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Tennessee prosecutors end clash over opioids lawsuits
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A clash has ended between the Tennessee attorney general and local prosecutors over lawsuits against drug companies for costs of the opioid epidemic. Attorney General Herbert Slatery stepped out of the district attorneys' case Thursday in Campbell County Circuit Court, the Knoxville News Sentinel reports. A representative of his office read a statement and handed Judge John McAfee an order in which he agreed to back down.