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Mostly sunny and warm
Mild with considerable clouds; a little rain late
Rises at 7:38 AM with 11:48 of sunlight, then sets at 7:26 PM
Rises at 3:10 PM with 13:49 of moolight, then sets at 4:59 AM
HICKORY, NC - Acetyl fentanyl is an analog of the cancer drug fentanyl. It has been connected to the overdose deaths of numerous people in the northeast, and now North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services has credited the drug with three deaths since January.The deaths occurred in Transylvania, Sampson and Person counties. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports the drug can have a potency that is five time higher than heroin.