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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

U.S. Border Patrol agents guard undocumented immigrants before sending them to a processing center on July 22, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. Thousands of immigrants, many of them minors, have crossed illegally into the United States this year, causing a humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

More Than 320 Migrant Kids Placed In Connecticut

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says more than 320 of the thousands of immigrant children who’ve streamed across the U.S. border have so far been placed in Connecticut.

07/23/2014

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State Rejects Request To Use Southbury Training School For Migrant Children

Connecticut officials rejected a request by the federal government, to house some illegal migrant Central American children at the Southbury Training School.

07/15/2014

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Pig Threatens Children in Maine Woods

Police in the Maine town of Oakland are looking for a pig that threatened two children walking through the woods.

07/10/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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Man Arrested For Leaving Children Alone In Vehicle

A Waterford man has been arrested after a New London Police Officer spotted two young children in a vehicle with all the windows rolled up and the doors locked on State Street.

07/08/2014

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Study: Women Who Have Children Later Might Live Longer

Longevity and having children later in life might have something to do with one another.

06/27/2014

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Men Reveal What They Love About Being A Dad

Three dads share what fatherhood means to them.

06/01/2014

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Room To Grow: Tips For Creating Great Kids’ Rooms

If you start out smart and make your child your design partner, you can trade in today’s ducky decals for tomorrow’s funky graphics with ease and panache.

05/15/2014

Hundreds of people attend a candlelight vigil at Jonathan Law High School after the death of Maren Sanchez, 16, who was stabbed to death Friday morning inside the school on April 28, 2014 in Milford, Connecticut. Sanchez, a popular student, was stabbed by a male student just hours before she was to attend her junior prom with her boyfriend. Connecticut is the state where 20 students and 6 adults who were killed Dec. 14, 2012, in the massacre at Sandy Hook School. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study: Exposure To Violence Declining Among Kids

According to a recent study, the amount of violence U.S. children are exposed to has fallen considerably during the past decade.

04/29/2014

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