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Pitt alum campaigns for state senate seat

Pitt Alum James Craig (center) spoke about his plan to run for the District 46 Pennsylvania State Senate seat at the University Club Thursday evening.  (Photo by Christian Snyder | Online Visual Editor)

By Christian Snyder, Multimedia Editor

February 2, 2018

When James Craig’s father was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2014, his mother, an opioid addict, overdosed on prescription pills and died. Opioids weren’t new for the family — his aunt overdosed and died two years before that, and his father was an addict when diagnosed. His brother also ove...

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