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Phones, Friends Big Distractions For Teen Drivers

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Undated) -- Cell phones and passengers play a bigger role in teen driver crashes than previously thought. Researchers from the Triple-A Foundation for Traffic Safety studied videos and found that distractions such as talking on the phone or with others in the car were a factor in almost 60-percent of moderate to severe crashes. That's…

President Touts “Obamacare” On Fifth Anniversary

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Five years in, President Obama is calling his healthcare law a success. This week marks the fifth anniversary of Obama signing the Affordable Care Act. The President is celebrating by unveiling a new network to further reduce health care costs. It's called the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network, and 28-hundred…

Study Urges Parents To Keep Reading Aloud To Kids

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Seattle, WA) -- It's normal for parents to stop reading aloud to their kids by about age six, but a new study says that's not necessarily the best thing to do. The Scholastic and YouGov "Kids and Family Reading Report" says parents should keep reading aloud to their kids a lot longer, and scholastic parenting…

NYC Mayor To Wait On Circumcision Proposal

Posted On March 25, 2015

(New York, NY) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants the Board of Health to repeal regulations requiring a signed parental consent form before a sacred Jewish circumcision rite is performed. It includes a Jewish mohel using his mouth to suck blood from the cut risking herpes transmission. Seventeen babies have contracted herpes…

New NYC Guidelines Limit Juice At Day Care Centers

Posted On March 25, 2015

(New York, NY) -- New rules at New York City-run day care centers mean toddlers under two won't be allowed to drink juice. All other children will be limited to drinking four ounces of juice a day which is just fine with this dad.   The Health Department guidelines are designed to fight childhood obesity.…

  • Pet Patrol

    Found black Lab/Pit mix

    Posted on May 22, 2015
    Location: Lawrenceburg, Indiana

    FOUND in downtown Lawrenceburg. black lab/pit mix with a white…