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Raymond tries to keep students fed at snack time after losing funds for fruits, vegetables

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The Raymond School District is assessing its nutrition program to ensure students in need get healthy snacks after learning that it will no longer qualify for a grant that has provided fruits and vegetables.
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Kalter: Teen overcomes stroke, Down syndrome to dance in ballet this weekend

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The parents of Northampton resident Alice Hawley - a 14-year-old with Down syndrome - didn't know if their baby girl would ever walk, let alone dance. But the middle schooler will plie and spin her way across the stage this weekend in the Pioneer Valley Ballet production of “The Nutcracker.”
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Boston teens, middle schoolers get later school start time

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City kids can hit the snooze button next year after school officials announced a majority of middle and high schoolers will start the day later. After a team of Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers, using 100 computers, worked overnight to mine through millions of possible start times, the district settled on a solution that has 94 percent of students in grades 7 to 12 starting after 8 a.m., up from 26 percent this year.
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Reports: White House considering executive action to end family separation

Reports: White House considering executive action to end family separation

The White House is reportedly considering taking action to end family separation that has sparked outrage and controversy. Read more ...

Rachel Maddow breaks down while reading a new report about 'tender age'...

Rachel Maddow breaks down while reading a new report about 'tender age' shelters at the border

Eventually, she handed off to Lawrence O'Donnell, who was set to start his MSNBC show from Brownsville, Texas. Read more ...

Trump administration keeping immigrant babies in ‘tender age' detention centers

Trump administration keeping immigrant babies in ‘tender age' detention centers

A report this week revealed the Trump administration is holding young immigrant children and babies in so-called “tender age” detention facilities after forcibly removing them... Read more ...

Senegal and Japan fans cleaned up the stadium after their World Cup wins

Senegal and Japan fans cleaned up the stadium after their World Cup wins

This is the best thing you'll see today! Read more ...

'Womp, womp': Ex-Trump campaign manager mocks child with Down syndrome...

'Womp, womp': Ex-Trump campaign manager mocks child with Down syndrome separated from mom

A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic “Womp, womp.” Read more ...

Toddler found dead on Texas beach identified; mother, her girlfriend arrested

Toddler found dead on Texas beach identified; mother, her girlfriend arrested

A beachgoer initially spotted the boy's body on Oct. 20, 2017. For months he was known simply as "Little Jacob." Read more ...

Boy loses toy cheetah along interstate, asks Rhode Island State Police for help

Boy loses toy cheetah along interstate, asks Rhode Island State Police for help

A boy who lost a stuffed animal on a highway had the Rhode Island State Police pick up his case. Read more ...

VIDEO: NorCal deputy breaks window to free bear trapped in car

VIDEO: NorCal deputy breaks window to free bear trapped in car

A Placer County sheriff's deputy recently had to break a car window to free a bear that got trapped in a vehicle, and the entire encounter was caught on video. Read more ...

Ivanka Trump Urges Her Dad To End Family Separations But Stays Silent Publicly

Ivanka Trump Urges Her Dad To End Family Separations But Stays Silent Publicly

Meanwhile, more than 2,300 children have been separated from their parents at the border in the last month. Read more ...

Lawsuit: School officials forced 12-year-old who killed herself to hug bullies

Lawsuit: School officials forced 12-year-old who killed herself to hug bullies

"When are you going to kill yourself?" bullies had allegedly asked the girl. Read more ...