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  1. The Lawyer Who Beat Big Tobacco Takes On the Opioid IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Seven years ago, Mike Moore stepped from the 2 a.m. darkness into the light of a small home off Lakeland Drive in Jackson, Miss., to find his nephew close to death. The 250-pound 30-year-old was slumped on the living room couch, his face pale, breath shallow, and chest wet with vomit.

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  2. Dick Gregory, U.S. Comic Who Fought for Civil Rights, Dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Dick Gregory, the U.S. comedian and activist who inspired a generation of black stand-up performers, joined Martin Luther King Jr. in the struggle for civil rights and ran for president against Richard Nixon, has died, the Associated Press reported, citing his son. He was 84. Gregory died late Saturday in Washington, D.C., after being hospitalized for about a week with a severe bacterial infection, AP reported his son Christian as saying.

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