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Detailed Media Ratings Website Give Parents Much Needed Information

The holidays is a busy time for movies goers and finding an age appropriate movie for your child to see can be difficult using what some call a “vague” ratings system.

Common Sense Media is website that gives parents a more in-depth age rating for movies, along with TV shows, video games, and other forms of media.
Betsy Bozdech, the Executive Editor at Common Sense Media joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about why they feel their rating system is needed, how they come up with their ratings, and why their website is not censorship.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/11/2014

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Get Marty: Ticket Deal Causes Frustration For Some Circus-Goers

The “Greatest Show On Earth” turned out to be a great big frustration for a number of folks trying to go to the circus this week.

11/07/2014

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Mt. Lebanon Parents Raise Health Concerns About Synthetic Turf

Earth movers are busily clearing away the natural surface of a couple of ball fields in Mount Lebanon’s municipal park.

10/24/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Is Denim On The Decline? Jean Makers See Sharp Drop In Sales

PITTSBURGH (CBS) — This year, the time-honored tradition of back to school shopping is less likely to include one traditional back to school staple, denim jeans. Analysts report U.S. jean sales are down six percent […]

08/22/2014

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Cornell – Moon Area School Districts Discussing Possible Merger

To merge, or not to merge, that’s the question for the Cornell School District after the Moon Area School District reached out to them earlier this summer.

08/11/2014

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High-Tech Onesie Gives Baby Monitors A Makeover

From Fit Bit to Google Glass, wearable technology is becoming more and more common. Now, a company from Boston is bringing the idea into the baby nursery.

06/11/2014

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New Kensington Boy Won’t Be Expelled Over Toy Gun At School

Under dangerous weapons policies, kids have been suspended for everything from bringing a toy gun to school to using a hand gesture as a pretend gun.

06/06/2014

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Parents Are Fans Of Boys Becoming Babysitters

In the more than 2,000 American Red Cross classrooms, more and more boys are joining the ranks of certified babysitters!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/21/2014

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“Lunchbox Dad” Creates Edible Art

This dad puts your kid’s packed lunch to shame!

04/29/2014

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Families Threaten Sit-In At Governor’s Office Over Medical Marijuana

Pennsylvania parents with children afflicted with seizures are feeling increasingly desperate.

04/28/2014

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Police, Parents Contacted After Gateway Middle School “Hit List” Found

Parents and guardians of students at Gateway Middle School were alerted to a possible threat after a student was found with a list of students he allegedly wanted to harm.

04/10/2014

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Stabbing Incident Leaves Franklin Regional Parents Upset, Worried

As soon as news broke Wednesday morning of the stabbing rampage at Franklin Regional High School, parents rushed to the school to try to find their children.

04/09/2014

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Parents Worried After “Headshop” Opens Next To Robinson Twp. School

Kids at J.W. Burkett Elementary in Robinson Township memorize their times tables and their ABCs, but parents hope they learn nothing about the store across the street, which they say sells and advertises drug paraphernalia.

03/27/2014

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More Women Struggling With Secondary Infertility

Krissy McNeil, 37, doesn’t mind picking up toys at her Pittsburgh home.

02/25/2014

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