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800 More Vanderburgh Residents Fully Vaccinated Against COVID

The number of fully vaccinated residents in Vanderburgh County has topped 56,000.

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Climate Care (And More) Conference This Weekend

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Former Indiana First Lady Judy O’Bannon is one of the headline speakers at a virtual conference this weekend on climate. 

The Tri-State Creation Care 2021 Conference will be held virtually Saturday morning. Former Indiana First Lady Judy O’Bannon will kick it off at nine central time.

Among the speakers is WNIN’s own Peggy Pirro, who will be talking about easy plant-based recipes for snacks and meals.

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The United Neighborhoods of Evansville is planning its first in-person meeting Thursday evening since the pandemic began.

VCSO: Man Sought by Police Caused Serious Crash

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Authorities say a man accused of fleeing police caused a serious crash in northern Vanderburgh County. 

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It’s going to be a lot harder for local health officials to create and enforce temporary restrictions during a public emergency under legislation approved Wednesday.

The Indiana Department of Health reported 72 additional confirmed deaths over the last week. That brings the state’s total to 12,815 confirmed deaths. The state also reported more than 9,000 new cases in the last week, the most reported in a single week since mid-February.

Indiana’s Red Flag Law could have stopped 19 year-old Brandon Hole from legally buying the guns he used to kill eight people at a FedEx facility last week, but the Marion County Prosecutor said the law has significant limitations. 

Regional Health News

Myranda Tetzlaff is a 25-year-old who has two pit bull mixes named Bub and Goose. She takes them on long walks for exercise. But she recently caught herself backing out of a hike— because she was afraid of seeing other people on the trail.

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The Midwest is home to tens of thousands of immigrants — including refugees from countries like Myanmar, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Iraq. And it’s been a challenge to provide information about COVID-19 and vaccines to those who don’t speak English.

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On normal days, the gym at this Indianapolis school would be filled with kids in phys ed classes. But last Saturday it was the scene of a pop-up vaccination clinic.

And the mood was just as up-beat. One nurse brought her husband to the KIPP Indy Legacy High School to get vaccinated — to cheers from everyone around.

¿Qué Pasa, Midwest?

  

In season 6 we explore how Latinx in the Midwest are recovering from Covid-19 - en varias areas - like economic recovery, physical health, salud mental, education and unemployment.

¿QPM? Season 6 is here! ¡Escucha!

Apr 15, 2021
PAOLA MARIZÁN

Season 6 of ¿QPM? explores how Latinx in the Midwest are recovering from Covid-19 en muchas areas; including economic recovery, salud física y mental, education, unemployment, y mucho más.

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.

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