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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during a presentation Wednesday, March 26, 2014,  in West Lafayette, Ind., where GE Aviation announced plans to build a $100 million jet engine manufacturing plant in Lafayette to fill orders for its new passenger airline engine. (AP Photo/Journal & Courier, John Terhune) NO SALES

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during a presentation Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in West Lafayette, Ind., where GE Aviation announced plans to build a $100 million jet engine manufacturing plant in Lafayette to fill orders for its new passenger airline engine. (AP Photo/Journal & Courier, John Terhune) NO SALES

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