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

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - The National Weather Service reports storms moving through central and northern Indiana dropped up to penny-size hail in some areas and also caused some flash flooding Friday. The Tippecanoe Sheriff's Department reported some roads were closed because of flash flooding following the storm yesterday afternoon. The weather service said it received reports that three-quarter inch hail fell in West Lafayette.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Senator Dan Coats and Indiana's seven Republican congressmen have sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services seeking congressional district specific information on the 245 unaccompanied immigrant children in the state. The letter says the lawmakers want to know where the children are being placed, saying they want to ensure that sponsors are committed to providing a safe and caring environment.

GARY, Ind. (AP) - Gary police say thieves stole 1,000 feet of live electrical wires from six utility poles in the city. Gary police Corporal Gabrielle King told The Times of Munster the wires were stolen around 3 a.m. Wednesday. She says police were notified after Northern Indiana Public Service Company crews received calls about street lights being out.

CORYDON, Ind. (AP) - Indiana conservation officers are investigating the death of a 44-year-old man whose body was found in a southern Indiana river. Conservation officers say the body of Daniel McKim was found in Indian Creek in his hometown of Corydon by two fishermen around 1:30 p.m. Friday.

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