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KARA gathers news about Minnesota’s abused children to provide a snapshot of Child Protection and how our state values its children.

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Cardinal takes leave from Vatican after sex assault charges

Minnesota Public Radio News

The whole idea of sexual abuse is abhorrent to me,” Pell said. … Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse …

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Green Bay Packers HOFer, Ahman Green, arrested on allegations of child abuse

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His arrest brings forth other players who have suffered the consequences of abuse charges. Former Minnesota Viking and now-New Orleans Saints …

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green arrested on suspicion of child abuse – NewsChannel5.com

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Startup Org Shines New Light On Abuse Policies

Jewish Week

“The core mission of the camp is to care for children,” said Linden, who will have … 91 percent of Orthodox youth directors had no training on childabuse …. rural Minnesota to shadow him on the job; it was officially a legal internship.

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Winona Daily News

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green was charged Monday with felony child abuse after his 15-year-old daughter told police he …

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Dozen frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

WPXI Pittsburgh

Darin Richardson, claims manager with the League of Minnesota Cities, …. They also found Allen guilty of child abuse, intentional or knowing child …

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NFL notebook: Saints’ Fairley (heart) to miss 2017 season

Gwinnett Prep Sports

City Court judge found the Minnesota Vikings wide receiver violated the terms of his house arrest. … –Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has been charged with felony child abuse after his 15-year-old daughter …

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Child Abuse And Neglect

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Minnesota Annual. Progress and Services Report, Child and Family Services Plan … Reporting Child. Abuse and Neglect: A Resource Guide to …

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Painful as it could be, some files must be made public

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Some fear this case could mark the end of Minnesota’s laudable openness about … So has the Minnesota Coalition on Government Information, on whose … assault, child abuse or other crime victims who show they could be at risk.

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Grand Forks man charged with sexually assaulting child

West Fargo Pioneer

Grand Forks man charged with sexually assaulting child … GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Grand Forks man awaiting trial in Minnesota on two … Forks County State’s Attorney’s Office requested BCI reopen a child sexual abuse case first …

Grand Forks man charged with sexually assaulting child – Grand Forks Herald

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The Kombucha Defense and Fighting the NFL

Daily Norseman

But the latest NFL poster child for poor life choices could put a new spin on an old … on child abuse charges in 2014 and missing all but one game that season. … There’s a reason that the NFLPA loves the Minnesota court system.

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St. Peter man charged with sharing sexually explicit images

Southernminn.com

… Services and North Mankato Police Department indicated child abuse. … When they interviewed Ehrhardt at his apartment, Minnesota River Valley …

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Applause: Good news from around the Fox Valley

Appleton Post Crescent

Butterfly Festival raises $52,000 for child abuse prevention. APPLETON … He was awarded the National Merit University of Minnesota Scholarship.

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Adrian Peterson seems to have forgotten exactly how old he is, especially in running back years

The Comeback (blog)

… who felt it was necessary to tell a courtroom associate that he “smoked a little weed,” prior to a drug test during his 2014 child abuse extravaganza.

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The Strain of the Opioid Epidemic on Families and the Foster Care System

The Good Men Project (blog)

Minnesota saw an increase of children placed into their state foster care by 33 … Other substance abuse among parents include meth, cocaine and …

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Report: US Child Well Being Improved In 11 Of 16 Areas

Asia Cruise News

Its annual “Kids Count Data Book” assesses U.S. children’s well-being … For example, children living in poverty declined from 22 percent (2010) to 21 … while teens abusing drugs or alcohol dropped from 7 percent (2009-10) to 5 …

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Residential Treatment Center

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Addicted to crystal methamphetamine and need help? We’re the most effective stimulant abuse treatment facility in Minnesota providing specialized …

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Minnesota pet hospital doubles as safe haven for pets of domestic abuse survivors

KMSP-TV

Knutson says they never meet the pet owner, or even learn their name, but they care for their four-legged child as if it was their own. “A lot of times …

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How On-Going, Toxic Stress Affects A Child’s Brain

CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Many believe that ongoing stress during early childhood — from grinding poverty, neglect, parents’ substance abuse and other adversity — can …

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Blue Cross-Blue Shield Minnesota Drops Children’s Minnesota Hospital System

KVRR

The dispute between Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Minnesota and Children’s … called Midwest Children’s Resource Center; a place where child sex abuse … Without a new contract, Children’s Minnesota is now considered out of …

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Adrian Peterson was upset for child abuse case handling

247Sports

Adrian Peterson was upset for child abuse case handling … Adrian Peterson is no longer with the Minnesota Vikings in what was a mutual parting of …

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‘Overnight, Life Changed Completely’: How Medical Marijuana Is Making A Difference For A Minn …

CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Heather encourages other parents who have children with PTSD to give medical marijuana a try. She works with Sensible Minnesota, a nonprofit that …

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For pregnant Minnesota inmates, a “doula” helps to maintain family ties

Minnesota Daily

According to Shlafer’s research, 16,248 children in Minnesota have an … higher risks of developing mental illness and substance abuse later in life, …

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White Earth program receives grant to create Child Advocacy Center

West Fargo Pioneer

White Earth program receives grant to create Child Advocacy Center … Office of Justice Program to develop the first Tribal CAC in Minnesota. … in these child protection and child abuse cases that are currently working in silos. Now …

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Oklahoma football: Former Sooner RBs churning out NFL yards

Stormin’ In Norman

… by a Texas grand jury on charges of child abuse against his four-year-old son. Peterson played only one game for Minnesota in the 2014 season.

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No such thing as routine for officers

Wahpeton Daily News

Beyond that, Lettow may come across a passenger that is obviously bloody, leading to questions about how it happened. Domestic abuse, child abuse …

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For the youth: White Earth DOVE Program receives grant to create Child Advocacy Center

Perham Focus

For the youth: White Earth DOVE Program receives grant to create Child Advocacy … Office of Justice Program to develop the first Tribal CAC in Minnesota. … child protection and child abuse cases that are currently working in silos.

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Prepare for AP 2.0: ‘He Is Still Going to Be in That Upper One Percent’

Bleacher Report

There was no doubt he no longer belonged in Minnesota. …. A year after being accused of child abuse and suspended by the NFL for most of the …

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Stepmother accused of reckless homicide for toddler’s death also charged with bail jumping

Starjournalnow

A Child in Need of Protection and/or Services (CHIPS) order in effect only allowed Tran to have supervised visits with the child at the Oneida County …

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Cobb County man sentenced to prison for failing to register as a sex offender

Coosa Valley News

When he was released from prison in Minnesota in August 2014, he initially registered as … This case is being brought as part of Project Safe Childhood. … initiative designed to protect children from online exploitation and abuse.

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Health care must be resolved

Leicester Post

The three Republican House members from Minnesota in favor of the … In the parlance of insurance speak, that means my child has a “pre-existing … said Medicaid pays for nearly half of substance-abuse treatment in Minnesota.

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Tag: child abuse

GoMN

Hennepin County to add 100 people to child protection staff · News … Minnesota mom charged for not stopping fatal abuse of her toddler · News …

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Minnesota vacation photo leads feds to child porn conviction

GoMN

Those changes include younger victims, more female abusers, and greater immediacy, even including live streaming of child abuse.

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The trouble with Minnesota’s toothless child sexual assault protection law

City Pages

April Kane went to great lengths to pass a form of Erin’s Law in Minnesota. … multiple advocates and their strategies for combatting sexual abuse.

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Advocacy Center opens to more child victims

St. Cloud Times

SARTELL – Abused children and their families from counties beyond the St. Cloud area may soon funnel through the Central Minnesota Child Advocacy Center. … RELATED: Goal: Minimize trauma in child abuse investigations.

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In wake of state reforms, child protective services in Hennepin County struggle to keep up

MinnPost

In wake of state reforms, child protective services in Hennepin County struggle … Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature began passing a series of … meant to improve the state’s response to reports of child abuse and neglect.

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‘All of us together’: Sex abuse survivor seeks healing within the church

National Catholic Reporter

‘All of us together’: Sex abuse survivor seeks healing within the church … In this interview, Susan Pavlak, a lifelong resident of St. Paul, Minnesota, … has collaborated with Gilbert Gustafson, a perpetrator of child sexual abuse, on the …

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Look up: Northern lights could be visible Sunday night

UpNorthLive.com

… there were a few aurora sightings Saturday night over Iowa and Minnesota, … Charges of third degree child abuse were then authorized against the …

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Varsity Theater in Dinkytown sold for over $2 million; owner to bring back music and other public …

Minnesota Daily

Amid four lawsuits alleging child sex abuse, Jason McLean, owner of Varsity … The Minnesota Daily previously reported on a decrease in foot traffic to …

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Accused child molester gets break from NS appeal court

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Accused child molester gets break from N.S. appeal court … The allegations involve abuse alleged to have occurred every other night between … Carroll cites a 2015 Minnesota court decision, Karsjens v Jesson, in which District …

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Fmr. Speaker Hastert to Undergo ‘Sex-Offender Treatment’ Post-Release

MRCTV (blog)

… which gauges a known molester’s physical reaction to specific images, according to former federal agents who dealt with child abuse cases.

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Minnesota Vikings suspend WR Michael Floyd for 4 games

WSBT-TV

Minnesota Vikings suspend WR Michael Floyd for 4 games … (AP) — The NFL has suspended Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd without pay for the first four games of the regular season for violating its substance-abuse policy. … St. Joseph County man arrested on child porn charges.

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OPINION: AI

ABS-CBN News (blog)

University of Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering mentions research … The term came up when I heard my children discussing sci-fi movies … We were discussing in class why cases against perpetrators of child abuse …

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Nation/World Briefs

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… behind him after being released from federal prison in Minnesota where he … Because Hastert wasn’t convicted of child abuse, he is not required to … a former FBI supervisory agent who frequently testifies in child sex-abuse cases …

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Top 10: Arrest in London after acid attacks

The Rebel

The posters present “A bystander’s guide to helping a person who is being targeted,” with the title “ISLAMOPHOBIC HARASSMENT” in bold, capital …

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Volunteer

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Safe Passage recruits volunteers to lobby local and state elected officials in a grass roots campaign to improve the child welfare system. We train them …

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Minnesota Communities Caring for Children (MCCC), home of Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota and Circle of Parents(c), was awarded 501(c)(3) status …

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Day Care Provider, 33, Found Guilty Of Assaulting 13-Month-Old Boy

CBS Minnesota / WCCO

A child abuse pediatrician, however, found no medical cause to account for the victim’s severe brain injury – determining that the injury was consistent …

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Minnesota Pushing Transgenderism on Public School Students

Church Militant

Minnesota Pushing Transgenderism on Public School Students … It is cold, calculated, institutionalized child abuse at the hands of those charged with …

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Conference Teaches Professionals How to Treat Abuse

FOX 21 Online

DULUTH, Minn. – Statistics say 1 in 10 children will be a victim of sexual abuse before they turn 18. That’s why a number of groups who support …

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MN woman found with meth and children in her car

Wahpeton Daily News

When a Minnesota State Trooper and two Wilkin County Sheriff deputies arrived on scene to assist, they discovered she had school-age children in …

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16-year-old from Minnesota ID’d as victim of John Wayne Gacy

Fox 28

CHICAGO (AP) — After running away from his Minnesota home in 1976, …. Hastert was never charged with child abuse because the statutes of …

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UK parents withdraw legal action over their sick baby

Minnesota Public Radio News

The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday … The judge condemned the abuse and threats directed at the hospital, …

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Foster home shortage hurting kids, workers

Workday Minnesota

A recent reform of the child protection system led to an influx of abuse and neglect … That can be very hard to find for kids placed in Greater Minnesota.

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Former House Speaker released from Minnesota prison

Blasting News

He admitted in 2015 to have violated the banking law by funneling $3.5 million, which he used to keep the #Child Sexual Abuse incidents a secret.

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Convicted soul: A priest-perpetrator of child sexual abuse shares his story

National Catholic Reporter

Convicted soul: A priest-perpetrator of child sexual abuse shares his story … edited for length and clarity, took place in West St. Paul, Minnesota.

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BACA to hold “Breaking the Chains” ride

Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The Minnesota Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) will hold a “Breaking the Chains” motorcycle ride on Saturday, July 29 …

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Minnesota choir teacher charged with having sex with 17-year-old student

Daily Globe

A former Minnesota teacher has been accused of having a sexual … “Crimes of this nature represent a significant abuse of authority and violate the trust … Funk was initially arrested in late February on suspicion of possessing child …

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Massachusetts Ex-Priest Convicted in Abuse Scandal to Leave Prison

U.S. News & World Report

Massachusetts Ex-Priest Convicted in Abuse Scandal to Leave Prison … began in a child rape case at the heart of the U.S. Catholic Church abuse scandal. … reflected changed Minnesota laws on reporting past sex abuse, diocesan …

Massachusetts ex-priest convicted in abuse scandal to leave prison – Reuters

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Minnesota nice’: How locals reacted to Justine Ruszczyk’s tragic death

9news.com.au

Minnesota nice’: How locals reacted to Justine Ruszczyk’s tragic death … and within minutes, protesters filtered into the room and started abusing her. … ideas of American suburbia based on the movies I watched as a child. Picture …

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No statute of limitations on horror of sex abuse

Albuquerque Journal

No statute of limitations on horror of sex abuse … week as he left a federal prison in Minnesota and his wheelchair stuck on a bump in the sidewalk. … But Hastert was not convicted of sexually abusing children because the statute of …

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Former Boy Scout Alleging Abuse Seeks Punitive Damages

KSTP.com

A former Minnesota Boy Scout who has alleged he was sexually abused by an … Today’s child protection environment, in and outside of Scouting, has …

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RUSH HOUR: The stories you need to know today

NEWS.com.au

Detectives from @SDSheriff Child Abuse Unit looking for more victims in a …. The warrant, filed by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, …

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Trump rages at Sessions in New York Times interview

Fox 28

Russia had banned Americans from adopting Russian children in response to the Magnitsky Act, passed by Congress in 2012, which allowed the U.S. …

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Oregon Seizes Children From Parents Who Have Low IQ

Christian Post

Oregon Seizes Children From Parents Who Have Low IQ … The state of Oregon has taken away the two children of a couple, one of them … in foster care, according to The Oregonian, which says no abuse or neglect has … filed by a Minnesota mother against her teenage child along with school officials …

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Gordon Brown – Child Abuse victims deserve compensation

Archy Newsy

Video: Gordon Brown – Child Abuse victims deserve compensation … More than 800 sex abuse claims filed under Minnesota law – Minneapolis Star …

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Minnesota day care centers hit in childabuse extortion attempt

Bismarck Tribune

Minnesota day care centers hit in childabuse extortion attempt … An extortion letter threatening false claims of child abuse has been mailed to 27 …

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Brother of man acquitted in 1992 Minnesota child abduction-murder case sentenced for sex abuse

Duluth News Tribune

WOODBURY, Minn.—The brother of a man acquitted of kidnapping and murdering 5-year-old Corrine Erstad from Inver Grove Heights more than 25 …

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