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

July 9, 2018

Here’s a look at AP’s Indiana news coverage at 1:30 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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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill defiantly rejected calls to resign on Monday, saying his name has been “dragged through the gutter,” following allegations that he inappropriately touched a lawmaker and several female legislative staffers during a party. By Brian Slodysko. SENT: 660 words, photos.



FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Planned Parenthood closes its health center in Indiana’s second-largest city, citing what it called intimidation and harassment by an anti-abortion group. The Fort Wayne location didn’t perform any abortions and was staffed with four people. UPCOMING: 300 words.


INDIANAPOLIS — The former CEO of the parent company of for-profit ITT Technical Institute has agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing the company’s management of hiding from investors the rapidly eroding financial condition of the now-defunct firm. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.


— ESCAPED INMATES-ILLINOIS JAIL: Authorities say they’ve captured the last two of three men who broke out of an Illinois county jail near the Indiana border in June.

— HUD GRANTS-INDIANA: Two Indiana agencies say they’ve received more than $54 million for housing, community and economic development and aid to low and moderate-income persons.

— REPORTING CRIMES ONLINE: Two northwest Indiana cities have turned to online reporting systems to allow citizens to report minor thefts, vandalism and other non-violent crimes without placing a phone call.

— FIREWORKS EXPLOSION-INDIANA: Police say a fireworks explosion that killed a man and severely injured another man in northwestern Indiana appears to be accidental.


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