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Published December 12, 2012, 01:55 PM

New data: Child abuse drops for 5th straight year

NEW YORK (AP) — Reports of child abuse and neglect have dropped nationwide for the fifth consecutive year, and abuse-related child fatalities also are at a five-year low, according to new federal statistics.

By: DAVID CRARY,AP National Writer, Associated Press

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