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Chicago to start testing water in homes where children have been poisoned by lead

April 5, 2016

By Michael Hawthorne Chicago Tribune (TNS) CHICAGO — With public officials across the nation under fire for downplaying the health risks posed by lead water pipes, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration is moving to start testing tap water in the homes of children poisoned by the brain-dama...

Death Rate For Children Under 5 Has Plunged, UN Reports

Death Rate For Children Under 5 Has Plunged, UN Reports

September 17, 2014

By John Zarocostas McClatchy Foreign Staff (MCT) GENEVA — In a break from the recent slate of doom-and-gloom reports of catastrophes, wars and destruction, a United Nations report released Tuesday says the number of children under 5 who die each year fell by 49 percent between 1990 and 2013, from 12.7 milli...

Healthcare fair: From Mosquitos to Babies

Brittany Hinkel, Editor/Cartoonist

September 19, 2012

Northeast Community College hosted a community health fair on Friday, September 14th in the Cox Activities Center. The health fair is essentially a place where people can go to gain a better understanding of what good health is, learn about different health-care facilities in the city of Norfolk, a...

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Walk A Mile in Their Shoes

Britt Young, News Editor

April 24, 2012

Sunset Plaza in Norfolk, NE decided to do a tribute to the people that were abused as children.  Do you think you could walk a mile in their shoes? The little gallery included shoes from Sugar Ray Leonard, the famous boxer and Dave Pelzer, the author of the book: A Child Called It. Each table...

Legend of the Bunny

Legend of the Bunny

Britt Young, News Editor

March 29, 2012

Easter is coming soon, and the one thing that all the young children are looking forward to is the Easter Bunny hip-hopping along to their house. All the stores are loaded up with little bunnies and eggs filled with candy.  The children walk by the Easter section and long for the basket that they...

Teddies and Duckies Sign: Helping Children to Communicate

Leaf – Open one hand to show the leaf. Use your pointer finger from your other hand to show the leaf stem.

Britt Young, Ad Sales

October 25, 2011

Teddies and Duckies Sign is a class that teaches infants on up to adults how to use sign language, which bridges the gap between language barriers. Think about being able to communicate with children that can not speak yet.  Their every want and need could be understood and met like anyone else...

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