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1 hr ago | Brandon Sun

Mom, kids OK after collision

Mounties say a mother and her three children escaped serious injury when a semi rolled through a stop sign and hit their car.

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6 hrs ago | Newsday

Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids

Although it's extremely rare, colds, flu and other minor infections might trigger a strong but brief period of elevated risk for stroke in children, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Family, UC San Francisco

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Brandon Sun

Tooth fairy pays a premium for baby teeth in the Maritimes, skips Quebec

If you're a kid in Atlantic Canada, here's a reason to smile. According to a new survey, the tooth fairy is paying a premium for baby teeth in the Maritimes and Newfoundland.

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Merced Sun-Star

Threat to kids, other innocents in Iraq spur Catholic debate on warfare

Those were the words of Pope Francis very recently, marking the centennial of the outbreak of the cataclysmic First World War.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Family

ABC News

School Sorry for Making Special Ed Kids Sort Trash

Parents of special education students in a Southern California city say they were outraged to learn their children had been sorting trash as a school activity.

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KNDU

This app will shut down your phone until you call your mom back

Never underestimate your mom, kids - especially if she learns how to code. Sharon Standifird's son knows this all too well.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Police: Kids, adults held hostage after robbery

At least one robbery suspect held two children and two adults hostage for a second day Wednesday inside a suburban Chicago home as authorities continued round-the-clock negotiations with the alleged perpetrator, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Family, Harvey, IL, Cook County, IL

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

The babysitter costs HOW much?

It seems like a parental dream: A college-educated babysitter shows up, leads your kids through homework, dinnertime and a masterpiece art project, cleans the house and then gives you a report card of how the evening went.

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Related Topix: Family, Life, Food, Pizza, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

Redlands Daily Facts

Kids more than we bargained for

The U.S. Department of Agriculture just published a new estimate of how much it costs to raise a child today.

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Related Topix: Family, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KIMA

Prosecutor: Dad 'executed' accused drunk driver who killed his kids

A drunk driver did not deserve "execution" by a Texas father accused of taking the law into his own hands in a fit of rage over the killing of his two sons in a wreck, a prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Family, Angleton, TX

Philly.com

Fitness may boost kids' brainpower

Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds.

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Related Topix: Family, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Standardized Testing, Education, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

North County Public Radio

Thrift shops warned about drawstring kids' clothes

New York's attorney general has told 46 thrift shops to stop selling children's garments with drawstrings, clothing prohibited in New York since 2003.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

NYC woman pulls kids from Massachusetts reservoir

A New York City woman visiting her parents in Massachusetts is being hailed as a hero for rescuing two children strapped in a stroller after they had fallen into a reservoir.

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The Island Packet

Chris Erskine: Dear Schools, Let the kids have August

We test them almost to death, we make them play sports till their arms fall off and their knees implode.

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Related Topix: Family, Life, Baked Goods, Food, Bread, Standardized Testing, Education

Hillingdon Times

Troubled families scheme extended

Vulnerable infants will be targeted as part of a major extension of the Coalition's programme to tackle troubled families, Eric Pickles has announced.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Crosswalk

What are You Drunk On? - Crosswalk the Devotional - August 19, 2014

And they all continued in amazement and great perplexity, saying to one another, "What does this mean?" But others were mocking and saying, "They are full of sweet wine."

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WPLJ-FM New York

Mara Wilson Recalls Robin Williams 'Was Different with Grown-Ups'

Mrs. Doubtfire star Mara Wilson was too devastated last week to talk about the death of her on-screen father, Robin Williams.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Drama Movies, What Dreams May Come, Animation Movies, Short, Aladdin, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams

Sunherald.com

No welfare cut for kids if parent tests for drugs

That's according to rules set by the state Department of Human Services. The state's welfare drug-testing law was supposed to take effect July 1, but that was delayed after advocates for low-income families said the agency originally proposed administrative rules that were harsher than the law itself.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Family

WYFF-TV Greenville

The awkward transition to middle school

There is a reason why when people post pictures of themselves during their middle school years on Facebook for "Throw Back Thursday," we all stop and take notice.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Parenting, Entertainment

KTEN-TV Denison

No arrest warrant being issued for Texas' Perry

The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent has died.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, James Jeffords, Family

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