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Officials with the Howard County Jail are moving forward with installing a new material inside the facility’s two padded cells that will replace the original pads put in when the jail opened.

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The upcoming themes for Kokomo First Friday through the end of the year have been announced by the Kokomo Downtown District.

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The large parking area at the local General Motors Components Holdings facility will soon serve as a storage area for vehicles that have been produced but are waiting for a microchip until shipping out to dealerships.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana will drop out of the federal program providing an extra $300 in weekly payments to unemployed workers and other programs that expanded unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic, the governor announced Monday.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider a major rollback of abortion rights, saying it will decide whether states can ban abortions before a fetus can survive outside the womb.

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Beachy, Bryan, and Goodnight, Allyson, Kokomo, a girl, Reese Lorene Beachy, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, at 6:10 a.m. April 25, 2021.

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PERU — The city of Peru has received a $100,000 state grant to help local childcare providers find and hire new employees after local staffing numbers plummeted during the pandemic.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Eager to raise Indiana’s lagging vaccination rate, state health officials have announced that residents aged 12 and older will be eligible to receive the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine beginning today.

Fox, Teresa, services are 10 a.m. today at Flanner Buchanan-Washington Park North, 2706 Kessler Blvd. W. Drive, Indianapolis.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An outside investigation into the death of a Black doctor while she battled COVID-19 has found that the treatment she received at a suburban Indianapolis hospital did not contribute to her death, its parent organization said Wednesday.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and the Go-Go's were elected Wednesday to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame their first time on the ballot, leading a class that also includes Tina Turner, Carole King and Todd Rundgren.

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When Cliff and Karen Tyllick set out to install solar panels on their Austin, Texas, home in 2012, their goal was to reduce their carbon footprint. The fact that they also saved thousands of dollars upfront and lowered their bills was a nice bonus.

The Kokomo Police Department is commemorating Fallen Officers Memorial Day this Friday with a ceremony honoring those officers who have given the ultimate sacrifice while in the line of duty.

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Two Kokomo men are now under arrest after what police believe was their involvement in a shooting over the weekend just outside of a local restaurant.

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Providing resources and assistance to Kokomo’s homeless population since May 1993, Coordinated Assistance Ministries Inc. — also known as C.A.M. — is preparing to celebrate its annual “C.A.M. Sunday” later this month.

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