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2014/10/25 01:46
2014/10/25 01:46
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Dae Hwang, a Leesburg woman accused of killing her husband last year, has been found not guilty by reason of insanity. The finding comes more than a year after Hwang called 911 to report “she had...
2014/10/25 01:46
2014/10/25 01:46
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2014/10/24 07:57
2014/10/24 07:57
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Incompetent man charged with attempted murder faces new charge A man deemed incompetent to stand trial for an alleged attempted murder in Killington is facing a new charge of simple assault after he...
2014/10/24 03:54
2014/10/24 03:54
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Purdy resident Wendy Cairus says her son Tyler Cairus has autism, in addition to a number of other mental disorders. She says his mental disabilities caused him to act out and landed him in jail on...
2014/10/23 19:00
2014/10/23 19:00
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Chattanooga State’s Pharmacy Technician Program and Community Health Institute will sponsor a presentation on Tennessee’s Epidemic of Prescription Drug Abuse on Friday, at 11 a.m. in the Humanities...
2014/10/23 15:36
2014/10/23 15:36
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Heroin-related deaths in 2012 and 2013 According to Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services statistics, some 8,000 of its clients named heroin as their primary drug in 2011,...
2014/10/23 06:24
2014/10/23 06:24
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County legislators passed a budget on Wednesday night in a meeting that lasted roughly 10 minutes and solidified a tax rate of $9.15 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, which is 2 cents lower than the...
2014/10/22 20:22
2014/10/22 20:22
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma faith leaders are being invited to attend a training workshop later this week aimed at developing a substance abuse prevention and recovery support plan for church...
2014/10/22 05:34
2014/10/22 05:34
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Groups discuss early childhood education, preview documentary DEREK CARSON, Staff Writer BENNINGTON -- Eighteen public and private organizations from across the state of Vermont presented a panel...
2014/10/21 05:34
2014/10/21 05:34
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Attorney General drafts GMO labeling rules The state Attorney General's Office has released its proposed rules to enforce Vermont's first-in-the-nation law requiring the labeling of foods containing...
2014/10/21 05:01
2014/10/21 05:01
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The largest raise — $46,862 — went to Stan Florence, director of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. Florence’s 58.5 percent raise boosted his annual salary from $80,138 to $127,000. The...
2014/10/20 10:09
2014/10/20 10:09
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FITCHBURG — Joseph Parker hadn't seen his 68-year-old mother, Nancy A. Wenzel, in more than 20 years. She spent most of her life in and out of state mental institutions, shelters and on the streets,...
2014/10/18 16:34
2014/10/18 16:34
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MONTPELIER (AP) - A private psychiatric hospital that houses patients for the state of Vermont must fix problems by Nov. 5 or risk losing federal funding. That's according to a memorandum shared by...
2014/10/18 16:34
2014/10/18 16:34
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BRATTLEBORO -- More details on why the Brattleboro Retreat was threatened with loss of federal funding came to light after it submitted on Oct. 16 a memorandum to the Vermont Department of Mental...
2014/10/17 22:33
2014/10/17 22:33
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Buffalo lawmakers are teaming up with a lawmaker from Brooklyn in an effort to share ways of reducing the specter of gun violence in both cities. New York City Council Member Jumaane Williams met...
2014/10/17 20:19
2014/10/17 20:19
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Ohio will spend 30 percent more in this fiscal year to prevent and treat gambling addictions in anticipation of problems fueled by four casinos and seven racinos in the state. A chunk of the money...
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...
2014/10/17 00:08
2014/10/17 00:08
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NEW HAVEN -- After a night and a day of hazmat suits, negative pressure rooms and rising fears that Ebola had turned up in Connecticut, it was learned late Wednesday afternoon that a Yale-New Haven...
2014/10/16 20:34
2014/10/16 20:34
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Auditor slams state's failure to track social services contract The Agency of Human Services often fails to ensure that social-service contractors are providing the services they're being paid for,...
2014/10/16 15:37
2014/10/16 15:37
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MONTPELIER (AP) - The state auditor says Vermont should do a better job of overseeing the regional agencies that contract with the state to provide mental health services. Auditor Doug Hoffer says...
2014/10/15 22:59
2014/10/15 22:59
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Tennessee’s Unveils Plan To Reduce Chronic Homelessness The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is embarking on a three-year strategy to reduce homelessness among...
2014/10/25 01:46
2014/10/25 01:46
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