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Goshen man convicted in slayings of 2 Michigan brothers

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) – A northern Indiana man has been convicted in the fatal shootings of two Michigan brothers. An Elkhart County jury convicted 28-year-old James Ross Jr. of two counts of murder Tuesday following a weeklong trial. The Goshen man was charged with killing 29-year-old Antonio McClain and 25-year-old …

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Burglary suspect dies in police-involved shooting in Indiana

WABASH, Ind. (AP) – Authorities say a 29-year-old burglary suspect has died in a police-involved shooting in northern Indiana. State police say officers from the Wabash and Huntington county sheriff’s departments responded Wednesday to a tip about a man suspected in a Huntington County burglary. Officers found the man in …

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New Indiana pet food plant expects production start mid-2018

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) – A pet food company is planning to start production about two years after it announced plans for new manufacturing facility in eastern Indiana. Connecticut-based Blue Buffalo Pet Products announced its Richmond project in May 2016 and started construction a few months later. Plant manager Travis Moore …

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No air travel for Indiana woman charged with attacking crew

DETROIT (AP) – An Indiana woman charged with attacking a Delta Air Lines crew on an international flight is barred from air travel while her case is pending. Camille Krueger of La Porte, Indiana, appeared in Detroit federal court on Wednesday, a week after she was charged. A judge ordered …

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Plastic company to expand Mississippi plant, hiring 53

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) – An Indiana-based company that makes molded plastic products will spend $5.3 million to expand its Mississippi plant, hiring 53 new workers. Richardson Molding of Columbus, Indiana, will add the workers over two years to the 135 currently employed in Philadelphia. The company is buying new equipment, …

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Central Indiana school cancels classes because of flu

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) – A central Indiana school has canceled classes for the rest of the week because of a flu outbreak. Liberty Christian School in Anderson says it’s cancelling middle and high school classes Thursday and Friday because about half of teachers and one in five students are sick. …

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Indiana Sunday alcohol sales bill could take effect sooner

By AILEEN CHUANGAssociated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Indiana residents may be able to buy carryout alcohol on Sundays sooner than first expected. The House Public Policy Committee made changes to a bill on Tuesday that would move up the effective date of a measure to eliminate a Prohibition-era ban on …

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Judge grants injunction against Indiana wildlife center

CHARLESTOWN, Ind. (AP) – A judge has granted an injunction against owners of an Indiana wildlife center that prevents them from using tiger cubs for public encounters. The News and Tribune reports that the injunction filed Monday temporarily bans Wildlife in Need owners Tim and Melisa Stark from hosting events …

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Cattle infected with bovine TB traced to Michigan farm

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Officials say bovine tuberculosis has been detected in a western Michigan cattle herd. The state Department of Agriculture and Rural Development says two cattle that tested positive at a processing facility were traced to a farm in Ottawa County. The department has established a three-mile surveillance …

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Authorities: Bodies of 2 ice fishermen found at Indiana pond

FRANKTON, Ind. (AP) – Authorities say the bodies of two ice fishermen have been recovered from an Indiana pond. The Madison County sheriff’s department says the bodies were found around midnight Tuesday at Camp Kikthawenund near Frankton, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) northeast of Indianapolis. The Madison County coroner’s office …

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