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Meet the tireless Philadelphians who give their all to make the city safer | Helen Ubiñas 17.8.2018 News
"Even if you can't reach the masses . . . make sure you have an impact on the people you can reach. "
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Philly Playstreets provide haven amid poverty, blight, and drugs 13.8.2018 News
The 2400 block of North Bouvier Street is one of 410 Playstreets this summer. It's a little-known program that has spread over decades through word of mouth, mostly in neighborhoods where children don't have the means to go to summer camp. The program also provide free lunches and snacks to the children on the participating blocks.
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I don't remember voting for U.S. bombs to murder little kids in Yemen, do you? | Will Bunch 12.8.2018 News
The Saudi-dropped - and American-aided - bomb that struck a packed school bus in northern Yemen, killing dozens of innocent schoolkids, raises serious questions about the U.S. role in sparking one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.
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When a Corporation school student met a NASA astronaut in Washington D.C. 11.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Under the US Consulate's English Access Microscholarship Programme, eight students from Chennai’s Corporation schools were taken to the US capital recently. R Gopinath was one of them. Citizen Matters Chennai spoke to Gopinath and others who have been a part of the broader programme.
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Airstrikes Kill Dozens Including Children in Yemen 10.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Airstrikes on a market in northern Yemen killed dozens of people, including children in a school bus, drawing international condemnation and putting a spotlight on a U.S.-backed Saudi military coalition.
Given sanctuary in Philly, he raped a child | Stu Bykofsky 10.8.2018 News
ICE had requested the city turn Juan Ramon Vasquez over to the feds for deportation, but the city sanctimoniously snubbed the request.
By protecting Jeff Mancuso's parental rights, the legal system failed his daughter | Christine Flowers 9.8.2018 News
Jeff Mancuso was known to his family, to his ex-wife, to his community, to his daughter and more importantly, to the legal system in Bucks County as a violent man.
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Can Lebron's I Promise School fix what public schools didn't? 6.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Can celebrities and athletes succeed where others have failed to address poverty in the classroom?
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Relative calls toddler's fatal mauling by dogs in Port Richmond 'a freak accident' 3.8.2018 News
A toddler's fatal mauling by pit bulls Wednesday was "a freak accident," a man who described himself as a relative of the boy said Thursday outside the yellow-painted brick rowhouse in Port Richmond where the attack took place.
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How to talk to your son about consent, boundaries, and #MeToo 30.7.2018 News
Experts say talking to young kids about respect and boundaries can help tamp down on sexual harassment in the future. But those conversations can be hard to navigate. And when should you start having them, anyway?
When their children get hooked on opioids, more 'grands' stepping up to raise their grandchildren 30.7.2018 News
"We help 'grands' figure out how they can parent at age 75, everything from potty training to talking to kids about sex," said one expert who helps the elderly raise their grandchildren and network with others. "There's power in meeting other 'grands.' They're tigers in getting services for their kids."
Thousands of older children also were separated at the border. What happens to them? 26.7.2018 News
A Philadelphia pediatrician shares why, after years of experience with children growing up in the foster care system, he is worried about the future of children and families facing long and even permanent separation.
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Hillary Clinton says she'll help immigrants reunite with children 22.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Hillary Clinton is offering a helping hand to immigrants looking to reunite with their families: She says she'll help organize transportation they might not be able to afford.
Homeless teens in Philly tap rough memories to help others understand their lives 19.7.2018 News
Homelessness is so complex, even the advocates and city officials who fight it can't agree on how to quantify it.
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Fake news turns deadly in India 18.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In recent months, about two dozen people across India have been beaten to death by mobs driven to violence by what they've read on social media and messaging apps.
Transcript: Obama's speech at the 2018 Nelson Mandela annual lecture 18.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The former president spoke in Johannesburg on Tuesday. Here is the full transcript.
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Filings disclose new details on grand jury clergy abuse probe 11.7.2018 News
Current and former clerics have taken legal action to block a pending grand jury report on abuse within six Pennsylvania dioceses. Much of the legal fight has been secret, but the state Supreme Court has made public new information about the clerics, the allegations against them and their arguments against the report.
Longmont man arrested on suspicion of child sex trafficking, solicitation of child prostitute 10.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
Longmont police arrested a man last week who was wanted on felony charges that include human trafficking of a minor and solicitation of a child prostitute.
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The Feds Are Locking Up Immigrant Kids—Who Have Committed No Crimes—In Juvie 10.7.2018 Mother Jones
Shortly after reaching the United States and turning himself over to Border Patrol, Alonzo, a 16-year-old immigrant from El Salvador, was invited to speak with a psychologist at the Bristow, Virginia, shelter where he was detained. She asked him to talk about his life back home, and he told her how his brother had been […]
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Why are juvenile lifers from Philly getting radically different sentences than those in the rest of Pennsylvania? 10.7.2018 News
Of Pennsylvania's 521 juvenile lifers, more than half have been resentenced following a 2016 Supreme Court ruling. But, the outcomes vary: "It's still very county dependent, fact dependent, and there are still a lot of politics involved."
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