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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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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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Doctors’ Group Recommends Later School Start Time

A leading doctor’s group recommends later school start times for American teenagers.

08/24/2014

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Teen Accused Of Killing Parents To Remain At Juvenile Center

A teenager accused of murdering his parents will remain in the Collin County Juvenile Detention Center, at least for the next 10 business days. The decision was made after a brief hearing on Tuesday.

CBS 11–08/12/2014

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Frisco Teen Arrested, Accused Of Murdering His Parents

Frisco police have arrested and charged a 16-year-old boy with the murder of his parents.

08/11/2014

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DISD Appoints 4 Teachers To Home Rule Charter Commission

DISD has selected the teachers who will serve on the 15 person Home-Rule Charter Commission.

06/06/2014

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Community Concerns After Reports Of Child Abduction Attempts

Fort Worth police are increasing patrols in a north side neighborhood, after three reports of attempted child abductions in the last eight days.

CBS 11–05/23/2014

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North Texans Sound Off On Yelling Vs. Spanking Study

How to discipline or punish children is always a hot topic. Yelling, shouting, and raising your voice…may feel natural. But a new study says those actions should only be used to get a child’s attention.

CBS 11–03/04/2014

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Dallas Middle School Holds Meeting About Suicide Concerns

The suicide of a Spence Middle School student in December followed by what the Dallas ISD said were other “possible suicide attempts” has promoted the school to hold a parents meeting.

CBS 11–02/27/2014

Shivam Sharma, pictured along with parents Asha and Arun, was born just 51 minutes into 2014 at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. (credit: Methodist Mansfield Medical Center)

DFW Hospitals Welcome New Year’s Babies

Several hospitals across North Texas on Wednesday morning were eager to celebrate the births of their first 2014 babies. Check out some of the newest DFW residents.

01/01/2014

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A Special Holiday Soldier Surprise At North Texas School

A North Texas soldier was on a secret mission Monday. His assignment as to surprise his children by returning home for Christmas — and it was mission accomplished.

CBSDFW.COM–12/16/2013

AURORA, CO - NOVEMBER 13:  Overweight children and their parents participate in group exercise as part of the ShapeDown anti-obesity program for adolescents and children on November 13, 2010 in Aurora, Colorado. The 10-week family-centered weight-loss program held by the Denver area Children's Hospital aims to teach youth and their parents ways to lead a healthier more active lifestyle, as a longer lasting alternative to dieting. Nationally, some 15 percent of children are overweight or obese, as are some 60 percent of adults.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Kids Are Less Fit Than Their Parents Were

An analysis of studies on 250 million children around the world finds they don’t run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young.

11/19/2013

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