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News about Youth continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

11 hrs ago | 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: Family, Kids, Alternative, Criminal Defense Law, Law

16 hrs ago | Vanguard

Ekiti guber polls: OYC drums support for Fayemi

Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, has called on all qualified voters in Ekiti State to re-elect Governor Kayode Fayemi in next June's gubernatorial election.

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Related Topix: Alternative

20 hrs ago | South Shore Record

A place teens can call their own

After years of trying to create a place for local teens, the Rockville Centre Youth Council proudly cut the ribbon on the Spare Mug, its joint venture with RVC Lanes, on April 10. The Spare Mug is a spot for young people to hang out in the bowling alley, a separate space with its own entrance and atmosphere.

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Related Topix: Rockville Centre, NY, Alternative

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Heartland Institute

NEJM Fails to Correct Data on Children's E-Cigarette Use

The New England Journal of Medicine and authors of a commentary on e-cigarette use have ignored our call for correction of a substantial error regarding e-cigarette use among American schoolchildren in 2011 and 2012.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Alternative, Smoking, Medicine, Health, University of Louisville, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Youth unemployment: We all know that life is not a level playing field

Gail Walters, head of community investment at Midland Heart, reflects on social mobility in Britain and the impact that it has on youth unemployment.

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Related Topix: Alternative

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fiji Village

Province looks for income generating projects for youth

"Not everyone has the talent to earn money through sports." Those were the words of Semi Tanikili, the Youth Coordinator of the Nadroga/Navosa Province, as they look for alternative ways to work with the youths in creating income generating projects.

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Related Topix: Alternative

The Hamilton Spectator

Helping disengaged youth

YOUTH Connections case workers from Brophy Family and Youth Services, Joy Ahearn and Jo Turner, and RMIT research officers Susan Taylor and James Williams are excited about the new art and social enterprise project.

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Related Topix: Alternative

PhysOrg Weblog

Treatment of complex developmental trauma in children and youth

Children and adolescents in foster care and institutional settings often face complex developmental trauma related to multiple or continuous traumatic experiences.

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Related Topix: Alternative, Texas Christian University

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sandusky Register

Fed gov't sues Ohio juvenile system

The U.S. Department of Justice and Ohio officials have reached an agreement that will reduce the amount of time spent in isolation by young people in state juvenile correctional facilities.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Alternative, US Governors, John Kasich, Cuyahoga County, OH

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Q-Notes

Charlotte: Youth doll up for prom

Time Out Youth Center will host its annual Alternative Prom for LGBT youth and allies, ages 13-20, on April 12, 7:30 p.m., at Grand Central, 1000 Central Ave. This year the focus is on merging the worlds of prom and comic-conto, with "Promic Con" serving as the theme.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Alternative, Mecklenburg County, NC, Gay/Lesbian, Boone, NC, Cherryville, NC

Martinsville Bulletin

Prom season can be dangerous time for teens

Statistics show nearly one-third of alcohol-related teen traffic deaths occur during April, May and June when parties and celebrations can turn dangerous and sometimes tragic for underage drinkers, according to the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control website.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Alternative, Kids, Family

BBC News

Nirvana inducted to Hall of Fame

Nirvana's hits included Smells Like Teen Spirit and Heart Shaped Box. Frontman Kurt Cobain took his own life in 1994 Grunge band Nirvana have been enlisted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, alongside the likes of Kiss and Beatles manager Brian Epstein.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Kiss, Pop/Rock, Brian Epstein, Alternative, Foo Fighters, New York

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Nation

Nawaz for stronger economic ties among Asian states

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has urged the Asian countries to make coordinated efforts for realising the goal of economic prosperity.

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Related Topix: Alternative

TwinCities

How did Ed the Doormat Weaver become 'the most popular guy in the neighborhood'?

Writes John in Highland: "My parents lived in Kalamazoo, Michigan, during World War II.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Alternative, John, Nazareth College, Inventions, Science / Technology

Hernando Today

Things to do in Hernando County this weekend

The 63rd annual Hernando County Fair continues through Saturday with fun for the entire family, including rides, games, food, live entertainment, contests, livestock show, demolition derby, arts and crafts and much more.

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Related Topix: Hernando County, FL, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Brooksville, FL, Alternative, Food, Food Festival, Weeki Wachee, FL, Entertainment

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Paramatta Sun

Youth unemployment service facing axe

The federal government is set to axe a service that has steered thousands of western Sydney's young people into jobs.

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Related Topix: Alternative, Australia, Oceania, World News

The Williams Lake Tribune

Lost in the Shadows: Lack of mental health services explored in report

A report into the tragic death of an Anaham teen shines a harsh light on the lack of mental health services available to families and children in crisis.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Alternative

Iol.co.za

Changing W Cape communities from within

Youth at risk of being caught up in gangsterism can change their lives if they grab the opportunities the government offers them, says the writer Picture: Willem Law The Western Cape provincial government is funding many programmes to help vulnerable young people uplift their lives, writes Dan Plato.

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Related Topix: Alternative, Criminal Defense Law, Law, World News, South Africa

Tue Apr 08, 2014

PR-inside.com

Venatol's No Limits Florida Gala Award Winners at The Special Event 2014

The Red-carpet Awards presentation Event will take place at the Presidents Banquet Center in Daytona Beach April 7th 2014 for the Region Central Florida.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL, Alternative, South America, World News, Brazil

City Limits

ESPERANZA: Youth & Family Field Counselor

Description Esperanza is a community-based alternative-to-incarceration program working with young people who have cases in family and/or adult court.

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Related Topix: Alternative

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