Why TV-Inspired Vacations Are on the Rise

TV-themed itineraries are on the rise, taking travelers on adventures with familiar shows during a time of uncertainty.

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Indiana to Host Entire 2021 N.C.A.A. Men’s Basketball Tournament

The 67-game hoops bonanza will be played in and around Indianapolis as the N.C.A.A. tries to limit travel during the pandemic.

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$700,000 Homes in New York, Rhode Island and Indiana

A soaring kit house in Catskill, a two-bedroom condominium in an 1852 mansion in Newport and a limestone house in Bloomington.

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Fruit Flies Are Essential to Science. So Are the Workers Who Keep Them Alive.

Sustaining the world’s biggest Drosophila collection during the pandemic has been a challenge, but the people in Indiana who supply the insects to labs around the world stay dedicated to the task.

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Coronavirus Schools Briefing: Lunch Along With Learning

Providing free meals is a crucial function for schools.

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2 White Men Charged After Helping Pin Black Man to a Tree in Indiana, Officials Say

The charges came after Vauhxx Booker said on Facebook that he had been assaulted by a group of men who had threatened to “get a noose.”

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Indiana Woman Is Accused of Driving Into Demonstrators

Video footage of the attack, in Bloomington, showed a car zooming forward as a woman clung to its hood and a man clutched the driver’s side, his foot grazing the asphalt.

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F.B.I. to Investigate Case of Black Man Pinned by White Man in Indiana

Vauhxx Booker said a group of white men surrounded him, pinned him against a tree and threatened to “get a noose” after he and his friends had gathered near Lake Monroe.

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Drivers Are Hitting Protesters as Memes of Car Attacks Spread

In recent days, one person was killed in Seattle and two people were injured in Bloomington, Ind. Dozens of similar incidents have occurred across the United States.

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Newspaper’s Top Editor Is Now a ‘Homeless’ Blogger

A 54-year-old journalist lost his job running an Indiana newspaper, as well as the apartment that went with it. He moved to a Motel 6.

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