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Vietnam Official to Observe DC’s Drug Court

The deputy prime minister of Vietnam will be visiting the District of Columbia’s drug court to see how it works.


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Thousands of Region’s Residents Could Get Drug Treatment with Overhaul

Millions of uninsured Americans with drug and alcohol addictions will become eligible for insurance when the federal health care overhaul goes into effect next year. More than 2,000 D.C. residents, 100,000 Virginia residents and 41,000 Maryland residents are among them.