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1 hr ago | 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: Family, Small Business, Personal Finance

5 hrs ago | KFAX-AM Fremont

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, Family

10 hrs ago | 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, Family

14 hrs ago | The Sand Trap

Personal stories about vaccinating your kids? Opinions?

Failure to vaccinate a child should be considered child endangerment. There is no argument based in logic against vaccination.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Family, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Visalia Times-Delta

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: Family, Youth, Alternative, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Northwestern in Oshkosh

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: Family, Parenting

KFVS12

School bans on chocolate milk may backfire

Banning chocolate milk from schools may sound like a good move for kids' health, but efforts to do so haven't turned out that way, a small study found.

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Related Topix: Family, Cornell University, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Education Etc.

The Las Vegas Sun

Nevada superintendent: Kids are victims in cheating scandal

Nevada's state superintendent says children are the victims in a cheating scandal uncovered at a Las Vegas elementary school.

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Related Topix: Family, Las Vegas, NV

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Police: Mom drove into river trying to kill 3 kids

A woman tried to drown her three teenage children by driving a van into a river, police said, but all four of them were rescued by a man who said he heard screaming from the partially submerged vehicle.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Cops: Mom drove into river trying to kill 3 kids

A southern New Jersey woman is accused of trying to drown her three teenage children by driving a van into the Delaware River.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Nearly nine in ten kids get into parents' favoured primary school

Of the 16,000 parents receiving notification of places, 86.72 per cent have been given their top choice while 6.83 per cent got their second.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Kids Under 12 Now Party At New York's Hottest Nightclubs - And No, We're Not Kidding

New York has a new club for under-aged partiers, but you have to be younger than 12 to get in.

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Related Topix: Family

Wed Apr 16, 2014

SFGate

Fungus made 5 sick kids even sicker; all died

Five very sick children died after a fungus apparently brought into a New Orleans hospital on sheets and other linens made them sicker, federal and state investigators said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Family, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Science / Technology

Canada.com

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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Related Topix: Family, Canada,

Telegram

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: Family, Autism, Health, Vaccinations

HON

Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism

Children with autism may find the "unconditional" love of the family dog a real help, a small new study finds.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Family, University of Missouri

The Modesto Bee

No school recommended for unvaccinated kids

More than 200 cases of the contagious viral illness, with more than 130 of those linked to Ohio State University, have been reported this year.

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Related Topix: Family, Health, Mumps, Vaccinations, Ohio State University, Modesto, CA

WALB-TV Albany

Pope gives a lift to 2 kids in St. Peter's Square

Pope Francis greets children that he invited on the popemobile during his weekly general audience in St. .

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Related Topix: Family, Argentina, World News,

KRCR

2 dead, many missing in sinking S Korean ship

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: Education Etc., South Korea, World News, Family, US Military, US Navy

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Campfire precautions can protect kids from burns

Tripping and falling at campfire sites are common causes of burns, particularly among children, according to Dr. Anthony Baldea, an assistant professor in the division of trauma, critical care and burns with the Loyola University Health System in Maywood, Ill.

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Related Topix: Family, Fire

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