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Child Welfare

Two daycare workers are accused of trying to force two minors to fight on video, the Los Angeles Times reports.

A Florida Governor talks Florida’s stance against prescription drug abuse and how the state should focus on the issue of children being over prescribed, via The Daytona Beach News-Journal. 

A Denver program helps former juvenile offenders find jobs, reports the Star News Group.

Juvenile Justice 

A 15-year-old charged with setting her home on fire receives support at her juvenile detention hearing in New Jersey, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.

Two young offenders are suing the state for mistreatment while in juvenile detention centers, the Charleston Daily Mail reports.