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DEA Warns Parents of Pot Legalization Ripple Effect

The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning parents to beware of the new attitude toward majiuana this school year. DEA special agent in charge in St. Louis Jim Shroba says the legalization of the drug in Colorado has had a ripple effect on youth culture.

08/11/2014

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5 Fun Ways To 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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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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Men Reveal What They Love About Being A Dad

Three dads share what fatherhood means to them.

06/01/2014

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Room To Grow: Tips For Creating Great Kids’ Rooms

If you start out smart and make your child your design partner, you can trade in today’s ducky decals for tomorrow’s funky graphics with ease and panache.

05/15/2014

The Missouri Marijuana Prevention Tour made a stop in St. Louis on May 5. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Local Group Tours, Warning Parents About Damages of Pot

The Alliance for Healthy Communities is on tour, warning parents about the damages that weed can do to their children.

05/06/2014

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Lawyers to Release Files on Accused Joliet Priests

Chicago law office is going to release documents exposing 16 priests from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet who are accused of sexually abusing children.

04/30/2014

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Razor Blades Found at Playground near Philly

A week ago, authorities in a western Illinois community found a dozen razor blades glued to playground equipment in an East Moline city park.

04/02/2014

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WashU Study Finds Tobacco Advertising Aimed at Students

Tobacco companies aren’t allowed to advertise to children, but this study found more than 10 percent of high school students are receiving ads and promotions thru social media outlets or text messaging.

04/01/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

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