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BC-Tuesday Spotlight,ADVISORY

January 6, 2019

EDITORS:

The following story will move Monday as this week’s Tuesday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:

PUERTO RICO OPIOID CRISIS

HUMACAO, Puerto Rico — An opioid problem is growing in Puerto Rico even as the U.S. territory struggles to cope with an economic crisis and the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Authorities and activists alike say fentanyl-related overdoses have been rising, but the territory’s government has passed on one offer of federal funds to help. By Danica Coto. UPCOMING: 1,200 words, photos.

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