Six months into the pandemic, conveying warmth is the new hot topic among hoteliers and restaurateurs. Some are coming up with new ways.
City sports officials offer to create basketball bubble for interested schools
Indiana Sports Corp. released a 16-page proposal Friday that calls for turning the convention center’s exhibition halls and meeting rooms into basketball courts and locker rooms. There would be expansive safety measures and daily virus testing.Read More
USDA plans additional $14 billion for farmers reeling from virus
The federal government said Friday that it will give farmers the additional payments to compensate them for the difficulties they have experienced selling their crops, milk and meat because of the coronavirus pandemic.Read More
UPDATE: Health officials reduce Indy Eleven capacity to 2,500 following IBJ story
The county health department said it was reducing the soccer team’s capacity at Lucas Oil Stadium to match what will be allowed at this weekend’s Colts game.Read More
Pelosi: House to stay in session until COVID-19 rescue pact reached
Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s comments came as moderate Democrats, many from areas won by President Donald Trump four years ago, signed on to a $1.5 trillion rescue package endorsed by the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus.Read More
The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported the testing of 9,455 more unique individuals, bringing the cumulative total to 1,301,940.
The state reported the testing of 11,705 more unique individuals, bringing the cumulative total to 1,292,615.
Just 16% of respondents said they expected the economy to worsen in the year ahead, the smallest share since 2015 and consistent with an economy and labor market that are slowly recovering.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention essentially returned to its previous testing guidance, getting rid of language posted last month that said people didn’t need to get tested if they didn’t feel sick.
The Rocksino—a partnership between Hard Rock Casino and Terre Haute development firm Spectacle Jack LLC—will be the first in the state to have a smoke-free interior. Casinos are an exception to the state’s smoking ban.
A drug company said Friday that a medicine it sells to tamp down inflammation has helped prevent the need for breathing machines in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
The number is an all-time high for cases in the daily report from the state health department, but it includes the addition of 462 older positive cases resulting from a corrected laboratory reporting error.
The medical school said it is testing the use of tezampanel, an experimental drug for migraines developed by Indianapolis-based drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co., to treat opioid withdrawal syndrome and other addictions and mental illnesses.
A new study released Friday by the Rand Corp. found that Hoosiers covered by employer health plans paid Indiana hospitals three times what Medicare would have paid for the same procedures, exceeding the national rate of disparity.
The selling was widespread, with eight of the 11 sectors that make up the benchmark index ending the day lower. The sectors that include Amazon, Facebook and Apple took the heaviest losses.
The pandemic turned the entire nation into homebodies. Now, architects, builders and interior designers are addressing the pain points that emerged when our homes became our offices, schools and entertainment venues.
People in long-term-care facilities represent less than 1% of the U.S. population but more than 40% of the coronavirus deaths, according to the COVID Tracking Project, which has tallied 77,000 deaths among residents and staff.
Health officials fear that surges among college students will spread to more vulnerable people—older ones and those with underlying health problems—and trigger a new wave of cases and hospitalizations.
Qantas, among the latest to advertise a flight that departs and arrives at the same airport with no stops along the way, said the trip sold out less than 10 minutes after going on sale.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday said 8,662 more unique individuals have been tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus.
The owner of a Greenfield insurance and financial business was charged Wednesday with stealing $1.2 million from clients in a securities and investment fraud scheme.
Sales of existing single-family homes rose in central Indiana in August despite a huge decline in available houses and another record in prices.
Myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart, was among concerns cited by the Big Ten in August when it planned to postpone football until spring.
The Division I Council voted Wednesday to delay the start date from the originally scheduled Nov. 10 as one of several precautions against the spread of coronavirus.