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Triage Team: Working Together to Keep Kids Out of Foster Care

10/04/16, 05:25 PM
The Division of Children and Family Services is dedicated to assuring that children at risk of abuse and neglect are protected and nurtured within a family and with the support of the community. Annually we have approximately 1700 children in temporary or permanent custody. But not all of them are due to abuse or neglect. In any given year up to 300 children are in our care because the child’s needs require critical treatment or intervention their parents cannot provide.
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New Bike Share Program Rolls Out

09/30/16, 05:17 PM
Since the RNC, you have probably been wondering what is going on with the big, green bikes that are scattered throughout Cleveland. Those bikes are leaving but don’t fret, they have been replaced by the new, shiny red UHBikes! After years of collaboration, and planning Cleveland’s formal bike share program UHBikes, sponsored by University Hospitals, launched with 250 bikes at 30 stations.
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Fairness and Equity Means Getting Everyone’s Vote to Count

09/26/16, 04:56 PM
I’m not sure when they started giving out “I Voted Today” stickers, but my consecutive general election streak will be hitting number 42 on November 8. That’s a number that might impress my 18 year old son who will cast his first vote in a general election this fall, but no doubt it pales in comparison to many of my fellow Cuyahoga County citizens. This will now be the 11th Presidential election in which I have cast a ballot. Over the years I’ve pulled mechanical levers, punched out chads, and filled in dots. I’ve pulled back curtains, voted absentee, and voted early.
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