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Social Services

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  • Recent Student Suicides Prompt School Response

    (WGN-AM)- After six student suicides in seven years, School District 303 in St. Charles has decided it's time to confront the problem head-on. More than 200 people have attended two "summit" meetings on suicide prevention, looking for ways they can...
  • Decades later, siblings finally embrace

    In the letter she left at the orphanage, Katherine Morris pleaded with social workers to treat her baby boy right. The year was 1946, and she was leaving her 1-year-old son for reasons that may never come to light. "Please give Tommy whole pasteurized...
  • KTLA Follow-Up: FTC, Attorney General Go After Social Charities

    KTLA Follow-Up: FTC, Attorney General Go After Social Charities
    The Federal Trade Commission and the California Attorney General's Office have taken action against a group of charities KTLA first told you about two years ago. In 2007, KTLA investigated several California charities that claimed to help everyone from...
  • Shock, but no basis for surprise

    One county supervisor expressed shock, another fired off a press release demanding an investigation. But Monday's revelations that 14 children died last year as the result of abuse or neglect despite being under the watch of child welfare authorities...
  • Cutting Social Services?

    I have a question about all of these social services that Governor Quinn says will have to be cut? Who are they? Who runs them? What kind of value do we receive for the money? Are any of them organizations that were set up by politically connected...
  • Hundreds Gather at Thompson Center to Protest Cuts in Social Service Programs

    Hundreds Gather at Thompson Center to Protest Cuts in Social Service Programs
    (WGN-AM)- Hundreds gathered at the Thompson Center Monday to protest cuts in social service programs that would happen unless the state finds new revenue. The protest was attended by several hundred social service providers and their clients. Agencies...
  • Family Support

    ABUSE REGISTRY FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES Abuse Hotline 800-962-2873 ADOPTION MIAMI-DADE COUNTY BAPTIST CHILDREN’S HOME www.fbchomes.org; Faith-based, nonprofit organization seeks stable Christian homes for children. 7748 SW 95th...
  • California voters want more state services but resist tax increases

    In the pages of one day's Times last week were two in a lengthening procession of articles explaining what happens when governments run out of money, as city and county officials across the state cut programs to save cash. Four pages earlier was the...
  • Community Calendar

        ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   - Reunions - More Information about Announcements Heard On The Air || ++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++ ||                 UPCOMING EVENTS     ---Year Round--- Discover your inner scientist,...
  • Toys For Tots Delivers Spirit Of The Season

    With a heavy heart, a single mother of two who was down on her luck sat in her kitchen painting an empty container of Quaker Oats to fashion it into a drum for her 5-year-old. She planned to use McDonald's straws for drumsticks for what was to be her son'...
  • Seeking safe passage: 13-year-old touched by violence in 1993 overcomes the odds

    Seeking safe passage: 13-year-old touched by violence in 1993 overcomes the odds
    The Tribune explores the reverberations, many years later, of the killings of three children -- the echoes of pain, of anger and of inspiration. Last Sunday, Byron Taylor strode down a church hallway, a tall 29-year-old with stylishly locked hair...