MADISON, Ind. (AP) - Officials have closed the Milton-Madison bridge linking Indiana and Kentucky after a construction worker was injured when a steel bearing between the bridge and pier dislodged. The accident will delay the movement of the new bridge to the site of the old bridge. Thousands of commuters will face detours of up to 45 miles for an indefinite period.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana lawmakers are close to passing legislation to limit the construction of new nursing homes. Negotiators have agreed to ban new construction for two years except in counties whose nursing homes are at 90 percent capacity or higher.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) - Identity thieves are targeting employees of the Munster school system. School officials say someone has been trying to get the workers' tax refunds. The district discovered something was wrong when the payroll department reported that returns for a few employees had already been submitted when they tried to file them. IRS investigators are on the case.
MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) - AM General has restarted production of specially designed wheelchair-accessible vans at a Mishawaka factory where it has recalled 200 laid-off workers. AM General has taken over the Michigan company that designed the vehicle. It plans to build about 5,600 of them this year.
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