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Bikers Give Out Hundreds Of Backpacks To Homewood Kids

Hundreds of local children now have backpacks to start the school year, thanks to some bikers.

08/17/2014

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

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Geocaching Takes Kids On High-Tech Treasure Hunt

Camp is over. The trip to the beach is done. Are your kids saying they’re bored yet? In less than a month, most kids will be back in school. Until then, here’s something to keep them entertained — Geocaching.

08/01/2014

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National Border Patrol Council VP: Border Agents Need More Staffing To Help With Crisis

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Border Patrol Agents are the men on the front lines having to deal with the children coming across our southern border. One of their biggest concerns is the diseases that […]

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Holy Family Sisters Explain Decision To Shelter Immigrant Children

A meeting was held in Emsworth Tuesday night, where the sisters who run Holy Family Institute explained their decision to temporarily shelter immigrant children fleeing their homes in Central America

07/29/2014

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Sisters From El Salvador Flee To Pittsburgh To Escape Brutal Drug Cartels

Her name is Anna. She’s a 14-year-old who fled her native El Salvador with her 12-year-old sister, Maria, to find a new life here in Pittsburgh.

07/18/2014

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Steelers Pass On Football Knowledge At Youth Camp

The Steelers report to training camp at Saint Vincent College a week from Friday. But team members, past and present, took time out today to teach a youth camp at West Allegheny High School.

07/17/2014

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Penguins’ Prospects Coach Local Kids At Brookline Dek Hockey Rink

Penguins’ prospects are on the bench, and they’re the ones doing the coaching!

07/16/2014

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Young Central American Refugees Finding Shelter At Local Charity, Sparking Controversy

They’re kids, some as young as 5- and 6-years-old, who say they’ve fled poverty-stricken and gang-invested Central America for the chance of new life in the United States.

07/16/2014

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City Receives Grant To Reduce Number Of Uninsured Children

Mayor Bill Peduto proudly announced Tuesday that Pittsburgh was selected as one of only eight cities in the country to receive funding to reduce the number of uninsured children.

07/15/2014

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Nickel Used In Electronic Devices Could Give You A Rash

Nickel allergies affect 20 percent of the general population, which could cause problems if your electronic device has the metal in it.

07/14/2014

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New Housing Developments Saying No Kids Allowed

No kids allowed. That’s the rule in some popular new housing developments springing up through the state.

07/14/2014

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Doctors Seeing More Cases Of Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease In Kids This Summer

In the Old West, an outbreak of Hoof and Mouth Disease struck fear into the hearts of cattle drivers. The viral infection could cause cows to go lame or worse. Not to be confused with that serious disease. There is another uncomfortable, yet benign infection called Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease.

07/09/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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“Safety Tats” Helping To Keep Kids Safe

Parents, ever worry about losing your kid in a crowd?

07/08/2014

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