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Joe Biden is on the cusp of formally securing the Democratic presidential nomination after winning hundreds more delegates in primary contests Tuesday that tested the nation’s ability to run elections while balancing a pandemic and sweeping social unrest.

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INDIANAPOLIS—Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb has commanded media attention managing the COVID-19 crisis through this primary season as Woody Myers, now his Democratic challenger in the fall election, has struggled for visibility.

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INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric Holcomb called for a statewide coalition to address racial disparities after a fourth consecutive day of demonstrations statewide but offered no concrete examples of change.

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — Several Southern Indiana businesses closed early Sunday night — at least one confirming it was for safety reasons — after days of protests in Louisville and in many other cities in response to recent officer-involved deaths of black residents.

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CLARKSVILLE — Texas Roadhouse in Clarksville underwent a deep cleaning and sanitizing effort Thursday night, a company representative said, after a restaurant employee tested positive for COVID-19 this week.

“During this hard and scary time of this pandemic, I would say that most people are either feeling scared, shocked, petrified, or even more. I myself am feeling the same way, but also I am glad to spend time with family, and am able to have fun even while still “in school.” Yes, it may at ti…

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — Southern Indiana emergency management agencies have seen a significant drop in requests for personal protective equipment (PPE) in recent weeks, but they are continuing to monitor the community’s needs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Of all the foods I’ve had over the course of my five decades of spinning around the sun, gyros could be one of my favorite “street foods.” Scratch that. It could be one of my favorite foods of all time.

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LOUISVILLE — Seven people were shot during protests that lasted into early Friday morning in downtown Louisville, WAVE 3 News reports.An LMPD spokeswoman confirmed that one of the victims was in critical condition. She also said several arrests had been made. What remains unknown is who was …

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CLARK COUNTY — The use of naloxone to treat overdoses has increased significantly throughout the state, but it has almost doubled in Clark County in recent months.

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

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CLARK COUNTY — Clark County has been notified that it will be awarded an estimated $26,000 in federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) funds and an additional $55,000 through CARES and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as appropri…

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Nothing shouts spring and summer like fresh herbs. Mint, basil, sage, dill, cilantro, thyme, chives, and oregano all grow well in our Southern Indiana climate. Find fresh herbs in farmer’s markets or grow them in backyard gardens, pots and indoor window containers. To prepare herbs for use w…

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NEW ALBANY — Baptist Health is using enhanced cleaning and disinfecting measures, including some of the latest virus- and bacteria-killing technology, to help ensure the safety of patients, visitors and staff.

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Sharon Louise Shopher, 75, entered eternal life on Monday, June 1, 2020 at her home. She was preceded in death by her parents, King Blakley and Mary Helen French and step-parents, Louis French and Jean Blakley. Surviving are her husband, Mike Shopher, Salem, sons, Sonny (Cheryl) Lee, Sellers…