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Missing person: dangerous online game popular with teens

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The new social media game ‘missing person’ is gaining in popularity an, frightening parents and angering police departments. The trend involves teenagers disappearing from their families for up to 48 hours to ...

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Here’s what your birth order says about you

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Which description is most like you? 1: A natural leader and perfectionist, you are logical, technical, well-organized, conscientious, a good reader, and a list-maker. You take life seriously and don’t like surprises. ...

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Educational cartoon ‘Carmen Sandiego’ tops Feb. streaming lineup

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My four young children love a good cartoon. Well, all cartoons. I, on the other hand, only like certain cartoons — you know, the ones that are largely void of potty humor and ...

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Hulu’s new kid-friendly content tops family-friendly spotlight

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A 2018 poll showed that nearly 60 percent of Americans watch streaming television, and most of them have Netflix. But Netflix’s dominance over streaming television could be changing soon. Disney will launch ...

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LIFE LESSONS FROM A LITTLE ONE – Integrity

“But I don’t wanna do my homework, Mommy!” Looking around the messy kitchen and lacking the motivation to clean it or cook dinner, I made my son a deal. Mommy does the ...

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Keeping families safe during the holidays

For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities and good cheer. What few of us consider is that the holiday season is a time when there is ...

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Free meals for kids if they put phones away

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Frankie and Benny’s, a UK-based restaurant chain, wants families to have quality time together when dining out in its restaurants, so they decided to give parents a break.  If they put down ...

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How can the church use the visual arts to glorify the Lord?

As Christians we sometimes have relegated the visual arts to the very fringe of life. We often dismiss our own creativity as impractical to the work of evangelism. But is this what ...

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5 family-friendly shows for December

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The commercialization of Christmas started in the early 1900s, grew out of control by the middle of the century, and has gotten only worse each decade since. Christmas now starts in October, ...

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Adopting 3 kids brings mayhem and hilarity in film ‘Instant Family’

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Instant Family is the story of a married couple who have postponed having children of their own but then try adopting a trio of foster siblings, who turn their lives upside down. Inspired ...

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Our favorite Thanksgiving movies

Can’t move from all the turkey and pumpkin pie? Sit back and enjoy one of our favorite Thanksgiving-themed movies. Available on streaming services like Hulu, Netflix or Amazon Prime, broadcast on cable ...

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Area courts filled with kids getting new families today!

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Hundreds of Missouri and Kansas children will find their “forever homes” today and over the weekend as courts are filled with families taking a new member into their homes. Saturday is National ...

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‘The Grinch’ reflects on true meaning of Christmas

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The frozen wind whips, the snow seeps with wet trickles into his garishly green furry ankles, and the Grinch sucks his teeth in frustration on his icy mountain perch. They think their ...

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Where did the rock go? School of Rock: The Musical

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I have heard that actors stray from scripts that highlight children and dogs. I understand the logic, now that I have seen “School of Rock: The Musical.” Here, though, the fact that ...

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Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes attacked as intolerant

Is the Christmas outreach effort of toy-filled shoeboxes supported by millions of American Christians anti-Muslim? Franklin Graham, founder of Samaritan’s Purse, the organization behind the Operation Christmas Child project, has responded to ...

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