Teen Weapon Use Varies by Race and Gender: Study Black and Hispanic students and boys more likely than whites and girls to be involved, data shows

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By Medline Plus 01/15/2016

"... Using data from a national survey conducted during the mid-1990s, when violent crime rates were falling in the United States, researchers found that 13 percent of black students, 10 percent of Hispanic students and 7 percent of white students had been involved with weapons. ..."

Read the entire article: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_156732.html

Proposal Dismantles Barrier Faced by KY Domestic Violence Victims

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By Public News Service 01/2016

"... FRANKFORT, Ky. - A bill filed in the Kentucky House would give victims of domestic and dating violence the ability to legally break their home or apartment lease as they leave a dangerous situation. The sponsor of House Bill 41, Rep. Joni Jenkins (D-Shively), says the legislation will be heard in the House Judiciary Committee next week. ..."

Read the entire article:  http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-19/criminal-justice/proposal-dismantles-barrier-faced-by-ky-domestic-violence-victims/a49038-1

Assault cases among elderly Aussies in age care services up 10% in 2014-2015

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By International Business Times 01/18/2016

"... Other complaints include 3,725 cases of standard of care in aged care facilities subsidised by the government and 1,127 incidents of missing people or unexplained absences. These incidents of suspected or alleged abuses comprise 1.1 percent of the 231,555 Aussies who stay in permanent residential aged care facilities. Another 800,000 Australians have access to home care services. ..."

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