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OGDEN DUNES (AP) — An Indiana state agency declined to declare an emergency at Lake Michigan beaches eroded by high water levels and a series of storms, saying there isn’t enough damage to public resources to warrant the use of federal disaster funds.

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MIAMI (AP) — An Indiana man charged with negligent homicide in his young granddaughter's fatal fall from a cruise ship's open window in Puerto Rico leaned out of that window for several seconds before he lifted the child up to it and she fell, the cruise operator alleges in a court filing.

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PRINCETON (AP) — Toyota has completed a $1.3 billion project modernizing an Indiana factory to boost vehicle production and adding 550 jobs, the company announced Friday.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's governor on Tuesday outlined to state legislators how to free up tens of millions of dollars to boost teacher pay but said he didn't want them to act on it until next year.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana House has voted to eliminate the last remaining township assessor offices around the state, including the one in Elkhart County's Concord Township. 

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is expected to talk during his annual State of the State speech Tuesday about a possible additional boost in school funding – just not one that would happen this year.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana lawmakers are looking to toughen the penalties stores face for selling tobacco products to underaged customers as they raise the state's minimum age for smoking and vaping from 18 to 21 to conform with the new federal law.

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INDIANAPOLIS — A northwestern Indiana state senator has ended his campaign for governor, leaving two people seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb in this year's election.

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CHICAGO — An Osceola man previously convicted of murder and attempted murder who was serving time for being a felon in possession of a firearm died in federal prison in December, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

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ELKHART — Stubbornness is one of the things Bob Wilson Jr. loves about Indiana, but he says staying behind the times when it comes to marijuana laws is the wrong issue to be headstrong over.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana police department issued nearly 2,700 tickets and 1,400 warnings for unsafe driving around school bus stops and routes during a two-month enforcement program, state officials announced Thursday.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Shoddy record-keeping and the degraded condition of more than 2,400 sets of fetal remains that were found in the Illinois garage and a car of a late Indiana abortion doctor mean those remains cannot be identified, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday by Indiana's…

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HENNIKER, N.H. — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is applauding African American leaders in his home city for "speaking their truth" after a protester disrupted an event held to demonstrate black support for the mayor in Indiana.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Hoosier Lottery is seeing record sales and sending more money than ever to Indiana’s tax reserves.

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WINONA LAKE — An off-duty Indiana state police trooper and two Winona Lake officers were credited with rescuing an 11-year-old boy who fell through the ice on a retention pond. 

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INDIANAPOLIS — The U.S. Navy has agreed to name a warship in honor of Sen. Richard G. Lugar, U.S. Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., announced Wednesday. 

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ELKHART — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s re-election campaign has confirmed he will visit Saturday to support the Republican candidate for mayor, Dave Miller.

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ELKHART — Indiana Republican Party chairman Kyle Hupfer came to Elkhart on Thursday morning to support his party’s candidate for mayor.

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SOUTH BEND — The Potawatomi Zoo announced Wednesday that a male southern white rhinoceros arrived at the zoo at the beginning of October. He now has regular access to his new habitat between the okapi and Sichuan takin as well as his indoor space behind the scenes. He will be out in the publ…

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's attorney general seemed intoxicated as he made his way around a bar the night he is accused of groping a state lawmaker and three other women, fellow partygoers testified Tuesday.

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DETROIT (AP) — A "well-organized machine" of thieves appears to be behind the theft of tons of apples and pumpkins from orchards and farms in Michigan and Indiana, according to authorities.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is trying to block two women from testifying about allegations of sexual misconduct as he prepares for an upcoming disciplinary hearing on separate claims that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s attorney general said Friday that 165 sets of fetal remains have been found in the Chicago area inside a car owned by a late Indiana abortion doctor, boosting the total number of abandoned sets of fetal remains discovered at properties linked to him to more than 2,400.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting two more Hoosiers have died of severe lung injuries linked to a history of e-cigarette use, or “vaping.” This brings the total number of vaping-related deaths in Indiana to three since Sept. 6.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Authorities say additional fetal remains have been found at a Chicago-area storage unit that was being rented by a late doctor who performed abortions in Indiana.

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ELKHART — Josh Owens, the 34-year-old CEO of SupplyKick in Indianapolis, says improving Indiana schools would be his top priority if he is elected governor in 2020.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced Friday that Indiana farmers are eligible for assistance under a secretarial natural disaster designation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, as a result of excessive rain and flooding during planting season.

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ELKHART — An Indianapolis attorney challenging Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for the Republican nomination in 2020 will be presented at a news conference in Elkhart on Thursday. 

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ELKHART — Advocates for minorities are urging state lawmakers to overhaul a hate-crime bill passed this year by the Indiana General Assembly to make it stronger.  

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ELKHART — Hoosier businesses are doing well and education is improving, but health issues across the state have the Indiana Chamber of Commerce concerned for the future, the organization said Thursday as it released its Indiana Vision 2025 Report Card.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Eleven Indiana State troopers assigned to the Toll Road Post received their patrol cars today after completing three months in the ISP Field Training Program. The probationary troopers graduated from the 78th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy in December. The entire class w…

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INDIANAPOLIS — Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, who championed the federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, has died. He was 91.

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ELKHART — The “State of the Child” is improving in Elkhart County, Indiana Youth Institute President and CEO Tami Silverman said Monday. 

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BLOOMINGTON — A Lafayette-based real estate development company plans to bring residential, commercial, retail and office space and more to Bloomington’s former eastside Kmart and the surrounding area.

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AREA – Spring is finally here. It has been a long wait, but warmer temperatures bring events like weddings, graduations and holiday celebrations. These events bring together groups of people to enjoy considerable amounts of delicious and often traditional foods. But if proper food safety ste…