adoption

Tarrah Gibbons
July 09, 2020 - 11:30 pm
A Colorado woman has adopted her third child after learning he is the biological sibling of her two other children. The mother has now kept the siblings together, but she initally didn’t know any of them were related.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 30, 2020 - 12:50 pm
Are you lonely during the coronavirus pandemic? Pedigree, the company known for its dog food, is hosting dog adoptions via Zoom amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 23, 2020 - 5:52 am
When animal shelters tried to find foster homes for pets during the coronavirus pandemic, volunteers across the United States were interested. Here is how you can foster or adopt a pet during this global crisis.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 22, 2020 - 11:31 am
A single father who has fostered children for over 20 years is now a dad of 12 after adopting five siblings. Read the heartwarming story on RADIO.COM.
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Kara Marxer
May 10, 2019 - 4:22 am
The Kansas City Pet Project took in almost a thousand animals in April, an unanticipated record number for a month that is well before the typical summer rush. More strays are being brought into the shelter, and very few people show up to claim their pets. "Many of them have no identification on...
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AP News Staff
November 09, 2018 - 7:13 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas' new Democratic governor-elect says she will look to block enforcement of a new adoption law that she and LGBT-rights activists consider discriminatory. That would be a sharp break with the state's two previous conservative Republican governors. Gov.-elect Laura Kelly...
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Bill Grady
May 08, 2018 - 5:44 am
Kansas recently approved legislation to grant legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that have religious policies against placing children with lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender parents. Gov. Jeff Colyer says the law is not about discrimination, and that Kansas needs more placement...
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Jim Cunningham
May 05, 2017 - 6:22 am
The state of Kansas is launching a $500-thousand campaign to recruit foster parents in response to a record number of children waiting for homes. A legislative audit in April found that the system cannot handle the number of children that need foster care, even with about 2,800 active foster...
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April 06, 2017 - 4:58 am
The KMBZ Cover Story for Thursday is "Never Too Late," a look at adoption and foster care. -- Saving Kids from Abuse -- The Salvation Army Children's Shelter is a temporary place for kids who are pulled out of abusive or neglectful situations. For many it can eventually lead to foster care or...
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