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Tribune Chronicle
Howland’s Bolindale Park gets makeoverThe volunteers, ranging from young teens to retirees, spent Saturday morning sp
Howland’s Bolindale Park gets makeover
Tribune Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
The volunteers, ranging from young teens to retirees, spent Saturday morning spreading gravel, picking up trash and cutting tree limbs. The effort was to spruce up an underutilized neighborhood park and make it attractive for residents. Bolindale... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Landscaping Business And G.A. Family Services CollaborateStudents and staff of G.A. Family Services met with Don Bloomquist, owner of Bl
Landscaping Business And G.A. Family Services Collaborate
The Post-Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
Students and staff of G.A. Family Services met with Don Bloomquist, owner of Bloomquist's Landscaping Inc., at his business on Tuesday. The agency recently coordinated with Bloomquist on a landscaping project within its Accountability and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Belinky’s evil rivals Goldberg’sWhen he admitted to a special agent of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigatio
Belinky’s evil rivals Goldberg’s
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 hours ago
When he admitted to a special agent of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation that he had stolen money from people who could not care for themselves, former Mahoning County Probate Judge Mark Belinky joined an exclusive club of blood-sucking,... Read more
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Daily Herald
State of the Suburbs: Changing standards, tests transform schoolsPublic education in Illinois has undergone a significant transformation in the
State of the Suburbs: Changing standards, tests transform schools
Daily Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
Public education in Illinois has undergone a significant transformation in the past decade with the overhaul of state standards, assessments and how teachers and students are evaluated. Adoption of the more rigorous Common Core State Standards in... Read more
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WSIL 3 Southern Illinois
Foster Family Picnic At Du Quoin State FairDU QUOIN -- Foster families got together for a picnic Saturday at the Du Quoin
Foster Family Picnic At Du Quoin State Fair
WSIL 3 Southern Illinois / Posted 9 hours ago
DU QUOIN -- Foster families got together for a picnic Saturday at the Du Quoin State Fair. The Department of Children and Family Services brought them all together. In the spotlight this year was Gene Ruehmkroff, who's helped DCFS since 1965. He... Read more
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Deseret News
Mormon Channel releases gritty videos of real addicts in recovery processSALT LAKE CITY — The real, raw, gritty examples of the challenges and triumphs
Mormon Channel releases gritty videos of real addicts in recovery process
Deseret News / Posted 17 hours ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The real, raw, gritty examples of the challenges and triumphs of drug, alcohol, sex and food addicts are the core of a new video series from the LDS Church. The dozen videos in the series "12 Steps to Change" are part of a broader... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
Willard schools preparing for 21st centuryIt wasn’t perfect, but things went “pretty darn good” Tuesday as Willard opened
Willard schools preparing for 21st century
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 18 hours ago
It wasn’t perfect, but things went “pretty darn good” Tuesday as Willard opened the doors to its new school. “Being that everything is new I would have given it a B+,” said Willard City Schools Superintendent Jeff Ritz. “The busing was very good... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Auction held at Canfield neighborhood "eyesore"A situation that’s been a nightmare for some residents of a quiet Canfield neig
Auction held at Canfield neighborhood "eyesore"
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 18 hours ago
A situation that’s been a nightmare for some residents of a quiet Canfield neighborhood may finally be coming to an end. For years now, people living along Hickory Hollow Drive have been waiting for someone to do something about what they say has... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
BOUQUETS and BRICKBATSBouquets go to: -- Brad Barnett, for being named Senior Vice President of Buck
BOUQUETS and BRICKBATS
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 22 hours ago
Bouquets go to: -- Brad Barnett, for being named Senior Vice President of Buckner Children and Family Services starting Sept. 1. As senior vice president, Barnett will oversee all of Buckner's domestic and international child and family care... Read more
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News 3 Las Vegas
Gun-owning foster parents to fight DFS removal of kidsLAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) – Foster parents in the Las Vegas Valley say they beli
Gun-owning foster parents to fight DFS removal of kids
News 3 Las Vegas / Posted yesterday
LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) – Foster parents in the Las Vegas Valley say they believe their gun ownership cost them their three children. Kristi and Rod Beber say they have been parents to “over a hundred” children over the years. They are also proud... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Committee to find Gerberry replacementState Rep. Jack Cera will chair the five-person group of House Democrats that a
Committee to find Gerberry replacement
Tribune Chronicle / Posted yesterday
State Rep. Jack Cera will chair the five-person group of House Democrats that also includes among its ranks state Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan of Youngstown, the House Democratic Caucus announced Friday. Gerberry was accused of campaign finance... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Mental Health Assistance DirectoryTherapeutic Services to children experiencing physical, emotional or behaviora
Mental Health Assistance Directory
Warren Times Observer / Posted yesterday
Therapeutic Services to children experiencing physical, emotional or behavioral challenges Adagio Health 723-5852 Teen Resources A Safe Place 726-1030 Toll free 1-800-338-3460 Emergency shelter and advocacy for victims of domestic abuse Barber... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Weekend push needed for ‘Food Challenge’It's a good thing, too. In the name of competitive cooperation, the Rouse, the
Weekend push needed for ‘Food Challenge’
Warren Times Observer / Posted yesterday
It's a good thing, too. In the name of competitive cooperation, the Rouse, the Times Observer, Second Harvest Food Bank, and the Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry are teaming up with area businesses to provide healthy food for... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Jefferson County Commissioners Hear Additional Clothing ConcernsThis time it was the issue of Boscov's at the Ohio Valley Mall, which temporari
Jefferson County Commissioners Hear Additional Clothing Concerns
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted yesterday
This time it was the issue of Boscov's at the Ohio Valley Mall, which temporarily stopped accepting the clothing vouchers. Elizabeth Ferron, county job and family services director, said the department store initially set up an internal account for... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
United Way director accepts promotion in AlabamaAfter graduating from Indiana State University, Clifford Grimes took a 12-month
United Way director accepts promotion in Alabama
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
After graduating from Indiana State University, Clifford Grimes took a 12-month internship with United Way and never looked back. He's been with the nonprofit for 36 years now and is ready for his next endeavor with United Way. After more than six... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Edwards Co. man sentenced for allegedly fracturing a baby's ribsAn Edwards County man accused of fracturing a four month old baby's ribs will s
Edwards Co. man sentenced for allegedly fracturing a baby's ribs
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted yesterday
An Edwards County man accused of fracturing a four month old baby's ribs will spend the next five years in prison. Christopher Cleveland made an alford plea last month, which means he didn't admit guilt, but believed if he went to trial, he would be... Read more
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Daily Press
Peninsula health programs aim to protect and nurture childrenThe Center for Child and Family Services, a Hampton-based nonprofit, is offerin
Peninsula health programs aim to protect and nurture children
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
The Center for Child and Family Services, a Hampton-based nonprofit, is offering a free nurturing program. The nationally recognized parent-education program, Crianza Positiva, which teaches effective parenting techniques, will be presented in... Read more
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The News & Observer
Katrina relief efforts by Triangle churches resonate 10 years later | News & Observer August 28, 2015 Some still send mission teams, visit Gul
Katrina relief efforts by Triangle churches resonate 10 years later
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer August 28, 2015 Some still send mission teams, visit Gulf Coast Others used experience to... Read more
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Leominster Champion
D’Ambrosio gives donation to Fitchburg policeLANCASTER — D’Ambrosio Eye Care employees recently donated toys, games, books a
D’Ambrosio gives donation to Fitchburg police
Leominster Champion / Posted yesterday
LANCASTER — D’Ambrosio Eye Care employees recently donated toys, games, books and stuffed animals to the Fitchburg Police Department for distribution to children through the Family Services Unit. Seen with a few of the donated items are, from left,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Robeks comes to DanburyDANBURY — Several local entrepreneurs were so impressed after trying the fresh
Robeks comes to Danbury
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
DANBURY — Several local entrepreneurs were so impressed after trying the fresh juices and smoothies at Robeks in Fairfield that they knew they had to bring the franchise to Danbury. After several years of researching the brand and finding the right... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Robeks comes to DanburyDANBURY — Several local entrepreneurs were so impressed after trying the fresh
Robeks comes to Danbury
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
DANBURY — Several local entrepreneurs were so impressed after trying the fresh juices and smoothies at Robeks in Fairfield that they knew they had to bring the franchise to Danbury. After several years of researching the brand and finding the right... Read more
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Ventura County Star
5 outdoorsy things to do this weekend (Aug. 28-30)1. ENJOY A BLOCK PARTY AND CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT: On Saturday and Sunday, a block
5 outdoorsy things to do this weekend (Aug. 28-30)
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
1. ENJOY A BLOCK PARTY AND CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT: On Saturday and Sunday, a block near the beach closes to traffic and opens for fun as Spencer Makenzie’s Fish Company hosts the sixth annual Block Party and Cornhole Tournament. There will be food,... Read more
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Business Wire
Bill Ford to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Ford Volunteer Corps, Announce New ‘Better World’ InitiativesBill Ford, executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, will celebrate 10 years of
Bill Ford to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Ford Volunteer Corps, Announce New ‘Better World’ Initiatives
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Bill Ford, executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, will celebrate 10 years of Ford Volunteer Corps activities and announce two new initiatives during an event at Starfish Family Services. Ford will be joined by representatives of Starfish Family... Read more
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Deseret News
Mormon Channel releases trailer for addiction recovery video seriesThe Mormon Channel released a trailer Friday promoting a new video series, "12
Mormon Channel releases trailer for addiction recovery video series
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
The Mormon Channel released a trailer Friday promoting a new video series, "12 Steps to Change," which details The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Addiction Recovery Program. In conjunction with LDS Family Services, the Mormon Channel... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Dealing with missing youthWhether it's a fight with parents, going to a party without telling anyone or a
Dealing with missing youth
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Whether it's a fight with parents, going to a party without telling anyone or a safety concern at home, there are plenty of reasons why youth may be reported missing in Grande Prairie. According to Const. Christine Lemay, a Grande Prairie RCMP... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Parenting Points - Plenty of reasons to share household chores with kidsThere are many good reasons for sharing household chores with children. • It m
Parenting Points - Plenty of reasons to share household chores with kids
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
There are many good reasons for sharing household chores with children. • It makes sense to divide the workload. Busy families are pulled in many directions for work, school, daycare, activities and other commitments. When everyone does his or her... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Butler County cracking down on food stamp fraudJerome Kearns was minding his own business while shopping at a local Kroger rec
Butler County cracking down on food stamp fraud
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
Jerome Kearns was minding his own business while shopping at a local Kroger recently when a couple approached him and asked if he would let them pay for his food items with their food stamps. In exchange, they wanted Kearns to pay for some of the... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County looking to become more immigrant-friendlyBy Ariel Hakim During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County
County looking to become more immigrant-friendly
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted yesterday
By Ariel Hakim During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County Council voted unanimously to support the county’s participation in a project that aims to make the area more welcoming to immigrants. Council President Ilene Shapiro... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Second suspect charged in infant abuse caseThe girlfriend of a Jefferson City man charged with abusing his infant child la
Second suspect charged in infant abuse case
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
The girlfriend of a Jefferson City man charged with abusing his infant child last November has pleaded guilty to a charge of first-degree endangering the welfare of child in connection with the case. Kacie Reed, 26, of 1014 Elizabeth St., was placed... Read more
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South Maryland News
Region alive with commissions’ programs for womenU.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md., 5th) met with 5th District Commission for Women r
Region alive with commissions’ programs for women
South Maryland News / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md., 5th) met with 5th District Commission for Women representatives Monday morning in a roundtable discussion to kick off Women’s Equality Day. Hoyer said less than a century ago, he would have been the only person in the... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Fired Miami County deputy wins benefits rulingTina Waymire, fired from the Miami County Sheriff’s Office in June following an
Fired Miami County deputy wins benefits ruling
Dayton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Tina Waymire, fired from the Miami County Sheriff’s Office in June following an investigation into alleged violations of department policies, is entitled to unemployment benefits she lost when she was fired. That’s the decision of Sean Reid, hearing... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Jefferson County Job & Family Services Speaks Up About Clothing VouchersOfficials in Jefferson County are firing back after information about a recent
Jefferson County Job & Family Services Speaks Up About Clothing Vouchers
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 2 days ago
Officials in Jefferson County are firing back after information about a recent clothing voucher program was falsely reported by a local news outlet. It was reported that when a woman who received $600 in clothing vouchers tried to use it at Boscov's... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
New Salvation Army Family Store offers a sneak peekseighinger@whig.com | @StevieDirtWHIG QUINCY -- On a day when smiles were comm
New Salvation Army Family Store offers a sneak peek
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 2 days ago
seighinger@whig.com | @StevieDirtWHIG QUINCY -- On a day when smiles were commonplace, Patty Douglas found herself trying to hold back the tears. Douglas was one of the Salvation Army officials on hand for a brief, soft opening Thursday night of... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Butler County cracking down on food stamp fraudJerome Kearns was minding his own business while shopping at a local Kroger rec
Butler County cracking down on food stamp fraud
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
Jerome Kearns was minding his own business while shopping at a local Kroger recently when a couple approached him and asked if he would let them pay for his food items with their food stamps. In exchange, they wanted Kearns to pay for some of the... Read more
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WTOV 9 Steubenville
Mistake compounds issues with maligned voucher programUpdated: Thursday, August 27 2015, 06:25 PM EDT JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio – The c
Mistake compounds issues with maligned voucher program
WTOV 9 Steubenville / Posted 2 days ago
Updated: Thursday, August 27 2015, 06:25 PM EDT JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio – The continued fallout from the Jefferson County Job and Family Services vouchers program was a hot topic Thursday at the Jefferson County Commissioners meeting. This time it... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
New pilot program for vetsA new pilot program is promising extra help for Canadian military veterans and
New pilot program for vets
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 2 days ago
A new pilot program is promising extra help for Canadian military veterans and their families in adjusting to civilian life. The Veterans Family Program is a four-year partnership between Veterans Affairs Canada and Canada's Military Family Services... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Amber Alert canceled; 2-old found safeThe parents of a 2-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert after sh
Amber Alert canceled; 2-old found safe
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
The parents of a 2-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert after she was abducted at gunpoint in Chatsworth Wednesday were being interviewed by police. The girl and her father, 27-year-old Louai Nayel Issa, were found at 10:40 p.m.... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Commissioners OK financing of sewer, water and other projectsYOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning County commissioners this morning approved the issuanc
Commissioners OK financing of sewer, water and other projects
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning County commissioners this morning approved the issuance of notes in anticipation of bond issuance for $5,345,000 worth of projects, most of them water supply and sanitary sewer-related. The total includes $2,440,000 for... Read more
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The Times Leader
New Belmont County senior center comingThe contract was awarded to the lowest and best bidder, VendRick Construction I
New Belmont County senior center coming
The Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
The contract was awarded to the lowest and best bidder, VendRick Construction Inc., for $6,154,000. This is a Project Best project and will utilize local contractors and marks the county's fourth Project Best project. "We're proud to support our... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Amber alert update: 2-old found, father arrested after armed Chatsworth abductionCHATSWORTH >> The father of a 2-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber A
Amber alert update: 2-old found, father arrested after armed Chatsworth abduction
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
CHATSWORTH >> The father of a 2-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert after she was abducted at gunpoint in Chatsworth was questioned and booked for kidnapping early today. Louai Nayel Issa, 27, was found with his 2-year-old daughter... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County looking to become more immigrant-friendlyBy Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 2
County looking to become more immigrant-friendly
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
By Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — During a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Aug. 24, Summit County Council voted unanimously to support the county’s participation in a project that aims to make the area more welcoming to immigrants. Council President... Read more
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Slate
Home Schooling Is Shockingly Underregulated. This Small but Fierce Lobbying Group Is Why.This story was reported through the nonprofit investigative news organization P
Home Schooling Is Shockingly Underregulated. This Small but Fierce Lobbying Group Is Why.
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
This story was reported through the nonprofit investigative news organization ProPublica. The Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University provided support for this project. In the fall of 2003, police in New Jersey received a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Governor: Inspire others to actionGov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday that the two-day conference aimed at address
Governor: Inspire others to action
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday that the two-day conference aimed at addressing problems with foster care and prisoner re-entry in Arkansas only marked a beginning. The first-term Republican, who organized the Governor's Restore Hope Summit, said... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Rotary riders give $11,000 for youthCYCLISTS sweated and puffed their way around Unanderra Velodrome in April but t
Rotary riders give $11,000 for youth
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
CYCLISTS sweated and puffed their way around Unanderra Velodrome in April but their efforts have paid off, raising more than $11,000 for Southern Youth and Family Services. Rotary Clubs of the Illawarra representatives donate more than $11,000 to... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Two-old L.A. girl found safe after Amber AlertCHATSWORTH (CNS) - An Amber Alert was issued Wednesday for a 2-year-old girl al
Two-old L.A. girl found safe after Amber Alert
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
CHATSWORTH (CNS) - An Amber Alert was issued Wednesday for a 2-year-old girl allegedly abducted by her armed father from a Department of Children and Family Services worker in Chatsworth. The two-year-old girl was found safe and sound in Los Angeles... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Amber alert: Armed father abducts 2-old daughter in ChatsworthCHATSWORTH >> An Amber Alert was issued Wednesday night for a 2-year-old girl a
Amber alert: Armed father abducts 2-old daughter in Chatsworth
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
CHATSWORTH >> An Amber Alert was issued Wednesday night for a 2-year-old girl allegedly abducted by her armed father from a Department of Children and Family Services worker in Chatsworth. The abduction occurred about 2:05 p.m., according to the... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Natale had issues at workHowever, a search of Natale's employment record with the agency indicates he ha
Natale had issues at work
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
However, a search of Natale's employment record with the agency indicates he had been disciplined for verbal altercations with co-workers and supervisors during his employment from April 2006 through November 2013. In one incident, in 2010, Natale... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Jury awards SE boy $500k in burn caseThe unanimous decision was that the YMCA was 80 percent responsible for the inj
Jury awards SE boy $500k in burn case
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The unanimous decision was that the YMCA was 80 percent responsible for the injury at Camp Patterson, which was ruled 15 percent responsible, and the boy 5 percent responsible for his injuries. Brown County Family Services was also named in the case... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Amber Alert issued for 2-old L.A. girlCHATSWORTH (CNS) - An Amber Alert was issued tonight for a 2-year-old girl alle
Amber Alert issued for 2-old L.A. girl
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
CHATSWORTH (CNS) - An Amber Alert was issued tonight for a 2-year-old girl allegedly abducted by her armed father from a Department of Children and Family Services worker in Chatsworth. The abduction occurred about 2:05 p.m., according to the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
What Parents Should Look For In A Day CareOut of 76 registered home child care services and licensed day cares in the cit
What Parents Should Look For In A Day Care
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
Out of 76 registered home child care services and licensed day cares in the city of Abilene, 17 facilities had 10 or more reported deficiencies. That's according to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services KRBC's Shannon Valladolid... Read more
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