Friday, August 26, 2016

TGIF: The open line and video roundup. Also: Rutledge petitions Supreme Court on open records

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Here's the open line for Friday, plus the daily video.

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Also today: Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review a state court decision that says a federal law doesn't prevent the State Police from releasing personal information on auto accident reports. A potential conflict with the federal law exposes state employees to potential liability for releasing the information, she said.

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