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58 min ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

'Tykester' helps parents keep tabs on kids from miles away'Tykester'...

A handy mobile app called "Tykester" helps busy parents keep tabs on their kids from miles away by connecting moms and dads with daycare providers to receive real-time information and photos of their children.


Related Topix: Family

5 hrs ago | Times Herald

Study: Michigan child poverty up, teen deaths down

A Head Start volunteer helps a child brush her teeth at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church at 2080 W. Grand Blvd. in Detroit on Wednesday, March 13, 2013.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Family

9 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate

Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S. That was the genesis of a law six years ago that is now at the center of an immigration crisis at the nation's Southern border.


Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Study: 1 in 4 Oklahoma kids live in poverty

The 25th annual Kids Count report released Tuesday by the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation ranked Oklahoma 39th in 16 indicators across four areas: economic well-being, education, health and family and community.


Related Topix: Family

Daily World

Child poverty rates on the increase

Child poverty rates in the U.S. are on the rise, but health and education trends are showing improvements-including teen pregnancy reaching a historic low, according to the annual KIDS COUNT Data Book by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.


Related Topix: Family

The Macon Telegraph

Study: Nearly 1 in 3 Arkansas kids live in poverty

The 25th annual Kids Count report from the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation ranked Arkansas 41st in 16 indicators across four areas: economic well-being, education, health and family and community.


Related Topix: Family, 9, Health Insurance, Health

Cybercast News Service

Southwest retains low rankings in child welfare

The Southwest continues to earn dismal marks for child well-being, with New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada ranking in the bottom five of an annual national report that grades states on education, health care and poverty.


Related Topix: Family

Washington Times

Arizona Senators renew call to quickly deport kids

Arizona's two U.S. senators are commending the Border Patrol amid news a massive Nogales facility will no longer be receiving immigrant children.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Jeff Flake, Senator Jeff Flake, US House of Representatives, Family

Daily Mail

Jenny McCarthy says autistic son Evan doesn't realize kids are bullying him

How a year has fluttered by: Prince George's meeting with a butterfly captured in new pictures released to mark him turning one Not tonight dear, I'm too tired, gross, sick or drunk: Frustrated husband creates spreadsheet detailing different reasons why his wife would not have sex with him Philip Seymour Hoffman left his entire $35million fortune ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Vladimir Putin, Train Disaster, The View, Entertainment, Television

Kids stabbed in fatal knife attack

A COLLEGE friend of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted of conspiring to hide evidence from the police.


Related Topix: Family, China, Asia, World News

WTOC-TV Savannah

Waistlines of U.S. kids seem to be holding steady

The proportion of kids aged 2 to 18 who were classified as obese, based on their waist size, held steady at nearly 18 percent from 2003 to 2012, researchers report.


Related Topix: Family, University of Minnesota

Daily Mail

Paraplegic man, 34, 'shoots brother dead to protect sister in family dispute'

The final indignity: Horror as bodies of MH17 crash victims are lined up on side of dirt track, tossed into dumpster trucks and carted off to morgue train after being left in 85F heat for three days Defiant Putin warns the West not to use MH17 tragedy for 'selfish political ends', as Ukraine accuses Russia of spiriting away shrapnel-hit bodies to ... (more)


Related Topix: Train Disaster, Family, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Bellingham Herald

Court: Hoffman didn't want 'trust fund' kids

The New York Post says the children's court-appointed lawyer recently interviewed the actor's accountant, David Friedman.


Related Topix: Family, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman

News Observer

Oxford School District goes high tech

The district is requiring parents and students to attend a special computer orientation class before the start of the school year.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Family

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Poor teens' health may benefit from top schools

Risky health behavior including binge-drinking, unsafe sex and use of hard drugs was less common among these kids, compared with peers who went to mostly worse schools.


Related Topix: Family, UC Los Angeles, Standardized Testing, Education, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Post and Courier

Public-private school partnership aims to give low-income kids a leg up

A unique public-private partnership is looking to provide a quality education for low-income students at a new North Charleston elementary school opening next month.


Related Topix: Family, Education Etc., Charleston, SC, Wando, SC, North Charleston, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Deaf SC kids getting summer camp experience

South Carolina children who are deaf or have other hearing problems are getting a special summer camp opportunity this week.


Related Topix: Family, Batesburg-Leesville, SC, Leesville, SC

Daily Reporter

Colleges woo Native Americans with new programs

Elijah Watson knows he wants to go to college. He also knows that it will be difficult to leave home on the Navajo reservation if he does.


Related Topix: Family, UC Los Angeles, UC Riverside, University of New Mexico

Batley Today

Gomersal kids getting running for fun

Kids at a Spen primary school took part in a national project to get kids off their Playstations and into their trainers.


Related Topix: Family

KHOU-TV Houston

How a flood of kids upended immigration debate

What was once a debate over how to fix a broken system and provide a path to citizenship for millions has become a race to decide how to increase border patrols and send people back quickly to their country of origin.


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