Mylan CEO Heather Bresch will appear at a congressional hearing today related to huge price hikes for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment. The product’s price rose hundreds of dollars from $57 in 2007. Mylan also faces another issue stemming from its EpiPen sales contracts with schools. Gayle Manchin, The CEO’s mother, spearheaded an effort that encouraged states to require schools to buy epi-pens. The move helped to develop a near monopoly in school nurses’ offices.
If you stopped using your Samsung Note 7 after reports of the newly released phone has been exploding in flames for some users. . . Well, your wait for a replacement will soon be over: Models with an updated battery are arriving at most retailers today.
At least 12 Charlotte police injured in protests following officer-involved death of black man— police said he was armed and posed a threat. Officers were injured and a highway was shut down during the protests — the streets were quiet with no protesters in sight. Broken glass and rocks littered the ground where a police car had been vandalized. Less than 5 miles away, wooden pallets barricaded the entrance of a Wal-Mart that had apparently been looted.
TX Dot is offering two options for improving traffic on I-35. One would build an upper deck that would go from 183 to Riverside drive. The other option would put the extra lanes under ground. They are looking for public input.