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Aninsman Receives Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award

Posted on Aug 31st, 2014

Andrew Aninsman

The Pennsylvania police officer has focused on the plight of veterans with PTSD who run afoul of the law. From Business Wire. CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andrew Aninsman, of the…

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D.A.R.E. Recruitment in Jomtien

Posted on Aug 29th, 2014

Jomtien

From www.pattayapeople.com. A recruitment programme got underway on the morning of Wednesday, 27th August in Jomtien for the series of Royal Thai Police Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)…

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Car Show Brings In Cash For Elmwood Park Police Program

Posted on Aug 27th, 2014

1988 Excalibur

Angelica and Arthur Bosko with their daughter Ewelina look at a 1988 Excalibur at the Elmwood Park D.A.R.E. Car Show and Farmers Market in Central Park on Aug. 23, 2014. | George Edwardson/For…

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North Woods Elementary School Graduate Wins 2014 Wisconsin DARE Essay Contest

Posted on Aug 27th, 2014

Anika Nystrom

From WXOW.com. The La Crosse Police Department held an award ceremony Tuesday morning for North Woods Elementary School Graduate Anika Nystrom. Nystrom was one of the 2014 Wisconsin D.A.R.E. Essay…

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D.A.R.E. Olympics at Egg Harbor City Lake

Posted on Aug 26th, 2014

DARE Olympics at Egg Harbor City Lake

Tyler Kienzle, 5, left, of Egg Harbor City and Noah Smith, 3, of Mays Landing have their eyes on the finish line.  From www.shorenewstoday.com.  Nearly 60 children signed up for the annual…

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D.A.R.E. Donations Pour In

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2014

East Kootenay BC CA

From The Columbia Valley Pioneer.  Donations for the East Kootenay Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program are pouring in, with three valley groups giving money in recent weeks. The…

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21st CENTURY D.A.R.E. – Different Than the D.A.R.E. You May Have Known

Posted on Aug 21st, 2014

DARE America Logo

Increasing use of drugs by youth in the 1970s and 1980s gave cause for alarm. Between 1975 and 1980, nearly two-thirds (65%) of high school students were reported to have used an illicit drug and…

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RUNNING: Holtslag Sprints to D.A.R.E. Win

Posted on Aug 21st, 2014

Holtslag Sprints to D.A.R.E. Win

Adin Day (left) leads eventual winner Brian Holtslag late in Saturday’s five-kilometer D.A.R.E. Run in Herkimer. Times Photo/Jon Rathbun. From The Times.  HERKIMER, N.Y. — Brian Holtslag…

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Heydens Takes Top Honor For D.A.R.E. Work

Posted on Aug 21st, 2014

Deputy Joe Heydens

Loudoun County Sheriff‘s Deputy Joe Heydens has been named the 2014 Virginia State D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year. From Leesburg Today. Heydens was nominated by his supervisor and selected by…

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Back to School! Safety!

Posted on Aug 20th, 2014

BAck to School

From PAHomePage.com.  Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - It's back-to-school season and thousands of children will begin boarding school buses in our region in just a few days. Eyewitness News…

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Two Local Students Place in State D.A.R.E. Contest

Posted on Aug 20th, 2014

Two local students place in state DARE contest

Clinton County Sheriff’s Deputy Stacey Bussie (center) is shown with Laura Richards (left) of Clinton and Frankie Hansen (right) of Clinton.  From The Clinton Herald.  CLINTON — Two…

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Mission Students Learn About D.A.R.E.

Posted on Aug 18th, 2014

Mission, BC, Canada

From BC Local News.  Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Author: Andybremner2012.  Close to 95 students in Mission learned the skills necessary to choose a drug free life this past school…

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Legalized Marijuana Ignites a Pot-Smuggling Crisis in the Great Plains

Posted on Aug 18th, 2014

Legalized Marijuana Ignites a Pot-Smuggling Crisis in the Great Plains

From NASDAQ.  The legal weed business in Colorado is flourishing, with June pulling down sales of $24.7 million , the biggest month since legalization took hold in January. The state took in…

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Pot’s Arrival has Police Leery

Posted on Aug 16th, 2014

Pot's Arrival has Police Leery

This March 14, 2013 photo shows Rocky Mountain Miracles dispensery owner Alvilda Hillery taking photos of the 36 pounds of medical marijuana that were seized from her shop, along with 600 plants,…

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Post Falls’ ‘Officer Pete’ Marion Remembered

Posted on Aug 13th, 2014

Officer Pete

From The Coeur d' Alene Press. POST FALLS, ID - Officer Pete had a way with kids. His gentle spirit shone in the community. Pete Marion, who was Post Falls' first school resource officer and…

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Law Enforcement from Around the State Gather in Grant County for D.A.R.E. Conference

Posted on Aug 4th, 2014

Grant County DARE Camp

Grant County Sheriff Raul Villanueva receives award for his D.A.R.E. work. From Silver City Sun-News.  SILVER CITY, NM - Law enforcement officers from Alamogordo, Porales, Gallup, Ramah Navajo…

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Katherine Lee Graham is Miss Teen USA 2014

Posted on Aug 4th, 2014

Miss Teen USA 2014 Katherine Lee Graham

Katherine Lee Graham from South Carolina is the new Miss Teen USA!   She was crowned by Miss Teen USA 2013 Cassidy Wolf from California in The Bahamas. She will have the opportunity to spend…

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O’Reilly Hits ‘Far-Left’ NY Times for Pot Support: ‘It’s About Race, Not Drugs’

Posted on Jul 29th, 2014

The Great Marijuana Ruse

From Mediaite Bill O’Reilly went on another rant against marijuana legalization tonight, this time over the New York Times‘ support for such measures. He dismissed the Times‘ “far-left”…

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D.A.R.E. Students Aim to Collect 25,000 Pairs in Annual Shoe Drive

Posted on Jul 27th, 2014

Annual Shoe Drive

Students in Drug Abuse Resistance Education classes will be looking to find new homes for unwanted soles during the fourth annual D.A.R.E. shoe drive, beginning in August. From Tracy Press Steve…

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Medical Marijuana: To sell or not to sell?

Posted on Jul 27th, 2014

Marijuana

More states legalize sales, but hospitals may jeopardize federal Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement From FierceHealthcare, by Ilene MacDonald Photo courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

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