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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown suspect in shooting captured after assault, escape from psychiatric centerStaff report YOUNGSTOWN Two patients from Heartland Behavioral Healthcare Hos
Youngstown suspect in shooting captured after assault, escape from psychiatric center
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 25 minutes ago
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Two patients from Heartland Behavioral Healthcare Hospital in Massillon, one of whom is from Youngstown, were apprehended by Youngstown police at 5:10 a.m. today about three hours after they escaped from the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Yakima top cop urges officials to keep pot shops out of the cityYAKIMA — Even though marijuana can be legally bought just down the road, Yakima
Yakima top cop urges officials to keep pot shops out of the city
The Seattle Times / Posted 28 minutes ago
YAKIMA — Even though marijuana can be legally bought just down the road, Yakima’s top cop wants to keep marijuana shops out of his city. “I don’t see anything positive coming out of it,” police Chief Dominic Rizzi Jr. said of a proposal to allow... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Elder abuse investigators throughout Oregon face slew of challengesASTORIA — An elderly woman with dementia in a Lake Oswego assisted-living facil
Elder abuse investigators throughout Oregon face slew of challenges
OregonLive.com / Posted an hour ago
ASTORIA — An elderly woman with dementia in a Lake Oswego assisted-living facility had no idea her only living relative, a niece in Seaside, was stealing $350,000 from her. Instead of making payments to the assisted-living facility and pharmacies,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
THE DAILY BUZZ: One dead, nine injured in Sofala crashYour morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Thanks
THE DAILY BUZZ: One dead, nine injured in Sofala crash
Daily Liberal / Posted an hour ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Thanks to Stephen Sewell near Bathurst for sending in this photo. If you have a photo of your town, email it to lpinkerton@fairfaxmedia.com.au. Good morning and welcome to your... Read more
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News Mail
Could we express ourselves without the booze?DRUGS and alcohol are everywhere lately in the news. Lockout laws, ice addicti
Could we express ourselves without the booze?
News Mail / Posted an hour ago
DRUGS and alcohol are everywhere lately in the news. Lockout laws, ice addiction and drug busts are hot topics right through the community and the country. You can see just by looking at our opinion pages today that there's plenty of debate around... Read more
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The Young Witness
THE DAILY BUZZ: One dead, nine injured in Sofala crashYour morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Thanks
THE DAILY BUZZ: One dead, nine injured in Sofala crash
The Young Witness / Posted 2 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Thanks to Stephen Sewell near Bathurst for sending in this photo. If you have a photo of your town, email it to lpinkerton@fairfaxmedia.com.au. Good morning and welcome to your... Read more
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Western Advocate
THE DAILY BUZZ: One dead, nine injured in Sofala crashYour morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Thanks
THE DAILY BUZZ: One dead, nine injured in Sofala crash
Western Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond. Thanks to Stephen Sewell near Bathurst for sending in this photo. If you have a photo of your town, email it to lpinkerton@fairfaxmedia.com.au. Good morning and welcome to your... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Suspicious device found on rental car at Albuquerque airport Authorities have shut down a rental car facility at the Albuquerque Internati
Suspicious device found on rental car at Albuquerque airport
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 hours ago
Authorities have shut down a rental car facility at the Albuquerque International Sunport after a suspicious device was found... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Feds seek borehole test for potential hot nuke waste burial The federal government plans to spend $80 million assessing whether its hotte
Feds seek borehole test for potential hot nuke waste burial
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 hours ago
The federal government plans to spend $80 million assessing whether its hottest nuclear waste can be stored in 3-mile-deep holes,... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Santa Fe basketball players accused of punching freshmenFeds seek borehole test for potential hot nuke waste burialFeds seek borehole t
Santa Fe basketball players accused of punching freshmen
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 hours ago
Feds seek borehole test for potential hot nuke waste burialFeds seek borehole test for potential hot nuke waste burial The federal government plans to spend $80 million assessing whether its hottest nuclear waste can be stored in 3-mile-deep holes,... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Santa Fe basketball players accused of punching freshmenFeds seek borehole test for potential hot nuke waste burialFeds seek borehole t
Santa Fe basketball players accused of punching freshmen
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 hours ago
Feds seek borehole test for potential hot nuke waste burialFeds seek borehole test for potential hot nuke waste burial The federal government plans to spend $80 million assessing whether its hottest nuclear waste can be stored in 3-mile-deep holes,... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Texas body exhumed to find link to missing Mississippi teenSenate approves bill aimed at lottery scholarship fixSenate approves bill aimed
Texas body exhumed to find link to missing Mississippi teen
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 5 hours ago
Senate approves bill aimed at lottery scholarship fixSenate approves bill aimed at lottery scholarship fix It's now up to lawmakers in the House to consider a proposal aimed at shoring up New Mexico's struggling lottery scholarship program. It's... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Texas body exhumed to find link to missing Mississippi teenSenate approves bill aimed at lottery scholarship fixSenate approves bill aimed
Texas body exhumed to find link to missing Mississippi teen
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 5 hours ago
Senate approves bill aimed at lottery scholarship fixSenate approves bill aimed at lottery scholarship fix It's now up to lawmakers in the House to consider a proposal aimed at shoring up New Mexico's struggling lottery scholarship program. It's... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Embrace experienceFocusing on experiences can help us reduce the size of our consumption footprin
Embrace experience
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Focusing on experiences can help us reduce the size of our consumption footprint. One thing I love about Wanaka is that there's not much to buy. Well, there's a great range of bikes, designer gifts and second-hand treasures, but we're lacking most... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Students Reveal Why They Smoke BhangBy Philip Momanyi Maosa and Anthony Wanjiru Ben skillfully rolls the white two
Students Reveal Why They Smoke Bhang
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
By Philip Momanyi Maosa and Anthony Wanjiru Ben skillfully rolls the white two-and-a-half inch bhang sticks in his hands. He then neatly tucks them into an auburn sheath, ready for sale. Ben, a student and drug peddler, then lights one of the... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Fentanyl deaths exploding in Cuyahoga CountyCLEVELAND - As Northeast Ohio struggles to try and curb a horrific and deadly d
Fentanyl deaths exploding in Cuyahoga County
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 7 hours ago
CLEVELAND - As Northeast Ohio struggles to try and curb a horrific and deadly drug epidemic, a new threat has emerged from a narcotic whose potential to kill dwarfs even heroin. Like heroin, fentanyl is an opiate-based painkiller. Its legal uses... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach Dramaworks' Long Day's Journey Into Night enthrallsEugene O’Neill descended into hell to write Long Day’s Journey Into Night, his
Palm Beach Dramaworks' Long Day's Journey Into Night enthralls
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
Eugene O’Neill descended into hell to write Long Day’s Journey Into Night, his gut-wrenching play based on his own family. The play doesn’t ask quite that much from an audience, but it’s not for the faint-hearted. In the haunting production at Palm... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
In death, Scalia honored with half-staff flagsBeloved dog sculpture taken from Albuquerque museumBeloved dog sculpture taken
In death, Scalia honored with half-staff flags
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 8 hours ago
Beloved dog sculpture taken from Albuquerque museumBeloved dog sculpture taken from Albuquerque museum A beloved pet of the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History's sculpture garden has been dog-napped. A beloved pet of the Albuquerque Museum of Art... Read more
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The Columbian
What is love? Local experts examine the mysteryIt’s neurology and anatomy and hormones, inside the skull and below the belt. I
What is love? Local experts examine the mystery
The Columbian / Posted 8 hours ago
It’s neurology and anatomy and hormones, inside the skull and below the belt. It’s soaring music and glowing art. It’s intimately personal and cosmically spiritual. It’s sensual pleasure. It’s high-minded sacrifice. It’s the survival of our species.... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Portraits Of Addiction: Heroin Problem Escalates In Connecticut Heroin kills more people in Connecticut every year. As the problem escalates
Portraits Of Addiction: Heroin Problem Escalates In Connecticut
Hartford Courant / Posted 8 hours ago
Heroin kills more people in Connecticut every year. As the problem escalates nationally, the demand for change is growing. In "Portraits of Addiction," The Courant presents the stories... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘My V-Day divorce was a blessing’What’s next after your marriage has ended in your 30s? LAST Valentine’s Day, m
‘My V-Day divorce was a blessing’
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
What’s next after your marriage has ended in your 30s? LAST Valentine’s Day, my life as I had envisioned it came to an end. You know, that typical life you imagine when you’re a “Just Married” couple: the new house, a couple of kids, a dog, a new... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Female addicts on the rise in Kelantan, says national anti-drug agency Published: 14 February 2016 8:36 PM There were 3,289 drug addicts recorded i
Female addicts on the rise in Kelantan, says national anti-drug agency
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 hours ago
Published: 14 February 2016 8:36 PM There were 3,289 drug addicts recorded in Kelantan last year, up from 2,426 in 2014. – The Malaysian Insider file pic, February 14, 2016.The... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the EditorRising playwright deserves acclaim Editor: Several weeks ago I was in New Yor
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
Rising playwright deserves acclaim Editor: Several weeks ago I was in New York City on a theater trip. Walking down 44th Street, I came across the marquis of the Helen Hayes Theatre. In my 38 years of working in the Broadway theater industry in New... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘My V-Day divorce was a blessing’What’s next after your marriage has ended in your 30s? LAST Valentine’s Day, m
‘My V-Day divorce was a blessing’
Herald Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
What’s next after your marriage has ended in your 30s? LAST Valentine’s Day, my life as I had envisioned it came to an end. You know, that typical life you imagine when you’re a “Just Married” couple: the new house, a couple of kids, a dog, a new... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Oley running again as county commissionerJerry A. Oley, a Monroe County commissioner for 16 years and a past chairman of
Oley running again as county commissioner
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 9 hours ago
Jerry A. Oley, a Monroe County commissioner for 16 years and a past chairman of the nine-member board, has announced plans to run for re-election in November for the 6th District seat.The term is for two years. He is the only candidate to announce so... Read more
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E! Online
Khloe Kardashian & Lamar Odom: A Timeline, Plus What's Next?The questions many fans are pondering are where do Khloe and Odom stand today?
Khloe Kardashian & Lamar Odom: A Timeline, Plus What's Next?
E! Online / Posted 9 hours ago
The questions many fans are pondering are where do Khloe and Odom stand today? Are they going to get back together? "That's not a priority right now for Khloe," a source told E! News exclusively. "Her top priority and main focus is Lamar's recovery... Read more
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Al.com
The epic love affair of Cherry and Bart StarrHe had to ask her four times before she finally said yes. He was too poor. She
The epic love affair of Cherry and Bart Starr
Al.com / Posted 9 hours ago
He had to ask her four times before she finally said yes. He was too poor. She was too nervous. When the day came to elope, he borrowed a friend's car because his was a jalopy. She changed into her wedding dress inside a muddy service station in... Read more
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Times of Malta
Heartbroken mother reports teenage son for breaching bail conditionsA heartbroken mother this morning told a court how she could no longer bear the
Heartbroken mother reports teenage son for breaching bail conditions
Times of Malta / Posted 10 hours ago
A heartbroken mother this morning told a court how she could no longer bear the sight of her 18-year-old son blatantly breaching the bail conditions imposed on him a few weeks ago by a Magistrate, to the point that she decided to report him to the... Read more
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FOX News
Too much screen time may worsen kids' ability to read emotionsToo much face-to-screen time and not enough face-to-face interaction could degr
Too much screen time may worsen kids' ability to read emotions
FOX News / Posted 10 hours ago
Too much face-to-screen time and not enough face-to-face interaction could degrade kids' ability to read other people's emotions, a new study suggests. A team of researchers from UCLA discovered that a group of sixth graders who didn't use a phone,... Read more
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dna
Depression linked to genes inherited from Neanderthals: New studyIf you can't seem to quit smoking, or have a tendency to become depressed, you
Depression linked to genes inherited from Neanderthals: New study
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
If you can't seem to quit smoking, or have a tendency to become depressed, you might be able to blame your Neanderthal heritage. After a massive study linking tens of thousands of modern people's medical records to their genetic histories, certain... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Sweet 16 party honors women recovering from human trafficking As Michelle Soncrant shopped for a new outfit, she veered between amused and
Sweet 16 party honors women recovering from human trafficking
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 hours ago
As Michelle Soncrant shopped for a new outfit, she veered between amused and perplexed. What to wear to a decades-late sweet-16 party thrown for human-trafficking victims on Valentine's... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte claims Pope as his ally against narcopoliticsMANILA, Philippines – Presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo “Rody
Duterte claims Pope as his ally against narcopolitics
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines – Presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte on Sunday found Pope Francis a powerful ally in his campaign to fight illegal drugs. Duterte found common ground with Pope Francis after the pontiff took a... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Girl,16, smoked ‘wee’ in search of academic excellenceRegional News of Sunday, 14 February 2016 In her quest for academic brilliance
Girl,16, smoked ‘wee’ in search of academic excellence
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Regional News of Sunday, 14 February 2016 In her quest for academic brilliance and excellence, a 16-year old Junior High School pupil in Accra found herself hooked on marijuana, popularly known as wee, which she smoked for weeks. Her addiction... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
West Virginia man calls ‘life without mercy’ excessiveThe West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals will have to decide how long is too
West Virginia man calls ‘life without mercy’ excessive
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals will have to decide how long is too long for a 31-year-old man to be imprisoned for a murder he claims he witnessed but didn’t necessarily assist. Timothy Shafer was sentenced to life with no chance of... Read more
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Perth Now
‘My V-Day divorce was a blessing’What’s next after your marriage has ended in your 30s? LAST Valentine’s Day, m
‘My V-Day divorce was a blessing’
Perth Now / Posted 13 hours ago
What’s next after your marriage has ended in your 30s? LAST Valentine’s Day, my life as I had envisioned it came to an end. You know, that typical life you imagine when you’re a “Just Married” couple: the new house, a couple of kids, a dog, a new... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Speaker: Childhood trauma can lead to health problemsWhat if health issues, addictions and premature death are caused by the role of
Speaker: Childhood trauma can lead to health problems
Juneau Empire / Posted 13 hours ago
What if health issues, addictions and premature death are caused by the role of repressing childhood trauma? Vincent J. Felitti, M.D., made this case to a packed room at the Walter Soboleff Building Tuesday, backing up his assertions with decades of... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Demoocratic debate, smoking cessation supportHenderson County Democrats to host debate The Henderson County Democratic Part
Demoocratic debate, smoking cessation support
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 13 hours ago
Henderson County Democrats to host debate The Henderson County Democratic Party will hold a Democratic Debate from 2-4 p.m. Saturday in the West Henderson High auditorium. Tom Hill (Zirconia) and Rick Bryson (Bryson City), Democratic candidates for... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Early intervention urgedWhen someone is diagnosed with stage one cancer, we don’t wait until they reach
Early intervention urged
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 13 hours ago
When someone is diagnosed with stage one cancer, we don’t wait until they reach stage four before we start treatment. But when it comes to drug and alcohol use, that is usually the approach taken – intervention doesn’t take place until it’s often... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONRising playwright deserves acclaim Editor: Several weeks ago I was in New Yor
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
Rising playwright deserves acclaim Editor: Several weeks ago I was in New York City on a theater trip. Walking down 44th Street, I came across the marquis of the Helen Hayes Theatre. In my 38 years of working in the Broadway theater industry in New... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Interplay between gene variant and socio-economic environment may determine girls' food choicesIf you're fat, can you blame it on your genes? The answer is a qualified yes. M
Interplay between gene variant and socio-economic environment may determine girls' food choices
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 hours ago
If you're fat, can you blame it on your genes? The answer is a qualified yes. Maybe. Under certain circumstances. Researchers are moving towards a better understanding of some of the roots of obesity. A McGill-led research team has recently... Read more
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Medical News Today
Marijuana: increase in adult use 'previously overestimated'Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the US, and new research re
Marijuana: increase in adult use 'previously overestimated'
Medical News Today / Posted 14 hours ago
Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the US, and new research reveals that its use is on the rise among adults. However, the authors say the rate of increase is much lower than the "doubling" previously reported, and there has been no... Read more
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Daily Record
OPINION: Trump, Sanders N.H. wins inevitableDon’t feel badly, New Hampshire primary losers. No messaging tweaks, get-out-th
OPINION: Trump, Sanders N.H. wins inevitable
Daily Record / Posted 14 hours ago
Don’t feel badly, New Hampshire primary losers. No messaging tweaks, get-out-the-vote tricks or advertising blitzes would have helped. The Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders victories were more than 30 years in the making. In fact, I’m pretty sure I can... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Simon Weston: 'The MoD offered me £30,000 at 21 to give up a lifelong pension'What was your first paid job? I helped my grandmother’s neighbour, Malcolm, sh
Simon Weston: 'The MoD offered me £30,000 at 21 to give up a lifelong pension'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
What was your first paid job? I helped my grandmother’s neighbour, Malcolm, shift rubble from his garden for 25 pence. I also did a milk round and was the relief for friends on holiday. As kids we had our own scam at a nightclub in Nelson, the... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Satyajit Das: Age of Stagnation or Something Worse?Yves here. If you’ve read Das regularly, one of the characteristics of his writ
Satyajit Das: Age of Stagnation or Something Worse?
Naked Capitalism / Posted 15 hours ago
Yves here. If you’ve read Das regularly, one of the characteristics of his writing is wry detachment. The shift to a sense of foreboding is a big departure. If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Good Samaritans told: ‘Don’t give tents and sleeping bags to Leeds beggars’Concerns have been raised that good Samaritans who give tents and sleeping bags
Good Samaritans told: ‘Don’t give tents and sleeping bags to Leeds beggars’
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 15 hours ago
Concerns have been raised that good Samaritans who give tents and sleeping bags to rough sleepers in Leeds are exacerbating the city’s begging problem. An unofficial group of volunteers has been meeting regularly in the city centre to provide food... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Advocates hit streets to drum up rehab supportANTI-DRUG campaigner Lynn Field has welcomed a $1.4 million state government co
Advocates hit streets to drum up rehab support
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 hours ago
ANTI-DRUG campaigner Lynn Field has welcomed a $1.4 million state government commitment to outreach services at Dubbo, but said she would not give up the fight for a local rehab centre. Anti-drug campaigner Lynn Field has welcomed a $1.4 million... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Drug-addicted babies in nurses’ hands and heartsThat's because his mother had used an opioid-based drug during her pregnancy, s
Drug-addicted babies in nurses’ hands and hearts
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 16 hours ago
That's because his mother had used an opioid-based drug during her pregnancy, so he's often fussy - especially when the drug being used to wean him off the opioid is nearly out of his system. Addiction - and withdrawal - is tough at any age. But... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKALLIANCE College financial aid event, "College Goal Sunday," 2-4 p.m., Univers
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 16 hours ago
ALLIANCE College financial aid event, "College Goal Sunday," 2-4 p.m., University of Mount Union, Gartner Welcome Center lobby on Union Avenue; register at ohiocollegegoalsunday.org or 800-233-6734. COLUMBIANA Crown Theater Productions,... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Artist' Choice: Fred Hersch on Great Piano Sounds - By Fred Hersch — Jazz ArticlesBill Evans Trio“All of You” Sunday at the Village Vanguard (Riverside, 1961)
Artist' Choice: Fred Hersch on Great Piano Sounds - By Fred Hersch — Jazz Articles
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 17 hours ago
Bill Evans Trio“All of You” Sunday at the Village Vanguard (Riverside, 1961) In the early ’60s, Bill Evans, deep in his heroin addiction, had a liquid, clear and expressive piano sound. His ability to phrase right-hand lines that were shaped with... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Homeless picked up and brought to sheltersBUFFALO, NY - Cold temperatures can be dangerous and deadly for people stuck ou
Homeless picked up and brought to shelters
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 17 hours ago
BUFFALO, NY - Cold temperatures can be dangerous and deadly for people stuck outside, who have no place to go. Reverend Reginald Kerr provides a center for Code Blue and operates a children and women's shelter in Buffalo. Reverend Kerr told 2 On... Read more
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