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Child Abuse Reports Down, But Advocates Say Abuse May Be More Prevalent

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Reports of child abuse in Ohio are down dramatically, but those working in the field say they’re concerned that the real incidents of child abuse are actually on the rise. Advocates are preparing for a surge of new reports that could come from child care providers, camps and eventually schools… Read More

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Kentucky Newspaper’s Series on Abuse Cited as ‘Wake-up Call’

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A charity group and others in Kentucky cited a local newspaper’s investigative series on child abuse as a wake-up call for the state. The Courier Journal of Louisville reports Kosair Charities and others hosted an event Tuesday to call on the community to help combat the “epidemic.” The newspaper’s five-part series details how Kentucky has… Read More