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ISDH: Tippecanoe reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, Clinton County reports one new death

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced Monday, August 10, that 884 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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West Lafayette "Tiny Target" to officially open

The store will open but is limiting the number of guest due to COVID-19

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Dr. Bien supports reopening schools

The doctor said social distancing, wearing masks, and washing hands is a proven method to help prevent infectious disease.

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Presidents from Big10 universities meet to decide on fall sports

They are expected to make a decision on 2020 college football season

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Frontier School Corp reports student COVID-19 cases

The student tested positive over the weekend.

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Local Couple Takes Part in Embryo Adoption

According to the National Embryo Donation Center, one in every eight U.S. couples struggle with infertility. One West Lafayette Couple grew their family by adopting an embryo.

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Crews quickly put out fire at Friendship House

The residents were taken out safetly and it took less than a minute to bring the fire under control.

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Calm and Seasonal Weather this Tuesday Afternoon (8/11/2020)

Mainly dry and calmer weather expected for today under a partly cloudy sky. Temperatures will be trending more towards our seasonal average with highs in the 80’s. A cold front will linger across the southern portions of the area from Wednesday through Saturday, bringing a low chance for thunderstorms. Better chance for showers and storms likely for Sunday with temps warming to near 90 degrees. – Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Some Fog in the Area this Tuesday Morning (8/11/2020)

This morning will be dry and humid with temperatures in the mid-60’s and some limited pockets of fog. Hazy sunshine through the day and a light northwest wind will keep daytime highs seasonal in the mid-80’s. A cold front will linger across the southern portions of the area from Thursday through Saturday, bringing a low chance for thunderstorms, mainly during the afternoon and evening hours. - Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Graffiti scrubbed away by local housekeeping team with special connection to Clegg Memorial Gardens

Leaders at Clegg found the graffiti last Tuesday. The team at The Happy Housekeeper & Co. volunteered their time to clean it up in honor of a lost loved one.

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WSP files lawsuit against Cass County citizens

People in Cass County are preparing to go to court after WSP, a zinc factory filed a lawsuit against more than 30 citizens in the county.

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WSP files lawsuit against citizens

The battle over a zinc factory coming to Cass County continues to heat up. WSP has filed a lawsuit against more than 30 citizens in the county.

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Heightened Severe Weather Potential for Monday (8/10/2020)

A strong line of showers and thunderstorms is expected to move into northwestern Indiana late afternoon and evening. The primary hazard will be damaging winds with frequent lightning and brief heavy downpours and hail. Isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out, especially further north. This system will gradually weaken as it moves southeast through the rest of the state closer to midnight. Additional chances for showers and a few thunderstorms will remain in the forecast each day this week with highs trending in the mid-80’s. – Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Very Warm & Humid with Rain/Storm Chances this Monday Morning (8/10/2020)

Isolated showers and storms will continue this morning with a brief lull in activity by late morning into the early afternoon hours. Daytime highs warming into the upper 80’s ahead of a cold front that will drop southeast across the state shortly before sunset. There is a Marginal Risk for severe weather this afternoon and evening and a Slight Risk for Excessive Rainfall through tonight. Damaging winds, heavy rain and localized flooding will be possible along with cloud to ground lightning. That front will then stall across Kentucky before lifting north again as a warm front by Saturday….yes Saturday! As a result, we will have a rather active forecast period with daily chances for periodic showers and thunderstorms this week. - Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Exploration Acres leaders working to get family farm open safely for fall

This year's corn maze is dedicated to the military and medical people who have fought for our country and our health in the past and present. Owner Tim Fitzgerald has a plan ready to keep guests safe at the farm this fall.

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Multiple Rounds of Rain For Monday

Multiple rounds of rain will be possible throughout Monday's forecast. A marginal risk for severe weather is in store, with localized heavy rainfall, isolated hail and strong wind gusts being possible at times.

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Active Weather Pattern Ahead

Scattered storm chances return for much of the week ahead.

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Harrison Girls Golf Continues

Harrison Girls Golf Continues

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Dry Sunday Before Rain Returns For The Work Week

Another round of warm temperatures can be expected in Sunday's forecast. Highs will reach the mid to upper 80's. A few isolated showers and storms will be possible throughout the day, but most will remain dry.

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6PM News Update

WLFI News 18's Weekend Report at six

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Warm Weekend Continues Sunday

Another round of warm temperatures can be expected in Sunday's forecast. Highs will reach the mid to upper 80's. A few isolated showers and storms will be possible throughout the day, but most will remain dry.

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Purdue submitting plans for new nursing and pharmacy building

Purdue University will soon submit plans for a New Building for Nursing and Pharmacy. The new building will be an active clinical learning center.

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Purdue Enrollment Hits a Record High

For the fall 2020 semester nearly 9,000 freshman have enrolled.

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Precision 18 Forecast (8/7/20): Hotter, humid with storms.

Hotter, humid weather returns with the risk of storms ahead.

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ISDH: Tippecanoe County reports 32 new COVID-19 cases, Carroll reports 20

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced Friday, August 7, that 1,253 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Gov. Holcomb announces expanded peer recovery options

Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced a partnership between the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction and Mental Health America of Indiana to expand access to trained peer support recovery professionals through the Indiana Recovery Network.

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Logansport crash kills two

A fatal crash between a van and a semi happened around 2 p.m. Thursday

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Person found in road dies at area hospital

Lafayette Police are investigating the death of a man found in the road.

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Fantastic Weather this Friday Afternoon (8/7/2020)

The pleasant, sunny weather will continue through tomorrow. Although a little more humidity will creep in for tomorrow afternoon. Shower and storm chances will return late Saturday night through most of the work week next week. A warm-up will also start over the weekend with high temperatures near 90 on Sunday and Monday, then upper 80’s for the remainder of the week. – Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Comfortable and Sunny Start this Friday Morning (8/7/2020)

It’s another refreshing morning across Greater Lafayette with temperatures in the 50’s out-the-door. High pressure situated over the Great Lakes will provide us with a mostly clear sky, along with a light northeasterly breeze throughout the day. Daytime highs will be slightly warmer, but seasonal in the mid to lower 80’s. This evening, our comfortable north winds will shift and drive out of the south bringing changes to the forecast.A warmer and more humid air mass will return for the upcoming weekend. - Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Precision 18 Forecast (8/6/20): Hotter & more humid weather ahead with storms.

Cooler now, but hotter & more humid weather ahead with storms.

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Federal contract bringing recovery hubs to Indiana, expanding resources for people in need

A new partnership with the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction and Mental Health of America will expand help to those who need it most during this time. News 18 spoke with workers for the division and a local organization about the impact this expansion of resources will have.

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State School Superintendent McCormick addresses 2020-2021 school year

On Thursday, State School Superintendent Jennifer McCormick addressed frequently asked questions and some aspects of the school that are still in the planning process.

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Precision 18 Forecast (8/6/20): Hotter & More Humid Weather Ahead.

Very warm & muggy weather with storms in the forecast.

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ISDH: Tippecanoe County reports 26 new COVID-19 cases, State tops 70,000

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced Thursday, August 6, that 1,051 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Sheriff's Office conducting school bus safety patrols

Officers in Clinton County will be positioned along bus stops and routes.

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State Superintended addresses 2020-2021 school year

McCormick answered questions and addressed changes to the school year.

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Another Comfortable Afternoon with More Sunshine (8/6/2020)

Enjoy these sunny and unseasonably cool/comfortable conditions to finish the work week. We will be heating up with increasing humidity into the weekend. Dry weather is expected through Saturday, then chances for showers and thunderstorms arrive Sunday and continue into early next week. – Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Pleasant with Some Patchy Fog this Thursday Morning (8/6/2020)

It is another refreshing morning across Greater Lafayette with temperatures in the 50’s out-the-door. There are some pockets of fog, but a mainly sunny sky will help to burn that off by mid-morning. Temperatures will stay comfortable today with max temperatures in the upper 70’s. A warmer and more humid air mass will return for the upcoming weekend. - Meteorologist Anne Brown

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Jeff Brohm Shares Thoughts on 2020 Season

Jeff Brohm Shares Thoughts on 2020 Season

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Precision 18 Forecast (8/5/20): Turning warmer & humid for the weekend.

Turning warmer & humid for the weekend with some storms by Sunday.

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Purdue graduate students voice concern about university reopening plan

As the day gets closer for when Purdue's fall semester starts, some graduate students said they have concerns with the "Protect Purdue Plan."

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Logansport city council votes on resolution against zinc factory

On Wednesday we heard from the City of Logansport about a zinc factory currently being built. News 18 spoke with residents and city leaders who say allowing WSP in Cass County isn't a smart move.

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Precision 18 Forecast (8/5/20): Cooler now, hotter, humid for the weekend.

Cooler weather now will give way to hotter, humid weather for the weekend with eventual storms.

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17 test positive for COVID-19 at a Delphi long term care facility

More than a dozen people have tested positive for COVID-19 at a Delphi long term care facility, according to a Carroll County Health Department nurse.

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Residents battle with county over zinc factory

On Wednesday we heard from the City of Logansport about a zinc factory currently being built. News 18 spoke with residents and city leaders who say allowing WSP in Cass County isn't a smart move.

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Purdue Student Farm making produce available to the public

Starting Friday, the Purdue Student Farm will be selling boxes filled with seasonable vegetables.

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Archaeological survey to be conducted at Prophetstown State Park

A $50,000 dollar grant is helping fund an archaeological survey at Prophetstown State Park.

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Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 74992

Reported Deaths: 3044
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Marion15963725
Lake7632275
Elkhart488385
Allen3937163
St. Joseph354682
Hamilton2803104
Vanderburgh199713
Hendricks1901108
Cass17969
Johnson1767118
Porter133839
Clark124447
Tippecanoe122111
Madison98765
LaPorte92130
Howard90565
Kosciusko86212
Bartholomew80147
Floyd79146
Marshall79022
Monroe75930
Delaware73852
Dubois70012
Noble68429
Boone68346
Hancock67038
Vigo66810
Jackson5885
Warrick58630
LaGrange55910
Shelby55827
Grant52830
Dearborn50828
Morgan48334
Clinton4403
Henry38520
Wayne37710
White37210
Montgomery35421
Lawrence35027
Harrison34123
Decatur33832
Putnam2908
Miami2742
Daviess27320
Scott26810
Greene25134
Jasper2452
Franklin24314
DeKalb2354
Gibson2284
Jennings22612
Steuben2113
Ripley2087
Carroll1932
Fayette1907
Perry18612
Starke1787
Posey1770
Orange17324
Wells1712
Wabash1703
Fulton1692
Jefferson1652
Knox1590
Whitley1546
Tipton14311
Washington1421
Spencer1363
Sullivan1341
Clay1245
Huntington1243
Randolph1234
Newton11810
Adams1022
Jay920
Owen911
Pulaski831
Rush804
Brown741
Fountain742
Blackford652
Ohio655
Benton620
Pike560
Vermillion550
Parke521
Switzerland520
Crawford450
Martin450
Union410
Warren231
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