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The Lexington Dispatch
May 31 Calendarby calling (336) 357-2305. Cost is $12. Free onsite nursery (just bring a bag l
May 31 Calendar
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted an hour ago
by calling (336) 357-2305. Cost is $12. Free onsite nursery (just bring a bag lunch for the child). The Davidson County Department of Social Services is accepting applications for Kamp Kiwanis. The Lexington Kiwanis Club sponsors the camp each... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Voucher program allows Anderson County seniors to get free fruits and veggieswatching their wallets." The voucher program is offered through the U.S. Depar
Voucher program allows Anderson County seniors to get free fruits and veggies
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
watching their wallets." The voucher program is offered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the South Carolina Department of Social Services. In Anderson County, the program is administered by the senior center. Anderson is one of 37... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Brazilian Teen Speaks Out about Brutal Gang Rapeof bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit fo
Brazilian Teen Speaks Out about Brutal Gang Rape
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 10 hours ago
of bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit for crimes against minors and the state’s department of social services. In the TV Record interview, the girl said public support has been crucial. “I knew there... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Brazilian teen speaks out about brutal gang rapeof bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit fo
Brazilian teen speaks out about brutal gang rape
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 11 hours ago
of bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit for crimes against minors and the state’s department of social services. In the TV Record interview, the girl said public support has been crucial. “I knew there... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Brazilian teen speaks out about brutal gang rapeof bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit fo
Brazilian teen speaks out about brutal gang rape
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 11 hours ago
of bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit for crimes against minors and the state's department of social services. In the TV Record interview, the girl said public support has been crucial. "I knew there... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Teen speaks out about brutal gang rape, graphic video that went viralof bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit fo
Teen speaks out about brutal gang rape, graphic video that went viral
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 11 hours ago
of bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit for crimes against minors and the state’s department of social services. In the TV Record interview, the girl said public support has been crucial. “I knew there... Read more
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Connecticut Post
State overdose numbers risea heroin overdose. Earlier this year, town leaders commissioned a study on opi
State overdose numbers rise
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 hours ago
a heroin overdose. Earlier this year, town leaders commissioned a study on opioid overdoses to be conducted by the town Department of Social Services and Liberation Programs, a Fairfield County-wide substance abuse counseling and treatment... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Brazilian teen speaks out about brutal gang rape: “I didn’t even want to tell my mom”of bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit fo
Brazilian teen speaks out about brutal gang rape: “I didn’t even want to tell my mom”
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 12 hours ago
of bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit for crimes against minors and the state’s department of social services. In the TV Record interview, the girl said public support has been crucial. “I knew there... Read more
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Greenwich Time
State overdose numbers risea heroin overdose. Earlier this year, town leaders commissioned a study on opi
State overdose numbers rise
Greenwich Time / Posted 12 hours ago
a heroin overdose. Earlier this year, town leaders commissioned a study on opioid overdoses to be conducted by the town Department of Social Services and Liberation Programs, a Fairfield County-wide substance abuse counseling and treatment... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
State board to hear Brunswick commissioners' case Tuesdaywant to be in my seat," said Forte, a former Boiling Spring Lakes commissioner.
State board to hear Brunswick commissioners' case Tuesday
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 hours ago
want to be in my seat," said Forte, a former Boiling Spring Lakes commissioner. McMillian,�who worked in the county's�Department of Social Services for 33 years, said her campaign is not dependent on the Republican she'll eventually face -- be... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Teen Girl at Center of Brutal, Videotaped Gang Rape in Brazil Speaks Outof bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit fo
Teen Girl at Center of Brutal, Videotaped Gang Rape in Brazil Speaks Out
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 13 hours ago
of bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit for crimes against minors and the state’s department of social services. In the TV Record interview, the girl said public support has been crucial. “I knew there... Read more
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CNN
Brazilian teen speaks out about brutal gang rapeof bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit fo
Brazilian teen speaks out about brutal gang rape
CNN / Posted 14 hours ago
of bias against the victim. The case is now being handled by the police unit for crimes against minors and the state's department of social services. In the TV Record interview, the girl said public support has been crucial. "I knew there... Read more
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Canberra Times
Callers to domestic violence hotline lose direct access to counsellorsto join that group was last Friday and no meeting has yet taken place, despite
Callers to domestic violence hotline lose direct access to counsellors
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
to join that group was last Friday and no meeting has yet taken place, despite changes to the service slated for July. The Department of Social Services engaged KPMG to do a review of the existing 1800 RESPECT business model and, in documents seen... Read more
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Island Packet
How SC’s leaders have failed South CaroliniansCarolinians are suffering as a result. Rural schools fail their students. Chil
How SC’s leaders have failed South Carolinians
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
Carolinians are suffering as a result. Rural schools fail their students. Children die while in the care of the state Department of Social Services. Crumbling roads cost some S.C. drivers their lives and, according to a national research... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
DSS: Fraud in 3 Percent of Food Aid Claims from Floodsof the 178,000 people who applied for help buying groceries after October's mas
DSS: Fraud in 3 Percent of Food Aid Claims from Floods
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
of the 178,000 people who applied for help buying groceries after October's massive floods lied on their applications. The Department of Social Services told The Post and Courier of Charleston that it chose at random about 9,000 claims to... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
DSS finds fraud in 3 percent of food aid claims from floodsof the 178,000 people who applied for help buying groceries after October's mas
DSS finds fraud in 3 percent of food aid claims from floods
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
of the 178,000 people who applied for help buying groceries after October's massive floods lied on their applications. The Department of Social Services told The Post and Courier of Charleston (http://bit.ly/1TO2W1g ) that it chose at random about... Read more
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Hartford Courant
After Scathing Federal Report, State Pledges Changes To Protect Developmentally Disabledbackward to see how those injuries were initially reported and responded to. S
After Scathing Federal Report, State Pledges Changes To Protect Developmentally Disabled
Hartford Courant / Posted yesterday
backward to see how those injuries were initially reported and responded to. Scheff said DDS is now working with the Department of Social Services, the state's Medicaid administrator, to be able to see all the Medicaid claims, bills and... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Drug addiction can transfer from mother to newbornsigns of withdrawal such as shakes and diarrhea.When addictions are found, poli
Drug addiction can transfer from mother to newborn
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 2 days ago
signs of withdrawal such as shakes and diarrhea.When addictions are found, police are not usually contacted, and the Department of Social Services (DSS) is only contacted if the child seems to be otherwise at risk.“I think if a mother goes to... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Atto
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Hot car death update: Mother left son in vehicle all day longand prosecutors from the New Hanover County District Attorney's Office and prof
Hot car death update: Mother left son in vehicle all day long
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
and prosecutors from the New Hanover County District Attorney's Office and professionals from the New Hanover County Department of Social Services, worked on the case through the night.

It could take days before the investigation is... Read more

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KPLC Lake Charles
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Atto
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Atto
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Atto
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
29 related stories
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WAVE 3 Louisville
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Atto
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
29 related stories
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WIS News 10 Columbia
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Atto
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
29 related stories
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WBTV Charlotte
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Atto
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
29 related stories
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Hawaii News Now
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Atto
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
29 related stories
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Atto
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
29 related stories
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KLTV 7 Tyler
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Atto
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 4 days ago
the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Atto
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
29 related stories
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Atto
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
29 related stories
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KXXV Waco
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Atto
911 call: 'We have a baby that was left in the car and is unresponsive'
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
the baby, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
29 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Danbury
Newtown Psychiatrist Accused Of Fraud Will Pay Over $400Kthe Connecticut Medical Assistance Program, Jepsen said. Syed was accused of i
Newtown Psychiatrist Accused Of Fraud Will Pay Over $400K
The Daily Voice - Danbury / Posted 4 days ago
the Connecticut Medical Assistance Program, Jepsen said. Syed was accused of illegally “upcoding” claims sent to the state Department of Social Services. This meant, Jepsen said, that Syed knowingly using higher-paying codes on patient claims to... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Investigation continues in death of baby found in carand detectives at the Wilmington Police Department worked alongside investigato
Investigation continues in death of baby found in car
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
and detectives at the Wilmington Police Department worked alongside investigators and prosecutors from the District Attorney’s Office and professionals from the Department of Social Services throughout the night.” No charges have... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's carbelieve the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney B
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's car
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
believe the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's carbelieve the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney B
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's car
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
believe the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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KXXV Waco
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's carbelieve the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney B
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's car
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
believe the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's carbelieve the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney B
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's car
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 4 days ago
believe the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's carbelieve the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney B
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's car
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
believe the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's carbelieve the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney B
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's car
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
believe the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's carbelieve the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney B
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's car
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 days ago
believe the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's carbelieve the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney B
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's car
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
believe the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's carbelieve the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney B
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's car
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
believe the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's carbelieve the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney B
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's car
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
believe the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's carbelieve the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney B
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's car
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 4 days ago
believe the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's carbelieve the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney B
NEW DETAILS: Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's car
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
believe the child may have been in the car since 9:30 a.m. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's carthe scene, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Att
Police investigate death of 8-month-old found in mother's car
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
the scene, filling the parking lot and lining Wilshire Boulevard. District Attorney Ben David and representatives with the Department of Social Services were called to the scene, which is protocol during a child death investigation. A crowd... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Hispanic man assaulted, robbed in Riverheadaccording to a press release. Police were called around 7:45 p.m. to the railr
Hispanic man assaulted, robbed in Riverhead
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
according to a press release. Police were called around 7:45 p.m. to the railroad tracks between the rear of the Department of Social Services building and the East Main Street crossing at Riverside Drive where the victim was found,... Read more
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The Age
Bill Shorten holds out hope for public service pensionersan advantage over people receiving incomes from other sources such as superannu
Bill Shorten holds out hope for public service pensioners
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
an advantage over people receiving incomes from other sources such as superannuation," the spokeswoman said. Data from the Department of Social Services revealed that nearly 60 per cent of retirees who have been hit with cuts to their benefits were... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Bill Shorten holds out hope for public service pensionersan advantage over people receiving incomes from other sources such as superannu
Bill Shorten holds out hope for public service pensioners
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
an advantage over people receiving incomes from other sources such as superannuation," the spokeswoman said. Data from the Department of Social Services revealed that nearly 60 per cent of retirees who have been hit with cuts to their benefits were... Read more
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