Here are a few news items from a very busy Friday.

Governor Mike Pence sits down with Rafael Sanchez this Sunday on Indianapolis This Week. (RTV 6)

Indy Mayoral candidates Chuck Brewer and Joe Hogsett met for their first of three debates.  (WISH-TV)

Meanwhile Hogsett continues to outpace Brewer on fundraising(IBJ)

In the Evansville Mayor’s Race Lloyd Winnecke has a commanding lead over Gail Riecken in fundraising.  (Courier Press)

The state of Indiana is moving towards paying off an unemployment loan to federal government early. (Indy Star)

A new business-class train service that provides daily round trips between Indianapolis and Chicago is up and running.  (The Statehouse File)