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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area entertainment and events— Kartune Cooper’s Seafood House, Scranton — EJ the DJ Elixir Bistro Bar at M
Your guide to area entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
— Kartune Cooper’s Seafood House, Scranton — EJ the DJ Elixir Bistro Bar at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp. — Tiffany and John D Duo Nosh, Dickson City — Live piano with Carmen The Olde Brook Inn, Moscow — Tony Vergnetti O’Leary’s Pub,... Read more
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FOX Business
Business Highlightsbank has no "fixed timetable" for raising interest rates but she believes the e
Business Highlights
FOX Business / Posted 12 hours ago
bank has no "fixed timetable" for raising interest rates but she believes the economy is ready for a rate hike by the end of the year. She said during an appearance before the House Financial Services Committee that when the Fed met last week, a... Read more
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FOX Business
Business Highlightsbank has no "fixed timetable" for raising interest rates but she believes the e
Business Highlights
FOX Business / Posted 12 hours ago
bank has no "fixed timetable" for raising interest rates but she believes the economy is ready for a rate hike by the end of the year. She said during an appearance before the House Financial Services Committee that when the Fed met last week, a... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Paving the WayThere’s a 17-year-old boy in foster care whom Jackie Davis visits almost every
Paving the Way
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 14 hours ago
There’s a 17-year-old boy in foster care whom Jackie Davis visits almost every week. Davis is the boy’s mentor and, unquestionably, his friend. Recently, as the 31-year-old Dallas native and I sat in a plain office space near the Chisholm Trail... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
County meth use more than double state’sThe Drug and Alcohol Abuse Normative Evaluation System (DAANES) report showed 4
County meth use more than double state’s
The New Ulm Journal / Posted yesterday
The Drug and Alcohol Abuse Normative Evaluation System (DAANES) report showed 44 (41.5 percent) of Brown County residents in treatment programs listing meth as their primary abuse substance. The state average of residents in treatment programs listed... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Some insurers thwart efforts to use medication treatment for addictiontried to get help from a top addiction doctor in Northern Kentucky, the insuran
Some insurers thwart efforts to use medication treatment for addiction
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
tried to get help from a top addiction doctor in Northern Kentucky, the insurance blocked the first attempt. WellCare of Kentucky gave her a little Suboxone but required Zubsolv, a similar medication used to reduce cravings and stabilize... Read more
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The Suburbanite
HEROIN'S HOLD ON US, PART 2: Prison moms Picking at her long nails, painted gold and black, Kayla Duggan speaks calmly
HEROIN'S HOLD ON US, PART 2: Prison moms
The Suburbanite / Posted 2 days ago
Picking at her long nails, painted gold and black, Kayla Duggan speaks calmly as she recalls the darkest time in her life. It’s one familiar to thousands of women across the country. Duggan tells her... Read more
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The Suburbanite
HEROIN'S HOLD ON US, PART 1: Opiate overdoses kill 78 a day, but toll is higherHOLD ON US, PART 1: Opiate overdoses kill 78 a day, but toll is higher Elizabe
HEROIN'S HOLD ON US, PART 1: Opiate overdoses kill 78 a day, but toll is higher
The Suburbanite / Posted 2 days ago
HOLD ON US, PART 1: Opiate overdoses kill 78 a day, but toll is higher Elizabeth Blunt could play the guitar, flute and piano. She excelled in soccer and volleyball at Wheaton Academy, a high school in West Chicago. She was known as Beth,... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Judges as drug counselors The heroin addicts lined the wooden benches in the eastern Ohio courtroom, wa
Judges as drug counselors
The Suburbanite / Posted 2 days ago
The heroin addicts lined the wooden benches in the eastern Ohio courtroom, waiting to see if their performance in the treatment program was enough to satisfy the judge. When her name was called, Toni Quillen walked to the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Girl under state care with history of drug abuse spent night homelessGirl under state care with history of drug abuse, sexual exploitation spent nig
Girl under state care with history of drug abuse spent night homeless
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Girl under state care with history of drug abuse, sexual exploitation spent night on the streets A 14-year-old girl with a history of drug abuse, mental health problems and sexual exploitation spent the night on the streets after Victoria's... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Five ways that the $160m same sex plebiscite could be spent in healthPublic health experts have called for the same-sex plebiscite to be abandoned,
Five ways that the $160m same sex plebiscite could be spent in health
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
Public health experts have called for the same-sex plebiscite to be abandoned, arguing that it will incite community conflict and the $160 million would be better invested in health. Public health experts have called for the same-sex plebiscite to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Five ways that the $160m same sex plebiscite could be spent in healthPublic health experts have called for the same-sex plebiscite to be abandoned,
Five ways that the $160m same sex plebiscite could be spent in health
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Public health experts have called for the same-sex plebiscite to be abandoned, arguing that it will incite community conflict and the $160 million would be better invested in health. Public health experts have called for the same-sex plebiscite to... Read more
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11 News Houston
Some insurers thwart efforts to use medication treatment for addictiontried to get help from a top addiction doctor in Northern Kentucky, the insuran
Some insurers thwart efforts to use medication treatment for addiction
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
tried to get help from a top addiction doctor in Northern Kentucky, the insurance blocked the first attempt. WellCare of Kentucky gave her a little Suboxone but required Zubsolv, a similar medication used to reduce cravings and stabilize... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Five ways other than a plebiscite to spend $160mPublic health experts have called for the same-sex plebiscite to be abandoned,
Five ways other than a plebiscite to spend $160m
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Public health experts have called for the same-sex plebiscite to be abandoned, arguing that it will incite community conflict and the $160 million would be better invested in health. The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and Chronic... Read more
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The Age
Five ways other than a plebiscite to spend $160mPublic health experts have called for the same-sex plebiscite to be abandoned,
Five ways other than a plebiscite to spend $160m
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Public health experts have called for the same-sex plebiscite to be abandoned, arguing that it will incite community conflict and the $160 million would be better invested in health. The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and Chronic... Read more
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USA Today
When insurers deny treatment for drug addictiontried to get help from a top addiction doctor in Northern Kentucky, the insuran
When insurers deny treatment for drug addiction
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
tried to get help from a top addiction doctor in Northern Kentucky, the insurance blocked the first attempt. WellCare of Kentucky gave her a little Suboxone but required Zubsolv, a similar medication used to reduce cravings and stabilize... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Insurance payments are laggingNASHUA - When New Hampshire expanded Medicaid to low-income Granite Staters, on
Insurance payments are lagging
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
NASHUA - When New Hampshire expanded Medicaid to low-income Granite Staters, one of the reasons behind the push was to allow people caught in the cycle of substance abuse and addiction to seek out and get treatment. While many using state insurance... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
County board to hear good news on child support collections at meeting TuesdayBrown County Commissioners will hear the good news from Human Services Director
County board to hear good news on child support collections at meeting Tuesday
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Brown County Commissioners will hear the good news from Human Services Director Tom Henderson at the board's meeting Tuesday. Brown County collected and disbursed $3 million in current, ongoing child support, 82.48 percent of the total support due,... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Drugs in public AL schools: A look at the numbersDanny Molloy knows about the power of transformation. Originally from Boston,
Drugs in public AL schools: A look at the numbers
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
Danny Molloy knows about the power of transformation. Originally from Boston, MA, Molloy became addicted to prescription pills in his twenties. He started dealing to support his habit, transitioned into using heroin, and was arrested for... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Drugs in public AL schools: A look at the numbersDanny Molloy knows about the power of transformation. Originally from Boston,
Drugs in public AL schools: A look at the numbers
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
Danny Molloy knows about the power of transformation. Originally from Boston, MA, Molloy became addicted to prescription pills in his twenties. He started dealing to support his habit, transitioned into using heroin, and was arrested for... Read more
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Business Insider
Where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on the opioid epidemicepidemic. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called it a “tremend
Where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on the opioid epidemic
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
epidemic. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called it a “tremendous problem,” while Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has called it a “quiet epidemic.” As has been well-documented, the widespread prescription of... Read more
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Times News
Questions raised on opioid billongoing opioid crisis has come under attack due to speculation about how the bi
Questions raised on opioid bill
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
ongoing opioid crisis has come under attack due to speculation about how the bill was fast-tracked, the expense to patients and insurance companies and whether the plan can actually curb the effects of the epidemic. Rep. Doyle Heffley, R-Carbon,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Addicts find help, redemption through church, GodRaye Charles lay flat on a concrete floor, begging God to help heal her addicti
Addicts find help, redemption through church, God
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Raye Charles lay flat on a concrete floor, begging God to help heal her addiction. It was her third time in federal prison and she had lost everything — her freedom, her career, her children. “God,” she said. “I’d rather not be on the planet than... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Inside out: The decline of parole and the fundamentals of Canada’s penal systemSays Jason David, who had been in and out of prison for 20 years when he decide
Inside out: The decline of parole and the fundamentals of Canada’s penal system
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Says Jason David, who had been in and out of prison for 20 years when he decided to head to college and turn his life around: “When your children are saying, ‘Daddy, the police are outside,’ that’s pretty heartbreaking.” More Canadian prisoners than... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Addicted moms often torn between treatment, kids Read the complete series on heroin's hold, including videos and an interactiv
Addicted moms often torn between treatment, kids
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
Read the complete series on heroin's hold, including videos and an interactive timeline Health Headlines Picking at her long nails, painted gold and black, Kayla Duggan spoke calmly as she recalled... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Opioids, Suicide, And Accidental OverdoseWhen I was 18, a friend, someone who was a member of the same community and shu
Opioids, Suicide, And Accidental Overdose
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
When I was 18, a friend, someone who was a member of the same community and shul, died under strange circumstances. That was many years ago and I do not remember all the details. What I do recall vividly is that roughly six months after the person... Read more
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WA Today
Brangelina divorce: LA police deny investigating Brad Pitt child abuse claimsSuppose you are divorcing and seeking sole custody of your kids. Now suppose yo
Brangelina divorce: LA police deny investigating Brad Pitt child abuse claims
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
Suppose you are divorcing and seeking sole custody of your kids. Now suppose your spouse is accused of child abuse. Who do you think is in the better negotiating position when the divorce lawyers sit down to dicker? Even non-lawyers can see the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Brangelina divorce: LA police deny investigating Brad Pitt child abuse claimsSuppose you are divorcing and seeking sole custody of your kids. Now suppose yo
Brangelina divorce: LA police deny investigating Brad Pitt child abuse claims
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
Suppose you are divorcing and seeking sole custody of your kids. Now suppose your spouse is accused of child abuse. Who do you think is in the better negotiating position when the divorce lawyers sit down to dicker? Even non-lawyers can see the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Brangelina divorce: LA police deny investigating Brad Pitt child abuse claimsSuppose you are divorcing and seeking sole custody of your kids. Now suppose yo
Brangelina divorce: LA police deny investigating Brad Pitt child abuse claims
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
Suppose you are divorcing and seeking sole custody of your kids. Now suppose your spouse is accused of child abuse. Who do you think is in the better negotiating position when the divorce lawyers sit down to dicker? Even non-lawyers can see the... Read more
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The Age
Brangelina divorce: LA police deny investigating Brad Pitt child abuse claimsSuppose you are divorcing and seeking sole custody of your kids. Now suppose yo
Brangelina divorce: LA police deny investigating Brad Pitt child abuse claims
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
Suppose you are divorcing and seeking sole custody of your kids. Now suppose your spouse is accused of child abuse. Who do you think is in the better negotiating position when the divorce lawyers sit down to dicker? Even non-lawyers can see the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Brangelina divorce: LA police deny investigating Brad Pitt child abuse claimsSuppose you are divorcing and seeking sole custody of your kids. Now suppose yo
Brangelina divorce: LA police deny investigating Brad Pitt child abuse claims
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Suppose you are divorcing and seeking sole custody of your kids. Now suppose your spouse is accused of child abuse. Who do you think is in the better negotiating position when the divorce lawyers sit down to dicker? Even non-lawyers can see the... Read more
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University of Pennsylvania Health System
100 Million Prescription Opioids Go Unused Each Year Following Wisdom Teeth RemovalPHILADELPHIA – More than half of opioids prescribed to patients following surgi
100 Million Prescription Opioids Go Unused Each Year Following Wisdom Teeth Removal
University of Pennsylvania Health System / Posted 6 days ago
PHILADELPHIA – More than half of opioids prescribed to patients following surgical tooth extraction – such as the removal of impacted wisdom teeth – were left unused by patients in a new study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s... Read more
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USA Today
Latest Brangelina shock: Was divorce spurred by child abuse?Here is a timeline of the relationship between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. US
Latest Brangelina shock: Was divorce spurred by child abuse?
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
Here is a timeline of the relationship between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. USA TODAY Suppose you are divorcing and seeking sole custody of your kids. Now suppose your spouse is accused of child abuse. Who do you think is in the better negotiating... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Court RecordsNinth Circuit Court DispositionsAug. 29-Sept. 9, 2016CRIMINALTiffany L. Galati,
Court Records
McDonough County Voice / Posted 6 days ago
Ninth Circuit Court DispositionsAug. 29-Sept. 9, 2016CRIMINALTiffany L. Galati, 36, Ft. Madison, ordered to pay $219 and serve 20 days in the Hancock County Jail for Disorderly Conduct. (Hancock County Sheriff’s Department)Blaike W. Umbarger, 22,... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Opiate task force says funds neededGood Samaritan law WEST AKRON — The time has come for the state to provide mor
Opiate task force says funds needed
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 6 days ago
Good Samaritan law WEST AKRON — The time has come for the state to provide more resources in the fight against opiate abuse, those attending the Sept. 14 Summit County Opiate Task Force’s quarterly meeting said. “They’re asking for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Brad Pitt investigated for 'child abuse' - claimsAngelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt on Monday for 'the health of he
Brad Pitt investigated for 'child abuse' - claims
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt on Monday for 'the health of her family', two years after they wed at their French estate Chateau Miraval. Photo / AP Brad Pitt is being investigated by police and social services in Los Angeles amid... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Lucas County sheriff’s program helps addicts at their lowest Read the complete series on heroin's hold, including videos and an interactiv
Lucas County sheriff’s program helps addicts at their lowest
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Read the complete series on heroin's hold, including videos and an interactive timeline Crime & Safety Headlines TOLEDO — Jett Hill died before Joe Navarre got to the hospital. Toledo... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brad Pitt investigated for 'child abuse'Brad Pitt is being investigated by police and social services in Los Angeles am
Brad Pitt investigated for 'child abuse'
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Brad Pitt is being investigated by police and social services in Los Angeles amid claims he got 'verbally abusive and physical with his children' on a private jet. The family is said to have been on a flight when he allegedly became drunk and... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Berkeley County Criminal Justice Board elects officersThe criminal justice board was formed after the county decided to break its mem
Berkeley County Criminal Justice Board elects officers
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 7 days ago
The criminal justice board was formed after the county decided to break its memorandum of understanding with Jefferson County and adopt its own day report center. According to state code, a criminal justice board must be established to oversee each... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Celebrating the Passage of time in DixonLangloss and Simonton are working with 40 police departments in Illinois and Io
Celebrating the Passage of time in Dixon
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 days ago
Langloss and Simonton are working with 40 police departments in Illinois and Iowa to institute similar programs. “It truly takes a community to combat and fight this problem,” Langloss said. More than 2 dozen individuals and organizations were... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Wundarra crime stats could be 'grossly incorrect'Wundarra Services says closure could be based on 'grossly incorrect' figures T
Wundarra crime stats could be 'grossly incorrect'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
Wundarra Services says closure could be based on 'grossly incorrect' figures The managing director of the Wundarra Youth Service in Coffs Harbour says a decision by the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) to transition it to closure... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Heroin epidemic forces first responders to revise tacticsto revise tactics Local MARION, Ohio — Nobody called 911 when James Chavez ov
Heroin epidemic forces first responders to revise tactics
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
to revise tactics Local MARION, Ohio — Nobody called 911 when James Chavez overdosed on heroin in August 2011. Drug users knew that Marion police regularly charged people who overdosed — along with their friends — so Chavez's companions... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Law enforcement revise tactics in face of heroin epidemic >>Heroin through history >>All about this series >>Video & audio >>The Heroin
Law enforcement revise tactics in face of heroin epidemic
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
>>Heroin through history >>All about this series >>Video & audio >>The Heroin Forum, and much more MARION, Ohio — Nobody called 911 when James Chavez overdosed on heroin in August... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Neil Kennedy Recovery Center breaks ground for women's facilityhousing facility for women adjacent to the Neil Kennedy Recovery Centers’ main
Neil Kennedy Recovery Center breaks ground for women's facility
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 days ago
housing facility for women adjacent to the Neil Kennedy Recovery Centers’ main campus, formerly known as the Alcoholic Clinic, at 2151 Rush Blvd. The new recovery house will be NKRC’s fourth temporary residential facility for people... Read more
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Crosscut
Washington’s foster care system in crisis: A special reportChildren entrusted to state care after they are abused or neglected by their pa
Washington’s foster care system in crisis: A special report
Crosscut / Posted 8 days ago
Children entrusted to state care after they are abused or neglected by their parents are bouncing between hotels and other emergency housing, and even being shipped out of Washington with growing frequency, victims of a severe shortage of foster... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Home and Work Drug Detection - ArticleTuesday, 20 September 2016, 4:31 pmPress Release: Home and Work Drug Detection
Home and Work Drug Detection - Article
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 4:31 pmPress Release: Home and Work Drug Detection Home and Work Drug DetectionFor 17 years Kushla Twyford witnessed the effects of drugs and alcohol through her job in law... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Police Report, : A man awoke to find a strange, unknown man asleep on his couch.Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement inc
Police Report, : A man awoke to find a strange, unknown man asleep on his couch.
Statesboro Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction.... Read more
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Times of Malta
Remembering those who forgetI recently locked myself out – I had left the front door keys on the kitchen ta
Remembering those who forget
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
I recently locked myself out – I had left the front door keys on the kitchen table as I was going out and only realised my mishap on my return home. We all suffer such instances of forgetfulness. But what if these became regular occurrences? And... Read more
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The Morning Call
More municipal governments outsourcing servicesIn Bedminster Township, where officials are known to boast about offering servi
More municipal governments outsourcing services
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
In Bedminster Township, where officials are known to boast about offering services with a personal touch, the community always used to rely on one of its own to inspect buildings and enforce zoning rules. But as the northern Bucks County farming... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lawmakers back for fall sessionArticle Tools HARRISBURG — House lawmakers start the fall legislative session
Lawmakers back for fall session
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
Article Tools HARRISBURG — House lawmakers start the fall legislative session today with action to tackle the opioid abuse epidemic topping the agenda. Gov. Tom Wolf and lawmakers have been calling attention in recent months to the need for new... Read more
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