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Heroin forum: Change the stigma of an 'addict'

Heroin forum: Change the stigma of an 'addict'

Using the term "addict" implies that it is not a medical disease, but a "moral failure," Burke said. Burke spoke Wednesday at "Heroin in Our Community: The Science of Addiction," hosted by ...

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Congressman Bill Foster to host opioid forum

Congressman Bill Foster to host opioid forum

Foster will bring in experts in the fields of addiction and treatment, brain science and addiction, and responsible prescription use. Dr. Kathleen Burke, Will County's director of substance ...
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Executive Larry Walsh cites collaboration as key to Will County's successes

Executive Larry Walsh cites collaboration as key to Will County's successes

"The success we enjoy now is no accident. It is the result of many years of being fiscally responsible, planning wisely, and working together toward shared goals. It is also maintaining our top ...
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Naperville woman announces primary run for Connelly Senate seat

Naperville woman announces primary run for Connelly Senate seat

"What I hear in our community is that voters are fed up with the political rancor and theatrics that have replaced civil dialogue. People want to be represented by an independent voice committed to ...
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Three plan to seek Will County clerk's seat

Three plan to seek Will County clerk's seat

Staley-Ferry was first elected to the board in 2014 and currently serves on the Executive, Finance, and Legislative and Policy committees. She said she will be giving up her seat in District ...
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Fewer Immigrants Mean More Jobs? Not So, Economists Say

Fewer Immigrants Mean More Jobs? Not So, Economists Say

But economists say the tomato story and a host of related evidence show that there is no clear connection between less immigration and more jobs for Americans. Rather, the prevailing view among ...
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Will County sees drop in heroin deaths year-over-year

Will County sees drop in heroin deaths year-over-year

The county is "seeing some impact" from all of its initiatives, including Naloxone, educational programs in the schools and Safe Passage programs in local police departments, where addicts can turn ...
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Will County sees drop in heroin deaths year-over-year

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Fewer Immigrants Mean More Jobs? Not So, Economists Say

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Three plan to seek Will County clerk's seat

Staley-Ferry was first elected to the board in 2014 and currently serves on the Executive, Finance, and Legislative and Policy committees. She said she will be giving up her seat in District ...
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Naperville woman announces primary run for Connelly Senate seat

"What I hear in our community is that voters are fed up with the political rancor and theatrics that have replaced civil dialogue. People want to be represented by an independent voice committed to ...
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Executive Larry Walsh cites collaboration as key to Will County's successes

"The success we enjoy now is no accident. It is the result of many years of being fiscally responsible, planning wisely, and working together toward shared goals. It is also maintaining our top ...
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Congressman Bill Foster to host opioid forum

Foster will bring in experts in the fields of addiction and treatment, brain science and addiction, and responsible prescription use. Dr. Kathleen Burke, Will County's director of substance ...
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Heroin forum: Change the stigma of an 'addict'

Using the term "addict" implies that it is not a medical disease, but a "moral failure," Burke said. Burke spoke Wednesday at "Heroin in Our Community: The Science of Addiction," hosted by ...

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Trump has decided to end DACA, with 6-month delay

Trump has wrestled for months with whether to do away with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA. But conversations with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who argued that Congress ...
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