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  1. Heroin is a white-people problem: Bad medicine, economic rot and the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Salon

    If you happened to live near a certain clinic in Portsmouth, Ohio, in the early 2000s, you might find yourself regularly answering your doorbell to people asking to buy your urine. The town, once awarded All-American City status by the National Civic League, stands across the Ohio River from the site of America's first "pill mill" - a medical office, usually posing as a "pain clinic," where people can easily obtain prescriptions for pain-killers - opened in 1979.

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  2. Londrigan, Brian J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Newark Advocate

    ... and Linda (Carter) Londrigan. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his son, Eli James Dunfee of Portsmouth; brothers, Joseph (Tammy) Bailey of Newark and James (Roseann) Bailey of Granville; several nieces and nephews and girlfriend, Marcie ...

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  3. Keaton Gaffney named Lindsey Donnell Award winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... at this season's Patty Forgey Invitational in Rio Grande, Ohio, and 35th at the Shawnee State Invitational in Portsmouth, Ohio. Her best career finish was eighth at the Patty Forgey Invitational in 2013 and her best showing at the Mid-South ...

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  4. Ohio native inducted into Military Hall of Fame for ValorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Stars and Stripes

    A Portsmouth, Ohio, native is to be honored at the 16th annual induction ceremony for the Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor on Friday, April 24, 2015. The ceremony will take place in the Atrium of the Ohio Statehouse, commencing at 11:30 a.m. Chief Warrant Officer Two Robert L. Pierce is to receive the Air Medal w/ "V" Device and according to the program, Pierce is to be honored - "For gallantry in action while participating in aerial flight as a member of the Coalition Task Force, Mountain, in Bagram, Afghanistan.

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  5. Tristen Wallace, Kareem Walker and more - Breaking down Ohio...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Cleveland.com

    ... 2016 class, Gerald pledged to the Buckeyes after attending a camp last summer. He has since transferred from his Portsmouth, Ohio, school to IMG Academy. The 6-5, 300-pounder is rated the No. 5 offensive guard in the 2016 class, according to ...

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  6. 'Dreamland' author Sam Quinones discusses the U.S. opiate scourgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... A: T-bone steaks, cable service, kidnap ransom. In some areas - in particular in the town that I focused on, Portsmouth, Ohio - there was so many pills in those areas, the pills mills 1/8where doctors prescribed pills wantonly3/8 were like the ...

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  7. Steven 'Steve' Staley, 57, WheelersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Daily Record

    Steven C. "Steve" Staley, 57, of Wheelersburg, born April 11, 1957 of the late Shirley A. Staley and Kenneth E. Staley passed away suddenly Friday evening April 3, 2015, at the Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth. Steve grew up in Orrville and developed a love for the outdoors from hunting with his father.

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  8. Forecast: Cloudy & Cool Tonight, Chance For Rain On WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WBNS

    ... : FLOOD WARNING for the Muskingum River at Coshocton into this evening and FLOOD ADVISORY for the Ohio River at Portsmouth until Thursday morning Inconvenient Weather: Few showers early this evening in southern Ohio. Planning Your Day: Plan on ...

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  9. Quick Reads: "Dreamland" by Sam QuinonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Mother Jones

    In Dreamland , former Los Angeles Times reporter Sam Quinones deftly recounts how a flood of prescription pain meds, along with black tar heroin from Nayarit, Mexico, transformed the once-vital blue-collar city of Portsmouth, Ohio, and other American communities into heartlands of addiction. With prose direct yet empathic, he interweaves the stories of Mexican entrepreneurs, narcotics agents, and small-town folks whose lives were upended by the deluge of drugs, leaving them shaking their heads, wondering how they could possibly have resisted.

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  10. Southern Ohio Veterans Memorial Highway ready for constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... Department of Transportation (ODOT) history. Construction is set to begin this summer and completed in 2019. The Portsmouth Gateway Group will build the 16-mile, four-lane limited access highway from U.S. Route 23 north of Lucasville to U.S. Route ...

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  11. Ohio highway department to undertake costliest project everRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Trucker

    A planned 16-mile bypass around the southern Ohio city of Portsmouth is expected to cost nearly $430 million and will be financed through the Ohio Department of Transportation's first public-private partnership. An association called Portsmouth Gateway Group will build the bypass and the state will pay for it over time through a 35-year contract. 1 comment

  12. Ohio highway department to undertake costliest projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Daily-Jeff.com

    A planned 16-mile bypass around the southern Ohio city of Portsmouth is expected to cost nearly $430 million and will be financed through the Ohio Department of Transportation's first public-private partnership. An association called Portsmouth Gateway Group will build the bypass and the state will pay for it over time through a 35-year contract.

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  13. Ohio highway department to undertake costliestaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | News Journal

    Ohio highway department to undertake costliest project ever Ohio's highway department is moving forward on what will be its most expensive project ever. Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1ynq1xR A planned 16-mile bypass around the southern Ohio city of Portsmouth is expected to cost nearly $430 million and will be financed through the Ohio Department of Transportation's first public-private partnership.

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  14. Sam Quinones outlines the path of addiction from painkiller to heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Los Angeles Times

    ... pills? T-bone steaks, cable service, kidnap ransom. In some areas - in particular in the town that I focused on, Portsmouth, Ohio - there was so many pills in those areas, the pills mills [where doctors prescribed pills wantonly] were like the ...

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  15. Ohio VA clinic amid 75 with highest care-delay percentagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Greenwich Citizen

    U.S. Air Force veteran Jim Fegan, left, sits with U.S. Marine veteran Tom Davis, right, inside the American Legion Post 471, Monday, March 30, 2015 in Portsmouth, Ohio. Both veterans say they have experienced delays at the Portsmouth VA clinic which was among 100 VA hospitals and clinics across the country with the highest percentages of patients waiting at least 31 days for care.

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  16. Project in tiny Portsmouth overtakes Cleveland's Inner Belt Bridges as ODOT's costliest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Cleveland.com

    ... million, 16-mile bypass that will wind through the sparsely populated Appalachian foothills of Scioto County. The Portsmouth Bypass is not only ODOT's all-time mega-project. It's also the agency's first-ever public-private partnership . P3s have ...

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  17. Duke Energy Ohio receives approval for new Electric Security PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Electric Energy Online

    ... is a joint venture initially formed to supply power to a federal government-owned uranium enrichment plant in Portsmouth, Ohio. After the contract with the federal government ended, the generating capacity and output from OVEC's two power plants has ...

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  18. Ramona Jean BernardRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | The Star Press

    She was born March 22, 1935 in Portsmouth, Ohio, the daughter of Maurice and Stella Daulton, graduated Washington High School of Portsmouth, Ohio, 1953, and then met her future husband, Gorden while working as a secretary at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

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  19. GROH Sr., Walter CharlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice GROH, Sr., Walter Charles Age 74, of Laura, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Brookdale of Englewood. Walter was born August 25, 1940 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Lester & Irene Groh.

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  20. The House of the Rising SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | People's Defender

    This is part one of a series about Larry, who was 40 when he enrolled in hospice with end-stage cirrhosis of the liver. Larry was born in Portsmouth, but when Larry was 13 months old his parents moved to Muldraugh, Ky., outside Fort Knox, where his father was stationed. 1 comment

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