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Politics
9:24 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Funding sought for Mo. child sex abuse victims

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Advocates for child sex abuse victims are urging the Missouri Legislature to renew a funding increase for their social services.

At issue is an increase of more than 20 percent in funding for child assessment centers that was included in the 2013 budget. That $500,000 increase brought the total funding for the centers to $2.8 million.
The centers conduct forensic interviews and sexual assault exams on children that can help make a legal case against their perpetrators.

Politics
9:16 am
Fri February 17, 2012

Lawmaker wants limits on sex-offender list

Offenders in mid-Missouri, registered on the national list.
nsopw.gov

A bill in the Missouri House would exempt people convicted of non-contact offenses from having to register with the National Sex Offender Registry.

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