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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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What Plans Are In Place If A Tornado Hits MN Schools?

Near the doorway of an Anoka-Hennepin School District classroom is an emergency guide. One of the tabs reads “tornado.” Alongside the guide is also a map of the school. Some of the rooms are colored yellow to signify they are safe evacuation zones.

05/21/2013

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Future Farmers Teach City Kids Where Food Comes From

Some elementary school kids in south Minneapolis got some real show-and-tell this morning. FFA high school kids from the Morris area brought real farm animals to Risen Christ Catholic School. The idea was to teach city kids where their food comes from, and the big grills were fired up.

05/17/2013

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Charges: Minneapolis Man Shot, Killed Man In Front Of 4 Kids

A 52-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with allegedly shooting and killing a 23-year-old man all while four young children watched, the Hennepin County Attorey’s Office announced Tuesday.

05/14/2013

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Good Question: What Do We Tell Our Kids About Staying Safe?

The kind of kidnapping that captivates the country — and the media — is thankfully very rare. On average 115 children under the age of 18 are abducted by strangers each year, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

05/08/2013

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Spit-Cleaning Pacifiers Could Help Ward Off Allergies

Conventional wisdom has been to clean a baby’s pacifier using soap and water. But new research shows another method — that’s somewhat unconventional — could have unexpected benefits.

05/06/2013

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Banned Yearbook Photo

A mother wants to have a picture with her child in her yearbook. The school says no, what do you say? Tell us on our Facebook page.

05/03/2013

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2 Children Struck By Truck In Mankato

Two children in Mankato are in the hospital after being struck by a truck Thursday morning.

05/02/2013

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Art Program Aims To Help Homeless Youth Be Kids

Inside the art covered walls of YouthLink lies a refuge — a safe place for youth with nowhere to call home.

04/24/2013

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Good Question: Should Kids Get Allowances?

The saying used to be “Money doesn’t grow on trees, kids.” Now, it’s more like, “Mom and Dad’s money just doesn’t pop out of the ATM.”

04/04/2013

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2 Children Die In Crash At Iowa Train Crossing

Two children have died in a collision at a train crossing in southeast Iowa.

04/02/2013

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