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CBC S1 E8: COVID Casts a Long Shadow Over Sports Scholarships

College careers delayed, hopes dashed. Midwestern high school athletes now have a much higher mountain to climb to get that D1 scholarship.

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TMS- Denny Reese

Dec 4, 2020

David speaks with local author Denny Reese.  His book is "Gomer Says Hey! The Manic and Much Loved Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C"

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More COVID-related deaths are reported in Vanderburgh and Warrick counties, while new cases surge.

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The Indiana State Department of Health recorded one new fatality in Vanderburgh County and two in Warrick County on its Friday dashboard.

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Four adults and five children are displaced after a house fire in Evansville.

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Firefighters were dispatched to 718 E. Louisiana St. at about 8:20 Friday morning for a report of a kitchen fire.

The first unit on the scene reported smoke coming from the house.

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Indiana News

Indiana health officials say new COVID-19 quarantine guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should help health care workers, teachers and students get back to work and school quicker.

Indiana health officials say they hope to make a COVID-19 vaccine available to every health care worker and nursing home resident in the state by the end of December.

Without additional emergency pandemic funding, the upcoming legislative session in Indiana will be critical, especially for schools. 

Regional Health News

COVID-19 Surge Strains Midwest Hospitals

Nov 14, 2020
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This story was produced by Side Effects Public Media, a news collaborative covering public health.

The recent COVID surge was enough to push BJC Healthcare to start deferring some scheduled procedures at hospitals in the St. Louis area. In Columbia, where the University of Missouri is located, hospitals aren’t there yet.

But it’s not out of the question.

AIME'E ELLIOT

Earlier this year, Aime’e Elliot couldn’t keep any solid foods down while pregnant with son Jacion. So the 28-year-old Indianapolis woman called a community group before even considering her doctor.

States Finalizing Plans To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

Oct 21, 2020
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State health leaders are beginning to release their plans for distributing a COVID-19 vaccine — whenever one becomes available. 

¿Qué Pasa, Midwest?

The ¿QPM? team takes some time to reflect at the end of Season 5. They discuss how the episodes impacted them and how they’ve been getting through the year. Esperamos que las historias from this season have been a light during este tiempo difícil.

¿QPM? S5 EP 8: La lucha después de la nube de polvo

Aug 27, 2020

En este episodio we talk to Antonia Quiñones Peña, Kim Wasserman and John Hazinski sobre la implosión de una chimenea en una planta de carbón en La Villita, la justicia medioambiental y el plan sobre cómo avanzar.

En este episodio we talk to Chef Benoit Angulo about how COVID-19 has brought La Cocinita Restaurant back to its food truck roots and allowed for them to donate over 7,000 meals to date across Chicagoland. 

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