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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Marion County judge ordered Friday that Indiana must continue the federal government's unemployment benefits, putting a temporary stop to Gov. Eric Holcomb's move to drop the state from the program.

Marion Superior Court Judge John Hanley granted the preliminary injunction in a lawsuit filed June 14 by two legal organizations, which argues that Indiana law requires the state to procure federal insurance benefits to residents.

Casey Smith is a corps member for the Associated Press/Report for America Statehouse News Initiative. Report for America is a nonprofit national service program that places journalists in local newsrooms to report on undercovered issues.

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