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Child abuse

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled a lower court improperly determined child protection workers were immune in a negligence dispute relating to the death of a 4-year-old boy who was killed when his father’s girlfriend threw him into a wall. There were at least seven reports to authorities from different sources who suspected the child was being abused.

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