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States to share $485 million in grants to fight opioid crisis

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He tells us a total of $485 million in opioid grants are being administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the money is used to prevent abuse and treat addiction. "Now, we're delivering. To those in the midst of this fight: Help is on its way". U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., was instrumental in getting federal funds to battle opioids in the "21st Century Cures Act" and he weighed in on Thursday. Read More »

OH labor force adds 28000 jobs in March

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The state Department of Job and Family Services says Ohio's nonagricultural wage and salary employment decreased by 4,100 last month. The sectors that saw job gains in February included construction, leisure and hospitality, and educational and health services. Read More »

Man accused in son's death spoke of 'a spirit'

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But she did not say if police provided any further details of her son's death or his discovery on a rock in a creek in the stream, which flows through a public park. But he also talked about how "spirits" may have beckoned the todder to the location where his body was found, a spot he found "sacred". "It was not explainable, not logical", Denoto testified, as Shah rolled her eyes for the jury. Read More »

Les stats olympiennes — Nancy-OM

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L'OM n'a pas trouvé la solution et laisse échapper deux points cruciaux dans la course à l'Europe. L'OM reste sur 2 matches nuls 0-0 en déplacement en Ligue 1 mais n'a plus fait la passe de 3 depuis août-septembre 1993 (v Nantes, Monaco puis Toulouse). Read More »

EC extends freeze on name of AIADMK and its election symbol

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There can be a scope for talks to pave the way for merger only if these conditions are met, Munusamy said. The Facebook post was aimed at blunting the attack of Sasikala's rival and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's camp, which had alleged Jayalalithaa was murdered by the Sasikala family to control the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. Read More »

Investigation into Fraudulent Pennsylvania License Plates

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Since 2008, fraudulent state license plates were being rented out for $400 a month to help renters evade police, and avoid paying tolls and parking tickets. The operation was headed by Rafael Levi, 50, of Brooklyn, New York. The group also provided fake insurance cars, rolled back odometers on cars and wrote phony letters to PennDOT. Read More »

Trump talks North Korea, Paris shooting in joint press conference

His efforts have prevented the explosion of the internecine violence Libya witnessed in 2015, but efforts to reach a durable political agreement have stalled over a few key issues, especially the prospective role of Haftar. - The U.S.is committed to a strong Europe, though he didn't say directly whether he prefers that the European Union stay intact. The two leaders also agreed on the importance of stabilizing Syria, to prevent it from splintering, and of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, ... Read More »

Canadian gov't introduces legislation to legalize marijuana

The law would allow for possession of up to 30 grams of dried cannabis or its equivalent in public, share up to 30 grams of dried marijuana with other adults and buy cannabis or cannabis oil from a provincially-regulated retailer. In an effort to keep cannabis away from youth and its profits from criminals, it would also set the legal minimum age for purchasing pot at 18, according to federal officials. Read More »

Federal complaint on Tad Cummins' alleged sex crimes — GRAPHIC

Cummins told police, "I'm glad this is over", according to the TODAY Show. Cummins is being held by the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office without bond. Authorities said the girl is apparently healthy and unharmed. Anthony Thomas said his daughter will need therapy and that her family will be patient with her and get her the help she needs. Read More »

State to Receive Nearly $11M to Combat Opioid Abuse

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IN drug treatment centers will finally get the help they need. In June 2016, Donnelly held a roundtable in Northwest Indiana focused on drug abuse prevention efforts with federal, state, and local officials to discuss federal and local partnerships and programs that are at work. Read More »

Boat explosion in Southern Maryland sends 1 man to hospital

Authorities say the men were on board refueling the boat before it exploded into flames. Michael Franz, 38, of Westminster, was burned and taken to the hospital for treatment. When asked what went through his mind upon seeing the boat engulfed in flames, Tippett said "nothing special". He said he has seen similar incidents before. Read More »

Jury sides with Petco in death of boy from rat-bite fever

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The victim's grandmother added she had thought only wild rats were carriers of rat bite fever. It found that while Petco should have known rats can infect pet owners with rat bite fever, the warnings the pet store issued to rat purchasers, including the Pankey family, were sufficient. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez found dead in prison with Bible verse written across forehead

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State Police are investigating Hernandez's death. This news only comes days after Hernandez was acquitted of a separate murder charge for a drive by shooting he was involved with in 2012. In court, he was seen blowing a kiss to his daughter before having to return back to his cell to serve the rest of his life sentence. In federal prisons, 9 per 100,000 inmates ended their own lives. Read More »

Doctors, Pharmacists Charged In $40M Kickback Scheme

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Tanya Moreland King, 37, and her husband Christopher King, 38, of Beverly Hills owned a trio of medical billing and management companies behind the conspiracy that paid out $23 million to defendants, the Orange County district attorney's office said in a statement. Read More »

Ann Coulter is not letting Berkeley off easy for calling off speech

And she vowed that she is going to speak in Berkeley on the originally planned April 27 date, whether the university approved or not. "Arrest me?" she said late Wednesday on the Fox News show "Tucker Carlson Tonight", explained WaPo . A conservative national group that was helping organize the event, Young America's Foundation, said Coulter also made demands of her own, including that any students engaging in violence be expelled. Read More »

Wyoming, MN Police's Humorous 4/20 Tweet Goes Viral

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The Wyoming, Minnesota police department, Minnesota police department decided a day dedicated to weed was also a good day to crack a joke on Twitter . Not everyone was amused by the jokes, but the Wyoming police followed up their original tweet by saying that they were using humor to draw attention to the issue of substance abuse. Read More »

NHS could ban sugary drinks from hospital shops

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Sugary drinks made in NHS cafes and canteens, such as coffees with sugar syrup, will also be targeted alongside cans and bottles. "These unhealthy drinks have no place in the NHS which is supposed to encourage, and improve, health and wellbeing". Read More »

Codeine cough syrup should not be given to kids, FDA warns

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Aside from kids under age 12, the FDA also advise against giving codeine to breastfeeding mothers and teenagers (12 to 18 years old) if they are obese or are suffering from either obstructive sleep apnea or severe lung disease, which can further intensify the risks of breathing problems. Read More »

Cherokee Nation Sues Walmart, Others Over Illegal Opioids

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The lawsuit alleges that six distribution and pharmacy companies have created conditions in which "vast amounts of opioids have flowed freely from manufacturers to abusers and drug dealers" within the 14 northeastern Oklahoma counties that comprise the Cherokee Nation. Read More »

Un tribunal italien donne raison à un malade — Lien tumeur/portable

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Tel est le montant que devra verser l'Institut national d'assurance contre les accidents du travail (Inail) à un Italien de 57 ans souffrant depuis 2010 d'un neurinome auriculaire. L'INAIL (Institut national d'assurance contre les accidents du travail) a par conséquent été condamné à lui verser, à vie, une indemnité mensuelle de 500 euros. Read More »

Motive unclear in killing of 2 utility workers in St. Louis

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Police say the shooter also shot and killed himself. McCoy had just been talking to two Laclede Gas Co. workers just. Two St. Louis-based utility companies have now pulled workers off the streets after two Laclede Gas Co. We are connecting with their loved ones now. "Our security team is going to review what happened after we get more details from police", Russell said. Read More »

Montana fugitive found in North Dakota following lengthy search

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The search tonight lasted about five hours and was concentrated in the area of Cass County roads 4 and 11. Berger was arrested in late January after a vehicle dealership reported several cars were missing, and that someone had broken into its office and taken auto keys, cash, a pair of firearms - and the company's surveillance system. Read More »