Decongestants containing pseudoephedrine are commonly used to make meth.

Lawmakers pass bills to give pharmacists discretion

In the Senate, Randy Head’s proposal to allow pharmacists to turn down suspicious customers who attempted to buy the medicine passed 41-8, and the House passed Ben Smaltz’s measure that would allow pharmacists to ask for a prescription if they suspected a customer was going to make meth 92-7.

The Walgreens store at 222 E. Pettit Ave. will close Feb. 23, 2016.

Walgreens closing Southgate store after 2 decades

The Walgreens at 222 E. Pettit Ave. will reportedly close Feb. 23. Customers’ prescription files will transfer automatically to the store at 1701 E. Paulding Road – less than a mile away.

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Indiana delegation asks Obama to act on Congolese adoptions

Indiana’s 11-member congressional delegation asked Obama in a letter sent Tuesday to call Congo’s president, Joseph Kabila, to press him to “swiftly and thoroughly” resolve that nation’s stalled exit permit process, halted in 2013 amid corruption and falsified documents.

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Groom jailed after allegedly biting bride

Police in central Indiana say they arrested a groom after he allegedly sunk his teeth into his bride’s arm during a fight hours after their marriage.