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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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Family Celebrating One-Month Birthdays Of Identical Triplets

Data on identical triplet births by natural conception varies from one in 60,000 to one in 2 million. Most doctors call the chances “one-in-a-million.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2015

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Report Shows Improvements In Education For Michigan Kids

While some factors related to education and health improved for the state’s nearly 2.5 million children over the past few years, economic security declined.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2015

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Michigan Tightens Rules For Childhood Vaccinations

Rules that take effect Jan. 1 require parents to take extra steps to refuse the required shots for their children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2014

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State Files Child Abuse Charges Against Man Recently Cleared In Child-Slavery Case

Michigan’s attorney general has filed a fresh set of charges against a 45-year-old man whose child-slavery conviction was recently overturned.

10/23/2014

A personalized StarsGuitars 2014 Eddie Van Halen signed Eddie Van Halen model guitar. (Credit: Stars Guitars/Facebook)

‘Stars Guitars’ Auction, Concert Benefits Kids After Cancer

The Stars Guitars evening includes an auction of signed guitars from some of the biggest names in music — including Five Seconds of Summer, Katy Perry, James Taylor, Willie Nelson, Zac Brown Band and Ted Nugent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2014

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