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  • Are African American families more vulnerable in a largely white neighborhood? 21 Feb 2018 15:53 The Guardian White people in America tell themselves many stories about racism and race. Some are comforting myths, designed to naturalize racial hierarchies or dispel the guilt and responsibility of privilege. Others are sociological and historical narratives, which …
  • Why one story explaining racial segregation in America is overlooked 21 Feb 2018 12:46 The Guardian White people in America tell themselves many stories about racism and race. Some are comforting myths, designed to naturalize racial hierarchies or dispel the guilt and responsibility of privilege. Others are sociological and historical narratives, which …
  • Lesbian couple was denied chance to be foster parents by taxpayer-funded charity. So they sued. 21 Feb 2018 03:16 The Washington Post (Bigstock) A lesbian married couple from Texas is suing the federal government after they say that a Catholic nonprofit that receives taxpayer funding denied them the opportunity to serve as foster parents for refugee children because of their sexual …
  • Your voice, everyone’s crisis: Citizens share perceptions, concerns at opioids forum 19 Feb 2018 23:42 Record Herald WILMINGTON — Roger Winemiller has seen the opioid epidemic in a way most of us haven’t, and certainly wouldn’t wish on anyone. He’s lost a son and a daughter to fatal overdoses — within a nine-month period. The Blanchester-area resident joined more than …
  • What should be next for Ohio’s opioid crisis? 18 Feb 2018 05:46 Tribune Chronicle The Appalachian Ohio region spans from the periphery of Cincinnati to the edge of Cleveland, following the Ohio River. Ohio’s 88 counties, 32 including Trumbull and Mahoning counties, are considered Appalachian. The Appalachian Regional Commission …
  • Nearly $20,000 going to the dogs 16 Feb 2018 17:38 Delaware Gazette The Delaware County Dog Shelter, Job and Family Services, the Delaware General Health District, and the Delaware County Engineer’s Office all approached county commissioners Thursday with a request for approval of county business. Brian Galligher, safety …
  • Would you back a tax hike to help at-risk kids? 16 Feb 2018 14:55 www.wcpo.com CINCINNATI -- Hamilton County voters could be asked this November to consider a property tax increase to cover the growing costs of caring for a record number of children entering foster care locally. More than 3,500 children were in protective services …
  • State Highlights: Anti-Vaccine Groups Gear Up In Texas; 73% View Crisis in Iowa’s Mental Health System 12 Feb 2018 15:14 kaiserhealthnews.org Media outlets report on news from Texas, Iowa, California, Hawaii, Washington, Maryland, Minnesota, Georgia, Oregon, New Orleans, Ohio, Wisconsin, Arizona and New Hampshire. Politico: Houston District Becomes Unlikely Battleground For Vaccine Policy Fight …
  • Galion Inquirer, other Aim Media sites, taking a closer look at opioid crisis 08 Feb 2018 15:34 Galion Inquirer GALION — The stories are in every community, across every income and background. The mother who was only allowed to see her child if the visit was supervised, and finally actually showed up — admittedly high. The Indiana woman who sold her body so she …
  • Child abuse is not inevitable, but preventable — local policy changes prove that 07 Feb 2018 19:46 The Hill When the federal Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) began its effort to develop a national strategy to eliminate child maltreatment fatalities, we knew the challenging task we were facing. Few, if any, evidence-based …