A permanent home can mean the world to foster children bouncing from one foster home to the next. Permanence gives these children stability and security they may have lacked in previous households. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports, there’s been a jump in the number of kids getting to experience the benefits of living outside of foster care.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPAdoptionIncrease.mp3]
The Marion County Sheriff's Office is handing out scent preservation kits to assist them with finding missing persons, particularly those with special needs. MCSO is using the kits for its Extra Special Person program. The ESP program has nearly 600 people registered.