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Great Books for Kids this Holiday Season

From toddlers to teens, these books from Simon & Schuster have you covered for all of your gift-giving needs this year.

12/11/2013

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Broward County Exploring Smoking Ban In Parks

Parks in Broward County may soon be “no smoking” zones.

12/03/2013

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Another Teen Accused In Hollywood Gang Rape Granted Bond

Another teenager charged in the heartless beating and gang rape of a 16-year old girl in Hollywood has pleaded not guilty.

11/22/2013

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Teens Rely On Social Media To Judge Their Beauty

It’s a troubling trend among teenage girls, posting videos asking the public to determine their beauty. On YouTube there are hundreds of thousands of videos from girls asking “Am I pretty or ugly?” It’s not just the videos, but the feedback from people online that’s alarming.

CBS4–11/11/2013

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Docs To Parents: Limit Kids’ Texts, Tweets, Online

Doctors 2 parents: Limit kids’ tweeting, texting & keep smartphones, laptops out of bedrooms. #goodluckwiththat.

10/28/2013

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Facebook Changes Privacy Rules For Teens

Facebook is now allowing teenagers to share their posts on the social network with anyone on the Internet, raising the risks of minors leaving a digital trail that could lead to trouble.

CBS Miami–10/17/2013

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10 Part-Time Summer Jobs Perfect for Teens

Summer, summer, summertime! It’s every kid’s favorite time of year, but too much time on their hands can be a concern for parents. A fun part-time summer job may be the answer.

05/13/2013

A new survey reveals teens is barely more important to them than other social media. (Source: Getty Images)

Teens: Facebook’s Becoming Less Important To Me

For a little while, rumors that teens see Facebook in the same way they see their dad’s pale, baggy jeans have been wafting around the social biosphere. A new survey shows it’s true.

CBS4–04/13/2013

Teens are abandoning Facebook for photo-based social media like SnapChat. Here, two teens create a Snapchat message, which self-destructs after seven seconds.
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Why Teens Are Getting Tired Of Facebook

To understand where teens like to spend their virtual time nowadways, just watch them on their smartphones. Their world revolves around Instagram, the application adults mistook for an elevated photography service, and other apps decidely less old-fashioned than Mark Zuckerberg’s kingdom.

CBS4–03/02/2013

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New Kosher Smartphone Lacks Internet, But Has Orthodox Appeal

It’s probably no longer a stretch to say the media overload we wade through each day of the Information Age can begin to eat away at the soul. In fact, some rabbis in Israel believe that’s actually the case.

CBS Miami–09/08/2012

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