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Michigan Panel Recommends Allowing Marijuana For Children With Autism

Michigan would become the first state to allow medical marijuana for children with severe autism if a senior official follows the recommendation made Friday by an advisory panel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2015

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3 Things You Should Never Do While Potty Training

Want to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of “Oh Crap! Potty Training” shares her insight with these three no-nos.

07/24/2015

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Report: Michigan Dips Again On Child Well-Being

The anti-poverty Michigan League for Public Policy says Michigan is “losing ground while other states prosper.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2015

Fall Sports: Soccer

Are You Pushing Your Child Into A Sport They’re Just Not Into?

Are you pushing your child into a sport they care nothing about but you just love?

CBS Detroit–07/02/2015

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Pushing Children Toward Parents’ Interests? You’re Doing It Wrong, Says Psychiatrist

As a parent, are you pushing your child toward something you loved as a kid, like a sport? You might be doing more harm than good.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2015

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Michigan Senate Again Looks To Ban E-Cigarettes For Minors

Michigan is among just seven states where minors can legally buy e-vapor products.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2015

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Report: Michigan On Par To Have One Of Country’s Worst Education Systems If Changes Aren’t Made

Michigan has failed to keep pace with the rest of the country and in some cases, we’re performing worse than 10 years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2015

EveryKidMatters

Every Kid Matters: The Case for Early Childhood Investment, April 29, 2015

WWJ’s Vickie Thomas will host “Every Kid Matters: The Case for Early Childhood Investment” at 7 p.m. focusing on the important issues that affect early childhood, and the steps needed to ensure that Michigan’s children have an equal opportunity to realize their full potential in school, work and life.

04/28/2015

The Grandmother of two children found dead in their mother's freezer appears along side legislators as they announce plans to introduce a homeschool accountability bill in the State Legislature. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Michigan Lawmaker Proposes State Registry Of Homeschooled Children

A Michigan lawmaker proposed legislation Friday to create a state registry of homeschooled students following the deaths of two Detroit children who were found in a freezer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2015

New Family Taxes

5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.

04/06/2015

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