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Governor Pence announces new task force to combat drug abuse across state

Gov. Mike Pence has announced the creation of a special task force designed to combat drug abuse in Indiana.

The “Governor’s Task Force on Drug Enforcement, Treatment and Prevention” was formed in response to a surge in drug overdoses across the state, the governor said Tuesday morning. From 1999 through 2009, health officials saw a 500-percent increase in the rate of drug overdose deaths. In 2013, Indiana ranked 16th nationally in overdose rate.

“Drug abuse problems are not unique to Indiana, and while multiple entities are doing their part to combat drug abuse, we must work together as a state identify gaps that hinder us from preventing drug abuse, treating drug abuse, and effectively enforcing drug laws," Pence said.
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Kayla Miller to serve as coordinator for Michiana Crime Stoppers

For the last eight years, those calling in tips may have met with Lt. Cindy Kilgore -- now there is a new face of Michiana Crime Stoppers.

Kayla Miller will take over as coordinator for Crime Stoppers in October.

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