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

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana is appealing a federal judge's ruling that the state must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. Attorney General's office spokesman Bryan Corbin says the state filed an appeal yesterday with the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. U.S. District Judge Richard Young, in his ruling Tuesday evening, granted the state's request for a stay.

MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) - A northwest Indiana judge has rejected a request by the Indiana attorney general's office that he put on hold his order striking down the state's right-to-work law until the state Supreme Court rules on a similar case. The Times of Munster reports Lake County Judge George Paras' order was posted on the court docket Wednesday.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The trial of one defendant in a deadly Indianapolis house explosion has been moved to South Bend because of the intense publicity given the case. Marion Superior Court Judge Sheila Carlisle granted the change yesterday for Mark Leonard, one of three defendants who face murder, arson and conspiracy charges in connection with the November 2012 blast that killed two people and destroyed or damaged dozens of houses on the city's south side.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Department of Transportation and seven local partners have agreed to continue funding Hoosier State passenger rail service between Indianapolis and Chicago through January 31st while the state negotiates with a private vendor to operate the line. INDOT announced the four-month extension beginning October 1st in a deal with Amtrak and the communities of Indianapolis, Beech Grove, Crawfordsville, Rensselaer, Lafayette, West Lafayette and Tippecanoe County.

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