child abuse http://www.kplu.org en Recession may have caused more infant abuse http://www.kplu.org/post/recession-may-have-caused-more-infant-abuse <p>It appears the economic recession has taken its toll on babies. Researchers have found the number of babies with severe head injuries nearly doubled in 2008 and 2009. Stress in the family seems to be a factor.</p><p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:11:00 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 2758 at http://www.kplu.org Hoquiam senator single-handedly stops child rape bill http://www.kplu.org/post/hoquiam-senator-single-handedly-stops-child-rape-bill <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-958870.mp3</p><p>State lawmakers have heard tearful pleas this legislative session from victims of child rape who advocate the statute of limitations be eliminated. A bill with that provision passed unanimously in the state House recently. But it appears destined for oblivion because a state Senate chairman won&rsquo;t hear the bill.</p><p> Tue, 22 Mar 2011 09:48:38 +0000 Tom Banse & KPLU News Staff 1047 at http://www.kplu.org