FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - General Motors Corporation is spending $11 million at its Fort Wayne truck assembly plant to create a small power plant that will supply 40 percent of the factory's operations. A GM spokeswoman tells WPTA-TV the move will save the company about $5 million a year and reduce the plant's carbon footprint.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana is appealing an arbitration panel's ruling that reduces the state's share of tobacco settlement funds next year to $68 million from about $131 million. The office of Attorney General Greg Zoeller says the panel of three retired federal judges exceeded its authority under law and the process they used hurt Indiana's case. The money Indiana receives from the tobacco settlement pays for health care and anti-smoking programs.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Gov. Mike Pence is set to provide more details about his second-year agenda that he says will focus on education, road construction and other economic issues. Pence is scheduled to speak Thursday at a legislative conference sponsored by an Indianapolis law firm.
PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) - A former Indianapolis police officer who killed a man and seriously injured two other people while driving drunk in his police cruiser is now in prison. WRTV-TV reports David Bisard was transferred Wednesday to the Indiana Department of Correction's Reception Diagnostic Center in Plainfield. The center evaluates inmates to determine where they should serve their sentences.
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