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U.S. to fund GPS tracking devices for children with autism following death of Avonte Oquendo

Sen. Charles Schumer says the Department of Justice

Sen. Charles Schumer says the Department of Justice has agreed to allow existing grant funds to be used for the voluntary devices.

(AP) The U.S. Department of Justice says it will fund voluntary tracking devices for children with autism or other conditions that put them at risk for fleeing their caregivers.

Sen. Charles Schumer announced the agreement Wednesday. It comes after the remains of New York City autistic teenager Avonte Oquendo were found in the East River.

Schumer called...

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