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Life experience would make for a better juror family dynamic. I am not afraid to share that there was a dark side in my family. There has been alcoholism, drug addiction, suicide, and nearly everyone has had cancer. It's a rich history to be sure, and yes, I'm writing a book...
Public speaks on marijuana cultivation ordinance

...industry fueled by greed and doesn't care about the danger to our children and problems with families created by drug addiction," Innes said. "You're our elected officials. We expect you to protect us the citizens from elements at the...
Debate over Prop. 2 enters final days

...issue have merit. The cost that goes into enforcement is money that could be better spent elsewhere, she said. As a drug addiction counselor for Serenity House, a 12-bed facility with a 30-45 day treatment program, she said most people with...
Prison program offers inmates skills for outside success

...afternoon ended with journal readings from Martha Amore's writing workshop participants, who shared short essays about drug addiction, losing custody of children and shuffling in and out of jail."Here stands a beautiful and strong rose that grew...

...three years ago, when injury halted her running, her confidence and self-esteem slipped away, and alcohol and drug addiction became a torment that seemed unbearable.Foldager considers her life these days and smiles. She has a fiance, Eric...
Micciche, Treider face off for Senate District O

...Treider said oil companies benefited from tax breaks. Meanwhile one of the largest problems on the Kenai Peninsula, drug addiction, is vastly underfunded, he said."The social costs of addiction are heartbreaking," he said. "We need to do...
Taken -- for a ratings ride

...hour, 31 minutes Continuous violence including shootings, stabbings, torture, electrocution, burning, forced drug addiction, and death by delivery truck on the freeway. Sexual situations including off-screen rape, forced prostitution...
Is there something wrong with this picture?

...awards (five Grammys) to openly illegal drug-addicted people (Amy Winehouse) for a song about not dealing with drug addiction? The point is all of these people are supposed to be role models for our kids and not doing a very good job. I see...

...board.Andaloro doesn't study primates. Her classes deal with addiction and the monkeys are a good metaphor for drug addiction, the monkey on your back. At her business, Fresh Start on Industrial Avenue, Andaloro teaches everything from...
Welfare families face five-year limit

...efforts to find work have not,'' Nordlund said. They struggle with deep-rooted problems such as alcoholism, drug addiction and mental illness, case managers say. Some land jobs that don't pay enough to end their reliance on welfare entirely...


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