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Good Question: What Do Parents Legally Owe Their Kids?

An 18-year-old New Jersey girl made headlines earlier this week when she sued her parents for not paying her college tuition.

Rachel Canning says she was kicked out of her home by her parents, but her mom and dad say their daughter left because she didn’t want to follow the rules. On Tuesday afternoon, a judge ruled in favor of the parents. Another hearing will be held in April to decide whether Canning left home on her own. So, when it comes to the law, what do we owe our children?

03/05/2014

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Fight Between Parents, Coach Breaks Out After Youth Hockey Game

It’s not uncommon for fights to break out on the ice at hockey games, but off the ice is another story. Over the weekend, an upset parent in West Fargo took their conflict into the locker room — and attacked a coach.

02/11/2014

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Families Grow At Nat’l Adoption Day Celebration

It’s something that can change a child’s life forever, and for one Twin Cities native, it’s a subject close to his heart. Recording artist James Grear conducted a parenting seminar Saturday morning for National Adoption Day at the Hennepin County Health Services Building in downtown Minneapolis. Grear has adopted 11 children himself. This free event gave foster parents information about the adoption process.

11/23/2013

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Genocide Took His Parents, Now St. Olaf Gives Him Hope

In the baggage claim of MSP International Airport balloons, signs and nervous anticipation greeted a young man with a simple dream. At 21, Norbert Abayisenga was on his first ever flight, from his native Rwanda to Minnesota.

09/06/2013

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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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Experts Weigh In After Baby Dies While Left In Car

The death of a baby in Moorhead, who was left in a hot car, has many wondering how and why such a thing could happen. Nationally, about 38 children die while trapped in hot vehicles, according to the group Kids and Cars.

06/12/2013

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Students, Parents Shaken Following St. Paul Park Tragedy

Parents ran into a St. Louis Park elementary school “sick and heartbroken” Wednesday following a gravel slide that authorities say left one fourth-grader dead, two others injured and one missing.

05/22/2013

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Parents Of MN Missing Kids Given New Hope After Ohio News

“Do not forget about these people,” that is the message of the foundation established in Jacob Wetterling’s name.

05/07/2013

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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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Best Of Minnesota: Kid’s Birthday Party

Planning a child’s birthday party can be difficult. There are only so many times you can eat pizza and play skee ball.

04/18/2013

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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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Parents Angry Over Mpls. School Board Cutting All-Day Kindergarten

A group of parents let the Minneapolis School Board have it on Friday. They are not happy about plans to do away with all-day kindergarten at Kenny Elementary School, as many of the district’s schools will be losing hundreds of thousands of dollars.

03/15/2013

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Kids, Parents Enjoy A Snow Day In MN

Many metro school districts, and even many more rural ones, called off school for the day.

03/05/2013

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Jordana’s Blog: Honor Thy Father And Thy Mother

A visit from the parents is always an adventure. You never know if there will be a blowout fight, some passive aggressive verbal slights or just typical disdainful judgments about who you’re sleeping with or how you parent.

01/28/2013

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Parents, Activists Upset Over Washburn Racial Incident

A group of Minneapolis parents and community activists are expressing their anger over a racial incident.

01/22/2013

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