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Nearly one in six people between the ages of 18 and 25 needed treatment for substance abuse in 2017, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Many in this age range are enrolled in or headed to college - a place largely considered to be “abstinence hostile" due to the standard drug-and-alcohol-fueled party culture.

There continues to be a stigma and lack of understanding of substance abuse, but collegiate recovery programs are gaining more traction.

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As the San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association continues its charge to amend the City charter, there are questions about their funding disclosures and potential campaign finance violations.

The Express-News reported on Tuesday that the union had failed to disclose payments made to the firm Texas Petition Strategies, as is required by state law.

For many people, retirement marks the end of one chapter and the start of another. This is especially true for active-duty personnel when they transition into civilian life.

When asked about her own transition out of the military, Robin Harder — a former Spanish and Russian linguist for the Army — explained that her experience was easier than she thought it would be, in part because she set herself up for success.

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Texas, Florida and California are the only states in the country which require law enforcement to report deaths while in police custody. All incidents, including officer-involved shootings, medical deaths and suicides are expected to be submitted.

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More children are being sent to foster care because of a parent's opioid misuse. 

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