Did you know the Elkhart County Health Department had a mosquito display at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair during Kid's Day Wednesday? Carrie Brunson, dubbed "the mosquito queen" by Health Officer Dr. Bethany Wait, talks with us about mosquitoes, her job in capturing and studying them, and some…

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BERLIN — A German federal court Thursday faulted aspects of Facebook's handling of “hate speech," at least in the past. It ruled that the social network giant can't delete posts without at least informing users afterward, and must give users advance notice when it moves to suspend their accounts.

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GOSHEN — It always seemed like Roger Moore would be working on court one and Lee “Ray” Comer on court two. And while neither man will never physically be on those courts anymore, they are there in spirit this week.

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U.S. Rep. Jim Banks of Columbia City, who represents the 3rd District, was chosen as one of five Republicans by the party’s leadership to sit on a committee that will review the Jan. 6 insurgency in the Capitol. Banks and fellow Republican Jim Jordan of Ohio, were rejected by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, citing their continuing support of former President Donald Trump. With continued partisanship in Congress, do you believe the Jan. 6 insurrection committee will ever get to the truth of how that event unfolded?

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July 28

Elkhart County

Level: Yellow

Positive cases — 29,783, up 36

Deaths — 470, up 0

Unique individuals tested — 116,901, up 112

Total tests — 315,907, up 402

7-day positivity rate, all — 6.6%

Fully vaccinated — 68,979

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Elkhart County went back to yellow on the state COVID metrics scale Wednesday. County health officer Dr. Bethany Wait explains why the county's numbers are going up and what the current recommendations are.

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Shuffleboard competition was ready to begin Tuesday during Senior Citizen's Day at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair, when host Sheila Selman caught up with shuffleboard competitors Bill Kercher and Carl Esch. The men talk about how they got into the sport and why it's so enjoyable.

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On the Season 3 premiere, the Goshen News sports team of Austin Hough and Evan Lepak welcomes IHSAA Commissioner Paul Neidig for a wide-ranging discussion about his first year on the job, organizing sports in the COVID era and a look at what's next for the IHSAA.

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On this edition of the sports podcast, Austin Hough and Evan Lepak recap some of the local stories they're working on, as well as answer some questions about Fourth of July traditions with podcast producer Sheila Selman.

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