National Toy Hall of Fame 2019 finalists
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September 11, 2019 - 12:33 pm
The smartphone is being considered for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame this year in recognition of its impact on how people play and interact. Read more here.
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Justin Udo
August 12, 2019 - 1:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's lead in the water, at several schools in the Central Bucks School District, and district officials are working to fix the problem before school resumes. More than 1,000 of the district's sinks, fountains and other water sources were tested for lead. "Sixteen...
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Paul Laughlin, 57, places stuffed animals on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 outside a home at 1248 West 11th St. in Erie, Pa., where multiple people died in an early-morning fire.
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August 12, 2019 - 12:19 pm
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Three of five kids killed in a fire at a home child care center in Pennsylvania were the children of a volunteer firefighter who was responding to another call, an official said Monday. Luther Jones' two daughters and a son were trapped in a blaze in the lakeside city of Erie while...
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Nike Adventure Club
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August 12, 2019 - 8:59 am
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Subscription clubs for clothing, meals and razors have changed the way people shop. Now Nike is wading into the subscription market for the first time. Nike announced Monday that it is debuting Nike Adventure Club, a sneaker subscription for kids ages...
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Justin Udo
June 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's not the Iron Man, but a new triathlon is helping children be more active and expand their boundaries. Swimming, running, and biking are at the heart of any triathlon worth its weight. Those events are just what kids ages 5 to 13 will compete in at the inaugural “...
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Justin Udo
May 27, 2019 - 2:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With Memorial Day marking the unofficial start of summer, it's time for parents to start thing about different games and activities they can use to keep the kids entertained while they're out of school. But getting them off the couch and away from the TV or electronic...
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April 26, 2019 - 1:15 pm
By Michelle Lou and AJ Willingham (CNN) -- Being a kid is already pretty great. Now it's a steal. This summer, AMC Theatres is offering a sweet $4 deal for a movie, popcorn, fruit snacks and a drink. From June 5 to August 14, participating theaters will offer discounted showings of PG movies on...
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April 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Did your mother or father play favorites? Do you think you were a favorite or do you think you were not treated as well as your siblings by your...
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To better help abused and neglected kids in Delaware County, the district attorney's office, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and other agencies are working together to speak up for kids.
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Justin Udo
April 08, 2019 - 2:48 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new coalition making sure children in tough situations get the help they need, and it comes right in the middle of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. According to Childhelp , more than 6 million kids across the country are referred to child...
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FILE - This March 20, 2018 file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore.
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February 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube said Thursday it will turn off comments on nearly all videos featuring kids — potentially affecting millions of posts on the site — after reports last week that pedophiles were leaving inappropriate comments on innocuous videos of children. The change comes as YouTube...
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