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CAPE CORAL, FLA — Policing and the push to improve it, is heavy on the minds of many, especially now. One major criticism is that law enforcement is heavy-handed and over-policing communities and people for non-violent crimes over and over. The Florida Sheriff’s Research Institute recently hit back against that claim, with this report. In …

Breaking the Cycle, the mentor youth program that meets twice monthly at the Dugan Best Recreation Center, is looking for more male students to join the group. The program, which was created in 2018 by Owensboro High School alumni and current Kentucky State University senior Brionna Greer, seeks to inspire young boys and girls in …

Dear Amy: I come from a very judgmental family, and I’m wondering how to break the awful habits I learned. Growing up, we’d often be driving home from family events and my parents would badmouth the relatives we had just seen. This affected me, even if their criticism was sometimes justified. As adults, my boyfriend …

There are more than 2 million people in U.S. prisons right now. 4.5 million people are on parole. Once a person is released, 68% will be back behind bars within three years. If you’re thinking “not my problem.” think again. Taxpayers spend $130 billion on jails, courts, community supervision and job loss. Now, one woman …

Special to The T&D The nonprofit CASA/Family Systems was chartered in July 1979 as Tri-County Citizens Against Sexual Assault. “Tri-County CASA was formed as a result of concern from members of the community about the lack of services for victims of sexual assault in Bamberg, Calhoun and Orangeburg counties,” said Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, chief executive …

It is estimated that more than 15 million children in the United States live in homes in which domestic violence has occurred at least once. These children have a greater risk of either becoming an abuser or a victim of abuse in their own adult lives than those who do not experience this childhood trauma. …

King’s Academy, a school in South Dallas, is going the extra mile to make sure families not only survive, but thrive. They say faith is the belief in something or someone unseen. For Pastor Chris Simmons, a leap of faith led him to Cornerstone Baptist Church in South Dallas three decades ago. It was during …

COLUMBIA, S.C. — An unprecedented global pandemic continued to swirl around them, one of their classmates was just found dead in a quarry, midterm exams pressed down on them, and they had news to gather day after day. And classes to attend. And jobs to work. And sleep — no, very little sleep. The staff …

SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – For those struggling with substance abuse or addiction, the pandemic has added another struggle to an already difficult battle. It’s why one organization in Scott County, ‘Breaking the Cycle Georgetown‘, is making sure those struggling know help is available. Nikki Strunck is no stranger to the pain caused by drug …

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aidéo Technologies – a leader in AI-enabled automation technology for the healthcare industry – announced today that StreamlineMD has chosen the company’s AI-powered auto-coding tool Gemini AutoCode™ to enhance revenue, improve coding processes and reduce costs for its clients in the healthcare industry. Unlike other coding …