I-70 traffic stop leads to Indiana fentanyl seizure

NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say they've seized more than 4 pounds of a powerful painkiller blamed for a spike in drug overdoses following a traffic stop on Interstate 70 in eastern Indiana.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Libertarian Gary Johnson cleared to appear on Ohio's ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson is set to appear on fall ballots in swing-state Ohio after the state's elections chief cleared the way for him Wednesday.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Farm safety top priority with farm tourism on the rise

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With the growth of agritourism and more people visiting local farms, Connecticut officials are joining other states in educating farmers about how to mitigate health risks for their new visitors.

  • Written by SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press

APNewsBreak: Ohio literary peace award to Marilynne Robinson

CINCINNATI (AP) — Writer Marilynne Robinson has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement award that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Summit focuses on coordinating efforts to fight drug abuse

CINCINNATI (AP) — State Supreme Court justices and other high-ranking officials huddled Wednesday to discuss ways to coordinate efforts to battle the drug abuse epidemic in a judicial summit involving some of the hardest-hit states.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press