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May 20, 2020

Opioid epidemic continues to hammer the Ohio Valley

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. — While the pandemic has taken center stage the last few months, the opioid epidemic continues to hammer the Ohio Valley.
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July 10, 2019

Ohio has one of highest opioid overdose death rates in the US. Now it’s rushing to stop the death blow to its economy

Montgomery County, in southwest Ohio, is ground zero for the opioid crisis. The region has one of the highest overdose death rates in the country — mostly due to the illicit use of these narcotics.
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Economy and Employment

This activity explores the physical signs of despair across many Ohio communities that have suffered economic downturns and are no longer vibrant population centers.
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