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  • Explainer: Must immigrant parents, children be separated at the border? 20 Jun 2018 14:10 The Louisville Channel A two-year-old Honduran girl crying as Border Patrol agents patted down her mother. Photographs of small children in cages at federal processing facilities. Heart-wrenching accounts of parents separated from their children at the southern border, …
  • Opioid crisis sending thousands of children into foster care 20 Jun 2018 12:08 Hill The opioid epidemic ravaging states and cities across the country has sent a record number of children into foster and state care systems, taxing limited government resources and testing a system that is already at or near capacity. An analysis of foster …
  • A New Wave Of Meth Overloads Communities Struggling With Opioids 20 Jun 2018 09:16 NPR Main Street in McArthur in Vinton County, Ohio. Though the opioid crisis endures in Ohio, the problem is now compounded by the resurgence of methamphetamine addiction. Arezou Rezvani/NPR hide caption toggle caption Arezou Rezvani/NPR Main Street …
  • Explainer: Must immigrant parents, children be separated at the 19 Jun 2018 12:13 Houston Chronicle Photo: John Moore, Staff / Getty Images MCALLEN, TX - JUNE 12: A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 in McAllen, Texas. The asylum seekers had rafted across the …
  • Is the government required to separate families at the border? 19 Jun 2018 01:10 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Photo: Marie D. De Jesus, Houston Chronicle U.S Customs and Border Protection Operations Officer David Vera walks among the tall grass taking a look at the terrain near the end of the fenced area of the border of Del Rio with the Rio Grande river, …
  • Explainer: Is the government required to separate immigrant 19 Jun 2018 00:09 Houston Chronicle Photo: Marie D. De Jesus, Houston Chronicle U.S Customs and Border Protection Operations Officer David Vera walks among the tall grass taking a look at the terrain near the end of the fenced area of the border of Del Rio with the Rio Grande river, …
  • News of Record for Monday, June 18, 2018 18 Jun 2018 16:26 Daytona Beach News Journal COUNTY JAIL DOCKET (The following people were booked into the Volusia County Branch Jail on felony charges yet to be proven in court.): Ferdinand D. Thompson, 33, Deltona, written threats to kill or do bodily injury; Robert S. Maher, 52, DeLand, tampering …
  • National and State News 15 Jun 2018 19:36 Sunbury News Flooded residents in Maryland wonder about rebuilding By DAVID McFADDEN Associated Press May 29 ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — After yet another devastating flash flood ripped apart their historic Maryland mill town, hundreds of residents and business owners …
  • 5 Things To Know About Medicaid Work Requirements 14 Jun 2018 10:45 Standard-Examiner The Trump administration’s decision in January to give states the power to impose work requirements on Medicaid enrollees faces a federal court hearing Friday. The lawsuit before the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., will determine whether tens of …
  • LGBTQ Youth are at Increased Risk of Negative Outcomes in the Foster Care System 14 Jun 2018 00:08 Cleveland Scene Sonia Emerson was only 2 years old when she entered the Cuyahoga County foster care system because her biological parents were no longer able to care for her. She spent the next seven years growing up in the system before joining the ranks of the lucky …