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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma researcher reports link between pharmacies' output, overdosesAuthority, which administers SoonerCare — the state's Medicaid program — crosse
Oklahoma researcher reports link between pharmacies' output, overdoses
The Oklahoman / Posted 16 hours ago
Authority, which administers SoonerCare — the state's Medicaid program — crossed data from the state medical examiner's office and its own system to understand whether any trends exist between where the pharmacies that fill the most opioid... Read more
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TribLIVE
Prison becomes detox center for growing number of inmates with addictionsA Westmoreland County Prison inmate experiencing heroin withdrawal last month h
Prison becomes detox center for growing number of inmates with addictions
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
A Westmoreland County Prison inmate experiencing heroin withdrawal last month had to be put in a medically induced coma to stop seizures, according to county officials. For the next month, deputies rotated shifts around-the-clock at the prisoner's... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
‘Not My Child’ event to sound warning on drug useBy JOE CARLSON jcarlson@njherald.com FRANKLIN — For Lauren Roby, her long roa
‘Not My Child’ event to sound warning on drug use
New Jersey Herald / Posted yesterday
By JOE CARLSON jcarlson@njherald.com FRANKLIN — For Lauren Roby, her long road of addiction began as a teenager by drinking alcohol with her friends. She admits that by the time she was 17, she was a “full blown alcoholic” who would keep a water... Read more
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Independent
Help for children in refuges is a postcode lottery, charity warnsHestia, London’s largest provider of domestic abuse refuges, says the ability o
Help for children in refuges is a postcode lottery, charity warns
Independent / Posted yesterday
Hestia, London’s largest provider of domestic abuse refuges, says the ability of thousands of children to access specialist services is a postcode lottery because many safe houses in the UK lack the funds to provide them. The situation is made worse... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Mental health resources in Shasta CountyMENTAL HEALTH Adult mental health: 225-5200 Provides outpatient counseling, a
Mental health resources in Shasta County
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
MENTAL HEALTH Adult mental health: 225-5200 Provides outpatient counseling, assessments, case management, medication and urgent care, crisis. Advocates also available. CalWORKS Behavioral Health: 245-6411 Those with stress, anxiety,... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Clinicians call cuts in Medicaid group therapy rate shortsightedThe Department of Vermont Health Access will cut in half the amount that Medica
Clinicians call cuts in Medicaid group therapy rate shortsighted
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
The Department of Vermont Health Access will cut in half the amount that Medicaid pays for group therapy sessions starting next year. Many of the state's most vulnerable patients will be negatively impacted, according to clinicians and... Read more
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Daily News
swimming up-stream'Drug prevention' is not a strange term to us. We have plenty of experience abo
swimming up-stream
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
'Drug prevention' is not a strange term to us. We have plenty of experience about concepts and programs on drug prevention since many a decade. Even though we have such experience, we are still experiencing harmful effects of drug abuse. If the... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Campus officials talk sexual assault servicesBy Brittney CannonStaff Writerbcannon@cnjonline.com As professors and students
Campus officials talk sexual assault services
Clovis News Journal / Posted 3 days ago
By Brittney CannonStaff Writerbcannon@cnjonline.com As professors and students ramp up to begin the school year, so do the sexual assault counselors and security agents on college campuses. While the threat of sexual assault on smaller campuses —... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Nearly 200 patients qualify for Georgia's medical marijuana registryFILE - In this Feb. 1, 2011, file photo, medical marijuana clone plants are sho
Nearly 200 patients qualify for Georgia's medical marijuana registry
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2011, file photo, medical marijuana clone plants are shown at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. College students are most likely to try marijuana, inhalants and alcohol for the first time during the summer, not... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Amnesty International Highlights Russia's Prostitution Problemthe International Council Meeting (ICM), did not lead to any policy changes in
Amnesty International Highlights Russia's Prostitution Problem
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
the International Council Meeting (ICM), did not lead to any policy changes in Russia, where prostitution is a punishable offense, but consequent media attention has highlighted the plight of sex workers, one of the most vulnerable social groups... Read more
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Reuters
Dedicated New York State police unit to tackle campus sex assaultNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks to the media in Havana April 20, 2015. N
Dedicated New York State police unit to tackle campus sex assault
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks to the media in Havana April 20, 2015. NEW YORK New York state is launching a specialized police unit to help crack down on sexual assault on college campuses, but some victims' advocates are wary, saying law... Read more
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The Huffington Post
New York State Police Create Unit Dedicated To Campus Rapeare wary, saying law enforcement has not been effective in tackling the issue i
New York State Police Create Unit Dedicated To Campus Rape
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
are wary, saying law enforcement has not been effective in tackling the issue in the past. A law signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo last month allocates $4.5 million for what officials have said is a first-in-the-nation police unit that will... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Amnesty International Initiative Highlights Problems of Prostitution in Russiathe International Council Meeting (ICM), did not lead to any policy changes in
Amnesty International Initiative Highlights Problems of Prostitution in Russia
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
the International Council Meeting (ICM), did not lead to any policy changes in Russia, where prostitution is a punishable offense, but consequent media attention has highlighted the plight of sex workers, one of the most vulnerable social groups... Read more
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Everett Herald
Give kids healthy start to school yearkids healthy start to school year Published: Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 12:01
Give kids healthy start to school year
Everett Herald / Posted 4 days ago
kids healthy start to school year Published: Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 12:01 a.m. The days are getting shorter and summer activities are winding down. School supply lists are appearing in stores and your in-boxes. Kids (hopefully) are... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Alcohol abuse: When drinking goes too farStudents face myriad choices during their time at CU-Boulder. Along with what c
Alcohol abuse: When drinking goes too far
Colorado Daily / Posted 5 days ago
Students face myriad choices during their time at CU-Boulder. Along with what classes to take and which extracurricular groups to join, students also can choose to abstain from alcohol — and many do. CU officials estimate that a third of new... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Veterans discharged for misconduct have higher risk of homelessness(Reuters Health) - U.S. veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq who were d
Veterans discharged for misconduct have higher risk of homelessness
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
(Reuters Health) - U.S. veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq who were discharged due to misconduct are more likely to be homeless than other returning vets, according to a new study. “The most significant finding was that 26 percent of... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political DigestState Sen. Fred Risser, D-Madison, is proposing legislation that would require
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
State Sen. Fred Risser, D-Madison, is proposing legislation that would require veterinarians to report cases of animal abuse to law enforcement or to a humane officer. "The mistreatment of animals is a serious crime and is one which we can better... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Smoke, marijuana, food bus, oil terminal, fireworksDid you take the weekend off? Catch up with these stories. Sunshine tries to b
Morning Press: Smoke, marijuana, food bus, oil terminal, fireworks
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
Did you take the weekend off? Catch up with these stories. Sunshine tries to break through the hazy skies above the Academy in downtown Vancouver on Saturday afternoon. Smoke from Central Washington wildfires drifted west into the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Beating addictionAlastair Mordey, Dr Brian Wells and Dr Craig Gagnon. Since 2010, The Cabin --
Beating addiction
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
Alastair Mordey, Dr Brian Wells and Dr Craig Gagnon. Since 2010, The Cabin -- a rehabilitation centre for people with addictions -- has opened its doors in the Northern province of Chiang Mai to patients, especially foreigners, to come for... Read more
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The Columbian
No upswing seen in marijuana use among youthsis still very much illegal. Marijuana use among children is relatively flat, th
No upswing seen in marijuana use among youths
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
is still very much illegal. Marijuana use among children is relatively flat, though children referred to court on suspicion of possessing marijuana went up slightly from 2013 to 2014. "I wouldn't put a cause and effect there," said Eric Gilman,... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community news briefs: Aug. 22Fort Morgan stormwater update While the city of Fort Morgan cannot do much mor
Community news briefs: Aug. 22
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 8 days ago
Fort Morgan stormwater update While the city of Fort Morgan cannot do much more than it currently is doing about flooding after big storms, city staff continues to work on the possibility of creating a stormwater utility, Fort Morgan City Manager... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Feds gain quilty plea from prison consultant in Epps scandal; 2nd pleads innocentBy MBJ Staff Sam Waggoner, 61, a Carthage businessman and corrections consulta
Feds gain quilty plea from prison consultant in Epps scandal; 2nd pleads innocent
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 9 days ago
By MBJ Staff Sam Waggoner, 61, a Carthage businessman and corrections consultant, pleaded guilty Friday afternoon to charges of paying bribes and kickbacks to former Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Christopher B. Epps in exchange... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Agencies working to raise awareness of social host ordinanceSan Rafael police Chief Diana Bishop speaks to a visitor in her office in this
Agencies working to raise awareness of social host ordinance
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 9 days ago
San Rafael police Chief Diana Bishop speaks to a visitor in her office in this 2012 photograph. (Robert Tong/Marin Independent Journal) In 2013, the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services contracted with the San Rafael Police... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Two MS businessmen charged with bribing former MDOC commissionerJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Irb Benjamin, 69, of Madison, and Sam Wag
Two MS businessmen charged with bribing former MDOC commissioner
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Irb Benjamin, 69, of Madison, and Sam Waggoner, 61, of Carthage, were charged today with paying bribes and kickbacks to former Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner (MDOC) Christopher B. Epps in... Read more
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The Courier Mail
How our courts are failing kidsA damning report lays out systemic failings of courts in dealing with families
How our courts are failing kids
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
A damning report lays out systemic failings of courts in dealing with families scarred with domestic violence, child and sexual abuse, drug and alcohol problems and mental health issues. THE safety of children is being put at risk by the courts that... Read more
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The Courier
Bigger issue of boozy cultureAlcohol bigger issue than ice for Ballarat paramedics ALCOHOL TOLL: Intoxicati
Bigger issue of boozy culture
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
Alcohol bigger issue than ice for Ballarat paramedics ALCOHOL TOLL: Intoxication far outnumbers hard drug-related calls for ambulance attention in Ballarat, mirroring a statewide issue in country and metropolitan areas. This adds to the strain in... Read more
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Freeman journal
Prevention, treatment key for agencyWebster City and Hamilton County. In 2014, the Webster City division of the C
Prevention, treatment key for agency
Freeman journal / Posted 10 days ago
Webster City and Hamilton County. In 2014, the Webster City division of the Community & Family Resources provided substance abuse, gambling addiction and mental health services to 168 people. On a broadeer scale, the Fort Dodge division provided... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterFree vehicle inspections scheduled in West Akron WEST AKRON — T
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 10 days ago
By Staff WriterFree vehicle inspections scheduled in West Akron WEST AKRON — The Akron Police Department, Summit County Sheriff’s Office and Ohio State Highway Patrol will conduct free vehicle safety inspections Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the... Read more
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Paris Express
JP’s okay funds for ‘drug deputy’the Logan County Courthouse in Booneville. The reason the almost 90 in attenda
JP’s okay funds for ‘drug deputy’
Paris Express / Posted 11 days ago
the Logan County Courthouse in Booneville. The reason the almost 90 in attendance were joyful was a 10-0 vote by Justices of the Peace to create a deputy position within the Logan County Sheriff’s office to work exclusively on the drug problem in... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Social services: Charity begins at homeWelfare policy reforms were led by Winnie Madikizela-Mandela ahead of the inaug
Social services: Charity begins at home
Mail & Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
Welfare policy reforms were led by Winnie Madikizela-Mandela ahead of the inauguration of a new government in 1994, and were partially implemented by subsequent ministers in the years that followed. They are now in a dead zone. This was not caused... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Blotter, Aug. 18, 2015Alert citizen helps nab man An alert citizen reported seeing a man removing se
Blotter, Aug. 18, 2015
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Alert citizen helps nab man An alert citizen reported seeing a man removing seats and other parts from a vehicle in the desert north of 3002 Interstate 70 Business Loop shortly before noon Saturday, leading deputies with the Mesa County Sheriff’s... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Merseyside to lose more than £8m of public health funding after George Osborne announces £200m cutscuts mean Merseyside will lose out on more than £8m to battle issues including
Merseyside to lose more than £8m of public health funding after George Osborne announces £200m cuts
Liverpool Echo / Posted 13 days ago
cuts mean Merseyside will lose out on more than £8m to battle issues including mental illness, domestic violence and suicide. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is today warning the sweeping cuts will put lives at risk and ultimately end... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
With help from federal funds, Topekans avoid homelessnessMost of Aldo Gant’s life has been spent in and out of prison. At just 9 years
With help from federal funds, Topekans avoid homelessness
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Most of Aldo Gant’s life has been spent in and out of prison. At just 9 years old Gant suffered a traumatic brain injury that went undiagnosed until he was in his 50s. With the injury and unstable home life, Gant had trouble learning and soon turned... Read more
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WA Today
Kneejerk mandatory sentencing will lock up WA children'Not only have WA's mandatory sentencing laws not been proven to work, they hav
Kneejerk mandatory sentencing will lock up WA children
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
'Not only have WA's mandatory sentencing laws not been proven to work, they have been indirectly discriminatory in their effect on Indigenous people and especially children' Photo: Harry Afentoglou Like all West Australians, I want to live in a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Military children display higher rates of substance abuse and violence – studyBeing the child of an active-duty military member may present increased risks f
Military children display higher rates of substance abuse and violence – study
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
Being the child of an active-duty military member may present increased risks for violence, substance abuse and becoming the victim of bullying, a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics finds. The study adds to a... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Backpage site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?CHICAGO (AP) – The adult ads on back page.com are endless – written in a sort o
Backpage site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) – The adult ads on back page.com are endless – written in a sort of risque code to avoid implying something illegal, yet still obvious invitations for sex, adorned with suggestive photos and videos. Many in the fight against sex... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Cook County sheriff targets website in trafficking fight(AP) — The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless, written in a sort of risque c
Cook County sheriff targets website in trafficking fight
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 13 days ago
(AP) — The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless, written in a sort of risque code to avoid implying something illegal yet still obvious invitations for sex, adorned with suggestive photos and videos. Many in the fight against sex trafficking loathe... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers, or way to stop them?Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking and exploitatio
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers, or way to stop them?
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 14 days ago
Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking and exploitation, or a beacon of free expression? Does it generate crime, or help solve it? To many who've seen the seemingly endless and unadulterated invitations for sex on... Read more
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Boston Herald
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers, or way to stop them?CHICAGO — Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking and e
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers, or way to stop them?
Boston Herald / Posted 14 days ago
CHICAGO — Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking and exploitation, or a beacon of free expression? Does it generate crime, or help solve it? To many who've seen the seemingly endless and unadulterated invitations for sex on... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers, or way to stop them?CHICAGO (AP) — Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers, or way to stop them?
Marshall Independent / Posted 14 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking and exploitation, or a beacon of free expression? Does it generate crime, or help solve it? To many who've seen the seemingly endless and unadulterated invitations for... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless — written in a sort of risque code to
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless — written in a sort of risque code to avoid implying something illegal, yet still obvious invitations for sex, adorned with suggestive photos and videos. Many in the fight against sex trafficking loathe the... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Backpage ad site: Aiding sex traffickers or helping stop them?Aiding sex traffickers or helping stop them? CHICAGO (AP) — The adult ads on B
Backpage ad site: Aiding sex traffickers or helping stop them?
KOMO Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
Aiding sex traffickers or helping stop them? CHICAGO (AP) — The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless — written in a sort of risque code to avoid implying something illegal, yet still obvious invitations for sex, adorned with suggestive photos and... Read more
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The Signal
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?An Illinois sheriff is among those targeting Backpage and recently helped convi
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?
The Signal / Posted 14 days ago
An Illinois sheriff is among those targeting Backpage and recently helped convince Visa and Mastercard to stop providing payment services to the site. "Whoever it is that's facilitating these horrible crimes, we can't just sit back and say, 'Well,... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers, or way to stop them?Grace Marie, a sex worker and dominatrix, poses for a photo in Los Angeles. CH
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers, or way to stop them?
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 14 days ago
Grace Marie, a sex worker and dominatrix, poses for a photo in Los Angeles. CHICAGO >> Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking and exploitation, or a beacon of free expression? Does it generate crime, or help solve it? To... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?CHICAGO (AP) � The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless � written in a sort of
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) � The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless � written in a sort of risque code to avoid implying something illegal, yet still obvious invitations for sex, adorned with suggestive photos and videos. Many in the fight against sex... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?CHICAGO (AP) � The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless � written in a sort of
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 14 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) � The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless � written in a sort of risque code to avoid implying something illegal, yet still obvious invitations for sex, adorned with suggestive photos and videos. Many in the fight against sex... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?CHICAGO (AP) � The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless � written in a sort of
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) � The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless � written in a sort of risque code to avoid implying something illegal, yet still obvious invitations for sex, adorned with suggestive photos and videos. Many in the fight against sex... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers, or way to stop them?CHICAGO (AP) — Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers, or way to stop them?
The Evening Sun / Posted 14 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking and exploitation, or a beacon of free expression? Does it generate crime, or help solve it? To many who've seen the seemingly endless and unadulterated invitations for... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers, or way to stop them?CHICAGO (AP) - Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers, or way to stop them?
New Jersey Herald / Posted 14 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking and exploitation, or a beacon of free expression? Does it generate crime, or help solve it? To many who've seen the seemingly endless and unadulterated invitations for... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?CHICAGO (AP) - The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless - written in a sort of
Backpage ad site: Aider of traffickers or way to stop them?
New Jersey Herald / Posted 14 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless - written in a sort of risque code to avoid implying something illegal, yet still obvious invitations for sex, adorned with suggestive photos and videos. Many in the fight against sex... Read more
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