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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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FILE - This March 20, 2018 file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore.
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February 21, 2019 - 8:56 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Several companies, including AT&T and Nestle, are pulling advertisements from YouTube over concerns about inappropriate comments on videos of children. A video from a popular YouTuber and a report from Wired showed that pedophiles have made unseemly comments on innocuous...
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Dreamstime
February 20, 2019 - 4:13 pm
(CBS) — A child's online footprint can begin before they are even born — starting when parents upload sonograms to social media. When kids are old enough to realize this, parents may encounter a broad range of reactions. "It was everywhere from completely freaking out about everything their parents...
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FILE - This June 20, 2014, file photo shows a Southwest Key program sign.
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December 31, 2018 - 8:32 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona authorities said Monday they sent prosecutors the results of an investigation into a now-shuttered shelter for immigrant children where videos showed staffers dragging and shoving kids. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office investigated incidents that took place on three days...
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The government is warning that large TVs and furniture can tip over, injuring or even killing children
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Mike DeNardo
December 10, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The government is warning that large TVs and furniture can tip over, injuring or even killing children. The risk that a large television or bookcase can topple if a child grabs onto it is a danger parents may not think of. "This is a hidden hazard. Most consumers aren...
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