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  1. Hundreds Gather for Drug Addiction Seminar at Central United Methodist IMAGESRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Huntington News

    Jim Johnson, director of the Mayor's Center for Drug Policy, revealed a two year strategic plan for fighting addiction during a meeting Thursday, May 21 at Central United Methodist Church. The plan includes --- partly patterned after one in Portsmouth, Ohio, a needle exchange program.

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  2. How Heroin Made Its Way From Rural Mexico To Small-Town AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | National Public Radio

    To understand how heroin took hold in rural America, you need to go back two decades and look at the surge of prescription drug use in Portsmouth, Ohio, according to journalist Sam Quinones. A Rust Belt town that had fallen on hard times by the 1990s, Portsmouth became a place where doctors dispensed prescription drugs more freely than anywhere else in the country, Quinones writes in his new book, Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic .

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  3. Music reigns at RiverRootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Madison Courier

    ... were not going to let the rain get in the way of what has become a yearly tradition. The Mullins family from Portsmouth, Ohio, has attended RiverRoots for five years since they first saw a performance by the group Green Cards at the festival. ...

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  4. Pierron, GenevieveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Marion Star

    ... 20, 1932, in Fullerton, Ky., to Raymond and Opal Mowery. She married John David Pierron on October 6, 1951, in Portsmouth. Genevieve is survived by three sons, Richard (Debbie) of Prospect, Ohio, Jeffrey (Julie) of Westerville, Ohio, and Phillip ...

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  5. Aldridge, LaKota BeaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Marion Star

    ... paternal grandparents, Sam Aldridge and Michele Robertson of Marion; and maternal grandparents, David Shumate of Portsmouth, Ohio and Brenda Deel of Orange Beach, Alabama. Viewing will be held at Central Baptist Church on Monday, May 18, 2015 from ...

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  6. 50th Anniversary: Wallace Parshall & Carolyn ParshallRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | Lansing State Journal

    ... to graduate with her Masters degree. Wally and Carolyn were united in marriage at Second Presbyterian Church in Portsmouth Ohio in 1965 officiated by Reverend Leslie Pritchard Jr. After their Miami/Bahamas honeymoon, Carolyn set up household in ...

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  7. GREEN, QuentinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice GREEN, Quentin Age 82, passed away May 5, 2015 at his residence. Born to Della and Frank Green September 26, 1932 in Portsmouth, OH.

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  8. Thompson, Viola GarnetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Newark Advocate

    ... May 5th, 2015 at Newark Hills Health & Rehabilitation Center in Newark, Ohio. Viola was born August 18, 1939 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late James and Ethel (Spriggs) Noel. She is survived by daughter, Mildred Sagowitz of Newark, Ohio and son, ...

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  9. TOSRV This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WBEX-AM Chillicothe

    The 54th Annual Tour of the Scioto River Valley will see thousands of bicycle riders coming through the area this weekend. An estimated 3,000 riders will leave Columbus at dawn Saturday for the 12-hour ride to Portsmouth. 18 comments

  10. Elvis tribute show coming to Fountain ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Times Bulletin

    The top Elvis tribute In the world, starring Ben Portsmouth will play ?Saturday Aug. 15 in Fountain Park in downtown Van Wert. Don't miss the Greatest Elvis Impersonator Of All Time at this world wide event in Van Wert, Ohio! On Saturday August 15t we honor the King of Rock and Roll on the 38th Anniversary of the Death of Elvis Presley Aug. 16, 1977, with a full nine-piece band. 1 comment

  11. The New AddictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Sam Quinones, a former Los Angeles Times reporter, devotes a great deal of his new book, Dreamland , The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic , to details about the heroin trade in Columbus and Portsmouth, Ohio. He spent a great deal of time in both cities.

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  12. Family Members Look for Ways to Cope with Problems Caused by Someone Who Drinks Too MuchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | PRWeb

    ... to find that this change is much more difficult than anticipated, according to Ed Hughes, a therapist based in Portsmouth, Ohio. "For some family members, being in recovery has initiated changes that dramatically changed the role they were playing ...

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  13. LWC Baseball 1. Cumberlands 0. - MSC tournament openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Columbia Magazine

    ... Apr 2015, to open the Mid-South Conference Championship Tournament. Lindsey Wilson Baseball faces Shawnee State (Portsmouth, Ohio) at 6pmCT, on Thursday night, 30 Apr 2015, at Bowling Green Ballpark, 300 8th Avenue, Bowling Green, KY. Printable: ...

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  14. Blue Devils sweep Portsmouth, 8-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Tri-County News

    The Gallia Academy baseball team picked up its sixth straight win and remained one game back of the league leaders Wednesday night following an 8-0 victory over host Portsmouth in a Southeastern Ohio Athletic League matchup in Scioto County. The visiting Blue Devils - the four-time reigning SEOAL champs - stayed within striking distance of current league leaders Jackson and Warren after picking up a season sweep of the Trojans.

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  15. Blue Angels stymie Portsmouth, 4-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Tri-County News

    The Gallia Academy softball team claimed fourth win in its last five games Wednesday night, defeating Southeastern Ohio Athletic League host Portsmouth 4-1, in Scioto County. The Blue Angels struck first as senior Chelsy Slone scored on a two-out single by sophomore Paxton Roberts in the top of the first inning.

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  16. Race Radar: Ohio's American Triple-T TriathlonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Inside Triathlon

    The American Triple-T race in Portsmouth, Ohio, has earned an almost cult-like following from triathletes who race four triathlons in three consecutive days. The athletes, limited to 400 participants, race a super-sprint triathlon on Friday evening, an Olympic-distance triathlon both on Saturday morning and Saturday afternoon, then a half-iron-distance race on Sunday, adding up to more than 140 miles, or essentially an iron-distance race spread out over three days.

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  17. 'Dreamland' is the must-read book about America's heroin crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... West Virginia, and from the poppy-growing regions of Northwestern Mexico to the streets of the Rust Belt town of Portsmouth, Ohio, without a moment's confusion or narrative misstep. He knows the perfect moment to leave one topic and move on to the ...

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  18. Acuna named First Team All-MSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Floyd County Times

    ... their own players and ties were not broken. UPIKE's season ended on April 15 with a 6-3 loss at Shawnee State in Portsmouth, Ohio. The Bears finished 1-7 overall and 1-6 in the MSC.

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  19. A good book's unintended lesson and tears for a great friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | McKnightsonline.com

    ... group of retired friends; and with the help of his loving wife, made numerous drives to his beloved hometown of Portsmouth, OH, with its local brewery and famous floodwall murals. The outpouring of affection for my genial, homespun friend knew no ...

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  20. Study: Heroin use is higher than a decade agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Far more people in the USA use heroin than a decade ago, a study from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Study: Heroin use is higher than a decade ago Far more people in the USA use heroin than a decade ago, a study from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1zg0Ldk Used needles lie in a bin at a Portsmouth, Ohio, syringe exchange program, enacted in 2012 to help reduce disease and get help to pain pill and heroin addicts. Far more people in the USA use heroin than a decade ago, a study from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found.

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