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14-Pound Baby Giant Gift for Fla. Mom

14-Pound Baby Giant Gift for Fla. Mom | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The holiday season is a time for family and gratitude and one Florida family received a very big blessing — a 14 pound baby.
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Why Are Children Working in American Tobacco Fields?

Why Are Children Working in American Tobacco Fields? | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Obvious health risks to you still going ignored in the name of profit.
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Missouri is part of a movement to limit juveniles in adult courts and prisons - KansasCity.com

The “dual jurisdiction” program allows juveniles convicted of crimes after being certified as adults to receive services and treatment from the state juvenile justice system rather than being sent to an adult prison.
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1 in 6 fathers doesn't live with his kids: CDC - Pensacola News Journal

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1 in 6 fathers doesn't live with his kids: CDC
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Almost one in six fathers doesn't live with his children, according to new research that looked at how involved dads are in their children's lives.
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Israel's shackling of children in leg irons can shock even hardened politicians - The National

Israel's shackling of children in leg irons can shock even hardened politicians - The National | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Israel's shackling of children in leg irons can shock even hardened politicians
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Fathers send message to children 'Don't end up in prison like me' - Florida Times-Union

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Fathers send message to children 'Don't end up in prison like me'
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About a dozen inmates at that jail sent recorded messages to their children as a plea not to follow in their footsteps Monday night at St.
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National exoneration registry tracks wrongfully convicted inmates

National exoneration registry tracks wrongfully convicted inmates | up2-21 | Scoop.it
During the past quarter century, 23 Oklahomans have been exonerated of crimes that together had already cost them about 200 years in prison.

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Kicked out of high school for 'public lewdness' after reporting rape

Kicked out of high school for 'public lewdness' after reporting rape | up2-21 | Scoop.it
TOMBALL, Texas—When Rachel Bradshaw-Bean claimed she had been raped in the band room of her high school in Texas, school officials sprang into action—and kicked her out of school.
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Warrantless Officers Search For Non-Existent Drugs In Woman’s Buttocks & Vagina – Then Bill Her $5K

Warrantless Officers Search For Non-Existent Drugs In Woman’s Buttocks & Vagina – Then Bill Her $5K | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Last December, a 54-year-old New Mexico woman was crossing a bridge between Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, and El Paso when she was chosen for random "additional scree
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Prison Reform Trust > Press & Policy > News

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What a shabby man."Grayling stops prisoners getting Xmas presents" Prison Reform Trust http://t.co/rj113Pwq4G
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Parents lose custody of teen after seeking 2nd medical opinion; girl indefinitely detained in psych ward - Police State USA

Parents lose custody of teen after seeking 2nd medical opinion; girl indefinitely detained in psych ward - Police State USA | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Boston parents have lost custody of their 15-year-old daughter because of a disputed medical diagnosis. She has been trapped against her will in a hospital (*zucht* en Brrrrr! en RT allemaal! @Terrebelius In the best interest of the child?
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North Mpls. Family’s Front Door Kicked Down, Presents Stolen - CBS Minnesota

North Mpls. Family’s Front Door Kicked Down, Presents Stolen - CBS Minnesota | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A north Minneapolis family is spending Christmas in fear after thieves broke down their door and stole their Christmas presents.
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UK: "Sarah's Law" Sees 700 Pedophiles Identified

UK: "Sarah's Law" Sees 700 Pedophiles Identified | up2-21 | Scoop.it
More than 700 pedophiles have been identified since the introduction of "Sarah's Law" in 2011, Freedom of Information requests have revealed. Nearly 5,000 requests for information were made in Engl...
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On Hold: Parole Hearings For Juvenile Lifers

On Hold: Parole Hearings For Juvenile Lifers | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The U.S.Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has put the brakes to an order that the state hold hearings for more than 350 prisoners sentenced as juveniles to (On Hold: Parole Hearings For Juvenile Lifers In Michigan Prisons
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'60000 Kids:' Department of Homeland Security In The Human Trafficking ... - Acton Institute (blog)

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'60000 Kids:' Department of Homeland Security In The Human Trafficking ...
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When DHS captures the coyotes, they will then often “deliver” the smuggled child to the parent, despite the illegality of the situation.
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Have a kid who's out of control? A new therapy offers a kind of parental ... - Washington Post

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Seeking safety at youth prisons - Albany Times Union

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Seeking safety at youth prisons Albany Times Union She was also a key player in the Close to Home initiative, which got young offenders, many of whom were from New York City, treated near their homes rather than in far-flung upstate centers that...
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Top Researchers Say More Must Be Done to Address Child Sex Trafficking in United States

Top Researchers Say More Must Be Done to Address Child Sex Trafficking in United States | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Despite federal law recognizing child prostitutes as sex trafficking victims, many states are still treating commercially sexually exploited young people as criminals.
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Missing: A Boy and The Evidence Against His Accused Killer

Missing: A Boy and The Evidence Against His Accused Killer | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Three decades after 6-year-old Etan Patz disappeared, police suddenly had a suspect. Then they chose not to record his interrogation, a decision that could affect their case. (“How in God’s name could you not record that interrogation?
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FBI Confirms School Shooters Are New Breed Serial Killers

FBI Confirms School Shooters Are New Breed Serial Killers | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Press Release issued Dec 23, 2013: In a series of interviews with national media outlets including CBS news, the head of the FBI's Behavioral Threat Assessment Center confirmed that school shooters are a new breed of serial killer...

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Grade School Boys Honored For Returning Lost Cash To Local Church

Grade School Boys Honored For Returning Lost Cash To Local Church | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Mayor Jim Fouts of Warren, Michigan honored three young boys who found a box belonging to a church containing $100 while they were playing in a park, according to My Fox Detroit.
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Tensions roil Indianapolis juvenile detention center; at least 10 staff members injured (12/23/13 9:55 am)

Tensions roil Indianapolis juvenile detention center; at least 10 staff members injured (12/23/13 9:55 am) | up2-21 | Scoop.it
INDIANAPOLIS - The Marion County Juvenile Detention Center in Indianapolis has restricted movements in some of its boys' living area after several recent violent incidents that have injured at least 10 staff members since Thanksgiving.
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