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Friday, April 26, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency will collect potentially dangerous controlled substances at area police departments Friday and this weekend as part of the National Take-Back Initiative.

The collections give residents a change to surrender expired, unwanted or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications for law enforcement to destroy.

Redstone Highlands Senior Living Communities' Murrysville campus will join borough police in a collection from 2-3 p.m. Friday at the campus.

On Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., the following police departments and a drugstore are participating in the program:

• Greensburg police, 416 S. Main St.

• Mt. Pleasant, borough building, 1 Etze Ave.

• North Huntingdon Townhouse, 11279 Center Highway

• Murrysville, community library, 4100 Sardis Road

• Lower Burrell, city hall, 2800 Bethel St.

• Arnold police station, 601 Drey St.

• Ligonier Township police, 1 Municipal Drive

• State police at Greensburg, 101 N. Westmoreland Ave., Hempfield

• The Medicine Shoppe, 709 Ligonier St., Latrobe.

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