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  • Inauguration full of optimism 15 Jan 2019 07:10 Tribune Chronicle COLUMBUS — New Republican Gov. Mike DeWine touted optimism as he began his four-year term Monday, vowing to hear others’ ideas and perspectives and to lead with resolve to create a better future for Ohio’s children, a priority reflected in executive orders …
  • Defense challenge confession of mom charged in sons’ deaths 10 Jan 2019 22:46 Ledger-Enquirer.com The woman sat emotionless, never once glancing at the images as photos from the autopsies of the three young sons she is accused of killing flashed on a giant screen. She didn't look when doctors pointed out the bruises on the bodies, or when they …
  • States of Change 07 Jan 2019 10:57 The American Prospect This article appears in the Winter 2019 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.  Minnesotans, with their comparatively generous social safety net, live seven years longer than people in conservative (and low-income) Mississippi. …
  • Mike DeWine Advancing Campaign Promise To Serve Ohio Children 04 Jan 2019 20:41 Statehouse News Bureau The transition to the administration of Governor-elect Mike DeWine is bringing several changes to state government, including a new office dedicated to carrying out one of DeWine’s top campaign promises: focusing on the development and growth of infants …
  • Foster home, 3 teens sued over beating of man, 83 04 Jan 2019 06:00 www.vindy.com By Justin Dennis jdennis@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN A Salem man is suing three teen girls who attempted to break into his elderly father’s home in April 2017 then badly beat him when he intervened. He also is suing the private foster home in Goshen Township they …
  • Long-awaited: After difficult journey, adoption brings joy 29 Dec 2018 05:57 Myrtle Beach Sun News Laura and Kevin Strabley did not choose their daughter's name. It was given to her before they even knew that the blue-eyed baby had come into the world. They did not choose the circumstances of her birth, that she would be born to a drug-addicted …
  • After difficult journey, adoption brings joy 29 Dec 2018 05:18 The Herald Laura and Kevin Strabley did not choose their daughter's name. It was given to her before they even knew that the blue-eyed baby had come into the world. They did not choose the circumstances of her birth, that she would be born to a drug-addicted …
  • DCDL staff enjoys giving back 22 Dec 2018 14:19 Delaware Gazette It’s that time of year when people feel good reaching into their pocketbooks to support a cause that they hold near and dear to their hearts. At the Delaware County District Library, our staff also loves to give back to the communities where we live. The …
  • AP reveals scope of migrant kids program 20 Dec 2018 22:59 Washington Times Decades after the U.S. stopped institutionalizing kids because large and crowded orphanages were causing lasting trauma, it is happening again. The federal government has placed most of the 14,300 migrant toddlers, children and teens in its care in …
  • States concerned about coal 20 Dec 2018 13:31 Sunbury News States cite climate worries in push to stop US coal sales By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press Thursday, December 13 BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Four states that say burning coal will hurt their residents as it makes climate change worse are trying to stop the …