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Let’s Get This Thanksgiving—And This Year—Over With Already

Just a few more simulated holidays until the vaccine arrives, right?

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Does Joe Hogsett Have One Last Move In Him?

Until this past spring, Mayor Joe Hogsett seemed primed for a potential run for governor or senator. Then 2020 happened.

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Indiana’s COVID-19 Spike; Indy’s Floundering Restaurant Scene

The Monthly Weekly is back, featuring Dr. Stephen Sample and Duos’ Becky Hostetter.

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Inside Ed Rudisell’s Pandemic Nightmare

While his remaining two businesses hang on by a thread, Ed Rudisell tells us about the emotional toll of the last five months, and his fears about an industry near its breaking point.

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The COVID Drama Roiling Bloomington’s Greek Life

One side cries unfair treatment. The other, reckless behavior. Sound familiar?

Derek Schultz and his child
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How I Spent My Unceremonious Eight-Month-Long Summer Vacation

A laid-off sports talk radio host’s guide to surviving the pandemic.

Memorial Stadium in Bloomington
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It’s OK That Big Ten Football Is Returning, Actually

Absent effective leadership, we’re forced to improvise through a deadly pandemic. Why should football be an exception?

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How COVID-19 Is Drawing The Curtain On Local Performing Arts Groups

The local nonprofit arts sector is projected to endure 30,000 cancellations and $51 million in lost revenue by this month—with another $20 million in restart costs on the horizon.

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Sweet Spots For Takeout Dining In The Wild

Enjoy your carryout meal while it’s still hot at these restaurant-adjacent parks, where all of the dining is socially distanced and every table has a terrific view.

YA author Leah Johnson
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Q&A With Y.A. Sensation Leah Johnson

It’s because I love Indiana that I don’t think it’s fair for me to do this work and talk about this state without also pushing Indiana to be better than what it is.

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Philip Gulley: Sick To Death

One of the many who have lost their lives to COVID-19, my friend Dawn deserved better.

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Q&A: Dr. Jerome Adams, Surgeon General

“One of the challenges is a lot of the time when the message has come out on a national level, they don’t resonate with people and they’re framed through a political lens. There’s no page in the pandemic playbook for a presidential election.”

Tarkington Park Rajeev Ram Tennis
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May We Suggest Tennis Lessons?

Whether you’ve never picked up a racket or haven’t since gym class, get ready to embrace your inner Serena or Roger with these tips on how to get in the game, safely.

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The Hoosierist: Germ Warfare

The dirty work of being a custodian has only gotten dirtier in the era of COVID-19.

Indiana Fever forward Natalie Achonwa.
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Q&A with Indiana Fever’s Natalie Achonwa

“We are young. We’ll get up and down the court. And we are definitely going to fight.”