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14 min ago | Channel3000

8 rights of pregnant women at work

It's been illegal to discriminate against pregnant women in the workplace since the Pregnancy Discrimination Act was passed in 1978.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Motherhood

4 hrs ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Carjacked vehicle hits crowd, killing 2 kids

Police say a vehicle that had been carjacked plowed into a group of people on a corner in Philadelphia, killing two children and critically injuring three other people.

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Related Topix: Kids

6 hrs ago | ABC News

2 More Teens Convicted in Oregon Torture Case

Two of the four Portland teenagers accused of shooting a fellow high school student with a BB gun and carving a swastika into his forehead entered guilty pleas in court this week and have been sentenced.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Teenagers

10 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

'Captain Fantastic' to film New Mexico

Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced Thursday that the feature "Captain Fantastic" will begin principal photography in Albuquerque, Las Cruces and Mesilla next month.

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Related Topix: Mesilla, NM, Parenting

14 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers

Youth Contract 'to be ended early'

The Government's flagship scheme to get young people back into work is being wound up a month early after failing to help more than a fraction of those it targeted.

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Related Topix: Teenagers

Thu Jul 24, 2014

CBS Local

Obama Weighs Refugee Status For Central American Kids

The Obama administration is considering creating a pilot program giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Kids, US News, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

KUT-FM Austin

Who Are The Kids Of The Migrant Crisis?

Volunteers such as this woman - who's with a group that calls itself "Las Patronas" - throws bags of food and water to migrants in Veracruz, Mexico, who are headed toward the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Kids, World News, Mexico,

Lamar Daily News

Kelsey Grammer welcomes ... Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer hit the half-dozen kids mark on Tuesday with the birth of his son with wife Kayte, Access Hollywood reported Thursday.

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Related Topix: Frasier, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Kelsey Grammer, Kids, New York

The Item

US data show states getting most immigrant kids

New federal data show Texas, New York, Florida and California are receiving the most unaccompanied children caught at the U.S. border.

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Related Topix: Kids

KTVN Reno

UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

The family of an Indiana teenager who crashed in the Pacific Ocean during an around-the-world flight says he knew the risks and had prepared for them.

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Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Toddlers

KFVS12

Parents of obese kids often view them as healthy

Parents of obese children often don't view their kids as unhealthy or recognize the health consequences of excess weight or inactivity, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Kids, Pediatrics, Medicine, UC San Diego

Messenger Newspapers

'Wide variation' for academy chains

England's best academy chains are raising standards for their poorest pupils and outperforming other state schools, but the weakest are lagging far behind, research suggests.

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Related Topix: Teenagers, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom,

Ripley and Heanor News

It's scary - but being a mum is amazing, too

After my other-half Rob read last week's blog he told me that any expectant mother reading it would probably be petrified and that it all sounded a bit negative.

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Related Topix: Parenting

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Mom accused of leaving kids in car to visit casino

Phaley Nget, 37, of Oakland was arrested Sunday after officers found the children, ages 2 and 3, alone in the car parked near Casino 580 in Livermore, Officer Traci Rebiejo said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Kids

Myrtle Beach Online

Bing Crosby's kids recall dad's duet with Bowie

Harry, Mary and Nathaniel Crosby were on set when Bowie arrived to tape his appearance.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, White Christmas, Musical Movies, Bing Crosby, Jazz, Celebrities, David Bowie, Pop/Rock, Kids

The Fresno Bee

Navajo Nation leader denounces homeless killings

Three teenagers have been charged with murder in the Friday night slayings. Police say the men were attacked while sleeping in a vacant lot and beaten beyond recognition with cinderblocks, bricks and a metal pole.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Albuquerque, NM, Teenagers, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bernalillo County, NM

The Labradorian

Viking Voyage: Clayton Colbourne is on his home turf

Born and raised in L'Anse aux Meadows, N.L., Clayton Colbourne is now an interpreter for the site with Parks Canada.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Kids

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Spanking the gray matter out of our kids

How to discipline the next generation is a hotly debated topic. In 2012, a national survey showed more than half of women and three-quarters of men in the United States believe a child sometimes needs a "good hard spanking."

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Related Topix: Kids, Autos

ABC News

Study: Many Heavy Kids Think They're Normal Weight

Nearly a third of children in a national survey didn't have an accurate idea of their own weight - most of them heavy or obese children who viewed themselves as normal.

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Related Topix: Kids, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

News Herald

Many kids don't have a realistic take on their weight

Nearly one-third of U.S. children and adolescents are obese or overweight, but many don't realize that they fall into that category.

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Related Topix: Kids, Life, Food, Nutrition, Nebraska

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