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BC-IN--Indiana News Digest 1:30 pm, IN

January 21, 2019

Here’s a look at AP’s Indiana news coverage is shaping up today. Ed White is on the desk. 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.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Eastern. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORY:

NOTRE DAME-COLUMBUS MURALS

SOUTH BEND, Ind. _ The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school’s president said, following criticism that the images depict Native Americans in stereotypical submissive poses before white European explorers. SENT: 250 words, pursuing photo.

AROUND THE STATE:

ADOPTIONS-LAW CHANGE

BLOOMGTON, Ind. _ Indiana residents who were adopted as children are waiting longer than expected to get access to previously closed adoption records, as one state agency struggles to handle thousands of requests. SENT: 290 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ DAIRY-ENVIRONMENT: Indiana regulators have a granted a key permit for an organic dairy farm that could become home to more than 4,000 cows in Newton County.

_ INDIANA DUNES-NATIONAL PARK: A new effort is being made in Congress to designate the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore along Lake Michigan as a national park.

_ CREST TOOTHPASTE-IU INVENTORS: Two Indiana University researchers whose cavity-fighting formula launched Crest toothpaste in the 1950s will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

SPORTS:

_ INDIANA-OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR: The Indiana Hoosiers have hired longtime play-caller Kalen DeBoer as their associate head coach and offensive coordinator.

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