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ORLANDO, Fla. — All the 4,200 nonunion employees of Orange County in Florida will be required to get their first coronavirus vaccine shot by the end of August and the second by the end of September.

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New guidance from the federal government set off a cascade of mask rules across the nation Wednesday as cities, states, schools and businesses raced to restore mandates and others pushed back against the guidelines at a time when Americans are exhausted and confused over constantly shifting …

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — U.S. prosecutors asked a judge Wednesday to order the Federal Bureau of Prisons to transfer all money in Larry Nassar's prison account — about $2,000 — to help provide restitution to five victims as part of his 60-year child porn sentence.

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Stock indexes capped a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street with mixed results Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it was seeing improvement in the economy, but not enough to start dialing down its support measures.

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CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana man has been charged with murder after firefighters found a woman's decapitated, mutilated body inside her burning apartment, hours before police allegedly found her missing body parts in a suitcase in the suspect's home.

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pedro Castillo, a leftist political novice who has promised to be a champion of his country’s poor, on Wednesday became Peru’s new president.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge on Wednesday found probable cause to charge a police officer in the 2016 slaying of a Black man who was sitting in a parked car, taking the rare step of overruling prosecutors years after they declined to charge the officer.

GREENSBURG - Greensburg Police Chief Mike NcNealy believes a positive relationship with the citizens of Greensburg is an important part of keeping the community safe and reducing crime.

COLUMBUS - The suspect who was shot and seriously injured by a Columbus Police Officer June 27, 2021, was recently released from an Indianapolis area hospital. Upon being released, he was arrested for attempted murder and other charges related to the incident.

RIPLEY COUNTY – Ripley Youth Outreach, a youth philanthropic initiative of the Ripley County Community Foundation, awarded the $10,000.00 Change Ripley County Grant to a youth led project in Olean, Indiana. The funding will be used to improve and renovate the Brown Township playground that r…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) from around the world gathered for their 130th DAR Continental Congress – and for the second time in history, they did so entirely online, again conducting all regular business and honoring the extensive work of DAR…

GREENSBURG - As we drive into Greensburg on Highway 46, it is so nice to be welcomed by the painting on the corner of Main and N. East streets. It represents Greensburg and Decatur County very well, since we are a farming community. The artist did a great job. There are few more paintings in…

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MOSCOW (AP) — Police in Russia raided the home of the chief editor of an investigative news site that was recently designated as a “foreign agent,” the latest move by authorities to raise the pressure on independent media before the country's September parliamentary election.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The former employee who shot and killed eight people at an Indianapolis FedEx warehouse in April acted alone and was not racially or ethnically motivated, authorities said Wednesday.

GREENSBURG - Today, I have a remarkable story to share with you about a young author, a very young author, who has ties with Decatur County. You probably know his grandparents, Vince and Mary Witkemper Smith, or his parents David and Jennifer Smith. David graduated from Greensburg Community …

RUSHVILLE - On Wednesday, the Rush County Sheriff's Department searched for Michael James Allen, a white male 6 feet tall and 140 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. The Wednesday search was in the area of US 52 and 385 W in Rush County. Allen has not been located as of 12:45 p.m. Wednesda…

Information provided by area law enforcement agencies. Criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In a major breakthrough for one of the world's last countries to embrace COVID-19 vaccines, Tanzania’s president kicked off its vaccination campaign Wednesday by publicly receiving a dose and urging others to do the same. But she immediately met some hesitation in one o…

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BERLIN (AP) — Officials said Wednesday they have little hope of finding five missing workers alive, a day after an explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies in western Germany that killed at least two people and injured 31 others.

VERSAILLES - An 83-year-old man died Tuesday following an accidental explosion that occurred outside his rural Versailles home.

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CARTHAGE - This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Knightstown resident John Davis, the new Police Chief of Carthage.

CARTHAGE - As a volunteer firefighter, you never know when you are going to be requested to respond to an emergency. The volunteers at the Carthage Volunteer Fire Department got that call on Saturday.

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TOKYO (AP) — As Olympics host Tokyo saw another record number of coronavirus cases Wednesday, Japan’s vaccination minister said the speed of the country’s inoculation campaign is less urgent than getting shots to young adults, whom some health experts are blaming for the current surge in inf…

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NEW YORK (AP) — More than half a century since they were modernized, hate crime laws in the U.S. are inconsistent and provide incomplete methods for addressing bias-motivated violence, according to a new report by advocates for better protections.

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Fred Ware and his son were researching the history of the home he's owned in the Hartford suburbs since 1950 when they discovered something far uglier than they expected.

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TOKYO (AP) — When you spend the better part of a decade redefining the possible within your sport, the standards change. Good is no longer good enough. Sometimes, great isn't either.

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PLANO, Texas, July 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KIS Technologies, a suite of smart, secure, simple solutions for the ticketing industry, today announced the addition of Chase Petersen as Sr. Business Development Manager. Petersen will be located in the Plano, Texas office.

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SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — The Americans applauded the Iranian national anthem. The Iranians applauded the U.S. anthem. There were a few handshakes before, plenty more handshakes after, and words of sportsmanship between the sides throughout the game.

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RIFU, Japan (AP) — A tropical storm dumped rain in parts of northern Japan on Wednesday after moving away from the Tokyo region and relieving the Olympic host city of a feared disruption to the games.

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BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets declined Wednesday after Wall Street pulled back from a record as investors awaited a Federal Reserve report for signs of when U.S. stimulus might be withdrawn.

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