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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The state says Indiana's unemployment rate declined to 3 percent in June and is below last month's national rate of 4.4 percent. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said Friday the state's June jobless rate compared with one of 3.2 percent in May. Steven J. Braun, commissioner of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, says in a statement that the unemployment rate remains at its lowest levels since the mid-1990s.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Authorities say two sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a man who led them on a chase following an attempted traffic stop in central Indiana. State police say Shelby County deputies tried to pull over an SUV near Interstate 74 southeast of Indianapolis early Friday and the driver didn't stop. The chase ended in a rural area and police say two deputies fired at the Indianapolis man. The deputies weren't injured.

MARION, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say human remains found near an Indiana river are being taken for further study. WANE-TV reports the Grant County coroner's office says the top of a skull and a jawbone were found Wednesday near the Mississinewa River in Grant County, about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of Indianapolis. A search of the area didn't turn up anything else. The bones are being sent to Indianapolis for additional examination.

GARY, Ind. (AP) - An Illinois steel company has submitted a proposal to Indiana redevelopment officials looking to buy land to move its suburban Chicago plant to a northwest Indiana city. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that the Gary Redevelopment Commission is expected to vote Aug. 2 on Alliance Steel Corp.'s $925,000 bid for 25 acres. The company hopes to build a new 250,000-square-foot production facility which could produce 250,000 tons of steel annually.

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