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Fri July 26, 2013
Can Florida's Department Of Children And Families Be Fixed?
The U.S. Department of Justice charges that Florida denies fragile, disabled children any option but nursing homes.
One of the state agencies targeted in the federal lawsuit was the Department of Children and Families. The agency has been under fire in other areas: the recent deaths of five children since mid-May. In each case, DCF had had contact with the children and their families. The head of DCF, David Wilkins, resigned last week.
Plus: Is the "age of the library" really over? Or just in Miami-Dade? Host Tom Hudson speaks with the Miami Herald's Carol Marbin Miller and Patricia Mazzei, CBS4's Jim Defede and the Wall Street Journal's Arian Campo-Flores.
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