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Luke Kenley
Officials looking at new sites for Indiana archives building

State officials are considering new Indianapolis sites for a proposed state archives building after state lawmakers blocked the project from being built along the city's downtown canal. The state budget approved by the General Assembly last week includes $25 million toward a new archives building among projects to mark Indiana's bicentennial of statehood in 2016. State Archivist Jim Corridan said Monday that project planners were looking at several downtown locations and were hoping to have a site selected soon so design work can begin, with construction at least underway next year. The spot rejected by lawmakers is currently green space just across the street from the Indiana...