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1 hr ago | WHAS11

Overdose confirmed as cause of cheerleader death

Jefferson County Coroner Barbara Weakley-Jones told The Courier-Journal that 22-year-old Danielle Cogswell died of an overdose of heroin, amphetamines and Xanax.

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5 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke: supports random drug testing for elected officials

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke announced on his Twitter feed Thursday that he supports the creation of a random drug test policy for elected officials.

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9 hrs ago | Cage Potato

UFC Planning to Implement Random, Enhanced Drug Testing for All Fighters

In the wake of some high-profile UFC drug-test failures for performance enhancers like HGH and EPO this year - as well as a resurgence in positive tests for old-school steroids - the UFC has announced plans to implement random, out-of-competition drug testing for all of its fighters.

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9 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Mother speaks out after her son nearly died from synthetic LSD

With just a few clicks on the internet anyone can get what law enforcement officials are calling synthetic LSD shipped to their home.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration, Diamondhead, MS, Holyoke, MA

14 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

Chief seeks fresh image for department

The recently appointed police chief spoke to the city council Monday to address the progress of the department since assuming his duties and to also provide a blueprint on how he plans on making changes.

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Related Topix: Grantville, GA, Coweta County, GA

18 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

Council member explains why he turned down drug resolution

Since the Evansville City Council voted 7 to 2 against the idea of random drug testing for elected officials, a lot of our viewers have been telling us they are for the idea.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

BloodyElbow

UFC moving to unannounced blood and urine drug testing 'hopefully in the next three or four months'

The UFC says that they will be changing their drug testing program to unannounced, year round blood and urine testing.

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CBS Local

Three Athletes Who've Been Busted For Weed

No, Gordon didn't murder anyone or say "bomb" in an airport, just another violation of the league's substance-abuse policy for a failed drug test.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Chicago Sun-Times

Ex-cop gets curfew, additional random drug tests for...

A former Chicago Police officer convicted of reporting a false brawl after being stopped for a suspected DUI in Niles was placed on curfew and ordered to undergo additional random drug and alcohol testing Wednesday for allegedly violating probation by drinking at a West Town bar and attacking a man in the River North neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Niles, IL, Chicago, IL

JD Supra

Bordering the Obvious

Last week we learned in Olson v. Push, Inc . that Minnesota's Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace Act does not apply to a West Virginia employee working for a Wisconsin company.

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The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas

Trustees consider random drug testing

Cuero School District trustees heard reports on campus construction projects at their meeting last week in relation to the first day of school this week.

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Related Topix: Cuero, TX, Education Etc.

NEWS.com.au

Labor reveals plan to fight ice 'epidemic'

THE raging ice addict suspected of murdering his partner and making it look like a suicide is likely to spend more time in jail over a crazed road rage incident.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs, Family, Kids

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Coal Valley News

New stricter rules for painkiller prescriptions

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officially announced the final rule to reschedule hydrocodone-combination drugs, which are found in highly addictive painkillers like Vicodin and Lortab, from a Schedule III to a Schedule II controlled substance.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin

Point Pleasant Register

Home confinement violation arrest in assault case

A Point Pleasant man who was on home confinement after a 2012 incident where he was accused of beating a man he believed had burglarized his home, has been arrested for allegedly violating the terms of that home confinement.

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Related Topix: McDermitt, NV, Prison, Lakin Correctional Center, State Prisons

Drug Researcher

Volunteer drug users: the highs and lows of addiction trials

CROs must design their abuse liability studies to cope with volunteers who arrive under the influence or give misleading patient histories, says a specialist consultancy.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Outsourcing, Marijuana

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Arrest Warrant Out for Homeless Man Who Accepted Miley Cyrus' VMA

The Cinderella story of the homeless youth who Miley Cyrus sent to accept her MTV VMA award on Sunday night now has an ugly twist: the 22-year-old, Jesse Helt , has a police record and is currently a wanted man.

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Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Employment - Jury to decide whether employer drug testing is...

Michigan Lawyers Weekly The Michigan resource for legal news, up-to-date court opinions and the latest law practice news and views.

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Animal

Date Rape Drug-Detecting Nail Polish Won't Work

Four college students have just leapt onto your newsfeed with their development of a color-changing new nail polish that claims to detect date rape drugs when you stick your finger into your drink.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Medicine, Benadryl, Diphenhydramine (generic)

SFGate

4 W.Va. nurses allowed to work amid drug test woes

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Science / Technology

CNN

Drug-addicted veterans get 2nd shot at treatment court

Watch CNN's special series, "Deadly Fix," this week on "CNN Newsroom" at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Rochester, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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