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Below are the latest news articles mentioning heroin, Narcan, opioid or overdose from all the local Cape Cod news sources. Most of these stories should be related to recent heroin related arrests, heroin overdoses, opioid addiction and the use of Narcan on Cape Cod.

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Let Opioid Addicts Die: Ohio Official’s Answer To Spiraling Narcan Costs »

Friday June 30, 2017 - 11:59:45 am | via Barnstable-Hyannis Patch »

Spiraling Narcan costs in an Ohio town prompt three-strikes proposal that would let first responders ignore repeated opioid overdose calls.

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GOP adds opioid money to health bill, fate remains in doubt »

Thursday June 29, 2017 - 1:45:00 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Top Republicans have agreed to add $45 billion for battling opioids abuse to their struggling health care bill, but the measure’s fate remained uncertain Thursday as leaders confront an expanding chorus of GOP detractors.

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County K9 Handlers Carrying Narcan for Dog Partners »

Thursday June 29, 2017 - 5:30:02 am | via NewsCenter »

BOURNE – As synthetic opioids continue to increase in potency the risk for users and first responders continue to grow – including K9 officers. Barnstable County Sheriff James Cummings says officers handling drug sniffing K9s are carrying Narcan, a drug, generically known as naloxone, to reverse…

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Barnstable County Sheriff’s Department to get $178,000 to fight heroin and opioid crisis »

Wednesday June 28, 2017 - 5:41:54 pm | via Cape Wide News »

BOURNE – The Barnstable County Sheriff’s Department is getting $178,000 from the Baker Administration to sustain and combat heroin and opioid crime reduction efforts. The money comes from a  second round of competitive federal grants to help strengthen and enhance efforts to fight…

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Hyannis woman admits sufficient facts to drug charge »

Tuesday June 27, 2017 - 7:32:02 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — A Hyannis woman admitted sufficient facts Friday in Barnstable District Court to a charge of distribution of a class A drug. Erin Frazier, 39, was one of seven people arrested in July after a monthlong drug investigation, according to Barnstable police. She was arraigned…

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Local Women Honored at State House Ceremony »

Monday June 26, 2017 - 5:00:46 am | via NewsCenter »

BOSTON – Several Cape Cod residents have been selected among this year’s Unsung Heroine recipients on behalf of The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women. Lynda Allen of Barnstable was recognized for her efforts serving the cape’s vulnerable young children and their families as the…

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Hyannis man charged with trafficking fentanyl »

Friday June 23, 2017 - 9:38:49 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

HYANNIS — After a two-month investigation, Barnstable police arrested a Hyannis man Thursday on a charge of trafficking the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl, according to a statement from the Barnstable Police Department.Officers conducted undercover buys from Christopher Prusinski, 32, at his…

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6 Cape women named Unsung Heroines »

Thursday June 22, 2017 - 5:50:26 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOSTON — Six Cape Cod women were honored Wednesday by the state as 2017 “Unsung Heroines,” according to the Commission on the Status of Women.Lynda Allen, executive director of Crystal Garden Children’s Learning Center in Hyannis, who was nominated by state Sen. Julian Cyr,…

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Dennis Police Officer honored as “Unsung Heroine” in ceremony at State House »

Thursday June 22, 2017 - 9:29:06 am | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON –  Dennis Police Officer Elizabeth (Liz) Tucker was recognized Wednesday as an Unsung Heroine Award recipient by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women in a ceremony held in the Hall of Flags at the State House.  Nominated for the award by Rep. Timothy Whelan…

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Reader panel learns how the Cape’s drug crisis is covered »

Wednesday June 21, 2017 - 5:23:38 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Our Reader Panel meetings have covered numerous topics this year, but the most recent meeting touched on the heart of what want to be known for: impactful, enterprise journalism.Managing Editor Linda Corcoran and reporter K.C. Myers led the discussion. They were an easy choice, as the two have formed…

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