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

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HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) - A Pine Village man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he threatened to blow up an Indiana courthouse and kill judges and police officers. Samuel Bradbury entered the plea during a federal court hearing yesterday in Hammond. Bradbury is charged with threatening the use of explosive materials.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A new national report says improvement in a key area of the wellbeing of Indiana's children might be overstated because of a quirk in the state's reading rules. A national researcher called in to examine problems with the state's ISTEP test found that the state's 4th grade reading proficiency is probably overstated. That's because some students are being held back in 3rd grade by the IREAD-3 testing requirements.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Three universities in Indiana have been awarded a total of $1.25 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Indiana University's Indianapolis branch campus is receiving $114,000. The University of Notre Dame is receiving two grants. Indiana University in Bloomington will receive three grants between $275,000 and $310,000.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana's Governor's Residence is getting a bee hive. First lady Karen Pence will unveil a honey bee hive this morning at the Governor's Residence. The first lady says the hive will produce honey and will make the vegetable and flower gardens surrounding the historic residence more productive.

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