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  1. Cleaning Scene of Overdose Leads to DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Cleaning & Maintenance Mgmt.

    A coroner believes a 69-year-old woman who cleaned the scene of her 45-year-old son's overdose died from exposure to a synthetic opioid. Although toxicology reports are pending in the case, the coroner of Cambria County, PA., believes the woman absorbed fentanyl, Inside Edition reports.

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  2. Ebensburg rescinds vote to remove fluorideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Altoona Mirror

    ... the recommended amount, she said. Local dentist Nicole Falchini Oravec said she treats children from numerous Cambria County communities. Among them, she can notice a difference. Fluoride in water, she said, is also a useful tool in treating ...

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  3. Coroner: Mom dies while cleaning up following son's suspected overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WALA

    Officials say a Pennsylvania woman may have died after coming into contact with drugs while trying to clean up from her son's suspected overdose. Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees tells WJAC-TV 69-year-old Theresa Plummer likely absorbed the substance through her skin or had a reaction that led to her shortness of breath.

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  4. Elderly woman likely died after cleaning up son's drug overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WPMT-TV York

    ... 45, unresponsive in their bathroom on Nov. 5. He was taken to the hospital where he died two days later . Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees believes her death was a result of cleaning up her son's drug paraphernalia. Lees said she likely absorbed a ...

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  5. Woman Dies After Cleaning Scene Of Son's Suspected Drug OverdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Yahoo!

    A Pennsylvania mother caring for her son after his suspected drug overdose is believed to have accidentally overdosed on the same substance while cleaning his home, leading to her death. Theresa Plummer, 69, was rushed to a Cambria County hospital last week after attempting to clean a bathroom where her son was found unconscious the day before, West-Central Pennsylvania station WJAC reported.

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  6. Largest exhibition in SAMA-Lorettoa s history on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Altoona Mirror

    ... in the show that comes from the collection of Pittsburgh area residents Bernie Schilling, originally from Cambria County, and his partner Drew Knapton. It will remain on display through Jan. 20. "He would always name-drop, but I didn't realize he ...

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  7. Coroner: Mom dies while trying to clean from son's overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WWLP

    Officials say a Pennsylvania woman may have died after coming into contact with drugs while trying to clean up from her son's suspected overdose. Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees tells WJAC-TV 69-year-old Theresa Plummer likely absorbed the substance through her skin or had a reaction that led to her shortness of breath.

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  8. Coroner: Pa. mom dies while trying to clean from son's overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    ... have died after coming into contact with drugs while trying to clean up from her son's suspected overdose. Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees tells WJAC-TV 69-year-old Theresa Plummer likely absorbed the substance through her skin or had a reaction ...

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  9. Mom dies from overdose after touching son's drug paraphernaliaRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | Metro UK News

    He was recovering in hospital after the 69-year-old found him passed out in the bathroom at his home in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. She began suffering from shortness of breath and was taken to hospital.

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  10. Mum dies after cleaning up after son's overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    ... "This is caution for safety for anyone coming into contact with any type of powder substance," Jeff Lees, Cambria County coroner, said, according to WJACTV.com. "You should use extreme caution and notify the proper authorities. My strong advice to ...

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  11. Coroner: Mom dies after cleaning up sona s drug paraphernaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    ... in the bathroom of his home on Nov. 5. WJAC reports he was hospitalized for a suspected overdose. Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees said Plummer likely absorbed a substance through her skin while cleaning the bathroom where the overdose occurred. ...

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  12. Grandmother, 69, Dies After Cleaning Up Scene of Son's Suspected OverdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Yahoo!

    A Pennsylvania family lost two of its members in a matter of days after investigators say a grandmother died after cleaning up the scene of her own son's suspected fatal overdose. The Cambria County Coroner believes 69-year-old Theresa Plummer likely absorbed a substance she came into contact with while cleaning the bathroom where her son Ronald Plummer, 45, was found unresponsive Nov. 5. When Theresa Plummer left the intensive care unit where her son was fighting for his life following a suspected opioid overdose, she went home and began cleaning the bathroom, according to local reports.

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  13. Mom dies cleaning up following son's fatal overdoseNew York PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Yahoo!

    ... er. "This is caution for safety for anyone coming into contact with any type of powder substance," Jeff Lees, Cambria County coroner, said, according to WJACTV.com. "You should

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  14. Mother, 69, dies cleaning up son's drug overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Daily Mail

    ... fatal overdose. The next day, Theresa left her son's bedside to go back to the home and clean up the mess. Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees believes that Mrs Plummer likely absorbed some of the drugs into her system while cleaning the bathroom where ...

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  15. 'This time around it's everybody': Addicted towns of Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | PennLive.com

    In a special report, PennLive is chronicling the state of the deadly opioid epidemic raging across Pennsylvania by examining the unique circumstances and the differing community responses in six of the state's the hardest-hit counties, as identified by 2016 overdose death rates. Today, Cambria County wages a desperate fight for its future amid the ravages of the ongoing epidemic.

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  16. Police: Man stole from union that serves countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Altoona Mirror

    A former treasurer of a union that serves Cambria County employees faces 29 felony charges for an alleged check-signature scheme that allowed him to steal nearly $29,000. Michael W. Clawson, 66, of the 100 block of Beechwood Drive, Ebensburg, admitted to stealing thousands of dollars from the union over a period of about 10 to 12 years, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday by state police.

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  17. Mother fatally overdoses on son's drugs; he dies day laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | WPXI

    ... update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. A mother cleaning up her Cambria County home after the suspected overdose of her son is believed to have overdosed herself.

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  18. Mom dies cleaning up following son's fatal overdoseRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 15 | New York Post

    ... "This is caution for safety for anyone coming into contact with any type of powder substance," Jeff Lees, Cambria County coroner, said, according to WJACTV.com. "You should use extreme caution and notify the proper authorities. My strong advice to ...

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  19. JohnstownRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Atrios

    ... about a 30-minute drive from Downtown Pittsburgh, along the well-traveled interstate I-279. While Adams, like Cambria County, is overwhelmingly white, it's just a few-minutes drive on newly paved roads to country clubs and big-box stores in the ...

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  20. Woman dies after cleaning up son's fatal drug overdose, coroner saysRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 15 | MSN Healthy Living

    ... "This is caution for safety for anyone coming into contact with any type of powder substance," Jeff Lees, Cambria County coroner, said, according to WJACTV.com. "You should use extreme caution and notify the proper authorities. My strong advice to ...

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