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Olympia's first dropbox for disposing dirty needles was installed this month as part of an ongoing effort to address drug-related problems downtown. The 24-hour dropbox is outside the Capital Recovery Center and Thurston County Syringe Exchange
Prince Albert Mayor Greg Dionne has said he plans to ask for $30,000 for the city to hire people to pick up needles left around town. He has criticized the needle exchange program, saying people should be held responsible for their syringes. The city'
A Saskatchewan mayor wants the province to give him money to launch a new business picking up used needles. Prince Albert Mayor Greg Dionne says drop boxes and needle exchange programs for drug addicts is not working to keep used syringes from
But the Sovereign who really put it on the map was Queen Victoria. Osborne House - that she called cosy.' In full sail: The Isle of Wight is one of Britain's prettiest locations, especially in regatta season Quite how she came to describe the huge
Five Jefferson County school children were stuck with needles used to test blood sugar levels after another student brought the needles to school, authorities said today. The incident happened Tuesday at McAdory Middle School, said Jefferson County
Robin Lovelock, 65, waded into the sea in his trousers to launch Snoopy Sloop from Barton-on-Sea, Hants, on a 3,600-mile journey to the U.S. But the four-foot vessel sailed just six miles in seven hours before crashing into the Needles off the
Model boat Snoopy Sloop sets sail for Atlantic crossing 27 November 2012 Last updated at 17:36 ET A retired Nato scientist from Berkshire has launched what he hopes will be the first unmanned boat to cross the Atlantic. Robin Lovelock's 5ft (1.5m)
Isle of Wight boat fall boy badly injured by propeller The Solent Coastguard search and rescue helicopter has been involved in the emergency response A teenage boy suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by a propeller when he fell from a
The beach remains open, according to city spokeswoman Elizabeth Benton. Here's what happened, according to Benton: The parks department Tuesday afternoon got a report of an unused hypodermic needle on the beach. The parks and health departments
The inflammable needles, which fall on the ground in summer and cause forest fires because they have resin, are being used as bio-fuel by a cement plant. The locals are collecting the needles and selling them at Rs.1.65 per kg to the company. "