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Fentanyl driving rapid increase in opioid deaths


A federal report says the powerful painkiller fentanyl was involved in more than half of the recent opioid overdose deaths in 10 states. The report released Friday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the latest to show how fentanyl is helping to make the nation’s current drug epidemic …

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Almanac: The Salem witch trials


And now a page from our “Sunday Morning” Almanac: October 29th, 1692, 325 years ago today … a day of belated justice in a bewitched, bothered, and bewildered American town. For that was the day colonial Massachusetts governor William Phips disbanded the special court he’d set up several months earlier …

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