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3 hrs ago | WMMV-AM Melbourne

Houston Woman Goes Off On Border Children

One possible detention center location is Terrell Middle School. Federal officials toured the school to see if it would be a suitable detention center for the unaccompanied minors coming here from Central America.

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5 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

FTC sues Amazon over kids' app charges

The move had been expected since last week, when Amazon said it wouldn't settle with the FTC over the charges.

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Related Topix: Family, Business News

5 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

4 adults, 3 kids die in apartment building fire

An intense fire ravaged a three-story apartment building before dawn Thursday, killing four adults and three children, forcing tenants to jump or hand their children to safety, and leading to dramatic rescues from upper floors.

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Related Topix: Fire, Family

8 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Pig threatens children walking through Maine woods

Capt. Rick Stubbert tells the Morning Sentinel that the children were walking along a trail in the wooded area between the local middle school and the high school at about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday when the pig confronted them "screaming at the kids and chasing them."

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Related Topix: Family, Modesto, CA, Weird

9 hrs ago | The Star Press

Man sits in hot car to plead for end to child deaths

A North Carolina man is taking to social media to try to prevent another child from dying in a hot car.

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13 hrs ago | National Public Radio

For Kids In Immigration Court, Legal Counsel Is Catch-As-Catch-Can

The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups sued the federal government Wednesday for its failure to provide legal representation to immigrant children in deportation proceedings.

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Related Topix: Family, ACLU, Immigration Reform

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

4 kids, 2 adults killed in Texas shooting

Two adults and four children were killed in a domestic shooting in Spring, Texas, on Wednesday night, said Harris County Constable Ron Hickman.

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Related Topix: Spring, TX, Family

NBC New York

Deadly Summer for Kids Left in Cars

So far in 2014, 15 children have died from heat stroke because they were left in hot cars, according to KidsAndCars, a national nonprofit that works to prevent harm to children in and around vehicles.

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Related Topix: Family

Tri-cityherald.com

Groups: Immigrant kids need deportation lawyers

The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle on behalf of eight plaintiffs who range in age from 10 to 17. The plaintiffs came to the U.S. from Mexico and Central America.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family

WFAA-TV Dallas

First singing, then tragedy at Maryland camp

More than 100 young campers sang songs, read stories and prayed in an open-air pavilion, as they did each night at the River Valley Ranch camp.

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Related Topix: Family, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Carroll County, MD

The Bennington Banner

Film follows dream of 4 young US Hispanics

The new documentary "Underwater Dreams" follows four teenage boys living in Arizona as they build an underwater robot for a major science competition.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family

WTOC-TV Savannah

Kids still getting too much 'screen time'

U.S. teenagers are still spending hours in front of the TV and computer every day -- despite years of expert advice that kids' "screen time" should be limited, a new government study finds.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

EDGE

Russian Lawmaker Wants to Ban 100-Ruble, Says it Will 'Harm' Kids

The 100-ruble note, worth about $3 USD has one Russian lawmaker seeing red, and calling for the level of currency to be banned on the grounds that it will turn children gay, according to Gay Star News.

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Related Topix: Family, Gay/Lesbian

KISS 108

Parents Warned Not To Use Sunscreen Spray On Kids

" Consumer Reports " is warning parents not to use sunscreen spray on their kids.

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Related Topix: Family, Food and Drug Administration

WOC-AM Davenport

No Bailout for the Border Kids

President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry will meet on Wednesday to talk about the humanitarian emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, but the real fireworks are likely to be on Capitol Hill, where Democrats and Republicans will begin working on the president's $3.7 billion funding request for emergency operations to deal with the crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Family, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

The Town Talk

About 1 in 4 young teens meet screen-time guidelines

Only 27% of kids ages 12-15 meet the recommended limit of two hours or less of TV plus computer use daily, new government statistics show.

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Related Topix: Family, Life, Nutrition, Food

SiliconValley.com

Poll: California's digital divide still gaping

Patrons use computers at the Hayward Library Tech Lab on Monday, July 7, 2014 in Hayward, Calif.

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Related Topix: California, Hayward, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Family, Santa Clara University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

NBC Chicago

Kids Rescued From Hot Car in Conn.

John Morgan, 61, of Waterford, has been charged with risk of injury to a minor after reportedly leaving a 6- and 9-year-old in a hot car with the windows rolled up.

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Cincinnati.com

Police: Parents left children in car while gambling

Police said a South Dakota couple left their children in a car unattended while they gambled at a casino early Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, Family, Dell Rapids, SD, Drugs, Minnehaha County, SD

WHDH

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope with a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border, straining immigration resources and causing a political firestorm in Washington.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Family, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas

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