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Kids, Parents Excited For New School Year

After three months of pure bliss, it’s time to roll up the sleeves and get back to school and many are excited to get going this year.

08/27/2012

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Carlow University Eases Move-In Process By Bringing In Professionals

Moving can be a challenging process; and it’s even more difficult when it involves moving one of your children off to college for the first time. But Carlow University is trying to make the process as easy as possible.

08/22/2012

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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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Blog of John Shick’s Parents Gives Insight to Shootings

John Shick’s parents were on a boat when he went on a shooting spree at Western psych- and they blog about finding out about their infamous son’s deeds/

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/08/2012

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Hazelwood Parents Calling For Vehicles To Slow Down On Second Avenue

Parents in Hazelwood took to the streets this morning to protest what they say are dangerous conditions caused by speeding vehicles.

03/07/2012

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Sunglasses Important For Protecting Kids’ Eyes

Most parents lather their youngsters up with sunscreen before spending time out in the sun, but seven out of 10 parents are forgetting an important step in protecting their kids from the sun’s rays.

07/12/2011

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Students, Parents Reacting To Tuition Increases At Pitt

Penn State and the University of Pittsburgh are tops in the country in the amount that students pay for “in-state” tuition. But, at the same time, Pennsylvania ranks 46th in the nation for the amount of money it provides for public higher education.

07/08/2011

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Parents Proud Of Neil Walker’s Success

They say the best thing a kid can do for his parents is to make them proud. If that’s the case, then Neil Walker is a big success already.

05/17/2011

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What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day

One mom on what her heart really desires for Mother’s Day.

04/25/2011

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New Tools Available To Keep Kids Safe On Facebook

It’s been a big question for Facebook. Among 600 million users, how do you keep the youngest safe?

04/22/2011

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Websites Help Parents Monitor Kids’ Social Network Activity

Protecting our children is parenting job number one and a shield we expect our schools to carry on as well. However, at progressively earlier ages, social networking is also coming into their lives.

03/21/2011

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Parents Upset After Penn Hills Bomb Threat

PENN HILLS (KDKA) – Moments after a bomb threat at the Penn Hills High School, word spread to students and parents in the school district. Initially, no one knew what was going on, which led […]

02/02/2011

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Local Mom & Daughter Bond Over Exercise Class

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A lot of people start the New Year trying to lose weight, but exercise doesn’t have to be boring. There are plenty of people out there having fun and losing weight at […]

KDKA-TV–01/13/2011

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‘MouseMail’ To Help Guard Against Cyberbullying

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) -A new, free filtering program, titled “MouseMail” will launch Thursday.The program will allow parents to track questionable e-mails and text messages. Also launching Thursday, are mobile versions of the software that […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/05/2011

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Police Investigate Deaths Of Parents, 2 Kids In Erie

ERIE (KDKA/AP) – Police in Erie are investigating the shooting deaths of two children and their parents. According to Erie police, two adults and their two children, ages 4 and 7, were found dead of […]

11/13/2010

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