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Top Stories: Dallas County Sues Over Opioid Epidemic; Arlington MLK Parade Canceled

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The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Dallas County is suing drug companies and doctors over their alleged roles in the deadly opioid epidemic. The Dallas Morning News reports a 59-page claim filed in Dallas County court accuses the maker of Oxycontin, at least ten other pharmaceutical companies and three local doctors of knowingly pushing patients towards addictive drugs – while also claiming the drugs were safe.