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Company Says It Has 4 Months To Raise $300M For New Mill

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Braidy Industries says it has about four months to raise $300 million in equity capital for a proposed aluminum mill in Kentucky or risk losing a large investment. The Courier Journal reports Braidy provided the details in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing this week about its agreement with United Co. Rusal…. Read More

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Released Data Shows Spread of 76 Billion Opioid Pills

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Newly public federal data shows how drug companies increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as a national addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012. The data reported Tuesday by The Washington Post shows that companies distributed 8.4 billion hydrocodone and oxycodone pills to commercial pharmacies in 2006 and 12.6 billion… Read More

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Kentucky Health Officials Won’t Ban Tattoos Over Scars

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A proposal to ban tattooing on scarred skin will fade away after Kentucky health officials backed off the proposed regulation. State officials said Tuesday that updated regulations for tattoo studios will move forward without the proposed ban on tattoos over scars. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services says it received… Read More