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GREENSBURG – The Decatur County Council plans to make a decision in August as to whether or not it will institute a special income tax that would be used to help fund a proposed new jail.

GREENSBURG — He should be the poster child for the Knights of Columbus. If you’ve been to any event there in the last twenty years, you’ve seen him, you’ve talked to him or he’s done something to help make that…

Editor’s note: This is the 28th in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1.

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. said Tuesday that a new type of cholesterol drug reduced heart attacks, deaths and other complications of heart disease in a huge, late-stage study.

CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill Tuesday until at least next month, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even…