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West Virginia AG Sues Opioid Makers, Says They Hid Risks

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s top prosecutor says he’s sued the major opioid makers Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA for misrepresenting the risks of their painkilling drugs. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed separate suits against the companies Friday in Boone County, West Virginia. Both cases accuse the drugmakers of violating the state’s… Read More

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Former OU Professor Convicted Of Evidence Tampering, Won’t Serve Prison Time

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ATHENS (WOUB) — In a case that began as a child pornography investigation five years ago, a former Ohio University professor was convicted Friday and sentenced to community control. Amol T. Kharabe, 47, of Dublin, was convicted on charges of tampering with evidence, receiving stolen property and unauthorized use of property, all felony counts. Athens… Read More