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

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A Boston-based company is planning to expand its office in Indianapolis and add 1,000 jobs. The company Interactions will hire the people to do data entry or be customer service assistants and will pay $12 to $18 an hour. Interactions already has several hundred workers in Indianapolis.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana's largest teachers union is urging Governor Mike Pence to support freezing the state's education accountability system for one year because of changes in the ISTEP test. Teachers are worried they won't have enough time to prepare students for the retooled test next spring. It will assess students' mastery of math and English benchmarks that changed after Indiana pulled out of the Common Core standards.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Former Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White has become a political blogger. The Republican who was stripped of his office over voter fraud says his new site called The Indy Sentinel will expose politicians of both parties who "serve the elites." White is appealing his convictions.

SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) - Things are back to normal at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour after a day on backup generators. The power problems Tuesday meant surgeries had to be postponed and five people had to be moved from the ER to other hospitals.

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