AP-IN--Indiana News Digest 1:30 pm, IN
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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.
AROUND THE STATE:
BUS SERVICE-FORMER CEO
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A newspaper analysis has found that the former leader of a taxpayer-funded northern Indiana bus system spent more than $61,000 on airfare, hotels, food and other costs last year before he was fired. UPCOMING: 250 words.
INDIANAPOLIS — A new state program will equip Indiana schools with free handheld metal detectors when the new year starts. UPCOMING: 250 words.
— 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.
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