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Resource ID: #16010
Subject: Children
Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
Date: Sept 12, Sept. 28, Oct. 24, 25, 31, Nov. 10, 29, Dec. 19



The state of Tennessee gives $82 million annually to Shelby County to pay the cost of day care for low-income families but few of those dollars reach the children. A Commercial Appeal investigation found that Shelby County day cares use state and federal funds to pay their executives six-figure salaries or to fund personal trips to Europe and Africa.

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