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Officials say they'll need $5 million to keep the program going and, although everyone agrees the decline in unwanted pregnancy and abortion is a good thing, the new Republican-controlled state Senate may be reluctant to fund contraception.
"The sobering fact is that there is little we can do to predict or change human behavior, particularly violence; it is a lot easier to control its expression, and to limit deadly means of self-expression."
No health department personnel have inspected the spill site, as yet, and no formal report has yet been filed. Cotter said it will let the contaminated ground dry before excavating and repairing the pipe.