Hamilton traded back to Texas after troubled stint with Angels

...derailed by cocaine and alcohol addictions in the minors. He didn't play from July 2002 through 2005 because of substance abuse issues that led to multiple suspensions, and he made his major league debut with Cincinnati in 2007, when he had...
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Four-time Iditarod winner champions literacy

...reading success, United Way of Southeast Alaska expects to see graduation rates increase, dropout rates decrease, and substance abuse rates in young people decrease."Successful readers are more likely to be successful students and that makes for...
Today In Sports History for April 24-25

...Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams is suspended for the 2006 season by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy for the fourth time.2009 - San Antonio's Tony Parker matches George Gervin's franchise playoff record...
Patients' medical records under threat

...the incidents are leading some patients to avoid giving doctors sensitive information about their health, including substance abuse, mental health problems, and HIV status."Loss of trust in an electronic health information system could seriously...
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Tall Timbers' appeal mulled

...alcohol and weapons will also be prohibited on the property and McKeen said there would be a zero-tolerance policy on substance abuse.Planning Commission attorney Robert Palmer also said the case is very straightforward because the Planning Commission...
Haven House offers serenity to first tenants

...Random drug testing is required and Haven House attorney Mary Alice McKeen said there is a zero tolerance policy on any substance abuse in the house.Many additional conditions such as a strict parking policy are a result of the regulations involved...
Alaska Women's Hall of Fame inducts 2 from Juneau

...hold such a position - and worked tirelessly toward women's empowerment, reproductive choice, issues surrounding substance abuse and literacy, in addition to environmental efforts. She helped to establish the Sitka Women's Commission and served...
My Turn: Medicaid expansion is the right choice

...are pregnant or have children. Expansion brings coverage to adults with no children. This will reduce alcohol and substance abuse treatment costs the state pays with state dollars, prisoner medical costs we pay with state dollars, and other costs...
Former head of nonprofit group pleads guilty to theft

ANCHORAGE - The former CEO of an Anchorage substance abuse and education advocacy group pleaded guilty to stealing more than $34,000 from the organization.Anna Sappah pleaded guilty...
My Turn: Alaska early learning pipeline

...firefighters, and solid citizens, or future high school dropouts, with increased costs from mental health and substance abuse, teen pregnancy and crime.It is in our power to protect and nurture our youngest children. Children under age 5...


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