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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Dennis Rodman corporate partner backs out of Kim Jong Un celebration

    Dennis Rodman has lost his corporate partner for his upcoming basketball exhibition in North Korea to celebrate the birthday of the repressive regime's young leader, Rodman's "friend for life" Kim Jong Un. The online betting site Paddy Power announced...
  • Spirit of champions drove the 'Dallas Buyers Club' script

    Spirit of champions drove the 'Dallas Buyers Club' script
    Craig Borten My emotional attachment to "Dallas Buyers Club" starts with the loss of my father, Buddy. In 1981, he was diagnosed with lymphoma and given six months to live. I observed firsthand the coldness and disconnect of the doctors as well as the...
  • Hopkins internship helps move city residents into jobs

    Hopkins internship helps move city residents into jobs
    Olivia Griffin gets to her job at Johns Hopkins Hospital an hour early each work day just to make sure she isn't late. It's not an easy feat for the 25-year-old mother of two who relies on the bus and subway for transportation from her West Baltimore...
  • Daughter of NYC mayor-elect De Blasio details depression, past drug use

    Daughter of NYC mayor-elect De Blasio details depression, past drug use
    The daughter of incoming New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday that she had suffered from clinical depression for years and, until recent therapy, abused alcohol and marijuana. Chiara de Blasio, 19, said that she was going public with the...
  • 222,000 Californians facing loss of jobless benefits

    222,000 Californians facing loss of jobless benefits
    SACRAMENTO — About 222,000 Californians will be dropped from the state's unemployment insurance rolls Saturday in what is shaping up to be a rough start to 2014 for the nation's long-term jobless. Congress went home for the holidays without...
  • Op-Ed: The nation's schools must address mental health

    There is no question that there are problems in our public schools that our politicians, teachers, and parents are not willing to address. With another school shooting in Littleton, Colo. and gun-safety laws going nowhere, the need for increased funding...
  • Union Station: No stop for the homeless?

    Union Station: No stop for the homeless?
    The new pilot program at Union Station that forbids people who are not holding train tickets to sit in the waiting room seats is another sad reminder of the city's desperate homelessness problem — and of how difficult it is to balance the rights...
  • Federal indictment hits unusual target: Russian medicine

    When federal authorities indicted an alleged Pikesville crime ring on charges of trafficking millions of dollars' worth of smuggled cigarettes, they also accused the group of moving an unusual piece of contraband: a medication sold over the counter in...
  • Plans for skid row restaurant concern some residents

    Plans for skid row restaurant concern some residents
    When the stylish New Genesis Apartments opened last year on skid row, residents and advocates were pleased that the project would provide housing for dozens of homeless people, as well as support services aimed at tackling addiction and mental illness....
  • The Law That Could Fix Mental Health Care

    In the wake of gun violence such as occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School, commissions are organized. Rarely, however, are meaningful reforms proposed. Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Tim Murphy, R-Pa., is a...
  • Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013

    Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013
    The year was filled with ups and downs, good news and bad. Some things changed. The City Council welcomed a new member, Glendale Community College ushered in a new leader, and the city and college tightened smoking rules. A long-simmering dispute about...