Two Wabash Valley counties reported their first COVID-19 cases on Saturday while Vigo saw its total nearly double, from four to seven, as coronavirus continued its spread across the Hoosier state.

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Acting swiftly in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Indiana could be a month away from the peak of coronavirus infections, the state’s top health official said Friday, as seven more virus-related deaths were reported, bringing the state’s toll to 24.Expected surgeThe number of confirmed COVID-19 cases

Terre Haute Catholic Charities Foodbank will be distributing pre-packaged food and hygiene products to students and their families from 1 to 3 p.m. today in response to school closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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INDIANAPOLIS — One death in Putnam County has been attributed to COVID-19 in the daily update released this morning by the Indiana State Department of Health.

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The Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced today. The 104th edition of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" will air live on NBC, with the official green flag time to be announced at a later date.

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The economic fallout of COVID-19 will test the strength of Indiana’s economy and stretch the pockets of Hoosiers, many of whom already have experienced layoffs or lost business income during the stay-at-home period.

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With a cell phone in one hand arranging next-day shipments, Bob Baseler Thursday used his other hand to answer his office desk phone. On Thursday, Baseler was focusing on eggs.

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A look inside the incident command center at Union Hospital on Thursday revealed six people sharing data, tracking illnesses and directing hospital operations as part of the coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Wabash Valley.

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Indiana, like the nation, has seen a surge in unemployment claims as the coronavirus pandemic begins to take its toll on the economy.

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The brakes have been applied to "drive-thru" confessions in Terre Haute, with the Archdiocese of Indianapolis telling the Rev. Dan Bedel the risk of COVID-19 spread was too high.

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The NCAA will distribute $225 million to its Division I members in June, $375 million less than had been budgeted this year because the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of the men's basketball tournament.

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The Vigo County School Corp. has donated hundreds of N95 masks to the Vigo County Emergency Management Agency to aid in the community's response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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With time to spare during the state's two-week stay-home order, crafters are finding ways to help others on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic as the illness spreads.

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The Parke County health officer, acting in his private capacity or as an individual, took out a full-page ad in the Daily Clintonian, a newspaper headquartered in Clinton, to express his personal opinion that politicians should end social isolation due to COVID-19 and let people go back to w…

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Police will not pull you over just to see where you're headed, and they have no intention to make the next couple weeks any more difficult than they already are.

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These days, Emily Murray and her 7-year-old daughter, Kate, sit at a table across from each other at their makeshift office — Emily using her laptop to work from home, and Kate using a family laptop to do educational or other activities set up by her mom.

With the Stay At Home directives now implemented in Indiana, the federal government has issued a guidance around COVID-19 related to blood donation.

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The 2020 Indiana Special Olympic summer games will not be held on June 12-14 in Terre Haute, said Special Olympics Indiana CEO/President Jeff Mohler. Special Olympics Indiana on Monday suspended all practices, competitions, and events through May 31.

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Hours before Indiana shutters all non-essential businesses through the first week of April, Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett penned a letter urging residents to stay home and adhere to Gov. Eric Holcomb's executive order.

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A big smile across her face, Payton Padgett stood along Tippecanoe Street and held up a large sign that had the names of Franklin Elementary teachers and staff as well as a special message: "We Love You, Falcons Forever." As she did so, a large caravan of those teachers and staff drove by, part of a driving tour of the neighborhood late Tuesday morning, an effort to maintain contact with children who have been out of school since March 13 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Automotive supply manufacturers in the Wabash Valley are halting production starting this week on the heels of automakers closing plants across Indiana and the nation to help suppress the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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The Vigo County School Corp. will begin remote learning April 6, Superintendent Rob Haworth announced Monday. Also, grab-and-go meals will continue at current sites through April 6, with a new plan for meal distribution to be unveiled next week.

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The dedication of many volunteers working area food pantries has not been dampened by Monday's official “Stay-At-Home” order from Gov. Eric Holcomb, but the pantries are adjusting their operating practices in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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TERRE HAUTE [mdash] Fannie Carolyn Rodgers (Rickard), 74, passed away March 25, 2020 at Gibson Family Hospice Center. She was born November 25, 1945 in Madisonville, Kentucky to Gerlie Lee and Ola Mae (Beshears) Rickard. Fannie was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.…