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21 Federally Indicted In W.Va.-Pa. Drug Ring

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A federal drug taskforce has arrested 13 and indicted 21 in a Philadelphia to Morgantown drug distribution ring.

U. S. Attorney William J. 190 more words


The sad rise and fall of Derek Boogaard

TORONTO – When the Minnesota Wild paid tribute to Derek Boogaard following the NHL enforcer’s death, the four-minute 45-second video showed the six-foot-seven 265-pounder making hits, smiling with fans and doing charity work. 1,663 more words


MDH: Fatal Overdoses Outpace Fatal Crashes In Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Overdosing is becoming a bigger killer in Minnesota than car crashes.

The Minnesota Department of Health says 507 people died from heroin or prescription painkiller overdoses last year. 18 more words


More Minnesotans dying of drugs than on the roads

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health says the number of people who have died from heroin and prescription painkiller overdoses in 2013 is greater than those killed in traffic accidents. 70 more words

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