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AP
October 03, 2019 - 9:56 am
Local government lawsuits against the family that owns Purdue Pharma should be allowed to proceed even as the company attempts to reach a nationwide settlement in bankruptcy court over the toll of the opioids crisis, according to a court filing on Wednesday.
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In this Sept. 26, 2019, photo, cars pass Rockefeller University in New York. Prestigious universities around the world, including Rockefeller, have accepted at least $60 million over the past five years from the family that owns the maker of OxyContin, even as the company became embroiled in lawsuits related to the opioid epidemic, financial records show. Rockefeller accepted more money from the Sacklers than any other school in recent history. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
AP
October 03, 2019 - 9:55 am
BOSTON (AP) — Prestigious universities around the world have accepted at least $60 million over the past five years from the family that owns the maker of OxyContin, even as the company became embroiled in lawsuits related to the opioid epidemic, financial records show. Some of the donations...
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AP
September 26, 2019 - 12:42 pm
MILFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man authorities say left his father semi-paralyzed when he pushed him into a table during a fight has avoided prison thanks to his father's request for leniency. The New Haven Register reports that 40-year-old Jonathan Nieves received a one-year suspended...
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AP
September 26, 2019 - 9:18 am
Connecticut's highest court is set to hear arguments on whether conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was wrongly penalized for an outburst on his internet show against a lawyer for relatives of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims.
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