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Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters (3) shoots over Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes (22) and center Ronny Turiaf (21) for a basket in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in Los Angeles. The Cavaliers won 108-101. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)
When 1,000 people recently gathered downtown to raise awareness about the heroin epidemic, one of their chief demands was that Akron police — in addition to paramedics — begin carrying the heroin reversal drug naloxone.