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Project Bridge youth received an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of FOX 13’s Tampa studios on Friday, March 24.

Foster kids enjoy memorable day at Lupton’s ranch

PLANT CITY — The aroma of barbecue filled the atmosphere of the sanded-path park as individuals scurried across a bridge and into a forest of activities such as rock climbing, dancing and basketball at Lupton's Boggy Bottom Event Ranch.

Getting Back to Work with ‘Education 2 Employment’

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) — While the unemployment rate is dropping around the nation it’s important to distinguish the numbers.

South Carolina boasts a January unemployment rate of 4.4%, which is a slight uptick from 4.3% in December.

Rapid Safety Feedback’s Rapid Ascent

Casey Family Programs Vice President David Sanders called on federal and state government to “work collaboratively toward realizing our nation’s goal of protecting vulnerable children from abuse and neglect.”

Detention reform continues

The Kansan: Juvenile justice is a rapidly changing landscape in Kansas. With the passing of Senate Bill 367 in 2016, an incremental plan was put into effect with the ultimate goal of eliminating the utilization of juvenile detention centers statewide by 2019.

A long journey, a lesson learned

Chandra, 17, whose adopted father died when she was 11, has been living at E-Nini-Hassee, a therapeutic school and transitional housing for girls, for nearly three years, She says she’s excited to get back home to live with her mother, after being in the custody of DCF.

Nonprofits team up with law enforcement to fight drugs

The Ann R. Wilke Family Foundation is teaming up with Eckerd Kids to raise thousands of dollars to help families in Haywood County. On Friday, Jan. 27, a donation of $3,240 was made to the Maggie Valley Police Department to help fight substance abuse in Haywood County.