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Attorney who bilked government disappears

In this 2013 file photo, attorney Eric Conn invokes his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The FBI says Conn, an eastern Kentucky disability lawyer scheduled to be sentenced next month for defrauding the government of nearly $600 million has disappeared. (AP file photo)

FRANKFORT, Ky. — An eastern Kentucky disability lawyer scheduled to be sentenced next month for defrauding the government of nearly $600 million has disappeared, the FBI said. Eric Conn pleaded guilty in March to stealing from the federal government and ...

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Justices to hear Ohio voter-purge case

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider giving states more freedom to rid their voter rolls of people who haven’t cast ballots in a while. Agreeing to hear an appeal by Ohio, the justices said they’ll consider reinstating a purging technique ...

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