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ARC Study: Disproportionately High Rates of Substance Use in Appalachia

Updated: 11/11/2008 - According to an ARC commissioned study announced today by Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear and ARC Federal Co-Chair Anne Pope, Appalachia suffers from disproportionately high rates of substance use and mental health disorders, including the alarmingly increasing abuse of prescription painkillers. Conducted for ARC by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, the study also reveals that Appalachia is doing better than the rest of the nation in terms of access to treatment for substance use and mental health problems.

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US diplomat travels to China for talks with N Korea

Posted: 08/12/2008 - The State Department's top Korea expert will travel to China for talks meant to spur North Korea to agree to a plan allowing inspectors to verify its declared nuclear program.

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No proof found in THP sex harassment case

Posted: 08/12/2008 - A state investigation has found no corroboration of sexual harassment allegations against a high-ranking Tennessee Highway Patrol officer.

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U.S. budget deficit soars to $102.8 billion in July

Updated: 08/13/2008 - The government says the federal budget deficit soared in July, pushed higher by economic stimulus payments and $15 billion in outlays to protect depositors at failed banks.

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Terror probe opened on alleged Air China threat

Posted: 08/12/2008 - A French judicial official says an anti-terrorism unit is investigating an unsigned letter received by Air China's Paris headquarters threatening reprisals if China does not free jailed Muslims.

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Former GOP Rep. Leach of Iowa endorses Obama

Posted: 08/12/2008 - Former U.S. Rep. Jim Leach, a leading Republican moderate with a foreign policy background, is endorsing Democrat Barack Obama for president.

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Funds shortfall delays school start indefinitely

Posted: 08/12/2008 - School money problems have indefinitely delayed the start of classes in Cumberland County and some students are not celebrating the extended summer vacation.

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Bryson looks to raise profile, money for fall vote

Posted: 08/12/2008 - Former Tennessee Republican gubernatorial nominee Jim Bryson says he is looking get back in contact with supporters and ramp up his fundraising role for conservative candidates this fall.

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