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This article first appeared on The Denver Post on October 21st, 2014. A newborn was allegedly beaten to death and questions arise to why the investigation was closed before that. Read on HERE.

This appeared on the StarTribune on October 21st... GREENVILLE, S.C. — The two major challengers to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley used their final debate Tuesday to attack her handling of problems at the state's child welfare agency and what they said is her lack of support for a law to take guns away from people convicted of criminal domestic violence. Read on HERE.

The Las Vegas Review Journal posted an article about an advocate calling for new leadership for child welfare system. Read more HERE.

Kevin Dinnin is the CEO of a faith-based, nonprofit organization called BCFS, formerly known as Baptist Child and Family Services. This obscure charity has emerged as one of the biggest players in the federal government's response to the influx of more than 57,000 unaccompanied children who have trudged across the southern border so far this year. On July 7, two days before Dinnin met Obama in Dallas, the Department of Health and Human Services awarded BCFS $190,707,505 in a single grant.