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3 hrs ago | Wandsworth Guardian

Dean Mayley pictured with his nephew Callum

A 17-year-old boy has been convicted of the murder of a young man with the mental age of nine in a knife-point mugging caught on graphic CCTV film.

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Related Topix: Greater London County, England, Teenagers

3 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette

Dean Mayley pictured with his nephew Callum

A gang of youths has been convicted of killing a "kind and innocent" young man with the mental age of nine in a knife-point mugging caught on graphic CCTV film.

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Related Topix: Greater London County, England, Teenagers

4 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

More reaching three Rs standard

More children are reaching the standards expected of them in the three Rs by the time they leave primary school, new figures show.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Wed Aug 27, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Medical regulators to investigate risky psych drug prescribing to California foster youth

With pressure on California's foster care system to curb the rampant use of powerful psych meds on children, concern is mounting about the doctors behind the questionable prescribing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kids, Cal State East Bay, Hayward, CA, Science / Technology

KURB-FM Little Rock

Kelsey Grammer Wants More Kids

Fifty-nine-year-old Kelsey Grammer became a dad for the sixth time last month when his wife Kayte gave birth to their son, Gabriel, but the star says he wants to add more to his brood.

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Related Topix: Kids

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

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

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.

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

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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Related Topix: Kids

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

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

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!

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