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

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The federal government has extended Indiana's waiver from the No Child Left Behind law for a year. It announced the move Thursday after the state addressed concerns over how it monitored low-performing schools and evaluated teachers and principals.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The search continues for a six-week-old boy after his father says the baby was taken from him during an attack in an Indianapolis alley. Delano Wilson's mother is begging for his safe return. An Amber Alert says police are looking for a white man and a Hispanic woman who drove away with the infant.

NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) - Boar's Head Meats is buying land near New Castle for a processing plant that could eventually have 200 workers. Local economic development officials say the company's initial investment will be $80 million.

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) - A courthouse in Gary damaged by fire may be closed for a week. Thursday morning's fire damaged the building's electrical system and repairs could take until Wednesday. Lake County's other courts in Crown Point, East Chicago and Hammond are not affected.

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