Ginseng was at the core of a manslaughter case from a few years back in Preble County — as mentioned in the final paragraph of this post. You can read about the case and sentencing in this article: http://www.whio.com/news/news/crime-law/plea-deal-to-end-ginseng-slaying-case/nWtB8/
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- Constitution Day 1985 and Ross Perot’s Magna CartaBefore David M. Rubenstein owned the 1297 Magna Carta, it belonged to Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot, who for decades generously loaned it to the National Archives. On September 17, 1985—Constitution Day—Perot came to the National Archives to visit his Magna Carta, and address new U.S. citizens. Sadly in July 2019, Ross Perot passed away at … Continue readi […]