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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Inspector General Lori Torres has released a 25-page report on Attorney General Curtis Hill and his staff that finds they didn't break any state ethics rules or misuse state property. However, Torres says eyewitnesses told investigators that Hill's behavior at a party where he's accused of drunkenly groping four women was inappropriate, "creepy" and made many of the women at the party uncomfortable.
GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) - An Indiana soldier killed during the Korean War whose remains were returned by North Korea over the summer will buried this weekend with full military honors. The Defense Department says Army Master Sgt. Charles McDaniel will be buried Saturday in the Indianapolis suburb of Greenwood. McDaniel was a 32-year-old Army medic from Vernon, Indiana, when he went missing after combat between his unit and Chinese soldiers in 1950.
DALE, Ind. (AP) - State regulators have set a November public hearing on an air permit for a coal-to-diesel plant proposed for southern Indiana. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management will collect written comments and hear public testimony about the draft air permit on Nov. 29 in Huntingburg. Riverview Energy officials say the plant proposed for the town of Dale, about 40 miles northeast of Evansville would convert the region's plentiful coal reserves into diesel fuel and other products.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he will nominate a former executive at agribusiness giant Monsanto to head the Fish and Wildlife Service. Aurelia Skipwith of Indiana is currently deputy assistant Interior secretary for fish, wildlife and parks. If confirmed by the Senate, she would be the first African-American to head the wildlife agency.
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