Top Stories: Child Abuse Prevention Program, Questions About Kenneth Starr's Future | KERA News

Top Stories: Child Abuse Prevention Program, Questions About Kenneth Starr's Future

May 24, 2016

The top local stories this afternoon from KERA News:  Research shows a strong connection between poverty and child abuse and neglect. The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas just received a major grant to launch a program next month that’s focused on stopping abuse before it starts.

Other stories this afternoon: Amid reports that Kenneth Starr, Baylor University's high-profile president, was fired this morning over a scandal related to the university's response to multiple sexual assault allegations against football players, Baylor officials issue a statement asserting only that Starr remains president and chancellor of the university.

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