Consumer DNA databases, like FamilyTreeDNA and GEDmatch, have opened up new avenues for law enforcement investigators to identify people suspected of committing serious crimes. But the new technique raises privacy concerns.
Maryland’s Anne Arundel County is stepping up its response to the opioid epidemic, with schools, libraries, churches, health centers, emergency responders, courts and grassroots groups all trying to prevent overdoses and expand access to addiction treatment. But the county still saw 146 fatal overdoses in 2018 alone.
In his first Kojo Roadshow, Kojo convened community members to share personal stories and present possible solutions. This is an excerpt of that conversation.
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