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Franklin County Coroner, Prosecutor Seek More Money To Handle Opioid Cases

The Franklin County coroner's office is asking county commissioners to approve an additional 500 thousand dollars in it's budge next year. The money would fund additional staff to process a rising opioid overdose caseload.  The Franklin County prosecutor's office is asking for additional funding to add staff to the Drug Court. The budget requests will be formally submitted next week.  

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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