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Child protection agency had mixed success under Baker

Charlie Baker calls it a “broken agency.” The state Department of Children and Families, he says, desperately needs systematic reforms and a new commissioner after losing track of a Fitchburg boy who is now presumed dead.

The department, he promises, will change if he is elected governor.

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