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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Suicide rates expected to increase after 2020

Cassidy Gladieux Reporter March 30, 2021

If you are in crisis, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), available 24/7. The service is available to anyone and all calls are confidential.In Ohio, five people...

Police with guns drawn watch as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol as armed standoff takes place outside House chamber

Updated at 3:12 p.m.(CNN) -- Supporters of President Donald Trump have breached the US Capitol as lawmakers attempted to count the Electoral College votes certifying President-elect Joe Biden's win, and...

Takeaways from the fourth democratic debate

Lauren Sasala, Assigning editor October 16, 2019

Twelve democratic candidates took the stage Tuesday for the largest presidential primary debate in history, discussing issues in Ohio, health concerns of candidates and a potential presidential impeachment. Hundreds...

A file photo shows OxyContin pills at a pharmacy in Vermont.

Opioid maker Purdue Pharma is in talks to settle thousands of suits that claim it fed a deadly national drug epidemic

Updated: 28 AUG 19 07:54 ET    (CNN) -- Purdue Pharma is involved in talks to settle thousands of federal and state lawsuits that accuse it of fueling the nation's opioid epidemic, the company confirmed...

14th annual ethics conference to address opioid crisis

Jake Majka September 11, 2018

As the opioid crisis in the United States heightens, media professionals contemplate the proper ethics and understanding of the crisis. This year’s Poynter KSU Media Ethics Conference will focus on...

Representatives educate on heroin epidemic, distribute rescue kits

Alicia Krynock July 5, 2017

Representatives from Townhall II, Portage County Health Department and Ohio CAN educated residents on the causes of addiction and how to help and distributed Narcan rescue kits June 27 at St. Joseph Church...

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