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2 hrs ago | FOX Carolina

Mother allegedly stabbed two of her children

Mary Galvis, 47, was still in a hospital gown when officers took her from the police station to the Salt Lake County jail. "I am just in shock.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake County, UT, Kids, West Valley City, UT

7 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Lawyer: Mom in Blackstone infant remains case was afraid

The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home says she was scared because her longtime boyfriend didn't want any more children. Thirty-one-year-old Erika Murray was charged Friday with fetal death concealment and other counts after authorities found their bodies in her squalid, vermin-infested Blackstone home.

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Related Topix: Blackstone, MA, Kids

11 hrs ago | Philly.com

Pa. casino cash a mixed bag for taxpayers

In the summer of 2004, Gov. Ed Rendell and top state lawmakers promoted legalized casino gambling as a way to provide historic relief from burdensome school property taxes. A decade later, slot-machine revenue has helped restrain the inexorable growth of a tax that homeowners love to hate, and completely eliminated it for thousands of low-income seniors.

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Related Topix: Ed Rendell, US Governors, Pennsylvania, Education Etc., Elderly (Senior Citizen), Wilkes-Barre, PA

15 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

State's vaccine exemptions rising

The exemptions have grown slightly in Indiana, but the increase could be much larger because more parents are declining to allow their child's vaccination status to be reported.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Chickenpox, Mumps, Kids

19 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Japan's yen for cuties goes beyond Kitty

TOKYO Hello Kitty, who many learned recently is a girl and not a cat, may be the queen of Japan's cute characters.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Asia, Asia Travel, Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies, Kids, Anime and Manga

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Daily Mail

LeAnn Rimes pays homage to her country roots in cowgirl boots and a ...

'A message to the allies of America': British aid worker forced to condemn UK government for backing U.S. before beheading by Jihadi John who threatens to kill another Briton next 'Would they have done that to any white boy?': Grieving mother hits out at police after they shoot dead her bi-racial son 'with his arms by his sides' 'There's so many unanswered questions': Cops still clueless over murder of mother who was stabbed to death as she handed out apartment flyers Is the net closing on Jihadi John? Latest beheading video comes after days of claims special forces are on his tail 'This was unreasonable discipline': Police stand by Adrian Peterson abuse charges as NFL begin probe into star player's child abuse scandal Family's outrage at cops who violently arrested a father of two for 'appearing intoxicated while taking care of his kids'... but actually has a TERMINAL ILLNESS that makes ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dance, LeAnn Rimes, Country, Kids

Lancashire Telegraph

Darwen studio school moves into new home

THE principal of a Darwen secondary school has said she is confident its pupils will 'thrive' after it moved into a revamped A 4.1m building. Darwen Academy Enterprise Studio , which is sponsored by the Aldridge Foundation, moved into the former Model Lodging House in Police Street yesterday.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens

KSL-TV

W.Va. student raises funds for 'chemo ducks'

Huntington High senior Ginny Blake wants to help alleviate fears for kids facing cancer. And she wants to do it with stuffed ducks.

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Related Topix: Kids, Marshall University

KFI

Lawyers for migrants? Administration says yes, no

Attorney General Eric Holder is arguing publicly in favor of legal representation for migrant children arriving unaccompanied at the border. At the same time, his department is taking the opposite position in court.

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The York Daily Record

Police: Man found with homemade bombs, kids in car

Police in eastern Pennsylvania say they arrested a man after finding him passed out in a parked car with two children and three homemade bombs. Authorities say they discovered 28-year-old James Zwally in the vehicle early Thursday morning outside a convenience store near Reading .

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CFRA

Ex-Quebec doctor charged with killing his kids gets bail

A former Quebec doctor who is awaiting a new trial on charges he killed his two children was granted bail Friday in a decision that infuriated an uncle of the kids. Turcotte, 42, is charged in the stabbing deaths of Olivier, 5, and Anne-Sophie, 3, at a rented family home north of Montreal in early 2009.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Deseret News

Pope Francis to marry couples with kids, cohabitating

In this Sept. 10, 2014 file photo, Pope Francis walks at St. Peter's Basilica during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican.

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Related Topix: Kids, Wedding, Human Sexuality

Deseret News

Police: 2 boys confess to preschool pumpkin heist in New Mexico, pumpkin donations roll in

In this Sept. 6, 2014 image from a surveillance footage released by Eastern New Mexico University, a boy is shown kicking a pumpkin authorities believe was stolen from a nearby preschool in Portales, N.M. Police said Friday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM, Preschoolers, Albuquerque, NM

SFGate

Woman accused of aiming gun at kids over clarinet

A western Colorado woman is accused of pointing a rifle at several children in a neighboring backyard because she was upset that an 11-year-old boy was playing his clarinet outside. Mesa County sheriff's deputies believe 60-year-old Cheryl Ann Pifer of Clifton had been drinking before allegedly threatening the children Wednesday.

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KFVS12

The parenting trap: Coddling anxious kids

Some parents may make things worse for their anxious kids by falling into what researchers call the "protection trap" -- reassuring them, lavishing them with attention or making the threat go away, according to the results of a small study. The finding indicates that certain coddling behaviors may actually boost anxiety, although the study doesn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship.

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Related Topix: Kids, Parenting, Psychology, Science, Arizona State University, Boston University

Northwich Guardian

Gun attack girl, 7, 'gravely ill'

The scene in Northiam, near Rye, East Sussex, as a seven-year-old girl remained "gravely ill" in hospital after she was shot A seven-year-old girl remained "gravely ill" in hospital after it is believed she was shot in the head by her father who then apparently killed himself. Villagers in Northiam, near Rye, East Sussex, said the man turned up at his ex-partner's home before opening fire at about 4pm yesterday.

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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Kids

Daily Reporter

Memorial set for 5 slain kids; dad heads to court

The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama was an ex-convict who went on a crime spree more than a decade ago in Illinois, prison documents and a family member confirmed Thursday. Timothy Ray Jones Jr, accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama left a Mississippi jail Thursday and was being taken back to his home state of South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kids, Columbia, SC

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Chilliwack Times

Man who kidnapped two kids sentenced to 4 years

A Manitoba man who kidnapped his two kids and hid them in Mexico has been sentenced to four years in prison. Kevin Maryk of Winnipeg pleaded guilty in June to kidnapping his children in 2008 and keeping them in a heavily guarded home for four years.

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This is Local London

Just 3% may get highest GCSE grades

Just 3% of teenagers could score the highest grades in new GCSE English and maths exams, it has been revealed. Under major reforms, only a fifth of pupils who would currently achieve at least an A grade will be awarded a "grade 9" - the top result available in the new system.

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The Daily Breeze

Kids accidentally drink bleach mix at New Jersey day care

JERSEY CITY, N.J. >> More than two dozen children and two adults accidentally drank a mixture of bleach and water at a day care center Thursday and were briefly hospitalized. The Jersey City Fire Department told WABC-TV a substitute teacher's aide at Growing Tree Learning Center II in Jersey City was giving students water when she mistakenly used a bottle that had water and a little bleach in it.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Kids

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