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November 18, 2018
Dr. Kristi Trussell
Viewpoint: The opioid crisis and the value of pain
November 18, 2018 - 9:00am
July 2, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announces Monday, July 2, 2018, that she is sueing the maker of OxyCotin pain killer over claims the company made, including that it was safer than it is. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota sues over opioid crisis
July 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
March 9, 2018
Charges: Former clinic employee forged painkiller prescriptions
March 9, 2018 - 2:16pm
January 16, 2018
Narcan saves lives: Local officers carry reverse overdose drug
January 16, 2018 - 7:49am
December 21, 2017
Dakota County to join lawsuit against opioid manufacturers
December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 27, 2017
President Donald Trump departs after signing a presidential memorandum to declare the opioid crisis a national public health emergency Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. Jabin Botsford / Washington Post
After some disappointment over Trump's opioid announcement, MN leaders expected to push for more money
October 27, 2017 - 4:04pm
February 21, 2017
Cindy Woldstad of St. Paul Park, Minn., lets the tears flow Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, during an anti-opioids rally in the Minnesota Capitol. A speaker thanked her for speaking up about a seven-year painkiller addiction. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
February 21, 2017 - 9:33pm
February 14, 2017
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson shows a printout of a website, www.doseofreality.mn.gov,  that launched Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, to show how to battle opioid abuse.  Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Minnesota offers website as centerpiece in effort to warn about opioid dangers
February 14, 2017 - 8:55am
January 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says 6-year-olds should be workforce-minded; kidnapping allegations include homemade Taser, sealed box; 8 more state news stories
January 6, 2017 - 8:41am
September 20, 2016
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
September 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
June 29, 2016
State could get $13M to fight heroin, opioids; Walker unsure if he'll speak at RNC; Wisconsin boasting nation's top crops; nine more state news stories
June 29, 2016 - 8:47am