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Morning Roundup: Nov. 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Aide for Tea Party's Jodi Ernst quit campaign over DUI arrest, high school student triggers lockdown with gravity bong, and drunk man rides subway naked. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 15, 2013

By The Fix staff

Washington considers legal status of hash, evidence of cocaine use found in UK parliament, and America's Next Top Model alum arrested for guns and drug charges. MORE  

NYC Barbershops Busted for Selling Cocaine

By The Fix staff

Undercover NYPD cops buy $45,000 in cocaine and one haircut during an 18-month sting. MORE  

"Weed Man" Battles "Beer Man" in Times Square

By May Wilkerson

A panhandler raising funds for weed allegedly stabs a panhandler begging for beer. MORE  

9/11 Led a Million People to Start Smoking Again

By McCarton Ackerman

Researchers attribute a 2.3% nationwide increase in smoking to stress caused by the attacks. MORE  

NYC Pastor Faces Off With Local Drug Users

By Mei Schultz

A pastor receives threats after alerting police to "drug addicted behavior" around his Upper East Side church. MORE  

AA's Culture Clash: NYC vs. LA

By Blake Nelson

Having come into the rooms in New York, LA meetings first struck me as a jarring mixture of birthday cakes, random venues and star vehicles. It took a while to stop worrying and learn to drink the Kool-Aid. MORE  

Drunk Directs Traffic in Midtown Manhattan

By May Wilkerson

A homeless alcoholic helps a transit worker catch some shut eye by taking over his duties. MORE  

Sober Rapper Reps Recovery in Bars

By Victoria Kim

Timmy Grins tells The Fix about taking his recovery message to the Brooklyn bar scene. MORE  

Morning Roundup March 29, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Drug addiction plagues Egypt, casinos drive rising gambling addiction, and Lady Gaga celebrates a booze-free birthday. MORE  

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