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Agency Helps Those Affected by Sexual Harassment at Work

Workplace sexual harassment occurs in many industries, not just entertainment and government. But we rarely, if ever, hear about cases in the Quad Cities where bosses, supervisors and employees have subjected their co-workers to abuse, ranging from unwanted comments to sexual assault. Michelle O'Neill talks with two Family Resources employees who work with people who've been targets of sexual harassment at their jobs in the Quad Cities.

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Letters recently sent from two female inmates at the Arizona State Prison Complex-Perryville describe their growing desperation as their basic hygienic supplies disappeared.

"I ran out on Saturday 9/30," one wrote, "and although I continually asked for [toilet paper], was told they were out. They did have pads that I used as [toilet paper] until Monday 10/1 when they ran out. I then had to use a wash rag until Wed morn."

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https://goo.gl/SWMtko / Arrowhead Ranch on Facebook

After extensive renovations, Arrowhead Ranch is ready to serve more at-risk young people. Tomorrow, the residential treatment center and school will host its annual Round-Up and kick off a national advertising campaign. 

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In the penguin habitat at an aquarium in Sydney, love is in the air.

The newest penguin couple here are named Sphen and Magic, and the two males are about to take the leap into parenthood.

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