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The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that prison officials can use reasonable force to obtain DNA samples from inmates.

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On Monday New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will hit the road alongside music icon Billy Joel in a statewide motorcycle ride to raise awareness about breast cancer.

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State officials say they've found a way to ensure thousands of needy Connecticut families will still receive a child care subsidy.

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In Suffolk County high levels of nitrogen can be found in household wastewater, and officials call it the greatest source of water pollution on Long Island. Researchers are developing a new filter designed to help reduce nitrogen pollution in Long Island’s groundwater.

Narcan Saves Lives But Won't Solve Opioid Crisis

Jun 25, 2016
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Last year Suffolk County led the state in opioid overdose deaths, with 150 fatalities. In 2006 the state began training responders in the administration of Narcan, the opioid overdose medication. At the time the only way to administer the drug was through injection.

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