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Things do not always work out like you plan. A lot of times you envision a particular outcome to an event and it ends up turning out quite differently; sometimes for the better, and sometimes for the worse. Sometimes a total change of plans can turn out to be the best thing. Such was the cas…

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A public art piece can often be controversial. Whether a particular artwork is provocative or profane can often be a fine and discerning line. It can also be prejudiced, depending on who is making the call, argues Black female artist Tahjmaray Niema, whose nude rendering of a voluptuous Afri…

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Though more records are broken every day, and there’s enough talent and success in the area to focus on today, it’s hard not to live in the luxurious past of Kokomo sports. Nostalgia often takes over, and for 1996 Kokomo graduate and filmmaker Sam Flynn, the success of the Kokomo LadyKats in…

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Santa Claus will start the Christmas season this Saturday evening, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m., by lighting up the Seiberling Mansion, 1200 W. Sycamore St., alongside Howard County Commissioner Paul Wyman. It’s part of the Howard County Historical Society’s traditional opening night celebration of “Ch…

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Kokomo police are looking for a man they say robbed an armored vehicle on Nov. 16 at approximately 2:15 p.m. Police say the robber was wearing a camouflaged hood, a black face mask and dark clothing.

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Kokomo firefighters were hard at work last Wednesday training two new firefighters on proper procedures, in case of car fires in the city’s parking garages.

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Martha Warner was a waitress, a full-time student, and a single mother to four young children. She was busy and exhausted, and money was tight. There were Christmases when she had to determine which bill to pay late to be able to give her children a Christmas at all.

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MONDAY, Jan. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- You've gotten vaccinated. You've gotten boosted. You wear your mask, maintain social distancing, wash your hands — you do everything you've been asked to do to protect yourself and others.

MONDAY, Jan. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The latest shipment of 1.1 million COVID-19 vaccines to Rwanda this weekend signaled a noteworthy achievement: The COVAX program, a United Nations-backed program providing poorer countries with vaccines, has now shipped one billion of the doses to combat the coronavirus in 144 countries.

MONDAY, Jan. 17, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Surgeons recently transplanted a genetically modified pig's heart into a man with life-threatening heart failure. The successful surgery became a medical first that is raising hopes of a new, viable alternative for people at risk of dying before limited human cadaver hearts become available and for those too sick or ineligible for human heart transplantation.

MONDAY, Jan. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Residents of nursing homes have been a particularly at-risk group throughout the pandemic, and the advent of the fast-spreading Omicron variant has them facing another wave of infections and deaths, new data shows.

Are you among the 'vaxxed and done'? As Americans enter the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, many are willing to keep getting boosted -- but they also want to reap the rewards of their good behavior rather than maintain masking and other measures that protect the unvaccinated. Read more

MONDAY, Jan. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Astronauts can develop a condition called space anemia because their bodies destroy more red blood cells than normal when in space, a groundbreaking study shows.

MONDAY, Jan. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Flu vaccines protect children against serious illness, even when the vaccine doesn't match the circulating flu virus, according to a new study that reinforces the importance of flu shots.