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Doctor: Blue Light From Electronics Can Wreak Havoc On Children’s Sleep

The latest research shows that nighttime exposure to blue light – mainly from computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers — is particularly harmful.

09/17/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Parents Urged To Warn Teens Against Taking Dangerous ‘Fire Challenge’

The “game” involves teenagers recording themselves as they pour lighter fluid all over their body before lighting the flame.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

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Baby Left At South Florida Fire Station

The Florida Department of Children and Families is taking care of a baby boy who was left outside a South Florida fire station.

CBS Tampa–01/24/2014

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Anthony Home Facing Foreclosure For Lack Of Payment Since 2011

The Orlando house where Casey Anthony lived with her parents and 2-year-old daughter is facing foreclosure.

11/13/2013

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Zimmerman’s Parents Say Son Isn’t Racist

George Zimmerman’s parents say their son isn’t a racist.

CBS Tampa–07/15/2013

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Police Locate Parents Of Boy Found On Street Alone

Police have located the parents of a 4-year-old boy found walking alone near a Tampa intersection.

07/06/2013

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‘Parent Trigger’ Bill Fails In Florida Senate Again

For the second straight year, the Florida Senate on Tuesday defeated a bill promoted as giving parents a voice in charting a turnaround plan for failing public schools.

04/30/2013

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Fla. Scuttles Deal To Build Education Website

Florida is terminating a $20 million contract to build a website intended to help students, parents and teachers master new academic standards.

10/30/2012

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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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