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Police accused of misusing "exceptional clearance" to close rape cases

Across the country, police and prosecutors are using the term "exceptional clearance" to close rape cases, marking them as resolved, even when there's enough evidence to make an arrest. Nikki Battiste reports on how women in Austin, Texas, are fighting back against a system they say has failed them.
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