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7 hrs ago | The Age

Tegan Higginbotham AFL high school's out for summer

Whenever I think about the AFL, I can't help but liken it to my days at high school.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

11 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Cleveland Mayor's Salary Lowered In Council Meeting

The future salary of the Cleveland Mayor's Office was changed from $40,000 annually to $24,000 during a special Friday afternoon city council meeting.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TN, Pinson, TN, Chattanooga, TN

14 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Nurse given intervention for drug-theft charges

A licensed practical nurse who was charged with theft of drugs was granted intervention instead of a conviction this week.

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Related Topix: Lucas County, OH, Toledo, OH

18 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Probation fees show the high cost of being poor

In this Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 photo, Deputy Probation Officer Angel Barboza, right, conducts an entrance interview with a woman signing up for supervised probation at the Mini-Cassia probation office in Burley, Idaho.

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Related Topix: Prison, Burley, ID, Minidoka County, ID, Cassia County, ID

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte fire captain resigns after admitting to theft, authorities said

A Charlotte Fire Department captain has resigned instead of being fired after admitting he stole a prescription drug while assisting MEDIC on a patient transport, fire officials said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Charlotte, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

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

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

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

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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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

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

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