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Texas Supreme Court tosses out libel lawsuit against Dallas Morning News

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The Texas Supreme Court has ruled in favor of The Dallas Morning News and staff writer Kevin Krause in a libel lawsuit brought by a North Texas drug-compounding business and its founders.

The state's high court unanimously reversed a judgment by a Fort Worth appeals court and said The News published stories that accurately quoted court documents and didn't report that the pharmacies were "actually guilty of anything."

The justices directed the trial court to dismiss the case and award legal fees to The News.

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