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News Minute: Here is the latest Indiana news from The Associated Press

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Police in Evansville say an officer shot a man who refused to drop two knives when he was found near the home of a woman he had been previously charged with attacking. Authorities say Terry Daugherty was shot once in the upper torso and taken to a hospital for surgery. Daugherty's wound wasn't considered life threatening.

IONIA, Mich. (AP) - A convicted murderer who escaped from a Michigan prison in February is scheduled for arraignment on escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges. Michael Elliot was captured in Laporte one day after escaping from Ionia Correctional Facility in western Michigan. Elliot had been serving life without parole for first-degree murder.

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Ivy Tech Community College could get six more months to decide whether to place its culinary program at the former College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend. A group named the Culinary Center Coalition presented the idea yesterday at the Greentown Michiana conference. The hall closed in November 2012.

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (AP) - A portion of U.S. 24 near Fort Wayne will be named after the longest-serving female state representative in Indiana's history. Phyllis J. Pond was first elected to in the House in 1978. She advocated for the now-complete U.S. 24-Fort to Port Highway project to improve access and safety of the roadway.

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