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Polis, Hancock Would Welcome Child Refugees To Denver

Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, praised the “poise and grace” of the children entering the United States across the Mexico border, just as Denver is considering seeking federal grants to care for them.

07/18/2014

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Friend Of Woman Accused Of Lying To Son About Cancer Feels Betrayed

A woman could lose custody of her children after being accused of falsely telling her son and the rest of family he had cancer in order to raise money for vacations.

05/14/2014

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Auditor: Denver Human Services Records ‘At Risk’

Denver’s auditor is sending an alarming message, saying confidential client records kept at the Department of Human Services are at risk of being breached.

02/27/2014

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Pleas Postponed In Case Of Malnourished Children

A judge postponed a hearing Friday for a Denver couple to enter pleas on charges of child abuse for allegedly starving their four young sons and keeping them in a filthy apartment.

11/15/2013

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Learn How To Recognize The Signs Of Child Abuse

We often don’t hear about children suffering from child abuse until it’s too late. Now there’s something everyone in the community can do to recognize the signs of abuse.

04/09/2013

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Top Spots To Make Holiday Gift Donations In Denver

Keep the spirit of the season alive this year and teach your children all about the importance of giving. Check out these great places to make holiday gift donations in Denver.

12/18/2012

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Heating Help Program Now Taking Applications

As the temperatures drop heating bills usually rise. Some people who need help paying them started applying for assistance on Thursday.

11/01/2012

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Wear Blue On Wednesday For Child Abuse Prevention Month

Denver’s City and County Building, along with other select buildings around the metro area will be adorned with giant blue ribbons in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

04/03/2012

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Judge Sides With Family Of Boy Who Died From Child Abuse

A federal judge has made a decision that could bring justice to the family of a 7-year-old boy more than 4 years after his death.

12/07/2011

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New Applicants Tie Up Food Stamp Benefits

Thousands of Coloradans who need help aren’t getting it because of a massive backlog. They’re being forced to go without benefits like food stamps, Medicaid and other state assistance.

09/15/2011