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Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters (center) goes up for a shot as Los Angeles Lakers forward Earl Clark (left) and center Dwight Howard defend during the first half of a game, Jan. 13 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters (right) drives to the basket past Boston Celtics center Kevin Garnett during the first quarter in a game at Quicken Loans Arena on Jan. 22 in Cleveland. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
COLUMBUS: Accidental drug overdoses killed 3,050 people in Ohio last year, an average of eight per day, as deaths blamed on the powerful painkiller fentanyl again rose sharply and pushed the total overdose fatalities to a record high, the state reported Thursday.