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Michigan Kids Champion Fitness And Fun In Video/Essay Contest

Kids ages 7-14 are competing to encourage others to stay healthy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2014

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Report: Michigan’s Child Care System Is Grossly Underfunded

Michigan is not doing a good enough job when it comes to child care for low-income working parents, according to a nonprofit group.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2014

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Kids With Cell Phones: How Young Is Too Young?

One Detroit Public Schools principal says she’s seen plenty of third and fourth graders armed with mobile devices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2014

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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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Create DIY Road Trip Survival Packs

Road trip survival packs should include everything to keep the family safe and occupied while on a road trip.

07/16/2014

32nd annual Metro Detroit Youth Day on Belle Isle (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

30,000 Kids Visit Belle Isle For ‘Metro Detroit Youth Day’

Put on by the business community each July, the popular event offers first-hand experiences and demonstrations for students of all ages.

07/09/2014

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Kids And Phones: How Concerned Are You?

One in seven parents will find inappropriate stuff on their kids cell phones.

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2014

Pontiac 4th graders graduate from the Michigan State Police Gang Resistance Education and Training program. (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

It’s A Real Threat — State Police Program Works To Keep Young Kids Out Of Gangs

“It’s difficult right now for them, even as they walk back and forth to school …”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

Michigan Senate Votes To Ease Adoptions, Change Time Limits

The three bills now go to Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

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For Kids Of Bankrupt Detroit, Challenges Abound

Teachers and parents are fighting to do right by the children, and many believe Detroit is finally on the rise after hitting bottom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2014

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