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Officer.com
Amid Violence, Chicago Police Focus on ListDaniel Alcantara's West Side residence last summer, the gang member dashed into
Amid Violence, Chicago Police Focus on List
Officer.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Daniel Alcantara's West Side residence last summer, the gang member dashed into his home. From outside his window, the officers asked him to come out and talk. They weren't there to arrest him, they explained, but to warn him: They believed he... Read more
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iol.co.za
Planting seeds of positive changeindiscriminate attacks, young men fled the area. A foreboding fear permeates th
Planting seeds of positive change
iol.co.za / Posted 11 hours ago
indiscriminate attacks, young men fled the area. A foreboding fear permeates this distressed community located in the heart of a town famous for its wines. These incidents were largely unreported in the media. Last month, two boys were tied up and... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Addiction hits home when treatment moves next doorSometimes, when people learn drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers are moving
Addiction hits home when treatment moves next door
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 21 hours ago
Sometimes, when people learn drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers are moving into their communities, they try to stop them. It’s not new, it’s not uncommon and it’s not unique to a particular region. It’s not even limited to substance... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Protective custody rules extended to drug overdose cases BOSTON — Massachusetts police officers will soon have the authority to place
Protective custody rules extended to drug overdose cases
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON — Massachusetts police officers will soon have the authority to place into protective custody, without consent, a person who is believed to be in the throes of a drug overdose, an... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side Neighborhood WatchBy Staff Writer COVENTRY: A Killian Road woman reported July 8 the father of h
South Side Neighborhood Watch
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
By Staff Writer COVENTRY: A Killian Road woman reported July 8 the father of her children was making unwanted, harassing phone calls to her. She said she speaks to him, but only about the children. Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies contacted... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Protective custody rules extended to drug overdose cases BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts police officers will soon have the authority to
Protective custody rules extended to drug overdose cases
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts police officers will soon have the authority to place into protective custody, without consent, a person who is believed to be in the throes of a drug overdose, an... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Protective custody rules extended to drug overdose cases BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts police officers will soon have the authority to p
Protective custody rules extended to drug overdose cases
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts police officers will soon have the authority to place into protective custody, without consent, a person who is believed to be in the throes of a drug overdose, an... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Protective custody rules extended to drug overdose casesBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts police officers will soon have the authority to pla
Protective custody rules extended to drug overdose cases
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts police officers will soon have the authority to place into protective custody, without consent, a person who is believed to be in the throes of a drug overdose, an option previously available only when a person became... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Berkeley County Day Report Center to hire new employeesCounty Council, spoke about the county's new day report center during the meeti
Berkeley County Day Report Center to hire new employees
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 3 days ago
County Council, spoke about the county's new day report center during the meeting saying it will better serve the needs of the community and will allow the individuals who use the facility to "keep their jobs, stay out of jail and maintain their... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Dependency Treatment Court Helps The Youngest Foster Kids By Helping Their Parentsrecently told a few women gathered in a room for a pre-assessment group at Terr
Dependency Treatment Court Helps The Youngest Foster Kids By Helping Their Parents
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 3 days ago
recently told a few women gathered in a room for a pre-assessment group at Terros, a Valley healthcare organization that offers primary care, as well as substance use treatment. “My drug of choice was cocaine, alcohol or marijuana,” she said.... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Ninth Circuit Court July 4-July 15, 2016(All fines include court costs)CRIMINAL Hunter K. Jones, 21, Keokuk Iowa, order
Ninth Circuit Court July 4-July 15, 2016
McDonough County Voice / Posted 4 days ago
(All fines include court costs)CRIMINAL Hunter K. Jones, 21, Keokuk Iowa, ordered to pay $1,408 and serve 320 days in the Hancock County Jail for Unlawful Consumption of Alcohol. (Hancock County Sheriff’s Department)Joyce A. Hackett, 63, LaHarpe,... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Police calls for Wednesday, July 20, 2016This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforc
Police calls for Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Juneau Empire / Posted 4 days ago
This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. • At 4:50 p.m.... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Opioid abuse affecting babies, children in Northeast WisconsinChildren's hospital in Green Bay, it just keeps happening. "It definitely can
Opioid abuse affecting babies, children in Northeast Wisconsin
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 5 days ago
Children's hospital in Green Bay, it just keeps happening. "It definitely can be frustrating to see this happen over and over again," said Dr. Megan Linn, a neonatologist there. Babies going through withdrawals because of a mother's opioid... Read more
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TribLIVE
Programs, policies seek to help hard-to-reach groups of heroin, opioid addicts | TribLIVE • Allegheny County's Department of Human Services plans to relea
Programs, policies seek to help hard-to-reach groups of heroin, opioid addicts
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
| TribLIVE • Allegheny County's Department of Human Services plans to release a report in... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Students face drug temptations dailyCampus access only part of youth substance abuse picture Under a barrage of in
Students face drug temptations daily
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 8 days ago
Campus access only part of youth substance abuse picture Under a barrage of information from a young age about the dangers of drugs, students face an almost daily challenge of whether to use them. As the daily gathering point for young people,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Life and loss on Boston’s Methadone MileLast night’s needles line the sidewalks at dawn along the blighted blocks where
Life and loss on Boston’s Methadone Mile
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
Last night’s needles line the sidewalks at dawn along the blighted blocks where Massachusetts Avenue and Southampton Street meet. People emerge from shelters and halfway houses and trudge toward the methadone clinics that lend this place its ugly... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
North Carolina man’s job nearly drives him to commit suicideAmerican workers over 45 are struggling. Darryl Warren of North Carolina expres
North Carolina man’s job nearly drives him to commit suicide
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 9 days ago
American workers over 45 are struggling. Darryl Warren of North Carolina expresses that his job nearly drove him to commit suicide. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Darryl Warren had what many consider a dream job: he sold BMWs. Warren entered the world of luxury... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
My job nearly drove me to commit suicideDarryl Warren had what many consider a dream job: he sold BMWs. Warren entered
My job nearly drove me to commit suicide
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 9 days ago
Darryl Warren had what many consider a dream job: he sold BMWs. Warren entered the world of luxury cars and wealthy clients at age 50. It seemed a step up from his many years in sales at pharmaceutical and food service companies. In his first year,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
UMC: New addiction training collaboration benefits patients, psych residentsThis is a news release from UMC Over the past three years as a University of M
UMC: New addiction training collaboration benefits patients, psych residents
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 10 days ago
This is a news release from UMC Over the past three years as a University of Mississippi Medical Center psychiatry resident, Dr. Chaz Richardson has seen a plethora of patients who cope with prescription or “street” drug addictions. “Addiction is... Read more
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Pipestone County Star
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164$945,000 awarded to curb underage drinking in Pipestone The Minnesota Departme
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164
Pipestone County Star / Posted 11 days ago
$945,000 awarded to curb underage drinking in Pipestone The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS):Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division will invest around $945,000 over five years in the Pipestone community in an effort to reduce underage alcohol... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
CDC releases preliminary findings from youth-suicide studyThe report was compiled by a team of five staff members from the Centers for Di
CDC releases preliminary findings from youth-suicide study
Mountain View Voice / Posted 11 days ago
The report was compiled by a team of five staff members from the Centers for Disease Control and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) who spent two weeks in Palo Alto this February talking with organizations and... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
On the record for July 12Craig Police Department In the 200 block of Highway 13, officers responded to
On the record for July 12
Craig Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
Craig Police Department In the 200 block of Highway 13, officers responded to report of disturbance and handled a child custody issue. In the 2000 block of West Victory, an officer recovered a lost bike. In the 300 block of Breeze Street, officers... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
CDC releases preliminary findings from youth-suicide studyThe report was compiled by a team of five staff members from the Centers for Di
CDC releases preliminary findings from youth-suicide study
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
The report was compiled by a team of five staff members from the Centers for Disease Control and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) who spent two weeks in Palo Alto this February talking with organizations and... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Health Districts Receive State Grants To Combat Opioid OverdosesSix local health districts will receive grant money to help combat opioid-relat
Health Districts Receive State Grants To Combat Opioid Overdoses
Hartford Courant / Posted 12 days ago
Six local health districts will receive grant money to help combat opioid-related overdoses that touch all parts of Connecticut. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Dr. Raul Pino, commissioner of the Department of Public Health, announced the three-year,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Drought Responses Teach Us About Climate Change HotspotsanalysisBy Gina Ziervogel, University of Cape Town, Margaret Angula, University
What Drought Responses Teach Us About Climate Change Hotspots
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
analysisBy Gina Ziervogel, University of Cape Town, Margaret Angula, University of Namibia and Salma Hegga The world may still argue about whether or not climate change is for real. But in vast expanses of arid southern Africa, the daily struggle to... Read more
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Salon.com
When cities fail their residents: Why can’t wealthy cities fix the homeless problem?originally appeared on San Francisco’s reputation as a cultural mecca has take
When cities fail their residents: Why can’t wealthy cities fix the homeless problem?
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
originally appeared on San Francisco’s reputation as a cultural mecca has taken a big hit as a seemingly unstoppable wave of homeless people have set up tent rows on side streets, near highway overpasses and warehouses, and have become an... Read more
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TribLIVE
CDC role in gun debate fraughtfraught | TribLIVE In this Oct. 8, 2013, file photo, a sign marks the entrance
CDC role in gun debate fraught
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
fraught | TribLIVE In this Oct. 8, 2013, file photo, a sign marks the entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.Photo by AP The high-profile Orlando nightclub shooting has reinvigorated public debate about... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Sullivan Running For Family Court JudgeElection Qualification Commission. "The experience that comes with my more tha
Sullivan Running For Family Court Judge
The Post-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Election Qualification Commission. "The experience that comes with my more than 25 years representing children, parents, grandparents, guardians and foster parents in Family Court will benefit the residents of Chautauqua County if I am elected... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Special report: Death's tollup for violating his probation by driving on a suspended license. Veronica Hor
Special report: Death's toll
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
up for violating his probation by driving on a suspended license. Veronica Horstead, who graduated from Champaign County's drug court only to relapse, was behind bars shortly after her arrest for theft and possession of a controlled substance. All... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Briefly, July 9A Fostoria man must forfeit a vehicle to Seneca County commissioners after plea
Briefly, July 9
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
A Fostoria man must forfeit a vehicle to Seneca County commissioners after pleading guilty to a drug charge in Seneca County Common Please Court Judge Steve Shuff's courtroom. Ryan E. Payne, 34, pleaded guilty to a charge of trafficking in cocaine,... Read more
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Boston Globe
When despair meets deadly forceas David Hill raised the gun to his head. Across the room his father sat watch
When despair meets deadly force
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
as David Hill raised the gun to his head. Across the room his father sat watching, rigid with dread. It was just the two of them in the house in Eastham, on Cape Cod: the 23-year-old who said he wanted to die and the father trying to keep him... Read more
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The Borneo Post
HKL: Domestic violence cases rising every monthKUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur Hospital is recording more domestic violence cas
HKL: Domestic violence cases rising every month
The Borneo Post / Posted 15 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur Hospital is recording more domestic violence cases each month. Its Emergency and Trauma Department head, Prof Datuk Seri Dr Abu Hassan Asaari Abdullah said the cases were referred to its one-stop crisis centre for... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Amid funding cut, don’t let homeless become helplessFederal bureaucrats recently and unceremoniously yanked out a critical step on
Amid funding cut, don’t let homeless become helpless
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 18 days ago
Federal bureaucrats recently and unceremoniously yanked out a critical step on the ladder leading from abject homelessness to sheltered security for millions of Americans. Two months ago, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development decided... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioidsNearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for
Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans' medicine... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New research reveals increase in fatalities linked to adolescent abuse and neglectNew research from the University of Warwick reveals an increase in the number o
New research reveals increase in fatalities linked to adolescent abuse and neglect
News-Medical-Net / Posted 19 days ago
New research from the University of Warwick reveals an increase in the number of adolescents who died or were seriously harmed as a result of abuse or neglect. The research was commissioned by the Department for Education and is based on an analysis... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
No free lunches at Mahanoy Areadue to the cost to the district. Business Administrator John J. Hurst explaine
No free lunches at Mahanoy Area
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
due to the cost to the district. Business Administrator John J. Hurst explained the situation during a recent meeting of the Mahanoy Area school board. Hurst pointed out that all district students already receive free breakfasts. “Shenandoah... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Should Santa Rosa County consider Sunday alcohol sales?What, if anything, would change if Santa Rosa County allows Sunday alcohol sale
Should Santa Rosa County consider Sunday alcohol sales?
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
What, if anything, would change if Santa Rosa County allows Sunday alcohol sales? Reporter shares the data and residents' opinions MILTON — To some, restricting Sunday alcohol sales saves lives; to others, it also means restricting business growth... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County Council learns of drug treatment optionsproblem, where do they go?” Summit County Councilman Jerry Feeman (D-District 6
County Council learns of drug treatment options
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 23 days ago
problem, where do they go?” Summit County Councilman Jerry Feeman (D-District 6) asked Jerry Craig, executive director of the county’s Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADM) Board. Craig, who was at County Council’s June 27... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Families reunited after a long journeyAndreas Fuhrmann/Record Searchlight Shawn Adams, a parent leader with the Paren
Families reunited after a long journey
The Record Searchlight / Posted 24 days ago
Andreas Fuhrmann/Record Searchlight Shawn Adams, a parent leader with the Parent Leadership Advisory Group of Shasta County, helps his son, Antwone Adams, 7, pick out a raffle prize Thursday during the group's third annual reunification ceremony at... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Marijuana Legalization Group Submits Initiative to Secretary of State's Office with More Than 250K SignaturesWell, it’s official, guys: Arizona could well be on its way to legalize recreat
Marijuana Legalization Group Submits Initiative to Secretary of State's Office with More Than 250K Signatures
Tucson Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
Well, it’s official, guys: Arizona could well be on its way to legalize recreational marijuana this year. Today, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol submitted more than 250,000 signatures to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office. The... Read more
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Daily Record
Town Briefs: Upcoming events in Morris CountyMark your calendar for these interesting, informative, and just plain fun event
Town Briefs: Upcoming events in Morris County
Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
Mark your calendar for these interesting, informative, and just plain fun events coming soon to a Morris town near you. JEFFERSON F.S. Burroughs/North Jersey Trout Unlimited will host the annual Children’s Fishing Contest on Jefferson Township Day,... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Man jailed after brandishing knifeADDISON COUNTY — At around 3:45 a.m. this past Saturday morning, Vermont State
Man jailed after brandishing knife
The Addison County Independent / Posted 24 days ago
ADDISON COUNTY — At around 3:45 a.m. this past Saturday morning, Vermont State Police responded to a report of an ongoing fight on West Street in Cornwall. After a short investigation troopers said they determined that 36-year-old Rodibel S. Lopez... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side Neighborhood WatchBy Staff WriterSUMMIT COUNTY REPORTS WEST AKRON: Burglaries were reported in t
West Side Neighborhood Watch
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 24 days ago
By Staff WriterSUMMIT COUNTY REPORTS WEST AKRON: Burglaries were reported in the 700 block of Packard Drive June 21; the 500 block of Diagonal Road June 23; the 900 block of Bye Street June 24; the 900 block of Whittier Avenue June 24; and the 1100... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
EC pupils find their pleasure among seedy leisure pursuitsBy ARETHA LINDEN Sex, stealing and substance abuse have become the leading lei
EC pupils find their pleasure among seedy leisure pursuits
Daily Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
By ARETHA LINDEN Sex, stealing and substance abuse have become the leading leisure activities for Eastern Cape pupils. IN CONTROL: Education department head Sizakele Netshilaphala This was revealed by the acting education superintendent-general... Read more
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The Seattle Times
What’s really causing that red-wine headacheThat great glass of cabernet sauvignon can sometimes come with a price — a head
What’s really causing that red-wine headache
The Seattle Times / Posted 25 days ago
That great glass of cabernet sauvignon can sometimes come with a price — a headache. Setting aside those who suffer routinely from migraines or someone who tied one too many on the night before, even people not normally prone to headaches can... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Teens' likelihood of trying marijuana peaks at 16, 18rises steadily from age 11 to age 16, then decreases before hitting another pea
Teens' likelihood of trying marijuana peaks at 16, 18
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 25 days ago
rises steadily from age 11 to age 16, then decreases before hitting another peak at age 18, according to a new University of Florida study. The study findings, which appear in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, may help experts... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
$45 million eyed in opioid fightThe White House held a conference call Tuesday afternoon on the importance of C
$45 million eyed in opioid fight
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 25 days ago
The White House held a conference call Tuesday afternoon on the importance of Congress approving President Barack Obama’s request for more than $1 billion in funding to fight the nationwide opioid drug epidemic. During the call it was revealed that... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
Conversations with Allan WolperListen On Demand Allan Wolper talks to Letitia JamesMay 6, 2016 New York City
Conversations with Allan Wolper
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 26 days ago
Listen On Demand Allan Wolper talks to Letitia JamesMay 6, 2016 New York City Public Advocate Letitia James is a fierce fighter for low income tenants facing eviction from predatory landlords. James is pained by the fact 60,000 people have to sleep... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco homelessness Q&A: Frequently asked questions, answerssleeping on my doorstep every night? The questions that arise around homelessn
San Francisco homelessness Q&A: Frequently asked questions, answers
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
sleeping on my doorstep every night? The questions that arise around homelessness in San Francisco aren't always easy ones and the answers can be quite complex. The most pressing question of where to find a bed—whether you're looking for shelter... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Francisco homelessness Q&A: Frequently asked questions, answerssleeping on my doorstep every night? The questions that arise around homelessn
San Francisco homelessness Q&A: Frequently asked questions, answers
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
sleeping on my doorstep every night? The questions that arise around homelessness in San Francisco aren't always easy ones and the answers can be quite complex. The most pressing question of where to find a bed—whether you're looking for shelter... Read more
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