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The bad, the ugly and the downright horrible – a roundup of today-in-DCF news

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Guns, children, neglect, animal abuse, human trafficking and forced prostitution. These aren’t the beautiful, cliché, sundown-on-the-beach Florida stories, but in an attempt to raise public consciousness about these issues we at Florida Politics bring you today’s ‘DCF Files.’ *** On Monday, the Palm Beach Post published a story citing chilling figures from the Florida Department of Children and Families — in an annual human trafficking dossier, fiscal year 2015-2016 — in which 1,892 reports of human trafficking were recorded during the period. It…

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Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay finds creative take on fundraising

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A GoFundMe page created to raise money for the Guardian Ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay created in late October is still less than half way to its goal. Of the $3,000 targeted to help fund various services through the program, the page has raised just $1,150 as of late Friday afternoon. This being despite some pretty compelling marketing. Norm Bungard, a 74 year old volunteer with the organization, jumped from a perfectly good airplane to raise awareness, and money,…

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