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Opioid settlement still elusive as some lawyers criticize it
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Opioid settlement still elusive as some lawyers criticize it

By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press State attorneys general are finding a national settlement over the toll of opioids to be elusive, as some lawyers for state and local governments are renewing public criticism of the proposed deal with a group of companies led by the nation’s largest drug distributors. A group of top state lawyers...

GOP attorneys general seek to block Equal Rights Amendment
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GOP attorneys general seek to block Equal Rights Amendment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Five Republican attorneys general, including Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall, are seeking to block an effort by three Democratic-led states to see the Equal Rights Amendment is adopted into the U.S. Constitution. Legal chiefs in five states — Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, Nebraska and South Dakota — filed a motion on Thursday...

US ‘honor roll’ of historic places often ignores slavery
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US ‘honor roll’ of historic places often ignores slavery

By JAY REEVES Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Antebellum Southern plantations were built on the backs of enslaved people, and many of those plantations hold places of honor on the National Register of Historic Places – but don’t look for many mentions of slavery in the government’s official record of places with historic significance....