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St. Charles Police: Parents Kidnapped Children from Foster Care

St. Charles police say two young children in foster care have been kidnapped by their biological mother and one child’s father.

11/27/2013

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Lawmakers Vote To Override Mo. Foster Care Bill

The Senate voted 25-9 on Wednesday. The House approved the override 109-52, which is the minimum needed to override a veto.

09/12/2013

Mo. Bill Would Require College Visit for Foster Kids

Under the legislation, children between age 15 and 18 would be required to receive a visit to a community, technical or four-year college in Missouri.

04/17/2013

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More Illinois State Worker Layoffs Coming

Illinois’ Department of Children and Family Services is contemplating hundreds of layoffs.

06/14/2012

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Mo. Budget Passes Senate Appropriations Committee

Senate Appropriations Chairman Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said this was probably the most difficult budget year ever.

04/13/2012

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Organization Asks to Join Foster-Care Suit

The organization wants to sue Illinois over gay couple foster-care issue.

07/26/2011

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Catholics Dispute Foster-Care Law In Court

Illinois officials say they won’t renew foster care and adoption contracts with Catholic Charities.

07/12/2011

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Ill. Charity Fights Civil Union Adoptions

Catholic Charities would not comply with the civil union acts, and therefore will lose state funding.

07/11/2011

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