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    Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle

    07/28/2016 06:08 PM EDT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already escalating the country's heroin troubles, is suspected in spates of overdoses in several states, where authorities say they've found it mixed with or passed off as heroin. 
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    FDA: No Miami-area blood donations during Zika investigation
    07/28/2016 04:23 PM EDT - MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities have told blood centers in two Florida counties to suspend collections amid investigations into four mysterious cases of Zika infection that may be the first spread by mosquitoes on the U. Full Story

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    Garoppolo steps into the spotlight

    FOXBORO -- All around him there was chaos, cameras and microphones, yet Jimmy Garoppolo stood tall in the pocket while facing a media blitz that rivals the intense pass rush the Arizona Cardinals will likely throw at him in the regular season opener. Full Story
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    Dracut adopts aggressive strategy to build business

    Northeastern's Dukakis Center Director Barry Bluestone: Most people don't know where town is and what its real assets are
    DRACUT -- After years of agonizing about the town's small commercial tax base and grasping sporadically for prospective businesses, Dracut is now working with a research-driven economic-development strategy. Full Story
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    Dracut adopts aggressive strategy to build business

    Northeastern's Dukakis Center Director Barry Bluestone: Most people don't know where town is and what its real assets are
    07/22/2016 06:36 AM EDT
    DRACUT -- After years of agonizing about the town's small commercial tax base and grasping sporadically for prospective businesses, Dracut is now working with a research-driven economic-development strategy. 
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    Dracut deputy chief suspended in records flap
    07/19/2016 08:17 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Deputy Police Chief David Chartrand has been suspended for two weeks without pay, following a civil service inquiry into his handling of documents in a Dracut lieutenant's personnel file. Full Story

    Dracut deputy chief suspended in records flap
    07/18/2016 01:28 PM EDT - DRACUT -- Deputy Police Chief David Chartrand has been suspended for two weeks, following a civil service inquiry into his handling of documents in a Dracut lieutenant's personnel file. Full Story

    Vandal's message on Dracut wall: '(Bleep) Trump'
    07/18/2016 12:00 PM EDT - DRACUT -- Vandals spray-painted a profane message about Republican presidential Donald Trump on the wall of a Dracut woman who says she is heartbroken and dismayed by the incident. Full Story

    Swan song for Lake Mascuppic fowl?
    07/18/2016 05:36 PM EDT -

    TYNGSBORO -- Wildlife officials have killed a reportedly aggressive swan at Lake Mascuppic that prompted reports from both state environmental police and the Lake Mascuppic Association, Full Story

    Ouellette gets nod for Dracut interim chief
    07/15/2016 11:59 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Neil Ouellette, a 32-year veteran and former chief of the Danvers Police Department, will be Dracut's interim police chief until a permanent replacement is chosen. Full Story

    Ouellette gets nod for Dracut interim chief
    07/14/2016 09:39 PM EDT - DRACUT -- Neil Ouellette, a 32-year veteran and former chief of the Danvers Police Department, will be Dracut's interim police chief until a permanent replacement is chosen. Full Story