Teenagers

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Teen Pleads Guilty In Burnsville Crash That Killed 2

An 18-year-old man from Burnsville pleaded guilty in juvenile court Tuesday for his role in a crash on Buck Hill that killed two teenagers and injured two other teens. The driver – a 17-year-old juvenile at the time of the June 2012 crash – pleaded guilty to two felony counts of Criminal Vehicular Homicide, one felony count of Criminal Vehicular Operation, and one count of gross misdemeanor count of Criminal Vehicular Operation.

09/11/2013

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New Study Shows Yelling At Teens No Longer Effective

A recent study found that when parents discipline their teenagers by yelling, swearing at or humiliating them two or more times a week, the teens were more likely to act up in school, lie to parents, steal, fight or show signs of depression.

09/05/2013

Yoga

Yoga Studio Offers ‘Back To School’ Yoga Training

Many kids will soon feel the heat as they head back to school. Starting can be so stressful. Then once you get into the schedule, things pile up, sports practices, tests, homework. One local yoga studio wants students to breathe and feel the heat in a different way.

08/21/2013

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Performance-Enhancement Drugs Popular Among Teens

Major League Baseball has suspended Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez through the 2014 season. The expected announcement came after he was linked to a biomedical company suspected of providing performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) to players. Use of PEDs is not just a problem with professional athletes. According to Dr. Anne Moore of Tria Orthopaedic Center in Bloomington, more and more teenagers are now experimenting with them because of easy access. “If you want to find it you can find it, is how things operate,” Dr. Moore said.

08/05/2013

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DPS Urges Teens To Drive Safely During Prom Season

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says springtime is a good time for parents to talk to teens about safe driving habits.

04/12/2013

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Alternative Prom In St. Cloud Caters To LGBT Teens

Gay and lesbian teens who may feel uncomfortable attending a traditional prom at their high school have another option — an alternative prom in the St. Cloud area that’s open to LGBT teens from across the state.

04/03/2013

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Minn. Text Hotline: A ‘Lifeline’ In Teens’ Pockets

The name says it all: TXT4Life. Minnesota lawmakers are moving to add the text message-based suicide prevention program to the existing statewide phone hotline, citing figures from a pilot program in northeastern Minnesota that show teens would rather send a text than make a call for help.

03/13/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Seduction Via The Web

The real lesson of Minneapolis police officer Bradley Schnickel’s arrest on six felony counts of luring and having sexual encounters with young girls is that social networking makes this predatory behavior so much easier than it used to be.

02/09/2013

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Mpls. Cop Accused Of Sex With Underage Girls Posts Bail

A 32-year-old man has been charged with sexually assaulting teen girls he met on social media sites while working as a Minneapolis Police officer, including one he allegedly got intoxicated before assaulting.

02/08/2013

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3 Teens Arrested In Armed Robbery Spree In South Mpls.

Three teenagers are being held for a series of armed robberies in south Minneapolis.

02/04/2013

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Bullying Study: It Does Get Better For Gay Teens

It really does get better for gay and bisexual teens when it comes to being bullied, although young gay men have it worse than their lesbian peers, according to the first long-term scientific evidence on how the problem changes over time.

02/04/2013

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Little Falls Shooter Released From Jail After Posting Bail

The man who shot and killed two teenagers who entered his home has been released from prison, after posting bail Tuesday morning.

12/18/2012

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Soaring Teen & Young Adult Unemployment Rate

An annual survey on kids’ well-being shows 16- to 24-year olds are finding it tough to get an entry-level job these days due to lingering effects of the recession and competition from older workers.

12/03/2012

Self-Defense

Reality Check: Explaining Minnesota’s Self-Defense Laws

A Minnesota man told police he feared two teenagers breaking into his home had a weapon when he shot and killed them on Thanksgiving Day.

11/27/2012

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Police Arrest Man For Killing 2 Teens During Alleged Break-In

A Morrison County man told police that he shot and killed two people breaking into his home in central Minnesota, authorities say.

11/24/2012

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