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2 hrs ago | RV Business

Torklift Initiating $15 Per Hour Wage Minimum

Full-time employees at Torklift International were provided a pay raise to a minimum of $15 per hour, effective the first week of September.

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Related Topix: Sumner, WA, Drugs, Marijuana

6 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Cee Lo Green pleads no contest to slipping ecstasy to woman

Cee Lo Green, pictured here in a previous court hearing, pleaded no contest on Friday in a Los Angeles court.

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Related Topix: Cee Lo Green, Hip-Hop, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | Workforce

The ADA and Employer Inquires About Prescription Drugs

Surprisingly, the ADA is silent on these issues. But the 6th Circuit federal court attempted to give us some answers.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Medicine, Health, Pain

14 hrs ago | Sun-Star

DRDO warns cops: Penalty for drug users is dismissal

Thus said Senior Superintendent Melvin Ramon Buenafe, deputy regional director for operations of the Police Regional Office 3, as he led on Friday surprise drug tests on personnel assigned at the Provincial Public Safety Company here.

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18 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

UofL changes drug-testing policy for cheerleaders following student's death

After the coroner's office revealed that a lethal combination of drugs led to a University of Louisville cheerleader's death, the school announced that spirit team members will now be subject to the same random drug testing as other student-athletes.

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Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

19 hrs ago | TSN.ca

AHL announces drug-testing program that mirrors NHL

The AHL will begin an education and drug-testing program this season that will "substantially replicate" the one already in place for NHL players, the leagues announced.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Marietta Times

NFL makes right call on Gordon

The star wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns has been given a year-long ban from the league after once again violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Drugs

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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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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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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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

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

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

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