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Wakefield Today
Burglar who preyed on his relatives jailedtimes you have been addicted to heroin and that is what led you to commit these
Burglar who preyed on his relatives jailed
Wakefield Today / Posted 6 minutes ago
times you have been addicted to heroin and that is what led you to commit these terrible, mean offences against family members. “You had no regard for that. You were just desperate to feed your addiction. These are quite clearly serious offe... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Common Sense Pot Policyin this reductive-reasoning scenario. Half of the American population has smok
Common Sense Pot Policy
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 7 minutes ago
in this reductive-reasoning scenario. Half of the American population has smoked pot. If that habit really led to heroin addiction, we'd be in serious trouble — and states wouldn't be legalizing weed, one after the other. It's well past time for... Read more
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RTE News
19% increase in complaints against doctors in 2015health committee, to continue in practice, once there was no risk to patient sa
19% increase in complaints against doctors in 2015
RTE News / Posted 24 minutes ago
health committee, to continue in practice, once there was no risk to patient safety. These are doctors most commonly with addiction, or mental health issues. The report also shows that reliance on international medical graduates is among the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lindsay Lohan's toyboy ex looks glum while shopping in Moscowdon't know what she wants to talk to him about, maybe about saving Amur tigers
Lindsay Lohan's toyboy ex looks glum while shopping in Moscow
Daily Mail / Posted 36 minutes ago
don't know what she wants to talk to him about, maybe about saving Amur tigers or the problems of people fighting with drug addiction.' While her former fiance is in Moscow (pictured), Lohan is apparently demanding £650,000 and a meeting with Putin... Read more
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Football365
Picking Pep over that bully Jose...trust that tipster because the previous couple of bets came in? I’ve seen frie
Picking Pep over that bully Jose...
Football365 / Posted 37 minutes ago
trust that tipster because the previous couple of bets came in? I’ve seen friends and family suffer because of gambling addiction. It is horrific. A family friend was a racing columnist for a major broadsheet. He eventually lost everything:... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Living Colour's social commentary game still strongCalhoun, is an under-recognized alternative-rock pioneer. Without "Cult of Pers
Living Colour's social commentary game still strong
Chicago Tribune / Posted 45 minutes ago
Calhoun, is an under-recognized alternative-rock pioneer. Without "Cult of Personality," like-minded bands such as Jane's Addiction, Fishbone and perhaps even Nirvana might not have broken through to MTV and rock radio stations in the '80s and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Saudi Arabia is facing a 'squeeze'relying on oil. In April, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveiled the
Saudi Arabia is facing a 'squeeze'
Stamford Advocate / Posted 49 minutes ago
relying on oil. In April, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveiled the Vision 2030 plan to end Saudi Arabia's "addiction" to oil. Something that has gone unnoticed amid all of this is that the Saudi Interbank Offered Rate, or Saibor,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Saudi Arabia is facing a 'squeeze'relying on oil. In April, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveiled the
Saudi Arabia is facing a 'squeeze'
Connecticut Post / Posted 57 minutes ago
relying on oil. In April, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveiled the Vision 2030 plan to end Saudi Arabia's "addiction" to oil. Something that has gone unnoticed amid all of this is that the Saudi Interbank Offered Rate, or Saibor,... Read more
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metro
These are the 7 best burgers in Londonalso has an experimental burger club with weekly changing burgers, so if you li
These are the 7 best burgers in London
metro / Posted an hour ago
also has an experimental burger club with weekly changing burgers, so if you like to mix it up with your burger addiction, you might just have found a facilitator. 5 Meat LiquorTwo mustard-fried patties, because two is always better... Read more
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iol.co.za
Wenger admits he’s ‘scared’ of retirementmy life, and honestly, I'm quite scared of the day. Because the longer I wait,
Wenger admits he’s ‘scared’ of retirement
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
my life, and honestly, I'm quite scared of the day. Because the longer I wait, the more difficult it will be to lose the addiction,” he said in an interview in Game Changers: Inside English Football. “After Sir Alex Ferguson retired and we... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Protective Life Foundation helps Homeless Shelter Look to the Futureof our city, and they live on the streets where we live.” More than half of Fi
Protective Life Foundation helps Homeless Shelter Look to the Future
The Birmingham Times / Posted an hour ago
of our city, and they live on the streets where we live.” More than half of Firehouse clients have a drug and/or alcohol addiction, and many have a dual diagnosis of mental illness. “We consider Firehouse Shelter to be the last house on the block... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Some of music’s greatest duets and collaborationsAnd D’Angelo, who dropped the Grammy Award–winning “Black Messiah” in 2015, dea
Some of music’s greatest duets and collaborations
The Birmingham Times / Posted an hour ago
And D’Angelo, who dropped the Grammy Award–winning “Black Messiah” in 2015, dealt with weight gain, drug and alcohol addiction, and run-ins with the police. Prince & Shelia E “The Glamorous Life” (1984), “A Love Bizarre” (1985) Cover art... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Porn expert offers to teach Northern Ireland kids about web dangerAn internet pornography expert has offered to deliver classes to Northern Irela
Porn expert offers to teach Northern Ireland kids about web danger
Belfast Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
An internet pornography expert has offered to deliver classes to Northern Ireland children on the dangers of addiction to sexually explicit material. Lawyer Mary Sharpe hit the headlines recently after it emerged that Tony Blair's former school will... Read more
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express
Arsene Wenger reveals message from Sir Alex FergusonInside English Football, serialised by The Mirror.“Because the longer I wait, t
Arsene Wenger reveals message from Sir Alex Ferguson
express / Posted 2 hours ago
Inside English Football, serialised by The Mirror.“Because the longer I wait, the more difficult it will be to lose the addiction. “After Alex retired and we played them over there he sent a message to me to come up and have a drink with... Read more
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chroniclelive
Takeaway owner told he would be slashed and chopped up by knifeman in pizza rowrequirement. Richard Herrmann, defending, said: “He has no convictions since 1
Takeaway owner told he would be slashed and chopped up by knifeman in pizza row
chroniclelive / Posted 2 hours ago
requirement. Richard Herrmann, defending, said: “He has no convictions since 1998 and has been in the grip of alcohol addiction for so many years he doesn’t recognise adult life without alcohol but has referred himself for alcohol... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Saudi Arabia is facing a 'squeeze'relying on oil. In April, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveiled the
Saudi Arabia is facing a 'squeeze'
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
relying on oil. In April, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveiled the Vision 2030 plan to end Saudi Arabia's "addiction" to oil. Something that has gone unnoticed amid all of this is that the Saudi Interbank Offered Rate, or Saibor,... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Plan of action is neededthe flexibility and discretion to provide appropriate direction to those who ha
Plan of action is needed
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 2 hours ago
the flexibility and discretion to provide appropriate direction to those who have fallen victim to the perils of drug addiction and substance abuse, and who demonstrate the potential to get clean, get a job, and return as a productive member... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow drug addict died after taking a lethal cocktail of substancesA BARROW mum who had suffered from a 14-year drug addiction, died after slippin
Barrow drug addict died after taking a lethal cocktail of substances
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
A BARROW mum who had suffered from a 14-year drug addiction, died after slipping into a coma following years of substance abuse, an inquest heard. Rachel Rooney, 29, of Ainslie Street, Barrow, died on March 25 earlier this year at Furness General... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Revised alcohol policy helps UNC students struggling with drinking problemsalcohol policy also lays out treatment options for students, including therapy,
Revised alcohol policy helps UNC students struggling with drinking problems
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 3 hours ago
alcohol policy also lays out treatment options for students, including therapy, leave from school, strategies to overcome addiction and alternate housing to support sobriety. Funding for programs can come from insurance, scholarships and gift... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Comradely capitalismsystem that has been least reformed. Mortgages are still the place where many o
Comradely capitalism
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 hours ago
system that has been least reformed. Mortgages are still the place where many of America’s deepest problems meet—an addiction to debt, the use of hidden subsidies to mitigate inequality, and political gridlock. In the land of the free, where... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Crystal Lake man gets 6 years in prison for drug-induced homicide chargeCounty Jail. McHenry County Judge Michael Feetterer accepted the plea and foun
Crystal Lake man gets 6 years in prison for drug-induced homicide charge
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
County Jail. McHenry County Judge Michael Feetterer accepted the plea and found that the offense was committed because of addiction or use of alcohol or drugs. Trigg’s attorney, Assistant Public Defender Grant Tucker, said these cases are complex... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
West Virginia editorial roundupRecent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Aug. 21 The Register-Herald
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 3 hours ago
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Aug. 21 The Register-Herald of Beckley on drug addiction in West Virginia: Sometimes, only a rude awakening can shake us from our slumber and bring into sharp focus the demon staring at us in the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Tech-obsessed kids don’t notice when strangers replace their parentsTechnology addiction is a frightening reality among both adults and children. I
Tech-obsessed kids don’t notice when strangers replace their parents
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
Technology addiction is a frightening reality among both adults and children. It’s not unusual for one to chance upon children so engrossed in playing games on their cell phones and computer tablets that they become completely unaware about their... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Portman brings re-election effort to countyprescription drug addicts get the help they need. Portman said it was difficult
Portman brings re-election effort to county
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
prescription drug addicts get the help they need. Portman said it was difficult, but the bipartisan bill, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, was passed this summer in the Senate by a vote of 94-1. Portman talked about how so many... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
David Yow Meets the Jazzus LizardFilth Pig and played with local comrades Lou Ann Barton and Nick Curran. At th
David Yow Meets the Jazzus Lizard
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
Filth Pig and played with local comrades Lou Ann Barton and Nick Curran. At that time, his long-developing heroin addiction blossomed into crack smoking and selling $20 foils of pure tar heroin. In the late Nineties, his mother placed an... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Portman, Capito speak on importance of coal jobsprescription drug addicts get the help they need. Portman said it was difficult
Portman, Capito speak on importance of coal jobs
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 4 hours ago
prescription drug addicts get the help they need. Portman said it was difficult, but the bipartisan bill, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, was passed this summer in the Senate by a vote of 94-1. Portman talked about how so many... Read more
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WMTW Portland
LePage: 90 percent of drug dealers arrested in Maine are 'black and Hispanic'on ending Maine's drug crisis by giving law enforcement the resources they need
LePage: 90 percent of drug dealers arrested in Maine are 'black and Hispanic'
WMTW Portland / Posted 5 hours ago
on ending Maine's drug crisis by giving law enforcement the resources they need to crack down on drug dealers, help stop addiction before it starts by providing education at an early age, and make treatment services with a proven track record of... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKSchaffer; reservations, 330-332-9728. Ladies .22 Rifle League, 6 p.m.; Mixed D
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 5 hours ago
Schaffer; reservations, 330-332-9728. Ladies .22 Rifle League, 6 p.m.; Mixed Doubles. 6:45 p.m., Salem Hunting Club. Addiction recovery, open meeting, 8 p.m., Faith Chapel, 511 E. Pershing St.; 330-332-8573. ALLIANCE Bingo, 6:25 p.m.,... Read more
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Salem News
US senator stumps in area with colleagueprescription drug addicts get the help they need. Portman said it was difficult
US senator stumps in area with colleague
Salem News / Posted 5 hours ago
prescription drug addicts get the help they need. Portman said it was difficult, but the bipartisan bill, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, was passed this summer in the Senate by a vote of 94-1. Portman talked about how so many... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Support groups, clubs and servicesRoute 52, Amboy. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, Rochelle Community Hosp
Support groups, clubs and services
SaukValley.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Route 52, Amboy. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, Rochelle Community Hospital, 900 N. Second St. Reformers Unanimous Addiction Abstinence Program, 7-9 p.m., First Baptist Church, 24 N. Mason Ave., Amboy, 815-857-2682. Alcoholics Anonymous,... Read more
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The Coast
Letters to the editor, August 25, 2016it could actively support a green economy, reducing emissions in its delivery t
Letters to the editor, August 25, 2016
The Coast / Posted 5 hours ago
it could actively support a green economy, reducing emissions in its delivery trucks by freeing itself from fossil fuel addiction. This would do something toward living up to the Liberal promises in Paris last fall. —Linda Lewis,... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Robber gets prison for assaultBollinger, said Davis told him he planned to steal her purse but did not intend
Robber gets prison for assault
The Toledo Blade / Posted 5 hours ago
Bollinger, said Davis told him he planned to steal her purse but did not intend to hurt her. He said Davis has a heroin addiction “that probably has a great deal to do with this.” Still, Jennifer Liptack-Wilson, an assistant prosecutor, said... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Overmyer to be paid while fighting 38 felony countshis client plans to resign or if he plans to continue to run for re-election. H
Overmyer to be paid while fighting 38 felony counts
The Toledo Blade / Posted 5 hours ago
his client plans to resign or if he plans to continue to run for re-election. He said Sheriff Overmyer does not have a drug addiction and that he was focused on his client’s acquittal. “My position is that it is a flawed investigation, and we will... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Macon festival to improve health across central Georgiabut I just once I got started, I couldn’t really stop,” says Brenda Sutton. Sut
Macon festival to improve health across central Georgia
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 5 hours ago
but I just once I got started, I couldn’t really stop,” says Brenda Sutton. Sutton says once she realized she had a food addiction she started her health journey to losing 60 pounds. “I want to let others know how I did it, and I look forward to... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Trinity County gets new water tower raised over 50 ft. due to $315,000 mistakedrugs. I couldn’t take them as they were labeled. My drug choice was narcotics,
Trinity County gets new water tower raised over 50 ft. due to $315,000 mistake
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 6 hours ago
drugs. I couldn’t take them as they were labeled. My drug choice was narcotics, klonopin, and fastins.” It was an addiction that ran 12 ...More >> An East Texas woman suffered years of depression and drug abuse that was fueled by... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
West Virginia editorial roundupRecent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Aug. 21 The Register-Herald
West Virginia editorial roundup
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Aug. 21 The Register-Herald of Beckley on drug addiction in West Virginia: Sometimes, only a rude awakening can shake us from our slumber and bring into sharp focus the demon staring at us in the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 dayto this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-30
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 day
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 hours ago
to this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040. There are treatment options and support for those struggling with heroin addiction. Click here to access local resources. Copyright 2016 WXIX. All rights res... Read more
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Zero Hedge
China's "Answer To LendingClub" Plunges Most On Record After Regulator Imposes Peer-To-Peer CapsOver the years, China has valiantly struggled to convince the international pub
China's "Answer To LendingClub" Plunges Most On Record After Regulator Imposes Peer-To-Peer Caps
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 hours ago
Over the years, China has valiantly struggled to convince the international public it will end its debt addiction any minute now, with the Politburo vowing year after year that it would if not delever in the immediate future, then surely limit the... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 dayto this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-30
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 day
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 7 hours ago
to this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040. There are treatment options and support for those struggling with heroin addiction. Click here to access local resources. Copyright 2016 WXIX. All rights res... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 dayto this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-30
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 day
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 hours ago
to this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040. There are treatment options and support for those struggling with heroin addiction. Click here to access local resources. Copyright 2016 WXIX. All rights res... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesassistant Rodel Parcon. Elmer Pama, drug rehabilitation crusader, will speak o
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 7 hours ago
assistant Rodel Parcon. Elmer Pama, drug rehabilitation crusader, will speak on �Rehabilitation as a way to freedom from addiction�, while the DOH will handle the screening process to identify mild, moderate and severe cases of drug... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 dayto this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-30
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 day
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 hours ago
to this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040. There are treatment options and support for those struggling with heroin addiction. Click here to access local resources. Copyright 2016 WXIX. All rights res... Read more
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WALB Albany
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 dayto this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-30
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 day
WALB Albany / Posted 7 hours ago
to this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040. There are treatment options and support for those struggling with heroin addiction. Click here to access local resources. Copyright 2016 WXIX. All rights res... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Woodville woman survives depression and drug abusedrugs. I couldn’t take them as they were labeled. My drug choice was narcotics,
Woodville woman survives depression and drug abuse
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 hours ago
drugs. I couldn’t take them as they were labeled. My drug choice was narcotics, klonopin, and fastins.” It was an addiction that ran 12 years of her life. Fields said she had been contemplating suicide for all of her life. Since she was a... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 dayto this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-30
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 day
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 hours ago
to this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040. There are treatment options and support for those struggling with heroin addiction. Click here to access local resources. Copyright 2016 WXIX. All rights res... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 dayto this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-30
Heroin task force leader: Not clear yet what led to 21 overdoses in 1 day
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 hours ago
to this investigative effort is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040. There are treatment options and support for those struggling with heroin addiction. Click here to access local resources. Copyright 2016 WXIX. All rights res... Read more
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The Marietta Times
West Virginia editorial roundupRecent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Aug. 21 The Register-Herald
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Marietta Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Aug. 21 The Register-Herald of Beckley on drug addiction in West Virginia: Sometimes, only a rude awakening can shake us from our slumber and bring into sharp focus the demon staring at us in the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Opioid overuse is creating ‘lost generation,’ expert saysdeaths are happening among junkies, but that is very, very wrong,” Dr. Benedikt
Opioid overuse is creating ‘lost generation,’ expert says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
deaths are happening among junkies, but that is very, very wrong,” Dr. Benedikt Fischer, senior scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, told the conference. “The people who are dying are not street users; they are being... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Police ID injured man in BarreColin Van Ostern and Republican Ted Gatsas are leading the cash race in the con
Police ID injured man in Barre
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 hours ago
Colin Van Ostern and Republican Ted Gatsas are leading the cash race in the contest for governor. Police: Drug addiction forced 6 women down path of prostitutionPolice: Drug addiction forced 6 women down path of prostitution Police say... Read more
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News.com.au
Director stole to fund gambling addictionA director who stole more than a million dollars from his company to fund his g
Director stole to fund gambling addiction
News.com.au / Posted 7 hours ago
A director who stole more than a million dollars from his company to fund his gambling addiction was "targeted" for incentives after Crown Casino identified him as a potential high-end gambler, a judge has said. Garry Leonard Matthews, 60, of Darwin... Read more
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