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Eleven More Parents Charged For Allowing Children to be Truant

St. Clair County state’s attorney Brendan Kelly has charged 11 more parents since May with criminal charges for allowing a child to be truant.


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Confederate Flag At School Causes Outrage

Anger over a group of students displaying the Confederate battle flag on school property.



Revealed At Local Seminar: Turtles Talk To Each Other

They’re also better parents than previously believed.


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Study: Parents Should Withhold Stories Of Past Drug Use From Children

Researchers have learned that parents who attempt to bond with their children by disclosing past drug use are unintentionally negating any anti-drug messages they may have expressed to their children in the past.


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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.



Parents Of “I Steal” Sign Girl Have No Regrets

Montrail White: “In this day and age, you’ve got to do whatever you can to reach your kids.”


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UPDATE: Search for missing baby enters 7th day

Police are pursuing leads but say they’re “at the mercy of the next good idea.”


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Oops! 8 Ways Parents Make Kids Fat

Baby fat might look cute, but it’s far from benign.


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Mo. Adoptees Could Get More Access to Information

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) __ Missourians who have been adopted could have an easier time getting information about their biological parents. Legislation would allow information about a biological parent who has died to be provided […]


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WARMANN: Parenting Part Deux

Some little league athlete parents need to grow up.