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Morning Roundup: Nov. 19, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Company criticized for selling pro-eating disorder T-shirts, police fail to solve LSD-tainted meat case, and soap opera actor Freddie Smith arrested for DUI. MORE  

Homeless, Hungry and High

By Timothy Michael Biron

A former marine turned crack addict finds himself panhandling and running from the law until a wakeup call in the back of a police cruiser. MORE  

Drugs Threaten New $11.5 Million Housing for Veterans

By Desiree Bowie

VanKeuren Square in upstate New York offered homeless veterans a new chance, but became a threat to those in the early stages of recovery. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 29, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

UFC's Nick Diaz pleads not guilty to DUI charges, man forgets 140 pounds of weed in rental car, and GOP congressman says homeless are moving to CO for weed. MORE  

R&B Singer Kem Talks Beating Drug Addiction, Homelessness

By McCarton Ackerman

The top R&B artist is giving back to his hometown Detroit with a free concert to benefit the homeless. MORE  

Human Rights Watch Slams Cambodian Drug Detention Centers

By McCarton Ackerman

Children as young as six years old are imprisoned in Cambodia's brutal drug detention centers, where prisoners are subjected to forced labor and harsh abuse. MORE  

Want to Work for Booze? Move to Amsterdam

By Shawn Dwyer

A rather unusual government program tries to keep drunks off the streets by having them pick up trash in exchange for beer. MORE  

'True Blood' Star Joe Manganiello Sober For 11 Years

By McCarton Ackerman

The star revealed both his addiction to alcohol and his sobriety, as well as being bullied as a child, in an interview with HuffPost Live. MORE  

Down and Out in the Rooms

By Jimmy Long

"No matter how far down the scale we have gone." I was homeless when I came to AA and the experience helped other homeless men to get sober. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 13, 2013

By The Fix staff

Spike in drug-dependent babies worries hospitals, death of town drunk devastates local cops, and marijuana vending machines will soon sweep the nation. MORE  

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