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One pill can kill

“One pill can kill”

Raksha Jayakumar, Reporter April 18, 2023

Fentanyl is part of the nationwide opioid epidemic that’s made its way into our community. Eduardo A. Chavez, the DEA Dallas Field Division’s Special Agent in Charge says that over the last 18 to...

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How to do drugs safely

The Marquee Staff March 21, 2023

Let’s be honest, high school is boring. So why on Earth would you spend your formative years studying and sober when you can give into peer pressure? Have the time of your life breaking the law and stunting...

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The Trials

March 8, 2023

Dallas Police Detective David Roach took down a citywide drug ring in response to Ryan’s death. When the hearings began for the dealers, Tina thought she’d find evil-hearted, malicious individuals....

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Ryan’s Last Day

March 8, 2023

On the day Ryan died, his anxiety was worsening. His whole family was in California for Christmas while he was alone in Fairview, Texas. When he ran out of his prescribed Xanax, he got a number from a...

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Ryan’s Addiction

March 8, 2023

Tina was cleaning Ryan’s room one day when he was about 17. She found weed and a pipe and her mind instantly thought of his father, an addict who abused marijauna and spent years addicted to heroin.  “They...

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Early Life

March 8, 2023

Ryan grew up in El Segundo, California with his three sisters and mother, Tina.                                            “He was probably one of the...

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Losing The Fight

Losing The Fight

Local mom tells story of son killed by fentanyl
Harrison Hamre March 8, 2023

Frisco resident Tina Pinotti, balances her full time job, taking care of her granddaughter, and working as a board member for Winning the Fight, an organization that helps families fight the disease of...

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Chloe and Natalie White eat dinner with their family. The last time Chloe saw her sister was watching a Netflix documentary about flat earthers together at home. Photo submitted by Chloe White

Robbed of more time

Graduate details how drug use killed her sister
Hyunsung Na March 8, 2023

Looking out the backseat window of her parent’s car, 2019 graduate Chloe White watched her father leaving the motel room. Tears rolled down the former Marine’s face as he walked back to their car,...

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Heart Of The City

November 4, 2022

Mission Statement: “To love others, to serve others, and to help others.  When doing all of this, we do it in the name of Jesus.”   Heart of the City Lewisville is a charity centered on a...

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North Texas Food Bank

November 4, 2022

‏‏‎ ‎Mission Statement: “To create a hunger-free North Texas through expanding community partnerships.”   For 40 years, the North Texas Food Bank provides help to thousands all throughout...

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Christian Community Action

November 4, 2022

‏‏‏‏‎ ‎‎M‎ission statement: “In the name of Jesus Christ, Christian Community Action ministers to the poor by providing comprehensive services to alleviate suffering, bring hope, and...

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The Giving Season

The Giving Season

How to help local nonprofits year round
Hyunsung Na, Kaelen Reed, and Emily Couch November 4, 2022

The months of November and December mark the start of an annual surge of donations, a phenomenon known as — the season of giving. The winter holidays arrive consecutively all sharing one universal thing:...

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