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New Treatment Needed For Drug Detox In Jails, Some Officials Say

As one may imagine, institutions that carry out drug-related criminal sentences have a high population of people who are incarcerated while actively addicted to legal and illegal drugs. Some of these include heroin, cocaine, alcohol, prescription narcotics like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and benzodiazepines like clonazepam and alprazalom. Individuals who have purchased these off the street may have exposed themselves to ...

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Officials rip proposed anti-terror funding cuts for NYC

A chorus of city leaders on Wednesday blasted a proposed $ 90 million cut in federal anti-terror funding for New York — the nation’s top target since 9/11. Providing money to protect the city’s 8.4 million residents “is no place to cut corners,” Mayor de Blasio declared at a 1 Police Plaza news conference with NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton and ...

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Officials rip proposed anti-terror funding cuts for NYC

A chorus of city leaders on Wednesday blasted a proposed $ 90 million cut in federal anti-terror funding for New York — the nation’s top target since 9/11. Providing money to protect the city’s 8.4 million residents “is no place to cut corners,” Mayor de Blasio declared at a 1 Police Plaza news conference with NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton and ...

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Flint Michigan Officials Say Legionnaire’s Deaths Were Preventable

The toxic water in Flint Michigan is what caused the Legionnaire’s disease to kill nine people from the city. Eighty-seven people ended up with the disease, and although nine of them have died from it so far, many probably wish they were dead from being so sick from the disease. According to CNN, the Genesee County Health Director, Jim Henry ...

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Brussels Under Highest Security Alert As Officials Search for Suspect in Paris Attacks

Belgium’s capital was put on high alert Saturday morning, after the country’s government warned of an attack on Brussels in the wake of those in Paris last week. According to the Associated Press, the government issued the highest-possible level of alert, closing subways and stores while authorities search for at least one suspect from the deadly Paris attacks, believed to ...

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Don’t Eat Daffodils: U.K. Officials Warn People About Dangers Of Consuming Daffodils

Public Health England has issued a letter to supermarkets saying that daffodils should not be in the fruits and vegetables aisles, so people don’t think they are food and actually eat them. According to the Daily Express, the letter notes that daffodils have often been confused for garlic chives, which are used in Chinese recipes. And if people eat the ...

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Officials: Coast Guardsman shot 2 colleagues, ambushed cops

A bomb squad vehicle arrives at a Cape Cod condo community where one woman was shot to death and two other people, including a police officer, were wounded early Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in Bourne, Mass. Police said the bomb squad responded to examine items suspected of being hoax devices found there, allegedly placed by the shooting suspect who was ...

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VA to fire four senior officials in response to wait time scandal

Matt BradwellWASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) — The VA announced the firing of four senior officials as a result of the ongoing investigation into long wait times at veterans’ hospitals around the country. Top News – UPI.com

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Officials search for homeless man after possible Ebola exposure

October 5, 2014 1:55 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dr. Edward Goodman, left, epidemiologist at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, speaks as Dr. Mark Lester, Southeast Zone clinical leader for Texas Health Resources, looks on during a news conference on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 about an Ebola infected patient they are caring for in Dallas. (Credit: AP / LM Otero) Related ...

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Minneapolis apartment fire injures at least 13, officials say

Published: January 1, 2014 11:34 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | Firefighters work the scene where a fire engulfed several apartment units in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood in Minneapolis. (Jan. 1, 2014) MINNEAPOLIS – A fire has engulfed several apartments in Minneapolis, and authorities say at least 13 people have been hurt. Robert Ball of Hennepin County Emergency ...

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