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December 26, 2013 12:00 AM

Open the records; it's the only way to prevent more child tragedies

Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd went to the heart of the matter in his ruling Monday, ordering the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to comply with his earlier orders to release files in cases involving deaths or near-deaths of children under its care, and fining the cabinet $756,000 for persistent noncompliance.

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