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49 min ago | CTV

Parents say 234 girls missing from Nigerian school, not 85

Some 234 girls are missing from the northeast Nigerian school attacked last week by Islamic extremists, significantly more than the 85 reported by education officials, parents told the state governor Monday.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Terrorism

1 hr ago |

For The Children's Sake, Put Down That Smartphone

It's not just kids who are overdoing screen time. Parents are often just as guilty of spending too much time checking smartphones and e-mail and the consequences for their children can be troubling.


Related Topix: Kids, Parenting

6 hrs ago |

Police target rogue traders across Chard and Ilminster

POLICE are targeting rogue traders who con vulnerable victims into paying extortionate amounts of money for substandard home improvements or work that has not been done.


Related Topix: Somerset County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Sun Apr 20, 2014


Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines

Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.


Related Topix: Kids, Medicine, Pediatrics, Round Rock, TX

Rocky Mount Telegram

School kids helped by Transylvania connection

The Times-News of Hendersonville reports the Romanian company behind the Only Fruit Bar is giving $2,500 to a Transylvania County Schools program that provides children with weekend food supplies.


Related Topix: Kids

Daily Mail

Father of boy found dead at roadside after going missing for three...

Easter Sunday from around the world: Pope Francis gives thumbs up to Vatican faithful as others celebrate even more spectacularly How a brain injury turned an average Joe into a math genius who is among only 40 people in the WORLD to have released an 'inner Einstein' after trauma Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter who spent 20 years in prison after ... (more)


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Kids

Braintree and Witham Times

Boycott threat over reception tests

Teachers are threatening to boycott the Government's new compulsory tests for four-year-olds, warning the move is "dangerous" to pupils' education.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Nanaimo Daily News

Manitoba doesn't have right to know about apprehended kids on reserves: chiefs

Manitoba's top aboriginal leaders say the province doesn't have the right to know about or track children seized by child welfare agencies on reserves.


Related Topix: Kids

Thurrock Gazette

Shots probe after teenagers injured

One man was arrested following the disorder in the Lichfield Street area of Wolverhampton, which was briefly "locked down" by armed officers last night.


Related Topix: Teenagers, West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, Shropshire County, England, United Kingdom

Rock Hill Herald

Soda-can-tab prom dress story pops with readers

For two weeks now I've had a problem that can only be described as good: drowning in a flood of emails and messages from readers - and not one of them angry.


Related Topix: Kids

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBS Local

Manhunt For Robbery Suspects Who Attacked Elderly Woman In Santa Cruz

Police in Santa Cruz are asking for the public's help in locating two teenagers who attacked and badly injured an 86-year-old woman and tried to snatch her purse.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Teenagers

News 4 Jax

Boko Haram claims bombing, mum on kidnapping

Boko Haram's elusive leader claimed responsibility for a bombing in Nigeria's capital of Abuja that left dozens dead, but said nothing about the group's reported mass abduction of schoolgirls that occurred the same day as the explosion.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Explosion, Adolescents and Pre-Teens


FLOTUS speech draws complaints

If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Michelle Obama, Topeka, KS, Kids

Washington Times

Public health school gets $1M for long-term care

Brown University's School of Public Health has received a $1 million grant to launch a center to improve long-term care for the elderly.


Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

South Korea ferry vice principal found hanging from a tree: One of first rescued

Cellphone video emerged from the South Korean ferry disaster on Thursday, as the president of the company that runs the ferry appeared for an emotional public apology.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Kids

Oxford Mail

Major the dog: a companion who found fame in a book

Major on a visit to St Nicholas' Primary School in March last year. He is pictured with Josh Holton, left, and Oscar Pocock His brother went on to win prizes at Crufts but Major came home to Oxford with me, and was sick in the car.


Related Topix: Kids

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

AZ mom who left kids in car not unemployed or homeless

A Valley mother accused of leaving her children in the car while she went on a job interview was actually working and had a home address, the Maricopa County Attorney said.


Related Topix: Kids, Maricopa County, AZ

Why Mumps And Measles Can Spread Even When We're Vaccinated

Potent but not perfect: Medical assistant Elissa Ortivez prepares a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at a clinic in Walsenburg, Colo.


Related Topix: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, Kids

Brandon Sun

Mentors play important role in keeping entrepreneurs focused and accountable

It may have been a love of cats or rock climbing that first gave shape to a quirky business idea but, for many entrepreneurs, the difference between success and failure of their dream company often comes down to the support and advice they've received from mentors.


Related Topix: Kids, Small Business, Personal Finance

KDAR-FM Oxnard

Share the Real Meaning of Easter with Children and Grandchildren

Easter is almost here and many traditions surround this glorious day. If you have little ones, there's Easter egg coloring for the egg hunt and Easter baskets full of candy and treats.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Breakfast, Kids