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

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NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) - An Indiana sheriff who authorities said gave a prostitute a deputy's badge and uniform so she could get hotel discounts and then paid her for a sex act has been charged with lying to FBI agents. A federal grand jury indictment charged Clark County Sheriff Daniel N. Rodden with providing false information and advising the woman to dispose of the credentials and uniform. Rodden denies the allegations.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Police in Lafayette say they're investigating the homicide of a 14-month-old toddler. The Marion County Coroner's office had said the cause of Skylar Foster's death was blunt force trauma to the head. Emergency responders called to a home July 21 found the girl wasn't breathing. She was transported to Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, where life support was removed the following day.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - A video camera has captured the scene as two women became trapped on an 80-foot-high railroad bridge near Bloomington by a freight train as they walked along the tracks. Eric Powell with Indiana Railroad says the engineer of the 100-car coal train activated its emergency braking when he saw them. Monroe County Prosecutor Chris Gaal says the county sheriff's department is investigating the incident.

CHICAGO (AP) - The NCAA says a settlement in a class-action concussions suit ensures that student-athletes have access to high quality medical care. The settlement creates a $70 million fund to diagnose current and former college athletes for possible brain injuries. The Indianapolis-based NCAA also agrees to implement a single, return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who receive head blows.

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