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Resource ID: #13840
Subject: Children
Source: News (Birmingham, Ala.)
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After extensive investigation into the abuse and neglect deaths of several Alabama children, The Birmingham News showed the state knew the children were in danger before their deaths. Coverage of the deaths led to tips that the state social workers had had previous contact with the families of several of the young victims. After finds that the tips were in fact true, The News conducted an investigation into how the Alabama Department of Human Resources, the agency entrusted with the safety of the state's children is failing. (January - December, 19996)

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