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Girls cyberbullied more than boys amid US harassment rise

By SALLY HO Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Rachel Whalen remembers feeling gutted in high school when a former friend would mock her online postings, threaten to unfollow or unfriend her on social media and post inside jokes about her to others online. The cyberbullying was so distressing that...
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Serena Williams talks motherhood, insecurities at conference

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Serena Williams has opened up about parenting, motherhood and her own insecurities during a women's conference in Philadelphia. The tennis star was one of a number of speakers Friday at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women. She told the group of about 10,000 attendees: "I...
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Joe's Blog: Deals For Kids In San Diego This Month

I love the month of October not only because it's Halloween but because there's so many free activities and deals for kids 11 and under. I have two under 11 so that's quite a few bucks my wife and I can save especially at some of my favorite places: the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park,...
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Child experts file FTC complaint against Facebook kids' app

By BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Children's and public health advocacy groups say Facebook's kid-centric messaging app violates federal law by collecting kids' personal information without getting verifiable consent from their parents. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free...
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Van Damme's son pleads guilty in Arizona knife incident

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A son of actor Jean-Claude Van Damme has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct for holding his roommate at knifepoint at their apartment in suburban Phoenix. Nicholas Van Varenberg had a change of plea hearing Wednesday. He's now scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 3 and...
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Joe's Blog: Back-to-School at The Rosati House

I can't believe the school year has already started for my kids. It feels like school let out for the summer only yesterday. Since they're in a dual language program, my kids get a shorter summer break than most. The idea is, they won't forget too much of the Spanish they learned from the previous...
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Superhero pose: Wonder Woman Gal Gadot visits kids' hospital

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Movie star Gal Gadot surprised children at a Virginia hospital with a superpowered superhero moment: She visited them wearing her iconic Amazonian armor costume from the popular "Wonder Woman" film. Gadot doled out hugs, kisses, and autographs Friday at Inova Children's...
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Build-A-Bear Offers 'Pay Your Age Day'

The popular Build-A-Bear franchise has announced that they will host a "Pay Your Age Day." The event will take place on Thursday, July 12 at "a workshop near you." The promotion allows shoppers to "pay their age" to build and adopt a toy. Licensed characters from Star Wars and Trolls are included...
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End of the School Year for Sherry Knight

I am not only a DJ on KyXy, I am also a kindergarten teacher. This past Friday was the last day of school. My summer has begun, and like many teachers, I am both happy and sad. I am happy because I get a break, and sad because I will miss the class I just had. One of the reasons why I love teaching...
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Amazon Launches Kids Book Subscription Service

Amazon launched a brand new subscription kids' book service! It is only available for Amazon Prime members and the product is available by requesting an invitation. The new subscription hand picks and delivers childrens books every 1, 2 or 3 months and each box is made up of 2 hardcover books or 4...
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