Ky. Gov. Beshear: State plans to follow new CDC mask guidelines for vaccinated individuals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated guidance on mask wearing allows fully vaccinated people to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings.

  ‘Great day for America’: Vaccinated can largely ditch masks

The new guidance still calls for wearing masks in crowded indoor settings like buses, planes, hospitals, prisons and homeless shelters but will help clear the way for reopening workplaces, schools, and other venues.
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Colonial Pipeline restarts operations days after major hack

The nation’s largest fuel pipeline restarted operations, days after it was forced to shut down by a gang of hackers.

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1 new COVID-19 death, 6 more cases reported in local Ill. counties

Ind. reports 5 new COVID deaths; vaccines now available for 12+

Evansville police to be on lookout for seatbelt violations

Gibson Co. murder trial underway

Police: Teen charged in connection to vandalism of Owensboro mural

The mural had just been dedicated a week before it was vandalized.
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Biden warns against gas price gouging after cyberattack

The president said he expects the pipeline to resume normal operations by next week and stressed the importance of improving the durability of U.S. infrastructure as part of his $2.3 trillion jobs plan.

Audubon Area Community Services receiving over $600K in federal funding

Posey Co. holding walk-in vaccine clinic Saturday

  Volunteers needed to put up flags for Lewisport sailor’s funeral

EVSC bus driver recruiting continues Friday

  Lincoln State Park hosting Abe’s Neighborhood Walk this weekend

  Owensboro showing movie to bring awareness to situation in Myanmar

  Mesker Park’s Penguins of Patagonia exhibit to open by end of summer

  Hoosier companies struggle to find help despite job openings

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  Rising commodities costs hit Americans at home and on road

Many factors are playing into the price hikes: strong demand, understaffed manufacturers and higher shipping costs.

SPORTS

  Indianapolis Colts release 2021 schedule

  USI begins GLVC Tournament action Thursday

  HS Softball: Boonville vs. Mater Dei

Three Eagles named 2nd-Team All-GLVC

  Gould sets UE records as Aces complete season

Softball drops championship opener to Ramblers.

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  Caught on camera: Goose playing with giraffes at Mesker Park Zoo

  EFD honors firefighters for rescuing efforts in March house fire

  1 sent to hospital after two-vehicle crash in Madisonville

  YMCA receives $13.2M boost for Patoka-Union Township TIF District

  ‘Long hauler’ long-term effects: When will taste & smell return?

A Kentucky woman’s COVID-19 illness has turned into a nearly 6-month-long battle. Her sense of smell is still not normal.

  OHS seniors take part in ‘senior walk’ at former elementary schools

  Daviess Co. deputies participate in torch run for Special Olympics

  Summer camp returns at Carver Community Center

Crews closing S.R. 65 for bridge overlay work

  UE leading civil rights bus tour in July