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Child Abuse, Neglect in Mississippi Exceeds National Rate

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Mississippi’s child abuse and neglect rate easily exceeded the national average, a federal government report released last week shows. There were more than 10,000 child abuse and neglect victims, or 14 per 1,000 children in Mississippi, compared to nine per 1,000 nationally. More…