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Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Aug. 18, 2023 00:27 AM EDT

Dalton Daily Citizen. August 16, 2023. Editorial: Be mindful of charity scams As we watch the truly devastating impact of the wildfires that have hit parts of Hawaii, many of us may feel a need to respond with a call to action. The images have implored many of us to...

Federal judge appoints expert to oversee Oregon agency that has been housing foster kids in hotels

Jul. 19, 2023 19:57 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge this week appointed an outside expert to help Oregon end its practice of housing kids in foster care in hotels, years after the agency promised it would do so in a legal settlement. U.S. District Court Judge Michael McShane on Tuesday took the...

New Mexico jury awards $485 million in damages in case of girl sexually assaulted in foster care

Jul. 11, 2023 18:08 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A jury has awarded $485 million in damages in a civil case brought on behalf of an 8-year-old girl who was repeatedly sexually assaulted in a New Mexico foster care program. The verdict came late Friday after Rio Arriba County jurors heard nearly two weeks...