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Shannon McCarty in her new apartment in Everett, Wash. Shannon was a meth and heroin user, but is in recovery with the help of a police program that connects people who use drugs with services. Dana McGlocklin for NPR hide caption

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Tired Of Being 'Dope Sick,' A Drug User Gets Help From Police To Get Sober

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Social worker Lauren Rainbow (right) meets a man illegally camped in the woods in Snohomish County. A new program in the county helps people with addiction, instead of arresting them. Leah Nash for Finding Fixes podcast hide caption

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A Rural Community Decided To Treat Its Opioid Problem Like A Natural Disaster

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A view of the Port of Seattle and the city's stadium district nearing dusk. On Friday, a trial court judge is scheduled to hear legal challenges to the city's new income tax on the wealthy. Anna Boiko-Weyrauch for NPR hide caption

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Seattle Defends Its New High-Earner Income Tax In Court

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Boy Scout Charlie Underdown of Seattle says that welcoming girls into the group fits with the Scout Law, which says to be "trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent." Courtesy Perry Underdown hide caption

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This Boy Scout Welcomes Girls To His Troop

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Jim Justice owns Southern Coal Corp., which has 71 mines that have racked up thousands of violations and millions of dollars in fines. Scott Halleran/Getty Images hide caption

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Billionaire Spent Millions In Charity, But Avoided Mine Fines

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Outside the D&C Mining Corp. mine near Cranks, Ky. The company owes more than $4 million in unpaid safety penalties. Howard Berkes/NPR hide caption

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Top Delinquent Mine Has Deadly Legacy

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This photo of Roy Middleton working underground at the Kentucky Darby mine now sits on the mantel in the Middleton home in Harlan County, Ky. He was killed after an explosion in 2006. Anna Boiko-Weyrauch/NPR/Original photo courtesy of the Middleton family hide caption

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Burned-out vehicles sit among the ruins following a natural gas pipeline explosion in Kentucky on Thursday. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Explosion On Ky. Natural Gas Pipeline Under Investigation

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Author Harper Lee poses in the Monroeville, Ala., courthouse in 1961, the year To Kill a Mockingbird was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The courthouse is now a museum. Donald Uhrbrock/Getty Images hide caption

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Pre-Wedding Battle Of Wits In Rwanda

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