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Gowri Abhinanda


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Hot sauce on the hot seat: Texas Pete sued over false advertising claims

A class-action lawsuit filed by California resident Phillip White alleges the hot sauce bottle’s branding is deceptive and leads consumers to believe the product is from Texas, when the product is actually made in Winston-Salem, N.C.  White said the branding led him to purchase a $3 Texas Pete hot sauce bottle in 2021, a purchase he wouldn't have made otherwise according to the suit. “If they have a name of the state on the bottle, you kind of assume that’s from that state,” Daniels said. “That’s a very fair assumption, so I would have no clue that it’s from North Carolina.”

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County detention center installs free Narcan vending machine, combats drug overdose

Orange County residents struggling with substance abuse can now access naloxone, which reverses opioid overdose, for free from a vending machine located at the county’s Detention Center.  Seven counties have adopted naloxone vending machines in their detention centers. These machines hold Narcan kits which reverse opioid overdoses by slowing rapid breathing. This provides time for emergency responders to administer medical treatment.

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