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Kids

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Are Electronic Devices Making Kids Nearsighted?

Computers, tablets, cell phones – is all this focusing on tiny electronic devices taking a toll on our childrens’ eyes?

01/31/2014

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Local Children Spend The Day At Penguins Practice

Little Rocco Mastramico was one of 30 children who, along with their families, attended Penguins practice Tuesday morning, through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

01/14/2014

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Study Shows Only 25% Of Kids Getting Recommended Amount Of Daily Physical Activity

Brandon Darbhunauth, 13, estimates he gets two to three hours of exercise a day.

01/08/2014

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School Officials, Road Crews & First Responders Preparing For Arctic Blast

It’s January, it’s winter, it’s western Pennsylvania, and so it’s no surprise that those two four letter words – S-N-O-W and C-O-L-D – are in the forecast with a potential for frostbite.

01/02/2014

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School Children Watch Penguins Practice

Kids from 63 Allegheny County schools got a close look today at their sports idols on ice.

12/10/2013

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Look Beyond Biggest Trends For Season’s Hottest Tech Toys For Kids

If you’re looking for gifts for little ones this Christmas, you may want to think smaller, going beyond the big names and big trends for gifts that inspire imagination.

12/05/2013

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Kids Test Out Ideas During Invention Convention

Do you ever wonder where the products that you use every day come from?

11/08/2013

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Woman Receives Less Than Sweet Responses For Her Halloween Handout

A North Dakota woman is taking action to fight against childhood obesity this Halloween, but the general response to her actions are less than sweet.

10/30/2013

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Knoxville Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Kids Headed To Trial

A Knoxville man facing multiple sex assault charges after allegedly luring kids to his home was in court today.

10/30/2013

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Man Charged With Sex Assault, Accused Of Luring Kids With Money, Video Games

A local man, already charged with molesting two boys, is now accused in a third case.

10/24/2013

Trick or treaters

Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

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How Can We Prevent Drug Abuse Among Kids?

How do you talk to your kids about drug abuse before it’s too late? Lori Vish-Stearns and Kim Andrews from The Reality Tour Organization, which deals with the prevention of drug and alcohol abuse among kids, talk about the consequences that come along with the use and abuse of drugs.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/13/2013

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Man Guilty Of Beating Wife With Wooden Paddle For Not Calling Him Sir

A central Pennsylvania man has been convicted for beating his wife when she didn’t address him as “sir” in front of their kids.

10/09/2013

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Shine A Light Campaign Aims To Curb Bullying

Nearly 160,000 children miss school every day due to fear of an attack or intimidation by other students.

10/02/2013

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Experts Say Sitting Down To Dinner As A Family Is Important For Kids

Between soccer matches, band practice and your family’s complicated schedules, it may seem impossible to sit down for dinner.

09/27/2013

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