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August 17, 2017


Study: Increasing Minimum Wage Would Reduce Child Neglect Cases

The Indiana University research shows that raising the minimum wage by one dollar reduces the rate of neglect by nearly 10 percent.

March 21, 2017


House Approves Domestic Violence Bill On Phone Plans, Pets

The House voted 95-0 Monday to approve the measure. It returns now to the Senate to approve changes.

October 3, 2016


Indiana Legal Services Receives Grant To Help Senior Citizens

A nonprofit law firm that aids low-income Indiana residents has won a $400,000 federal grant to help seniors for a variety of reasons.

April 23, 2013


Children Who Died From Abuse Increased In 2011

The Department of Child Services recorded fifteen more death in 2011 than in the previous year.

April 3, 2013


Despite Downward Trend, Teen Pregnancy Remains An Issue

Knox, Cass and Lawrence counties have some of the highest rates of teen pregnancy in the state of Indiana.

August 23, 2012


Prof Working To Reduce Child Sex Abuse In Schools

Children who are most likely to be abused by a school employee include girls, especially girls of color whose parents do not speak English.

February 10, 2012


New Regulations Define Credit Card Use In County

The new rules will limit credit card use to spending money previously appropriated for a particular purchase.

September 15, 2011


Study: Parents Have Misperception Of Kids’ Drug, Alcohol Use

Only 10 percent of parents think their own teens drank alcohol in the last year and 5 percent think their teens smoked marijuana in the last year.

February 4, 2011


More Hoosiers Reporting Child Abuse

More than 24,000 cases of child abuse were reported in the state of Indiana in 2009

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