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Our Opinion: Pressure retailers to be better neighbors

When bath salts and other synthetic drugs began showing up in local convenience stores several years ago, many parents worried their children would have easy access to potentially deadly substances that were not regulated or restricted. Synthetic drugs often masqueraded as something else with names that seemed harmless. Names like Spice, Moon Rocks and K2. Lawmakers in Kentucky and other states had to act quickly — more than once — to pass legislation that gave police authority to stay ahead of the peddlers who wanted to profit from the substances. Comments (0)

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Jessica Minton, 24, Fort Campbell
Posted: February 24, 2015

Jessica Minton is a North Carolina transplant who lives on post at Fort Campbell with her brother, who is a fueler at the air base. Working in Hopkinsville, she said she moved out here to help her brother and his wife with their children. Minton herself is also expecting a child of her own — a girl — Mallory Grace.


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