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2009-04-29 17:25:00

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issues the following statement upon approval today by the House of Representatives for the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009, also known as the Matthew Shepard Act, and on a recommendation by the U.S.

2009-03-10 15:16:43

Police in Florida said a man accused of drug possession and leaving the scene of a crash allegedly tried to buy drugs with fake money. Investigators said Eric Bruen, 29, was pulled over Saturday by Stuart Police after they noticed that his car was severely damaged and could not stay inside a lane, TCPalm.com reported Tuesday. Police found four rocks of crack cocaine in is car and thee rocks of the drug in his shirt pocket. Bruen had allegedly tried to purchase drugs earlier Saturday but the...

2009-01-12 14:45:00

January is Birth Defects Prevention Month SEATTLE, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Washington state in 2007, 23.9 percent of women ages 18-44 were obese, according to the March of Dimes Perinatal Data Center.

2009-01-07 14:20:46

Police in Maryland said they have arrested a man who allegedly dropped a bag of crack cocaine at the cash register of a grocery store. Investigators said employees of Bloom grocery in Frederick called police Tuesday after finding a bag on the floor that contained smaller packages of crack cocaine, the Baltimore Sun reported Wednesday. Officer John Hoxie identified a suspect from surveillance video and credit card information, police said.

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2008-12-20 00:00:00

A crack dealer making a delivery learned the hard way that his new customers were police officers in Galveston, Texas, investigators said. An officer decided to make a call early Thursday after he got a tip from an informant, complete with telephone number, about a dealer willing to make home deliveries, the Houston Chronicle reported. When the officer called, the man at the other end of the line not only agreed to bring the drugs to a prearranged location but helpfully described his...

2008-08-10 00:00:24

By Paul Paterra Two Pittsburgh men were placed in the Indiana County Jail after being arrested on drug charges.

2008-08-04 21:00:27

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ Some South Florida researchers are confident they have found a more reliable way to bring medical care to HIV-positive crack cocaine users, hard-to-reach patients who may spread the virus through risky behavior.

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2008-04-18 00:50:00

New forms of synthetically sweetened cocaine has been discovered in California by federal drug agents who hope to stop its development before it becomes available to other parts of the nation.

2006-06-06 19:39:38

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - A Texas man was put to death by lethal injection on Tuesday for the 1992 ax-murder of his girlfriend.

2006-03-24 07:21:29

By Katie Nguyen NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Kenyan judge postponed the destruction of a record 1.1 tonne cocaine haul for a week from Friday to give Western experts time to verify the cache, which diplomats fear may have been tampered with.


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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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