw a month-over-month drop in its payrolls, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Tuesday.

Booking information provided Tuesday, Oct. 20

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PARKE COUNTY — Writer and News and Tribune contributing columnist Mike Lunsford has written his seventh collection of stories, “This Old World,” set for release by Shade Tree Press in late October. Many of Lunsford’s stories, virtually all published in his newspaper columns, have been re-wor…

NEW ALBANY — The New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp. board voted unanimously Monday to adopt a 2021 budget of $134 million, which includes $76 million for the education fund, $13 million for debt services, $35 million for operations, $6 million for the referendum fund and $2 mi…

Upcoming funeral services listed alphabetically from death notices published in the News and Tribune.

Booking information provided Monday, Oct. 19

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INDIANAPOLIS — Another person has died from COVID-19 in Floyd County, bringing the total number of deaths to 66, according to the Indiana State Department of Health dashboard post Monday. Clark County deaths remain at 57.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Debate Commission will be moving its first gubernatorial debate to a virtual-style event — a first in its history. This means that while candidates will still participate in person at the WFYI studios in Indianapolis, they will be in separate spaces from each other…

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s Rental Assistance Portal is accepting applications for a program that provides eligible renters with up to six months in rental assistance to help cover past due and ongoing monthly payments.

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