In national news:

New York state on Tuesday sued Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the OxyContin maker of widespread fraud and deception in the marketing of opioids. Purdue released a statement following the announcement of the suit saying that, though the company shares the public concern for the opioid crisis, it is not responsible. This case follows a national trend of states and other jurisdictions suing big pharma over the costs of its role in causing overdoses, addiction, death, and other social ills.

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