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1 hr ago | 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.

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

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Kids

10 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Kids, Maricopa County, AZ

GPB.org

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Northern Michigan News

Superintendent: Kids victims in cheating scandal

Nevada's state school superintendent called children the victims and adults the culprits in a cheating scandal uncovered at a Las Vegas elementary school.

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Related Topix: Kids, Education Etc., Las Vegas, NV

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Students, parents challenge zero-tolerance policies

Michael Reynolds is willing to go to extremes to shed light on what he says is a big problem: zero-tolerance policies that are driving kids like him out of school for often-minor offenses.

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Related Topix: Kids, Youth, Alternative, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Daily Tribune

Rise in homicide rates linked to kids' failure in school

A rise in killings in a community tracks closely with a rise in the number of young children who fail a grade in elementary school, according to new research analyzing 21 years of homicide rates and school achievement data.

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Related Topix: Kids, Parenting

Palladium-Item

Elderly couple's murder-suicide shocks Md. community

They'd been a couple since high school, and after more than six decades of marriage , Lester and Midge Wright were still joined at the hip.

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Related Topix: Elderly (Senior Citizen), Berlin, MD

National Public Radio

Police: Mom Drove Into River Trying To Kill 3 Kids

Three teens frantically used their cellphones to call for help from a sinking van after their troubled mother drove them into a river, their father said Thursday.

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Nigeria: Fate of 115 abducted girls unknown

The fate of 115 female students abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty Thursday when their school principal denied the Nigerian military's report that almost all the pupils had been freed.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Education Etc., Adolescents and Pre-Teens,

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Apathy in older folks could signal shrinking brain

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Distressed parents: Prom dresses too sexy

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Related Topix: Oakland, ME, us Travel, Travel, Teenagers, Autos, Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Texas town recovering, year after deadly blast

In this April 9, 2014 photo Holly Harris holds a badge that belonged to her husband, Dallas Fire-Rescue Capt.

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Related Topix: Fire, West, TX, Explosion, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Amherst Daily News

Jenny McCarthy 'irresponsible' for telling parents not to vaccinate kids: minister

It's "outrageously irresponsible" for celebrities like Jenny McCarthy to encourage parents not to immunize their children against potentially deadly diseases, Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Kids, Autism, Health, Vaccinations

Weyburn Review

Ontario woman accused of poisoning 8 kids and 1 adult pleads guilty to 4 counts

An Ontario woman who had been accused of poisoning eight children and an adult with eyedrops has pleaded guilty in four of the cases.

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KTIV-TV Sioux City

2 dead, almost 300 missing as South Korean ship sinks

Rescue boats and helicopters scrambled to pluck passengers, most of them high school students, from a ferry as it slowly sank off the southwest coast of South Korea early Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, South Korea, World News, Asia, Education Etc., Kids,

KMIZ

Nigerian military searches for abducted girls

Nigeria's military combed the woods in search of more than 100 school girls who were abducted earlier this week by Boko Haram Islamists, authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens

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