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Quality Of Life Report: Nearly 1/3 Of Dallas Co. Kids Live In Poverty

According to the Children’s Medical Center annual snapshot of local children’s health, “Beyond ABC: Assessing Children’s Health in Dallas County,” nearly a third of the children in Dallas County live in poverty.

CBS 11–11/12/2013

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Spike In Texas Foster Deaths Triggers Safety Plan

State child welfare officials are releasing new safety guidelines following a sharp increase in the number of Texas foster care deaths due to abuse or neglect.

10/25/2013

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Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

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Everyone No Longer A Winner In Texas Youth Football League

Welcome to the Keller Youth Association football program, a revamped league where now everyone is not a winner. Starting next spring almost every kid will go home without an award. The board of directors has voted unanimously to end the practice.

CBS 11–10/22/2013

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Young Eagles Program Gives Kids An Opportunity To Fly

When the Alliance Air Show is in town this weekend, the National Chairman of the Experimental Aircraft Associations Young Eagles Program will be among the performers.

CBS 11–10/17/2013

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Tips For Adding Fun To School Lunches

Avoid packing the same old boring lunch every single day for your kids. Here are some tips from a North Texas mother on how to add some fun to those midday meals.

10/17/2013

In addition to their suggestive shape, bananas contain both potassium and Vitamin B, which are essential in the production of sex hormones.

Tricks For Packing Creative School Lunches

Kids can get tired of the same packed lunch every day, and it can be a challenge to come up with new ideas. But here are some tips for packing a creative and healthy school lunch.

10/16/2013

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Dallas Students Learn To Be City Farmers

Farming in the city is not just a trend. For elementary school students in northeast Dallas, it is a way of life.

10/10/2013

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12 Students Arrested During Lockdown In North Dallas

Police arrested a dozen students at North Dallas High School Friday afternoon.

10/04/2013

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Borta Blog: Homecoming Mum Hell

It has been a long time since I’ve read “Dante’s Inferno,” but I think that Dante had it wrong. I do not remember seeing anything in there about homecoming mums.

10/03/2013

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Expert Looks At The Hottest Holiday Toys

The holidays are just around the corner. Toy trend expert Laurie Schacht looks at some of the items sure to be on plenty of wish lists this year.

10/01/2013

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Wal-Mart Lets Kids Pick ‘Hot Toys’ For Holidays

Lots of retailers come out with “hot toy” lists every holiday season, but this year Wal-Mart decided to try something different: let kids rate their favorite toys.

CBS 11–09/12/2013

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