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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a Maryland appeal to uphold the state's law against pharmaceutical price gouging.

The high court on Tuesday denied Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh's appeal without comment, letting a lower court ruling against the law stand.

The law approved in 2017 enabled the state's attorney general to sue makers of off-patent or generic drugs for price increases that state officials considered "unconscionable." That was defined as an excessive increase, unjustified by the cost of producing or distributing the drugs.

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Delaware has become one of 16 states who have filed a federal lawsuit to stop the President Trump’s emergency declaration from going into effect.

The president is looking to reallocate several billion dollars from other parts of the federal budget for building a wall along the southern border.

Delaware argues that any diversion of funds from the state National Guard, the Dover Air Force Base and other military projects along with drug interdiction would harm residents of the state.

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There were no convictions in the trial of four inmates charged with murder in the 2017 prison uprising at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center.

It took the jurors five days before acquitting Abednego Baynes and Kevin Berry, on all charges from the riot that saw the death of correctional officer Steven Floyd.

Meanwhile, the jury could not reach verdicts on riot and assault for John Bramble or Obadiah Miller.

They were acquitted on all other charges.

WBOC reports that prosecutors must now decide if they will retry the two.

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Annexing more of the Salisbury University campus into the city of Salisbury is now under consideration.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that a memo from the city’s infrastructure and development director Amanda Pollack said that the university and the Greystar development group are proposing a mixed-use project.

It would be located between Pine Bluff road and Kay Avenue near the Court Plaza.

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Goodloe Sutton, publisher of a small Alabama town newspaper has called for the Ku Klux Klan to take a night ride in Washington D.C.

The owner of the Democrat-Reporter confirmed that he wrote the editorial pushing the idea of a night ride by the KKK “against Democrats in the Republican Party and the Democrats” who are plotting to raise taxes in his state.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that when asked what he meant he replied “lynching”.

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The federal judge in Roger Stone's case has ordered him to appear in court this week following a critical post about her that was shared on his Instagram account.

Judge Amy Berman Jackson scheduled a hearing for Thursday at which Stone will be required to argue why Jackson should not alter the gag order she has imposed or reconsider the bail Stone was granted after his arrest.

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