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Theresa Cottom

26 May 2018

Akron, Ohio, United States

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A school resource officer in Ohio decided to persist with one specific student who distrusted police and deliberately avoided talking to them. Over the course of four years, the officer persisted in efforts to reach t...

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Paula Schleis

17 March 2018

Akron, Ohio, United States

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To promote racial understanding in a mostly white neighborhood in the 1950s, two families led by example. They nurtured a lasting friendship, performed skits at PTA meetings, and even co-led a Girl Scouts troop.

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Jim Mackinnon

25 October 2017

Lakemore, Ohio, United States

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Two organizations, called Hope United and Restore Addiction Recovery are obtaining land on an old hospital grounds to build long-term treatment facilities for opiate addicts. The idea is that, currently, the longest i...

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Stephanie Warsmith

30 August 2016

United States

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Across the country, various communities are struggling with a heroin usage epidemic. This article highlights communities taking unique approaches to this problem,whether it is innovate treatment recruitment or early p...

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