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CORRECTS STATE TO OHIO NOT PENNSYLVANIA - Medications that are are stored in the police headquarters that are and slated for destruction, are shown in a locked storage area, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Barberton, Ohio. Attorneys representing some 2,000 local governments said Wednesday they have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the toll of the nation's opioid crisis. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
AP
September 12, 2019 - 9:53 pm
For months, the judge overseeing national litigation over the opioids crisis urged all sides to reach a settlement that could end thousands of lawsuits filed by state and local governments. But the chaotic developments this week in the case against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma underscore how...
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AP
September 10, 2019 - 3:38 pm
Seven states and the District of Columbia have sued the Securities and Exchange Commission, saying the regulatory agency is putting investors in jeopardy by relaxing rules designed to ensure that securities brokers keep the interests of their customers ahead of their own.
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Jack Gruber, USA TODAY
Bernie Loubier
September 08, 2019 - 11:15 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is pressing National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell to take incidents of domestic violence and sexual assault among players seriously. The Connecticut Democrat sent a letter to Goodell on Thursday as the NFL season begins. The New...
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Bernie Loubier
September 08, 2019 - 11:12 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In the months after Hurricane Maria destroyed her home in Puerto Rico, Ashlyn Gonzales moved to Connecticut, where federal and state aid helped her and her longtime partner avoid homelessness. But aid at both levels has just about dried up, leaving Gonzales and many like her...
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AP
August 22, 2019 - 9:05 am
Connecticut officials on Wednesday estimated as many as 200,000 residents, including tens of thousands of children on a public health care program, could be impacted by sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms...
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