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How Far Is Too Far When Using Corporal Punishment?

Eddie Reeves doesn’t shy away from it: as a child, he says his mother spanked him with switches or tree branches. But a child psychologist says in general, physical punishment is not effective.

CBS 11–09/15/2014

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Corporal Punishment Continues In Many Texas Schools

An emotional debate is underway about how far is too far when it comes to disciplining children. Hitting kids at home can escalate to criminal act. But what about hitting kids at school? You may be surprised to learn that several North Texas school districts still allow corporal punishment.

CBSDFW.COM–09/15/2014

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Domestic Violence Shelters At Capacity… Again

The numbers, experts say, are staggering: one in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime. And safely escaping isn’t a simple task.

09/12/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Non-Profit Tennis Program Helping Children With Autism

The U.S. Open aired on CBS 11 Friday, just one day before a non-profit tennis program is set to get special needs kids on the court. The group called “ACEing Autism” will hold tennis classes in Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–09/05/2014

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Study: Marital Tension Disturbs The Family Bond

A new study from researchers at Southern Methodist University found that arguments between couples may negatively impact bonds between children and parents.

08/29/2014

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Forney Police Apologize After Mom & Kids Pulled Over At Gunpoint

Video of a North Texas mother being pulled over, handcuffed and arrested in front of her four children is making headlines. Police in Forney have apologized after forcing the mom to exit her car with her hands up and behind her head.

CBSDFW.COM–08/25/2014

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Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

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Hospital Demonstrates Heat Danger In Cars

On days as hot as Friday, a Fort Worth hospital is proving how dangerous the heat is for children.

08/08/2014

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Flow Of Child Immigrants Slows Along Texas Border

The number of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the Texas-Mexico border has slowed considerably in recent weeks, allowing the federal government to close the temporary shelters that it hurriedly opened to handle the surge.

08/07/2014

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Texas Eased Rules For Housing Immigrant Children

When it was overwhelmed by thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children, Texas relaxed its standards for the shelters that house them.

08/05/2014

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Camp Shows Kids Healthcare Career Possiblities

Kids find out about varies healthcare careers at summer camp.

CBS 11–07/20/2014

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