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Six workers fired after probe of Child Protective Services

PHOENIX -- Six state workers associated with having nearly 6,600 reports of child abuse ignored were fired Wednesday.Charles Flanagan, head of the new Division of Child Safety and Family Services, said five were people working for him who were found to have been instrumental in crafting and implementing a policy that resulted in ignoring state laws which require all complaints be investigated.