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Lawmakers Look To Increase Adoptions Of Foster Kids

A new bill meant to increase adoptions of foster kids in Florida unanimously passed its first panel on Thursday.

02/05/2015

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Bondi Announces Anti-Human Trafficking Effort

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has announced a new state initiative in an effort to end human trafficking.

CBS Miami–09/27/2013

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Foster Kids Given Free Pass To State Parks

The state’s Department of Environmental Protection is making it easier for Florida’s foster kids to enjoy the great outdoors.

01/20/2013

Bunchy Gertner has been volunteering her time to make sure foster kids get presents on Christmas.in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties get presents for Christmas. (Source: JOE RIMKUS JR. / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Great Grandma’s North Pole Provides Toys For Foster Kids

Would you put aside your social life and needs to give foster care children a Christmas morning they’d never forget? Bunchy Gertner does.

CBS4–12/22/2012

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Foster Kids Getting Free School Supplies

While school doesn’t start for a little under a month, hundreds of South Florida foster kids will be getting their school supplies this week.

CBS4–07/25/2012

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State Looks To Recruit 1,200 New Foster Parents

The Sunshine State is looking for a few good men and women to help with children in need. Okay, so they are looking for more than a few.

CBS4–07/12/2012

Custodial Workers at the University of Miami voted to go on strike if wage increase demands aren't met.  (Source: CBS4)

Miami Foster Kids Attend Special Graduation Ceremony

Nearly 100 students in foster care in Miami-Dade were honored Saturday at a special graduation ceremony.

06/10/2012

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Florida Foster Kids Get Early Holiday Present

Hundreds of kids across the state in foster care have received an early Christmas present – a trip to spend the holiday with relatives or family friends.

CBS4–12/22/2011

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Feds Holding Hearing On Pysch Drugs Prescribed To Foster Kids

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) – Two years ago the death of seven-year old Gabriel Myers who hanged himself with a shower hose in the bathroom of his Margate foster home shocked and saddened those around him. […]

12/01/2011

Lisa McLean, (C) teaches her adopted children, James (R), 9, and Maddie, 8, about the parts of a flower. (Photo by Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)

Fla. Pushes Adoption For Roughly 800 Foster Kids

November is National Adoption Month, a time to raise awareness about the adoption of children and youth from foster care, and Florida is doing its part.

CBS4–11/02/2011

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