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Republicans: Investigate The DCF

Republicans: Investigate The DCF

(Fitchburg, MA) — Republicans on Beacon Hill are calling for an independent investigation into the Department of Children and Families. Friday’s letter to the State Auditor and Inspector General from the Republican Caucus comes as volunteers search for the body of five-year-old Jeremiah Oliver. The Fitchburg boy disappeared in September but child protection authorities only found out last week. The family was supposed to be under DCF oversight.

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Student opens fire in high school north of Seattle

People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, and wounding at least four others.

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Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

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More than 200,000 rear-facing car seats are being recalled.

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Man Jailed For Columbine-Style Threat Against Frontier

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A 19-year-old Sunderland man is behind bars after threatening to commit a mass shooting at Frontier Regional School

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Baker And Coakley Debate In WMass

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Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley actually agreed on a number of topics during a televised debate in Chicopee