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St Paul Foster Home Source Of Many Police Calls
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Post St Paul Foster Home Source Of Many Police Calls 

A St Paul foster home that hosts handicapped foster children has been the source of at least 14 police calls in the last five years, police say. Four of the calls involved domestic fights and three others were for various kinds of neighborhood disturbances. The address most recently came to light after a foster care toddler nearly drowned in a bathtub there and had to be revived by CPR.

Some foster care homes seem to be operated like production line businesses, with foster parents receiving substantial monthly cash payments, food stamps and Medicaid benefits from county social service agencies for each child in their care. In the recent Safe Haven story from Iowa, the monthly per child stipend for foster kids was estimated at $750.

Is this the kind of household we depend on to keep foster children safe at the taxpayer's expense, or is it just some negligent wingnut's cash cow?

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Post Wright Foster Child Dies From Tub Drowning 

The 18 month old foster child who was left in a bathtub unattended by foster parents Daniel and Barbara Wright has died.

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Post Dead Child Identified As Brianna Jackson 

The child who drowned in Daniel and Barbara Wright's bathtub was identified as Brianna Rose Jackson. The Wrights were licensed to care for up to 5 foster children at a time, and have been foster parents since 2002. Jackson drowned when she was left unattended in a bathtub with her 3 year old sibling.

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