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In this Monday May 13, 2019 photo Juliet Fine, principal at Beverly Hills Unified School District's K-8 Horace Mann School shows the Share 911 phone application on her cell phone during an interview in her office in Beverly Hills, Calif. The district is among 200 in the country using the Share911 app. The board of education added it and other measures, including armed security officers, following the Parkland shooting. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Efforts to combat school shootings are starting to shift from preventing the violence to reducing the...
Abortion-rights activists react after lawmakers approved a sweeping piece of anti-abortion legislation, a bill that would ban most abortions in the state of Missouri, Friday, May 17, 2019 in Jefferson, Mo. If enacted, the ban would be among the most restrictive in the U.S. It includes exceptions for medical emergencies, but not for pregnancies caused by rape or incest. Doctors would face five to 15 years in prison for violating the eight-week cutoff. Women who receive abortions wouldn't be prosecuted. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican-led House on Friday passed sweeping legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would...
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America's baby bust isn't over. The nation's birth rates last year reached record lows for women in their teens and...
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Caity Meader, CEO of Family Services of Tulare County, discusses the visibility of the organization in helping children and their...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Republican governor signed the most stringent abortion legislation in the nation Wednesday, making performing an...
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City clinic will soon bring medical care to the streets.DALLAS (AP) —...
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BALTIMORE (AP) — The actions of students who died tackling gunmen at two U.S. campuses a week apart have been...
Natali Carrera, Vice President of Education Services of ValleyPBS
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Natali Carrera, Vice President of Education Services of ValleyPBS, discusses eliminating the various socioeconomic barriers faced by parents in order...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation's most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used pesticide blamed for harming brain...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is celebrating the anniversary of her 'Be Best' children's initiative by announcing plans to expand...
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ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation on Tuesday banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be...
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Lamar Henderson, Program Coordinator of All Dads Matter, discusses the importance in providing respect, along with services, to parents as...
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's two U.S. senators are introducing legislation designed to protect residents from housing discrimination that is...
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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Artwork created by teenage immigrants who were held in a now-dismantled tent city in West...
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A new report from the Children’s Defense Fund unveiled that more than 13 million children in the U.S. live in...
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Michele Morrow, Executive Director of First 5 Tulare County, discusses how the organization's dedicated staff of nurses help mothers support...
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SEATTLE (AP) — Though less likely to study in a formal technology or engineering course, America's girls are showing more...
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Violent attacks against the Jewish community in the United States doubled last year, while overall attacks that also include vandalism...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new Los Angeles County program that uses electronic bracelets to find missing people with dementia...
Michelle DiBuduo, Executive Director of Valley Caregiver Resource Center
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Michelle DiBuduo, Executive Director of the Valley Caregiver Resource Center, discusses the organization's pivotal role in assisting individuals as they...
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — In a big room full of moms-to-be, pregnant women check each other's blood pressure and weight,...
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LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under 5...
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A major faith-based foster care and adoption contractor for the state of Michigan said Monday it...
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In this collaboration with ValleyPBS, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from California's Central Valley and discuss the work they...

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