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LAPEL, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say a snowmobiler in central Indiana has found the bodies of a young Indianapolis couple reported missing in December. Madison County Sheriff Scott Mellinger says the bodies of Heaven Henderson and boyfriend Jeremy Danowski were discovered Thursday near Lapel, about 25 miles northeast of Indianapolis. He says they were found in an apparent embrace. Circumstances of the deaths are under investigation, but Mellinger says murder-suicide is a possibility.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana State Police are teaming up with their counterparts in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio to boost awareness about human trafficking. Next week's effort will enlist state police in the four states and the group Truckers Against Trafficking. The multi-state push will aim to educate motorists about the signs of human trafficking and will be paired with a crackdown on alleged human traffickers. Human trafficking is a modern form of slavery.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The top two Republicans in the Indiana Legislature said Thursday that cold beer legislation is dead this session. A measure that would allow pharmacies, grocers and convenience stores to sell cold beer was voted down by a Senate panel Wednesday. But GOP leaders concede the issue won't go away and suggested a deal could be struck in the coming years.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A top state official says Indiana will be judicious in what it offers in support of the bid from Indianapolis for Amazon's second headquarters. Seattle-based Amazon included Indianapolis on its list of 20 cities it is still considering. Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma said Thursday that something like Wisconsin's $3 billion incentives package last year for a Foxconn electronics plant would go too far.

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