ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
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(Studio: Pierre Thomas) The police crackdown on the opioid epidemic featured; scenes shown from the JFK Airport where packages of fentanyl from China were found, from Arizona of a DEA raid on a drug ring linked to the Mexico cartels & from Kentucky; CDC statistics on opioid overdose deaths cited. [In Arizona, two DEA AGENTS - comment.] The toxicity of fentanyl discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Further coverage of the opioid story on "Nightline" noted.
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