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3 hrs ago | WGIR-AM Manchester

Texas Dad Acquitted in Shooting Death of D...

A Texas man is not guilty of murder for the death of the drunk driver who killed his kids.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kids, Brazoria County, TX

3 hrs ago | WBEX-AM Chillicothe

Texas Dad Acquitted in Shooting Death of Drunken Driver Who Killed 2 Sons

A Texas man is not guilty of murder for the death of the drunk driver who killed his kids.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kids, Brazoria County, TX

5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Simon touts Bloomington Internet program

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is welcoming Illinois students - who could graduate from college in 2025 - back to school and is highlighting a program providing Internet access to low-income students.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc.

9 hrs ago | WRAL.com

Spanish chain pulls kids' shirt after outcry

The long-sleeved shirt with horizontal dark stripes and a six-pointed yellow star on the left side of the chest prompted a storm on social media, with many people finding the shirt distasteful because it conjured up memories of the Holocaust.

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Related Topix: Kids

11 hrs ago | CBS News

Kids' shirt resembling Nazi camp garb pulled by retailer

Spanish fashion retailer Inditex says it has withdrawn a children's shirt which triggered an outcry from people who said it was reminiscent of the clothes Jews were made to wear at Nazi concentration camps.

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11 hrs ago | Times-Herald

A high school sex educator writes book for parents on freshening up The Talk

One of the first things Al Vernacchio does in his high school Sexuality and Society class is stand at a podium in a sweater vest and tie surrounded by a wall packed with slogans: RESIST HOMOPHOBIA.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Kids, Marketing

14 hrs ago | WCAV

Dominion Awards $1.3M in Education Grants

Dominion Resources' charitable arm is awarding more than $1.3 million in grants to schools and educational institutions in nine states and Washington.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Virginia

17 hrs ago | KIMT

WEB News

With the union now authorized, the Service Employees International Union, which organized the election, can negotiate with the state for wages and benefits for the estimated 27,000 eligible workers.

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Related Topix: Elderly (Senior Citizen), Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Kids removed from Manitoba home: parents charged with confinement, sex abuse

RCMP spokeswoman Tara Seel said Mounties received a tip about child abuse in the Parkland area in western Manitoba earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Kids, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

KFVS12

Even normal-weight teens can have dangerous eating disorders

Teenagers do not need to be rail thin to be practicing the dangerous eating behaviors associated with anorexia, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Teenagers, Australia, World News, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Press-Telegram

Lawmakers call for end to reckless prescribing of psych meds to California foster kids

Some of the state's most influential lawmakers on Monday called on California's foster care system to stop the reckless prescribing of psychiatric medications to troubled children, demanding the state quit spending tens of millions of tax dollars on such risky therapies.

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Related Topix: Kids

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Sheriff: Teen causes fatal crash

A Lake Leelanau teen driver could face criminal charges in a deadly two-vehicle crash that authorities say was caused by reckless driving.

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Related Topix: Lake Leelanau, MI, Leelanau County, MI, Teenagers

Times Herald

Study: Parental incarceration may be worse than divorce

Prison isn't just bad for the emotional and physical health of inmates. It's bad for their children, a University of California-Irvine study says.

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Related Topix: Prison, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, Kids

Salisbury Journal

Lib Dem sex lessons for children, 7

All children in state-funded schools in England would receive sex and relationships education from the age of seven under Liberal Democrat plans.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Mon Aug 25, 2014

680News

LL Cool J lends a hand for New York City kids who need school supplies

In this Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, file photo, host LL Cool J speaks on stage at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center, in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, LL Cool J, Rap, Kids, Music, Grammy Awards, Music!

KXXV-TV Waco

Police shoot man suspected of abducting his kids

Dallas police say they fatally shot a 29-year-old man accused of abducting his two young children after ramming their mother's car.

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KNDO

Today's parents less able to spot obesity in their kids

In fact, parents interviewed between 2005 and 2010 were 24 percent less likely to spot a weight problem in their child than parents interviewed between 1988 and 1994, the researchers said.

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Related Topix: Kids, Southern University, Georgia Southern University, Pediatrics, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WAPT-TV Jackson

Avoid the 'back-to-school plague'

"I've been thrown up on; they sneeze and cough on me. And lost teeth are a real big thing for first-graders," said Miller, who teaches at Spring Hills Elementary in the suburbs of Chicago.

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Related Topix: Kids

CTV

Students grossly underestimate the cost of school: poll

Post-secondary students grossly underestimate the cost of school, not to mention how much support they'll need from their parents, a new survey shows.

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Related Topix: Kids

WAVE-TV Louisville

Coach: Playing kickball gives confidence to blind kids

"It's played with three pieces of equipment. a kickball that beeps, two bases which buzz and blindfolds.

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