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Henn. Co. Teen Birth Rate In Decline

For the fifth consecutive year, the number of teenagers who gave birth in Hennepin County has decreased. According to Hennepin County officials, the number of teen births in 2007 was 1,170. In 2011, the number was 692. Teenagers are defined in the data as young women aged 15-19.

06/07/2013

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Former Foster Child Urges Change To Guardianship Laws

Twenty-four-year-old Tonya Bauer is a student at Winona State University. She is strong, smart and has used her past struggles as a child to make her a better person.

02/05/2013

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Allegedly Starved Minn. Boy To Stay In Foster Care

A judge says an 8-year-old boy who was allegedly starved by a Minnesota couple will remain in foster care for now.

12/03/2012

Gregg Alan Larsen, 49, pleaded guilty to creating child pornography of the children he worked with as a special education teacher and foster care provider, according to the Associated Press. (credit: Sherburne County)

Special Ed Teacher Sentenced For Child Porn

A former special education teacher in the St. Paul Public School District has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing and possessing child pornography.

11/23/2010