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Free-Range Parenting: Teaching Independence, Or Child Neglect?

Two Maryland parents are in the fight of their lives, trying to raise their children the way they want. The government claims what they’re doing is dangerous—but is it?

04/23/2015

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Hogan Says He Plans To Sign Foster Care Reform Bill

Gov. Larry Hogan says he plans to sign a measure aimed at doing more to prevent foster care children from being returned to abusive biological parents.

04/06/2015

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Md. ‘Free Range’ Parents Fighting Child Neglect Charges

Free range parenting. A Maryland couple is facing child neglect charges after letting their children walk home alone. The parents say it’s not neglect, it’s just the way they parent.

03/04/2015

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Study: More Parents Pushing To Spread Out Their Children’s Vaccines

Doctors under pressure. More and more parents are pushing pediatricians to delay their children’s vaccines. Many doctors are going along, against their better judgment.

03/02/2015

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Health: New Warning About Laundry Detergent Pods And Kids

They’re colorful little packets of laundry detergent: convenient, easy-to-use, but also enticing for children.

11/12/2014

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Doctor: Blue Light From Electronics Can Wreak Havoc On Children’s Sleep

The latest research shows that nighttime exposure to blue light – mainly from computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers — is particularly harmful.

09/17/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Parents Urged To Warn Teens Against Taking Dangerous ‘Fire Challenge’

The “game” involves teenagers recording themselves as they pour lighter fluid all over their body before lighting the flame.

08/06/2014

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New Technology Aims To Stop Growing Number Of Hot Car Deaths

Left to die. Hundreds of children have been forgotten in hot cars across the country, including here in Maryland. Now new technology aims to stop the growing problem.

07/31/2014

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Parents Could Face Fine When City’s Youth Curfew Takes Effect

Baltimore City is making some changes when it comes to the city’s youth curfew. They will enforce some major penalties on parents whose children are caught out past the deadline.

07/11/2014

Brooke Michael, Michael May

Police: Parents Got High, Passed Out In Car While 8-Month-Old Sat In Back Seat

Anne Arundel County Police have arrested 20-year-old Annapolis parents after they were found unresponsive in a car—allegedly high on synthetic marijuana—while their 8-month-old son sat in the back seat.

06/02/2014

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Mayor & Police Commissioner Meet With KIPP Academy Parents Day After Lockdown

One day after a Baltimore City charter school goes on lockdown, the mayor and the police commissioner meet with parents to talk about what happened at KIPP Academy.

04/04/2014

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