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State’s adoption czar spends first day on job in Capitol meetings – Kentucky Today (registration)

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. Kentuckys new adoption czar spent his first day on the job Monday in a meeting of the House Working Group on Adoption. Dan Dumas, appointed by Gov

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Failed adoption devastates family, questions process – WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A couple in Central has been trying for years to have a child. Their story does not have a good ending, but they've chosen to tell their story in the hopes that it doesn't happen to anyone else.

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Puppy Adoption at Bangor Humane Society | WABI TV5 – WABI

If youre looking to adopt a puppy in the near future, youre in luck.

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PACC waives adoption fees – KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona – KVOA Tucson News

Tucson -With this extreme heat, Pima Animal Care Center is waiving adoption fees through Wednesdayin order to find more than 500 pets homes. "Folks whose pets aren't spayed and neutered have babies, so we're getting dozens of orphaned litters every single day," said Karen Hollish.

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You can take Gary Busey home Adoption Monday – New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Subscribe to New Jersey 101.5 FM on Youve got to love Gary Busey. Hes a colorful character with lots of energy who will work for treats. No, not that Gary Busey

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Religious freedom vs. gay rights: Will new adoption laws mean more or fewer kids get permanent homes? – GetReligion (blog)

The Associated Press claims to abhor bias, but when it comes to reporting on clashes between gay rights and religious freedom, the global wire service often slants its coverage toward the LGBTQ side. That's particularly true when the byline atop the story belongs to David Crary, a New York-based AP national writer who covers social issues

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Bangor animal shelter gearing up to adopt out first wave of southern ‘transfer dogs’ – Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine Thinking about adopting a dog?

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Lucky’s adoption hits a legal snag | WSTM – CNYcentral.com

Lucky the Husky's adoption is being held up, because his former owner skipped a court appearance on Friday. She was supposed to plead guilty to animal neglect. We invited Trooper Husky Rescue to Weekend Today in Central NY this morning, because this was SUPPOSED to be the day that Lucky, a dog that the rescue has been caring for, was SUPPOSED to be available for adoption.

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Advocates of gay adoption see both progress, obstacles – New Haven Register

With tens of thousands of children lingering in foster care across the United States, waiting for adoption, Illinois schoolteachers Kevin Neubert and Jim Gorey did their bit. What began with their offer to briefly care for a newborn foster child evolved within a few years into the adoption of that little boy and all four of his older siblings who also were in foster care

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Pride Week: Denver PrideFest is a time for adoption for LGBTQ … – The Denver Post

They got the call on New Years Eve with only a handful of hours left in 2015. The car, which was making its way through Oklahomas country roads at the time, erupted in cheers and tears

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Mega adoption event sends 1134 animals to new homes – The News Journal

Subscribe today for full access on your desktop, tablet, and mobile device. 14 Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about The event, held Saturday and Sunday at Bellevue State Park, placed 1,134 homeless animals with families. Try Another Audio CAPTCHA Image CAPTCHA Help CancelSend A link has been sent to your friend's email address

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Bastrop animal shelter halves adoption fees to help with overcrowding – KXAN.com

BASTROP, Texas (KXAN) The Bastrop County Animal Shelter is asking for help, saying it is overwhelmed with dogs and cats and is at 100 percent capacity.

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Hundreds of furry friends up for adoption at 8th Annual PetAPalooza – NEWS10 ABC

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (NEWS10) Hundreds of furry friends will be on the lookout for their forever homes on Saturday at Curtis Lumbers PetAPalooza

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Adoption of 3 children is a growing experience for family – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Adoption of 3 children is a growing experience for family McClatchy Washington Bureau To say Anna Lokey wasn't quite on board when her husband Shaun first broached the idea of adopting a child is a bit of an understatement. "I didn't feel like I was fit to be a mother to someone else's child, I felt that I screwed up with my own ..

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More than 800 dogs, cats in Delaware find new homes – The News Journal

WATCH THE LATEST ENTERTAINMENT VIDEOSNew at the beaches for '17 | 0:55 A summer of 2017 preview for Delaware's beaches.

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Karen Handel tells mom of LGBTQ daughter why she shouldn’t be allowed to adopt – The Daily Dot

Karen Handel, Georgias former secretary of state and theRepublican candidate in Georgias 6th Congressional district election, explained to a mother of an LGBTQ daughter why she cant advocate for her to adopt kids.

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Hill Harper on Adopting Son Pierce – People – PEOPLE.com

Fatherhood didnt happen in the traditional way for actor Hill Harper, but he wouldnt change a thing.

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Adoption law allows for inclusion, protects beliefs – Times Record News

John Ingle , Times Record News 3:09 p.m. CT June 16, 2017 District 69 Rep.

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Karen Handel, Jon Ossoff’s Opponent, Re-Affirms Her Extreme Anti-Gay Stance – Slate Magazine (blog)

Republican candidate Karen Handel and Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff shake hands after Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election debate in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. June 6, 2017

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FREE CATS: Austin’s animal shelter waives adoption fees for cats – Austin American-Statesman

Maybe this is the weekend to make Dad a cat person for Fathers Day. The Austin Animal Center said Friday that the facilitys cat cages are full and that the center was waiving adoption fees on all cats and kittens through Monday. The center, which is caring for 600 cats and kittens, said more than 300 are available for adoption.

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License to Discriminate’: Texas Governor Signs Controversial Adoption Bill – NBCNews.com

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces that there will be a special session of the Texas Legislature on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Austin, Texas.

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Progress but also obstacles in gay adoption – messenger-inquirer

With tens of thousands of children lingering in foster care across the United States, awaiting adoption, Illinois schoolteachers Kevin Neubert and Jim Gorey did their bit.

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Texas Now Lets Adoption Agencies Refuse Families Based on Religion: Your Texas Roundup – Texas Monthly

Plus: Ken Paxton brings Texas into the fight against opioid producers, Greg Abbott gets veto happy, and a half-dozen Harris County pregnant women contract Zika. By Leif ReigstadJune 16, 2017 I know Im dyslexic, but I know that sign is misspelled.

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Tubby Tabby: 35-Pound Cat Adopted in DC | NBC4 Washington – NBC4 Washington

WATCH LIVE The Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, D.C., found a home for one of its largest residents. Symba came to the Humane Rescue Alliance's New York Avenue adoption center last week weighing a whopping 35 pounds. The rotund, 6-year-old cat came to the shelter after his owner moved to an assisted living facility and couldn't take Symba along

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Arizona Supreme Court Clears Way For Adoption of American Indian Child by Non-Native Parents – Reason (blog)

Glassholic/FoterIn considering the rights of Native American foster children, should the emphasis be placed on their status as Native Americans or as children? The Arizona Supreme Court chose the latter, clearing a non-native couple to adopt their foster daughter over objections of a local Indian tribe.

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