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Zoe Werner

City & State

North Carolina Teaching Fellows program sees largest class since relaunch in 2017

The North Carolina Teaching Fellowship program accepted 132 applicants this year — the largest class of students since the program was reinstated by the N.C. General Assembly in 2017. The program is designed to recruit, prepare and support students attending North Carolina higher education institutions to become teachers in the high-need areas of science, mathematics and education of exceptional children.

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'You have no idea what’s really in there': Explaining the dangers of fentanyl

More than 150 people die every day from overdoses related to synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, a drug that is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use as a pain reliever and anesthetic. Naloxone — often called Narcan — is a injectable or nasal spraymedication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. On Wednesday, the FDA approved naloxone for use, without a prescription, nationwide.

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