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December 15, 2019 - 8:04 pm
Some Sedgwick County detention deputies took Friday night off from duties for a good cause. The detention deputies took more than a dozen children from Cooper and Oaklawn Elementary Schools shopping for Christmas. They say this is a way to help build secure connections. “This really gives them a...
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September 30, 2019 - 5:54 am
More than 50,000 Kansas children live in areas of concentrated poverty, according to "Children Living in High Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods," a new KIDS COUNT® data snapshot released this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. John Wilson Kansas Action for Children's vice president of...
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March 09, 2019 - 8:19 am
Using drugs as a quick fix isn't helping kids become resilient to stress; psychoanalyst Erica Komisar explains. Watch the latest video at
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June 28, 2018 - 4:57 am
Former U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom says three immigrant children who were separated from their parents at the border are still in the care of a Kansas nonprofit working under contract with the federal government. Grissom said he met Wednesday with the director of the non-profit The Villages Inc...
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June 01, 2018 - 2:36 pm
The Kansas Department for Children and Families plans to remove a new rule banning contractors from opposing the agency after questions about whether the change would stifle policy debate and contradict promises of transparency. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the removal comes after the...
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January 11, 2018 - 7:26 pm
A project to build a new pediatric research tower at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City has received $150 million in donations from two prominent donors. The hospital broke ground Thursday on the tower construction. The Kansas City Star reports a $75 million donation from the Sunderland...
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December 08, 2017 - 10:57 am
If your child's favorite thing to do is dress up in their Batman costume, you're in luck.
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