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DIY sex-assault exam kits draw concerns

The OHE reports that a number of Minnesota campuses have been approached by the New York-based makers of the MeToo Kit, which promises a way for victims and survivors to collect DNA evidence on their own after an assault. “For the thousands of survivors that choose not to report or …

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Bob’s jottings bring a bygone St Bees to life

NO matter how much or how little we have, taking a sense of pride in it is something to be admired, as so well demonstrated by the shiny windows, polished knockers and whitened steps of the modest abodes of our grandmothers’ day. In modern times the description of a woman …

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Creating bonds between children and incarcerated parents

By HEATHER MONGILIO, The Frederick News-Post FREDERICK, Md. — As the name implies, Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership focuses on helping children. But Rachel Noor, a mother of four, credits the organization with helping her get sober. A conviction for driving under the influence sent Noor to the Frederick County …

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Made in Eastern Europe: Garment workers denied basic rights

Names marked with an asterisk have been changed to protect interviewees’ identities.  Romania and Bulgaria – On July 10, on the outskirts of Covasna, a small mountainous town in Romania‘s central region of Transylvania, about 30 garment factory workers who were recently made redundant launched a protest outside their workplace – the Textile …

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Warren County family cares for dozens of children

WARREN COUNTY —  He thought three daughters were enough, while his wife wanted more children. “Somebody is missing,” Margie Keseday told her husband. “No there isn’t,” Bob Keseday said. “Everybody is here.” But his wife was relentless. MORE McCRABB: Two from area earn Freemasonry’s highest honor His prayer went something like this: …

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