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A dynamic team blended traditional street reporting with innovative scientific testing for a hard-hitting series on how the city's schoolchildren are being poisoned by lead.
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The free state-funded service explores how racism can contribute to the early death of black babies.
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A year after a first grader was severely poisoned from peeling lead paint in his classroom, City Council on Thursday unanimously passed historic legislation aimed at ensuring such an injury never happens again.
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The Arizona Department of Child Safety received more than 9,000 reports regarding child safety from Pima County residents during fiscal year 2016. About 2,100 of those reports resulted in children being removed from homes.
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Fixing our foster care crisis” was made possible through major funding from the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona and additional support from the University of Southern California Annenberg Center's Fund for Journalism on Child Well-being. 
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You might think that every parent knows enough to make sure their child uses a car seat or is properly belted in whenever they drive somewhere....

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When St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Nancy Cambria started reporting on a child who died at a home day care in Missouri, she turned what could have been a tragic but isolated event into a can’t-put-it-down series. Here are five useful reporting tips from her work.

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California emergency room doctors fight for their share of state money to treat the poor and uninsured, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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