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'Beyond An Epidemic': Meth Abuse Skyrocketing In Polk County, Wis.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — While opioid abuse has dominated the headlines, deputies say another drug in western Wisconsin is threatening the livelihood of everyone who lives there. 522 more words


Why are Salem apartments, rental houses so expensive?

Monthly apartment and house rent in the Salem area now exceeds what 84,000 Marion and Polk county residents can afford to pay.

To afford a two-bedroom home in Oregon, you need a job paying at least $21.26 an hour, according to a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition. 9 more words

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Polk County Cooling Centers

IOWA  —  A heat advisory is in effect for many Iowa counties, and Polk County Emergency Management is working to keep people cool in the high temperatures. 57 more words

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Lakeland: Gelati Joe's

Since summer lasts so long in central Florida, it’s almost always a good time for something cold. So my wife and I headed to Gelati Joe’s… 295 more words


Arrest Made After Police Chase Exceeds 100 MPH

POLK COUNTY, Iowa – A Bevington man is in the Polk County Jail after law enforcement officials say he led them on a chase that topped 100 miles per hour early Wednesday. 174 more words


Walt Disney World, Legoland Employee Among Those Arrested in Child-Porn Sting

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Detectives in Polk County have arrested 11 men in connection to “Operation Guardians of Innocence II… 77 more words