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Hard-hit by opioids, a city struggles with hardcore homeless

Hard-hit by opioids, a city struggles with hardcore homeless

Health
This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless. It takes teams of outreach workers — building relationships with men and women struggling with addiction or untreated mental illness, prodding them to get help. It takes police and other agencies, working together to provide for their needs. Everett, hard-hit by the opioid epidemic, is trying an array of strategies to tackle homelessness, addiction, untreated mental illness and other problems on its streets. For starters, the city put together a team that would track the 25 most costly and vulnerable cases, and hover over each one individually until he or she was in treatment or housing. "It was when everything else seems to have failed," said Hil Kaman, who left hi
Manchester City defender Jason Denayer could make new loan move in January

Manchester City defender Jason Denayer could make new loan move in January

Sports
Jason Denayer is currently on loan at GalatasarayTuesday, December 12, 2017Manchester City defender Jason Denayer is being linked with a return to former club Anderlecht.The 22-year-old is currently on a season-long loan at Galatasaray, but a string of poor performances have led to suggestions that the Turkish giants may cut short his stay in Istanbul.As talkSPORT told you last week, Denayer could return to City in January should Galatasaray decide to cut short the loan in January.But, according to Fanatik, the Belgium international could be offered a return to former club Anderlecht once the window reopens next month.Denayer has been used sparingly in recent weeks at Galatasaray and with no obvious route back into the first-team fold under Pep Guardiola, another stint away from the E...
Coral Daily Download – Manchester City 1/16 to win Premier League after Man United victory

Coral Daily Download – Manchester City 1/16 to win Premier League after Man United victory

Sports
Coral's John Hill joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest sporting odds.Manchester City beat Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday and are now 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League.City are 1/16 to go on and win the title and they are 11/2 to finish the entire season unbeaten.Coral is the official betting partner of the Alan Brazil Sports BreakfastLet's block ads! (Why?)
Jose Mourinho launches scathing attack on Manchester City players ahead of Manchester derby

Jose Mourinho launches scathing attack on Manchester City players ahead of Manchester derby

Sports
Jose Mourinho believes Manchester City's players go down very easily, with the Manchester United boss saying it only takes a "little bit of wind" to knock them over.The 175th Manchester derby is comfortably the biggest match of the Premier League season so far as second-place United attempt to claw back Pep Guardiola's runaway leaders.Eight points is the gap ahead of Sunday's mouth-watering Old Trafford encounter and Mourinho has looked to disrupt rivals City before a ball is kicked.While full of praise for Guardiola's side, the Portuguese used the opportunity to underline the unbeaten league leaders' apparent tendency to go to the deck."They are a good team," Mourinho said. "They defend well, they react well to the moment they lose the ball."They have a good dynamic in attack, they have c...
Sheffield United 1-2 Bristol City: Jamie Paterson and Aden Flint goals seals win for the Robins

Sheffield United 1-2 Bristol City: Jamie Paterson and Aden Flint goals seals win for the Robins

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Aden Flint snatched a stoppage-time winner for Bristol City as they claimed a dramatic 2-1 victory at promotion rivals Sheffield United. The Robins, who closed the gap on second-placed Cardiff to three points, took the lead towards the end of a first half dominated by the home side, with Jamie Paterson letting fly with a stunning strike from distance.Leon Clarke levelled early in the second half with his 14th goal of the season, before the Blades were reduced to 10 men when John Fleck was sent off with just over half an hour remaining.Defender Flint popped up in the box to grab a late winner for the visitors and condemn United to a fourth game without a win.Sheffield United were appealing for a penalty in only the second minute following Josh Brownhill's robust challenge on Mark Duffy...