Millions' worth of heroin, meth seized in traffic stop

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says it has seized millions of dollars' worth of heroin and methamphetamine during a traffic stop along a central Ohio interstate.

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Petal power: Group works to preserve wild Louisiana irises

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Vast stands of wild Louisiana irises — vibrant purple, blue, red, yellow and orange flowers that thrive in the wet, swampy state — have been replaced by roads and buildings, leading to concerns that they are running out of habitat. A small group of enthusiasts is doing its best to make sure that the widely varied group of plants doesn't go the way of the passenger pigeon.

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  • Written by By JANET McCONNAUGHEY , Associated Press

High court upholds prescription drug initiative explanation

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's Supreme Court has upheld Attorney General Marty Jackley's explanation of a ballot question that would cap the price state agencies could pay for prescription drugs.

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