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1 hr ago | Red Bluff Daily News

Foster children become focus of California schools

California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, Family

2 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

Voices: A window into troubled lives

Eduardo Chavez logs and bags evidence, including nearly $1,200 in cash during a warrant search of the home of a suspect.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs, Arts, Painting, Family

6 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Camp offers retreat for kids with disabilities

Like a lot of kids, 12-year-old Nick Hicks spends a lot of his time spent with his head buried in his tablet and iPod, watching movies, playing games and listening to music.

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Related Topix: Family, Frankton, IN, Lapel, IN, Pendleton, IN

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Tring Today

Kids can embark on a fun new chapter this summer

This year's Summer Reading Challenge has a 'mythical maze' theme and encourages kids to collect stickers as they take on the task of reading six books during the holidays.

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Related Topix: Family

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

De facto caregiver needs to get kids to face mom's dementia

DEAR ANNIE: My friend "Horace" is 75. He spends a lot of time with "Loretta," a childhood friend who is experiencing some dementia.

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Related Topix: Family, Salem, OR

The Modesto Bee

City of Bell wants to house immigration detainees

The Los Angeles Times reports that officials in this modest, blue collar city began talking with the Salvation Army and federal officials about the shelter a few weeks ago.

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Related Topix: Family, Modesto, CA

WFAA-TV Dallas

Man convicted of deadly attack on sleeping kids

A New Jersey man has been convicted of killing a 6-year-old boy who was trying to protect his sister from a sexual assault.

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Related Topix: Family

Sunherald.com

Student seeks understanding of schizophrenia

She's just graduated from Ballou Senior High school in Southeast Washington. She's gentle and quiet but she notices a lot.

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Related Topix: Family

News Herald

Keeping kids off drugs more difficult than 'Just Say No'

The cheapest, most effective way to reduce the number of addicts in Ohio seems like the most obvious -- stop children from using drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Ohio, Port Clinton, OH, US Governors, John Kasich, Coshocton, OH

KRQE Albuquerque

Kevin Jaramillo man accused of squirting kids with squirt gun filled with semen

New charges have been filed against the man accused of squirting several children in the face with semen.

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Related Topix: Family

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

Union leader derides Obama education chief

The president of the nation's second-largest teachers union said Friday that President Barack Obama's education chief has turned his back on the concerns of educators and parents, but she stopped short of calling for his ouster.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Family

KFVS12

Kirk demands background checks on immigrant kids

Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is demanding criminal background checks on the unaccompanied children that have crossed the U.S. border with Mexico.

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Related Topix: Prison, Family

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

FTC Sues Amazon Over In-App Purchases

The Federal Trade Commission is going after Amazon.com. The FTC filed a complaint Thursday accusing Amazon of unlawfully billing parents millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by their kids in mobile games.

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Related Topix: Family

WONE-AM Dayton

The Deported L.A. Gangs Behind This Border Kid Crisis

Poverty was surely a factor, as no doubt was the mistaken belief that American immigration authorities would not send back unaccompanied children.

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Related Topix: Family, Prison, Honduras, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Honduras Travel

Crosswalk

Parents' Number One Assignment - UpWords - Week of July 11-17

Proverbs 22:6 says, "Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it."

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Related Topix: Family

The Washington Post

Obama official says immigrant kids draining funds

The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of child immigrants crossing the border illegally without their parents, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Family, US Politics, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate, Patrick Leahy

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KWNN-FM Stockton

Jimmy Kimmel and Wife Welcome Baby Girl

Jimmy Kimmel and wife Molly McNearney had their baby girl Thursday morning. "Congratulations to my beautiful and very tough wife @mollymcnearney on delivering our baby girl this morning," the late night host tweeted Thursday.

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Related Topix: Family

KWRD-FM Irving

Pastors' Kids Don't Want Superman; They Want a Loving, Present Father

Barnabas Piper has lived his life as the son of one of the most well-known pastors in the world.

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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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Related Topix: Family

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

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