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46 min ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Official: Dallas county will not house immigrant children

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says his county won't take in any immigrant children crossing the Texas border illegally, a reversal of his earlier offer to house as many as 2,000 kids.

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Related Topix: Texas, Kids

5 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Colorado considers a new look for edible pot

In this June 19, 2014, file photo, chef Alex Tretter carries a tray of cannabis-infused peanut butter and jelly cups to the oven for baking at Sweet Grass Kitchen, a well-established Denver-based gourmet marijuana edibles bakery which sells its confections to retail outlets throughout the state.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Marijuana, Sweet Grass, MT, Life, Dessert, Food, Brownies, Baked Goods, Kids

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Government website can jump start back-to-school preparations

Summer's all but over, and around the country, kids are heading back to school and parents are scurrying to prepare.

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Related Topix: Kids, Computers

The Town Talk

Egyptian citizens campaign against harassment of women

A group of mostly teenagers and men took to the streets of Cairo's capital this week, ready to do battle - in bright green vests with spray paint in hand - against sexual harassers.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Teenagers, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak

Andover Advertiser

Teacher attack suspensions rise

Students aged five to 11 were suspended 9,080 times for physical assault against an adult in the 2012/13 school year, up from 8,630 in 2011/12, according to Department for Education figures.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Windsor Beacon

Who's watching the kids when parents get arrested?

The Justice Department and police officials across the nation are directing their agencies to deal with thousands of children who are left behind following the arrests of parents, from surprise raids at family homes to roadside traffic stops.

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Related Topix: Kids, Drug Enforcement Administration

WHAS11

Immigration leads Arizona governor's race issues

One candidate called for sending National Guard troops and to build fences on the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas to stem the tide of immigrants, and forwarding the bill to President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Arizona, US National Guard, US Military, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Kids

WPLJ-FM New York

Josh Murray Is Ready for Kids with Andi Dorfman

Bachelorette star Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray just announced their engagement, but the groom-to-be is already thinking about starting a family.

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Related Topix: Kids, Wedding

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

McDonald's ordered to pay $27M in deaths of teens

A release from the attorney representing the families of 18-year-old Denton James Ward of Flower Mound and 19-year-old Lauren Bailey Crisp of Dripping Springs said McDonald's lax security led to their deaths in 2012 in College Station.

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Related Topix: Teenagers, Flower Mound, TX, Dripping Springs, TX

KYTX-TV News

Voices: Deportation policy could define Obama legacy

You saw it this week outside the White House, when undocumented immigrants picketed to demand Obama listen to their views as he finalizes a highly anticipated overhaul of the nation's deportation system.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Representative Michele Bachmann, US House of Representatives, Kids

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Theater apologizes after kids see 'Sex Tape' clipsTheater apologizes...

Regal says it's reviewing complaints after its Augusta theater showed scenes from the R-rated film instead of the children's movie.

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Related Topix: Regal Entertainment Group, Kids, Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA

KMCX-FM Ogallala

Luke Bryan Announces Sixth Annual Farm Tour

Luke Bryan continues to help kids from rural families in the Southeast get an education.

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Related Topix: Kids, Knoxville, TN

The Island Packet

Khmer Rouge tribunal clears way for genocide trial

In this photo released by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, a hearing is held at a U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

WHAS11

10 guilty in fire deaths of 94 Indian school kids

A court in southern India has convicted 10 people for a fire in 2004 that raged through a thatched-roof schoolhouse and killed 94 children while most of the faculty escaped unscathed.

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Related Topix: Kids

WFAA-TV Dallas

Trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids

When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.

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Related Topix: Kids

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Helicopter rescues teens on California cliff

The helicopter was called to the cliff about two miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge on Friday around 6:30 p.m. CHP Officer Daniel Hill says the 17 and 18-year-old boys were stuck to the cliff about 75 feet above a beach and had no way of getting down.

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Related Topix: Teenagers, Modesto, CA

The Modesto Bee

Pesky pig that scared kids on Maine trail captured

Officials in Oakland closed the trail after the runaway pig scared two children walking on it between Messalonskee middle and high schools and then chased a high school student and attacked a woman.

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Related Topix: Kids, Education Etc., Modesto, CA, Weird

WFAA-TV Dallas

Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in United States, have tugged at heartstrings.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Kids, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Barack Obama

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Frustrated governor writes Obama about border kids

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam expressed frustration with the Obama administration's decision to place 760 unaccompanied minors in his state without notification.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Kids, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Nathan Deal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Autos

Sunherald.com

Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

The report blames a generation of sun worshipping for the $8 billion spent to treat all forms of skin cancer each year.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Kids, Healthcare Law, Law, Las Vegas, NV

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