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A pediatrician examines a 4-year-old girl at a Texas health clinic. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Many Parents Turning To Retail Clinics For Pediatric Care

The price of taking a child to a doctor’s office has become so expensive that some moms and dads are opting to take their kids to retail clinics for medical care.

CBSDFW.COM–07/24/2013

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Sequester Cuts Would Impact Some Child Care Costs

Automatic cuts in federal spending of $1.2 trillion over a ten year period is the overall view of what sequestration looks like. But those possible cuts are tied to hundreds of programs, agencies and entities that provide a variety of services.

02/26/2013

Empty seats for jurors in a courtroom. (credit: AP Photo)

Woman Gets 80 Years For Deadly Texas Day Care Fire

A Texas woman has been sentenced to 80 years in prison after being convicted of felony murder in the death of a child killed in a fire at her Houston home day care.

11/20/2012

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Woman Convicted Of Murder In Texas Day Care Fire

A woman has been found guilty of murder in the death of one of four children killed in a fire at her home day care in Houston.

11/13/2012

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Despite Economy, Babysitters In Big Demand

Despite a poor economy, babysitters are in big demand, making childcare an area that seems to be recession proof.

03/12/2012

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State Investigating Daycare After Child Wanders Away

A state agency is investigating a North Richland Hills daycare after a child wandered out of the playground and into the neighborhood.

01/21/2012

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Study Finds Day Care Rivaling College In Expenses

Millions of parents are feeling the pinch from child care. A new study finds that in 36 states the average annual cost of child care was higher than a year’s tuition at a four year public college.

08/29/2011

Rockwall Shannon Elementary

Boy On Wrong Bus Leads To Search In Rockwall

A kindergartner’s disappearance led to a frantic search that ended when the boy was found, but now his parents want to know how their son wound up at the wrong place to begin with.

08/22/2011