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Matchbox Cars, left, the coloring book, center, and the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, N.Y.
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AP News
November 07, 2019 - 11:55 am
Matchbox cars, the coloring book and the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering have been inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame.
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Happy Meal Toys
From McDonalds
CNN
November 01, 2019 - 1:09 pm
McDonald's Happy Meal might be for kids, but officially it's over the hill. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the company's first Happy Meal, the kids meal that helped McDonald's achieve fast food supremacy. Today, roughly one in every four orders at McDonald's includes a Happy Meal,...
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Teal pumpkin Halloween bucket
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
October 29, 2019 - 2:27 pm
Kids with life-threatening food allergies can go door-to-door for safe tricks and treats on Halloween, thanks to the Teal Pumpkin Project. Read more here.
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National Toy Hall of Fame 2019 finalists
National Toy Hall of Fame via AP
AP News
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
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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The new owners of Toys "R" Us want to bring the brand back to the United States. But they can't say when it will happen.
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February 11, 2019 - 6:26 pm
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) -- The new owners of Toys "R" Us want to bring the brand back to the United States. But they can't say when it will happen. The troubled toy company found another life last month as Tru Kids Brands, roughly half a year after Toys "R" Us closed the last of its...
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Dreamstime
January 10, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The kids loved the toys you got them, but how do you know they're safe? In the name of science, six doctors swallowed a mini Lego figure head and monitored their own digestive health in order to see the health effects that...
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Some of the thousand donated toys.
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
December 21, 2018 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J., (KYW Newsradio) — Christmas came a little early for pediatric patients at one South Jersey hospital, thanks to a Sicklerville teenager who’s been Santa’s helper for the last seven years. It’s all meant to remember and honor his late little brother. Emanuel Alexis died...
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In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 photo, toys sit on the shelves at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
December 03, 2018 - 12:43 pm
By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer Skip the costly electronic games and flashy digital gizmos. Pediatricians say the best toys for tots are old-fashioned hands-on playthings that young children can enjoy with parents — things like blocks, puzzles — even throwaway cardboard boxes — that spark...
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