Kids

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What To Do If Your Vehicle Goes Into A Pond

When hearing about the story of the woman and five kids that veered off into a pond in St. Louis Park, it’s natural to wonder, “what would I do in that situation?”

11/21/2013

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Halloween Display Scares Up Costumes For Kids

Ryan Ridgley makes no secret of his love of Halloween. “I’d say this year the favorite is the guillotine,” Ridgley said. In his Richfield yard, the scary and supernatural come to life. His layout is planned months in advance, and he makes most of the eerie items by hand. His Halloween perfection takes time and money. “I can’t say the exact amount because my girlfriend will get upset,” he said. “There was a comma in it a long time ago.” But for Ridgley, the bigger the display, the bigger the turnout. And the bigger turnouts provide more opportunity to help others.

10/26/2013

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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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Wander Minnesota: Not-So-Scary Halloween Events

Halloween is almost here. Have you checked out the metro’s haunted houses? There are tons of scary things to do for older Halloween fans. But where you can take the little, more easily scared ones?

10/18/2013

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Worst Person Ever

Houston Astros games can be very boring, the team is horrible. But is that any excuse for the behavior of this woman?

09/26/2013

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Urban Ventures: Using Music To Keep Kids In School

Urban Ventures has been helping kids break the cycle of poverty for 20 years. It’s an organization built around academics and mentorship, but one of its most successful programs uses the power of music.

09/25/2013

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Report: Juvenile Arrests In Minn. Nearing 30-Year Lows

The number of property crime arrests for juveniles in Minnesota hit a 30-year low in 2011, and other types of juvenile arrests are nearing 30-year lows, according to a report released Thursday by the state’s Department of Public Safety Office of Justice Programs (OJP).

09/19/2013

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DPS: Parents Need To Put Children In Booster Seats

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is urging parents to put their children in booster seats.

09/16/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 9-2!

Dogs love to play….on the Smack Down!

09/02/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 8-29!

Is the Winner of the CAT FILM FESTIVAL good enough to win the Smack Down?

08/29/2013

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News Click: School Starting Too Early This Year?

Should public schools in Minneapolis be starting prior to Labor Day?

08/26/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 8-26!

A dad has the trick to stop his child from crying….on the Smack Down!

08/26/2013

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Good Question: Why Is Child Care So Expensive?

We love them to death, but any parent knows, it’s expensive to raise a child. New numbers from the USDA estimate the cost to raise a boy or girl born in 2012 is $241,080 – up 2.6 percent from two years ago.

08/14/2013

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Door-To-Door Booksellers Target Children, Creep Out Parents

It seems an online rumor has parents in the Twin Cities scared that their kids could be kidnapped. Parents in Washington County and Inver Grove Heights said they’re being approached by door-to-door saleswomen asking questions about their children’s ages and interests, then trying to sell books.

08/13/2013

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Ground Broken On $25M Children’s Mental Health Center

Washburn Center for Children started 130 years ago as an orphanage. Now it’s a facility that serves more than 10,000 people each year. “There are several hundred thousand children in Minnesota with mental health issues,” Executive Director Steve Lepinski said. “I think it’s a critical issue.

08/13/2013

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Good Question: Are Today’s Kids Smarter Than We Were?

Most kindergarten teachers will tell you children are coming into their classes already knowing their ABC’s and writing their names. Some can even read. So are today’s kids smarter than we were?

08/08/2013

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What Should You Do If Bitten By A Rabid Animal?

Dr. Joni Scheftel of the Minnesota Department of Health said that in Minnesota last year, 72 animals tested positive for rabies.

07/25/2013

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Fertility Touchy Subject As Women Wait Longer To Have Kids

Having a baby isn’t always easy for couples, and fertility can be a sensitive topic.

07/19/2013

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BCA Warns Parents About New Video Sharing Apps

It’s never been easier to upload a video to the Internet. There’s YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo just to name a few options. Now, Instagram has joined the community as did Twitter with Vine.

07/02/2013

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Identifying Kids Who Would Benefit From Ear Tubes

Ear tubes are the No. 1 reason children get surgery in the United States. Until now, there were no guidelines to help doctors identify who should get the procedure — and who shouldn’t.

07/01/2013

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Bail Upheld In Wis. Child-Asphyxiation Case

A central Wisconsin judge won’t reduce bail for the woman accused of trying to kill four of her six children to spare them the pain of her divorce.

06/25/2013

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Doc: Kids Are Not Often Aware Of Body Odor

It’s an uncomfortable conversation, but one that parents eventually need to have with their kids. It’s about body odor. We know that as kids get older, their bodies begin to change. And during the summer months, one of the most noticeable changes has to do with their sweat. We talked with Dr. Sheldon Berkowitz, a pediatrician Monday at Minneapolis Children’s Hospitals, about what to do when your child hits puberty and starts to smell bad.

06/10/2013

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Good Question: Are All Planned Activities Good For Kids?

School is out for the summer for most kids across Minnesota and that means it’s time to start ramping up the activities, like organized baseball, swimming, dance, piano — or all of the above.

06/05/2013

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Study: More Kids Accidentally Poisoned By Prescription Drugs

In Monday’s Health Watch, a new study shows more kids are getting accidentally poisoned by prescription drugs.

06/03/2013

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1 Dead, 2 Injured, 1 Missing After Field Trip At Lilydale Park

One child is dead, two others are injured and another is missing after a hillside gave way Wednesday during a fourth grade field trip at a St. Paul park, according to Fire Marshal Steve Zaccard. In a press conference, authorities said that multiple crews continue to search the area for the missing child.

05/22/2013

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