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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Laguna's anti-drug crusader

    Laguna's anti-drug crusader
    Garrett Burk wasn't about to sit idle if it meant one less person would reach for a powerful painkiller or other drug that wasn't medically necessary. The Laguna Beach High School senior and infielder on the baseball team wants others to know that...
  • Steinberg seeks to restore mental health funds for criminals

    SACRAMENTO — Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) said Thursday that he will seek to restore a state program that funded county services for mentally ill people who run afoul of the law. After a decade of state funding, the Mentally...
  • The Y100 Jingle Ball: Girls rule!

    The Y100 Jingle Ball: Girls rule!
    In December 2007, pictures began circulating on the Internet showing then-15-year-old Miley Cyrus and a girlfriend sharing a Twizzler in a way that came close to a kiss, which prompted a brief flurry of lesbian rumors. Six months later, in a Vanity Fair...
  • Sheila Braxton, A Little Bit of Heaven CEO

    Sheila Braxton, A Little Bit of Heaven CEO
    The sentiment is simple; making it reality often is not. "If you give people a decent place to live, a good plate of food, treat them decently," Sheila Braxton says, "you won't find any bad people." Braxton is the executive CEO of A Little Bit of...
  • After Tragic Crash, Glastonbury Offers Alcohol-Abuse Programs

    After Tragic Crash, Glastonbury Offers Alcohol-Abuse Programs
    GLASTONBURY — Following Thursday's release of a police report showing that 17-year-old Jane Modlesky had a blood-alcohol content 13 times greater than the legal limit for young drivers, two town groups have said they are organizing educational...
  • Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes

    Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes
    In the historic Golden Dome field house in Garfield Park, bank executives and charity leaders gathered in August to trade hugs and self-congratulatory speeches. Nonprofit groups on the West Side were helping restore communities by renovating homes...
  • Rick Scott installs three new hospital district board members

    Rick Scott installs three new hospital district board members
    Gov. Rick Scott announced three appointments late Friday to the North Broward Hospital District board of commissioners. Though the board seats are unpaid, the hospital district board seats are plum appointments. The North Broward Hospital District...
  • Police charge man who barricaded himself in Towson home

    Police charge man who barricaded himself in Towson home
    A man who barricaded himself inside his Towson home Wednesday and fired off several rounds — causing police to shut down streets and placing schools on lockdown — has been charged. Ian M. Goldstein, 35, was charged with two counts of...
  • Demi Lovato opens up about heavy use of cocaine, alcohol

    Demi Lovato opens up about heavy use of cocaine, alcohol
    Demi Lovato may have been shy a few years back about her reasons for going to rehab, but these days she's holding nothing back, telling all about the drug and alcohol abuse that saw her hitting bottom when she was only 19 years old. Cocaine every half...
  • Dylan Thomas' spirit still lingers in Swansea

    Dylan Thomas' spirit still lingers in Swansea
    SWANSEA, Wales — Around these parts, everyone knows about Dylan Thomas, Wales’ greatest poet. Gordon Stuart not only knows about Dylan Thomas, he knew him. Sitting in his living room, the 89-year-old artist recalled the Thomas he knew...
  • Yakama tribe just says no to Washington state's legal pot market

    Yakama tribe just says no to Washington state's legal pot market
    TOPPENISH, Wash. — The Yakama Nation sits in the fertile heart of illegal marijuana country — Washington state's answer to Mendocino County, minus the tie-dye. The soil is rich. The growing season is long. And one of the biggest illegal...