Opioid Crisis Friday: Colorado has already seized more fentanyl in 2022 than all previous years combined

Colorado State Patrol has seized more pounds of fentanyl this year than all previous years, reflecting a trend with the seizure of other illicit narcotics by Bradford Betz with Fox News Colorado authorities have already seized more fentanyl in 2022 than in all previous years combined, according to the latest drug seizure statistics.  With still fourContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Colorado has already seized more fentanyl in 2022 than all previous years combined”

Book Review Tuesday: Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases

Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases by Paul Holes My rating: 3 of 5 stars I listed to this book on the Libby App. It is the first time using the app, so it was interesting. It was not what I tried to get, but there are waiting lists. First off, the author isContinue reading “Book Review Tuesday: Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases”

Opioid Crisis Fridays: Judge rules CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart owe $650M in opioids suit

by Associated Press Aug 17, 2022 CLEVELAND — A federal judge in Cleveland awarded $650 million in damages Wednesday to two Ohio counties that won a landmark lawsuit against national pharmacy chains CVS, Walgreens and Walmart, claiming the way they distributed opioids to customers caused severe harm to communities and created a public nuisance. U.S.Continue reading “Opioid Crisis Fridays: Judge rules CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart owe $650M in opioids suit”

Travel Thursday: The Abandoned Nuclear Power Plant In Washington Is One Of The Eeriest Places In America-Washington State

by Jessica Wick There’s no denying that Washington has some spooky abandoned spots. From our numerous ghost towns to our old abandoned buildings, it’s easy to let your imagination run wild when you’re driving through the Evergreen State. But did you know that there’s an abandoned nuclear power plant here that was set to be theContinue reading “Travel Thursday: The Abandoned Nuclear Power Plant In Washington Is One Of The Eeriest Places In America-Washington State”

Book Review Tuesdays: Finding Tess: A Mother’s Search for Answers in a Dopesick America by Beth Macy.

Finding Tess: A Mother’s Search for Answers in a Dopesick America by Beth Macy My rating: 4 of 5 stars I recently have gone through a situation that has touched my life regarding this subject. I have read the authors Dopesick book and watched the series on Hulu. However, I didn’t know much about thisContinue reading “Book Review Tuesdays: Finding Tess: A Mother’s Search for Answers in a Dopesick America by Beth Macy.”

Millions of Capital One Customers Are Eligible for $190 Million Settlement: Learn How to Claim It

The deadline for claiming a share of the bank’s massive data-breach settlement is drawing near. In March 2019, more than 100 million Capital One banking customers had personal information exposed in a huge data breach. The payback for victims of that hack will soon arrive, as Capital One’s proposed $190 million settlement is set to receiveContinue reading “Millions of Capital One Customers Are Eligible for $190 Million Settlement: Learn How to Claim It”

Yes, the Earth spun faster than usual on June 29, but scientists say it is not a cause for concern

Earth recorded its shortest day in modern history by 1.59 milliseconds, but scientists say this is not extraordinary because the length of each day fluctuates. Some people on social media (here and here) are wondering if they should be concerned about recent news reports that claimed Earth spun faster than usual on June 29, 2022.  “They broke news ofContinue reading “Yes, the Earth spun faster than usual on June 29, but scientists say it is not a cause for concern”

9 Ugly Truths About Life Most People Don’t Want to Accept

by Sinem Gunel If we had to choose between an uncomfortable truth and a pleasant lie, most of us would happily take the lie. We often say we want to know the truth but make comfortable decisions that sugarcoat reality. In reality, we seek comfort instead of truth because we’re afraid of dealing with challenges. Yet, weContinue reading “9 Ugly Truths About Life Most People Don’t Want to Accept”

Biden administration cancels $3.9 billion in student debt for 208,000 borrowers defrauded by ITT Tech

by Annie Nova with CNBC The U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday that it will cancel all remaining federal student debt taken on by borrowers who were defrauded by ITT Technical Institute since 2005, delivering $3.9 billion in relief to some 208,000 people. ITT Educational Services was at one point one of the largest operatorsContinue reading “Biden administration cancels $3.9 billion in student debt for 208,000 borrowers defrauded by ITT Tech”

Opioid Crisis: Colorado boy, 13, dead after apparent fentanyl poisoning: family

Jose Hernandez, 13, may have died of accidental fentanyl poisoning after taking a pill his family thinks he got at school by Audrey Conklin The family of a 13-year-old boy from Aurora, Colorado, who died suddenly last week believes he may have accidentally overdosed on fentanyl, according to his family and local reports. Jose Hernandez’s grandmother,Continue reading “Opioid Crisis: Colorado boy, 13, dead after apparent fentanyl poisoning: family”