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$400 Million Investment, 300 Jobs Coming to Henderson

A paper mill will produce one hundred percent recyled products.

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Winnecke: No New Mask Mandate

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Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke says the city has no plans to reinstitute mask mandates, despite new CDC guidance and increases in COVID infections. 

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Above: Child advocate Julie Eder spoke to reporters in front of Evansville's Civic Center on Tuesday.

Child support collections have improved during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and positivity rates continue to rise in southwest Indiana.

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A new coalition plans to expand and improve foster care services in the state. It launched a pilot program in Lake County to increase equitable recruitment of foster parents and support for foster families.

Some Hoosiers received the first monthly installment of a child tax credit. It’s a one-year-only program from the American Rescue Plan designed to help families emerge from the pandemic.

It’s still extremely early in the 2024 race for Indiana governor. But the only Republican who’s formally announced his bid is trying to stake an early claim in the race.

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As 25-year-old Torian Jones sorted out the fresh produce section at Cleo’s Bodega grocery store, he put the bad tomatoes in a small box. Part of his work as manager of inventory is to gather and take them for composting at a nearby farm.

Working at the grocery store makes Jones feel good because, “the store is part of the community; it’s a nonprofit and we are offering an important service.”

Janette Lems said the trouble for her kids really began when they started school last fall.

Her 7-year-old daughter struggled with being limited to interacting with just several kids who didn’t include her friends, and her 5-year-old son was displaying a lot of anger and aggression.

Noelle Broughton is an accomplished student. She’s in a graduate program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and is headed for a PhD.

She also struggles with anxiety and self-doubt. As a child, she had a few therapy sessions, but they didn’t last. Now, at 25, she wants to try treatment again before heading to the University of Kansas for her doctorate in public administration.

¿Qué Pasa, Midwest?

En este episodio, we visit the vaccine clinic at a church we talked about in our previous episode - and talk more about the importance of getting everyone informed acerca del virus y los cambios que continúan ocurriendo con la vacuna. 

Y tu, ¿Ya te pusiste la vacuna? 

Would you be comfortable at a doctor’s office if no one understood your culture or spoke your language?

Let us know your thoughts, tweet us!

¿QPM? S6 Ep. 6 Getting Latinos Involved

Jun 9, 2021

En este episodio, we visit the vaccine clinic at a church we talked about in our previous episode - and talk more about the importance of getting everyone informed acerca del virus y los cambios que continúan ocurriendo con la vacuna. 

  

Y tu, ¿Ya te pusiste la vacuna? 

Would you be comfortable at a doctor’s office if no one understood your culture or spoke your language?

Let us know your thoughts, tweet us!

Barbara Anguiano

En este episodio hablamos con Barbara Anguiano. Ella nos habla acerca de su experiencia y la de otros descubriendo la falta de información en Español acerca del COVID-19 para las comunidades hispanas en el medio oeste. 

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