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Local Coroner Reports Eight Drug Overdose Deaths In 24 Hour Period

The Franklin County Coroner's office is reporting another spike in drug overdose deaths. 

Eight people died of overdoses during a 24-hour period that ended Monday. Four were in Whitehall, and three were in one house on Powell Avenue. The office urges addicts to get treatment. 

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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