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AP-IN--Indiana News Digest 6pm, IN

July 10, 2018

Here’s a look at AP’s Indiana news coverage at 6 p.m. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Indianapolis bureau at 317-639-5501, 800-382-1582 or indy@ap.org. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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TOP STORY:

INDIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL-GROPING

INDIANAPOLIS — U.S. Senate candidate Mike Braun becomes the latest Republican to call for Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill to resign amid allegations he drunkenly groped a lawmaker and three legislative staffers. SENT: 130 words.

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INDIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL-GROPING-THE LATEST.

AROUND THE STATE:

BUS SERVICE-FORMER CEO

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A new state program will equip Indiana schools with free handheld metal detectors next month, when most of the state’s school districts start the new academic year. Gov. Eric Holcomb’s office announced Monday that all traditional public, charter and accredited non-public schools that want the devices for detecting weapons will be eligible for one device for every 250 students enrolled. The Indiana State Police and Department of Administration will coordinate the program and place the first order this month. SENT: 360 words.

SCHOOL SECURITY-GRANTS

INDIANAPOLIS — A new state program will equip Indiana schools with free handheld metal detectors next month, when most of the state’s school districts start the new academic year. Gov. Eric Holcomb’s office announced Monday that all traditional public, charter and accredited non-public schools that want the devices for detecting weapons will be eligible for one device for every 250 students enrolled. SENT: 325 words.

IN BRIEF:

— HEALTH CARE-KICKBACKS: A man accused of a key role in a $19 million kickback scheme involving Indiana nursing homes has been sentenced to five years in prison.

— SENATE 2018-SENATE DEBATES: Indiana’s three U.S. Senate candidates have agreed to two televised debates.

— 1988 SLAYING-ARRESTS: Police have made two arrests in the 1988 slaying of a pregnant South Bend woman who was beaten to death while walking her dog.

— GIRL DIES-POND: Police say a woman is in custody after her 3-year-old daughter was found unresponsive in a pond in northwestern Indiana.

— COAL ASH-CLEANUP: Crews working for a southern Indiana county have finished removing a coal-combustion waste from a farm pond where it was dumped as fill nearly a decade ago.

— MICHIGAN CITY-ROAD REPAIRS: A northern Indiana city is spending $300,000 for emergency repairs to local roads that were battered by last winter’s harsh weather.

— HORSE DEATHS: A $5,000 reward is being offered for information about the deaths of two horses that were slain at a farm in western Indiana.

SPORTS:

FBN--NFL PLAYER SCAM-PLEA: An Ohio man has admitted defrauding NFL players, including an Indianapolis Colts player, out of money meant for charities. Thirty-nine-year-old Camario Richardson, of Maple Heights, Ohio, pleaded guilty Monday to mail fraud in federal court in Kansas City.

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