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Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the NFL is confident it will be able to conduct business as usual in the fall, league executives said Tuesday. 

The Major League Baseball players union has discussed beginning the season by playing games without fans in ballparks just to expedite a return to normalcy, Los Angeles Angels pitcher and union representative Andrew Heaney said Tuesday. 

If the NBA ever resumes this season, it will be operating in an unprecedented time crunch. 

Wimbledon officially joined the ever growing list of sports events canceled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, the All England Club announced Wednesday in a statement. 

What former little league coach from Randolph County has both a ball diamond and a gymnasium named in his honor? a) Larry Hall, b) Ken Hendrickson, c) Bill Battlefield, d) Larry Launching

I Still Believe

March 30, 2020 – FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Scams are not unique to I&M, nor have they gone away with the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Scams have been reported across the U.S. targeting various utility customers and companies, and some scam calls have recently been reported to I&M.

National Updates

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Ballotpedia is providing comprehensive coverage on how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting America’s political and civic life. Our coverage includes how federal, state, and local governments are responding, and the effects those responses are having on campaigns and elections.

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(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a surge is coming in the spread of the novel coronavirus that has infected more than 160,000 Americans and killed more than 3,700, but urged everyone to follow federal guidelines so the country can end the pandemic.

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(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump on Sunday said the federal government is extending to April 30 its guidelines on social distancing and other measures to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus that has killed more than 2,300 Americans.

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(The Center Square) – Residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are under a travel advisory as the number of deaths in the United States from the novel coronavirus doubled to more than 2,000 over a 48 hour period.

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(The Center Square) – Nearly 3.3 million Americans filed unemployment claims last week, a record number as businesses were forced to shut down to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.