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2014/10/22 16:56
2014/10/22 16:56
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Southeastern North Carolina reflects the trend in prescription drug abuse among women. Pamela Stalls, executive director of the Wilmington Treatment Center, said the number of women of all ages...
2014/10/22 16:56
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2014/10/22 05:16
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Prince George’s County resident Tayyler Hazel was on heroin, her whole world revolved around the drug, she said. She began drinking at 12, started heroin at 16 and by 18 had caught a theft charge,...
2014/10/21 14:21
2014/10/21 14:21
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The Nutley Board of Education authorized Board Administrator Karen Yeamans to submit a comprehensive maintenance report, detailing work for fiscal years 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16. Some future work...
2014/10/21 13:52
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AM New Jersey, unlike Pennsylvania, has long had other deterrents in place. It has a prescription drug monitoring program that enables physicians to check a database to see whether their patients...
2014/10/21 05:46
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Over the years, Ozzy Osbourne has done a slew of ridiculous things, many of which have landed him in trouble with the law. Perhaps his most epic incident occurred back in 1982 in Texas when a messed...
2014/10/21 00:37
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... able to obtain police reports that are needed to prepare the defense. "The county attorney's office hasn't even received them yet," Hays said. Saxton is charged for his alleged part in the...
2014/10/20 22:17
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DHSS Receives $10 Million Federal Grant for Substance Abuse Prevention Services in Del.Posted: Monday, October 20, 2014 5:38 PM EDT NEW CASTLE, Del. - Delaware Department of Health and Social...
2014/10/20 21:12
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News and views from Ballarat, regional Australia and the world. This picture by Chris Shorten was snapped out the window of the Ballarat to Melbourne train today. It was posted to Instagram using...
2014/10/20 12:19
2014/10/20 12:19
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... do Ice? Why on earth would you do Ice? Crystal methamphetamine hydrochloride is a filthy drug. It is made in toilet bowls. It is mixed in filthy buckets. It is peddled at street level by...
2014/10/17 16:16
2014/10/17 16:16
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It’s a dilemma both on the sports field and in the workplace, as Wallaby motormouth Kurtley Beale demonstrated this week. How do you deal with a brilliantly talented individual whose overall...
2014/10/17 15:11
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The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is a legislative agency of the state's general assembly that published a report, "Heroin: Combating this Growing Epidemic in Pennsylvania," on Sept. 23. The 23-page...
2014/10/17 06:43
2014/10/17 06:43
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Taking opiates for a week can lead to dependence and flu-like withdrawal symptoms, and both prescribed and illicit use can quickly lead to addiction. But many ignore the risk, according to Jim...
2014/10/16 16:21
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Five candidates are running for three four-year terms on the Fort Bragg City Council in the Nov. 4 election. Incumbents Heidi Kraut and Dave Turner are running for re-election. If returned to office,...
2014/10/16 12:12
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HEALTH CARE: Vermont has often ranked as one of the healthiest states. This is more to the credit of the individuals and health care providers in Vermont than the state government. The state has...
2014/10/16 04:48
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... prevent underage drinking in Spartanburg County are in limbo amid two abrupt resignations and grumblings between the Sheriff's Office and a commission that has coordinated the...
2014/10/15 15:55
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Energy drinks: the beverage that manufacturers claim can boost physical and mental performance. Many of us drink them, and many of us think they are harmless. But in a new review, researchers from the...
2014/10/15 07:38
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PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals recently announced that it has received a $5 million federal grant to treat and educate young adults...
2014/10/15 07:20
2014/10/15 07:20
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... Tell us about yourself, and previous experience you can bring to the council. I am a fourth generation Humboldt resident. My husband Eric and I are raising our children here in the town that I...
2014/10/15 00:04
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The police will buy software to help officers better track sexual predators in the area. Right now the department keeps a book of area predators that is updated monthly. "With a computer system, it...
2014/10/14 00:20
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When The Signal’s readers voted Child & Family Center’s Taste of the Town as Best Charity Event of 2014, they probably didn’t realize that they were helping to save lives and keep families...
2014/10/22 16:56
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