COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Child advocates are pushing for help for families adopting older foster children and those with serious behavioral and mental health issues.
Most states focus money on recruiting parents, but once a child is adopted, few funds are directed to supporting the new families. Ohio's program offers adoptive parents up to $10,000 for services -- a drop from $20,000.
Aug. 13, 2011: A stage collapses at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis. Seven people have died from the injuries they received.
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"The families of those who were seriously hurt when the Indiana State Fair Grandstand stage rigging collapsed" on Aug. 13, are struggling with "a mix of hoping and coping," The Indianapolis Star writes this morning.
The projected path puts the center of the storm over North Carolina at 2 a.m. ET on Sunday.
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The fight for control of Tripoli continues, as we reported earlier. From Libya, NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro reports that what had looked like it might be a quick victory for opponents of Moammar Gadhafi is turning into what could be "a bitter, difficult battle."