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3 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Spanking the gray matter out of our kids

How to discipline the next generation is a hotly debated topic. In 2012, a national survey showed more than half of women and three-quarters of men in the United States believe a child sometimes needs a "good hard spanking."

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Related Topix: Family, Autos

7 hrs ago | ABC News

Study: Many Heavy Kids Think They're Normal Weight

Nearly a third of children in a national survey didn't have an accurate idea of their own weight - most of them heavy or obese children who viewed themselves as normal.

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Related Topix: Family, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Town Talk

Many kids don't have a realistic take on their weight

Nearly one-third of U.S. children and adolescents are obese or overweight, but many don't realize that they fall into that category.

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Related Topix: Family, Life, Food, Nutrition, Nebraska

KURB-FM Little Rock

Kate Hudson Says She May Never Legally Marry Her Fiance

The Wish I Was Here actress stopped by The View on Monday to talk about her unconventional family and why it works.

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Related Topix: Family, Chris Robinson, Pop/Rock

Detroit Free Press

Pontiac dad accused of driving drunk with kids in the car

A Pontiac man is expected to be formally charged this morning with driving drunk with his small children in the car.

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Related Topix: Pontiac, MI, Family, Oakland County, MI

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.

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Related Topix: Family

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.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Family

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.

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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

Sunherald.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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)

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

NEWS.com.au

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.

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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.

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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)

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Family

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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

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