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Seattle Storm to Hold Toy Drive Benefiting Seattle Children’s During July 6 Home Game

Seattle Children's
Local Sports
Those donating are asked to not wrap items or include action figures with violent themes, such as guns, knives or swords. Please make sure they are new items, as Seattle Children’s can’t accept used toys or toiletries due to infection control and allergies. ...
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Texas House Passes Damaging Child Welfare Bill, Senate Urged to Intervene

Faith and Religion National
The Texas House of Representatives Wednesday passed HB 3859, a discriminatory bill that would allow child placement agencies in the state foster care system to prioritize their religious beliefs above the needs of children in its care. ...
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MomsRising: Dual Language Learning Helps Close Education Gap

Local
MomsRising campaigned for the passage of SHB 1445, driving calls to the state legislature and collecting stories from families who would benefit from the dual language learning program. ...
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New Nevada Law Requires Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Agencies to Respect Gender Identity of Youth in Care

Politics National
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Tuesday signed Assembly Bill 99, a bill that requires child welfare and juvenile justice agencies in Nevada to treat transgender children in their care in accordance with their gender identity. ...
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Sen. Murray Reintroduces Healthy Families Act to Allow Workers to Earn Paid Sick Days

Politics Local
The Healthy Families Act would allow workers at businesses with at least 15 employees to earn up to 56 hours, or seven days, of paid sick leave each year. ...
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House Approves Inslee’s Children, Youth and Families Bill with 77-19 Bipartisan Vote, Seattle Preschool Program Expands

Local
The Seattle Preschool Program (SPP) will add 20 new classrooms for the 2017-2018 school year, bringing the total number of classrooms to 53. The program will serve more than 1,000, three- and four-year-old students. ...
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Top 10 Important Tips When Traveling with Kids

Travel
Traveling with kids can be an overwhelming experience for a parent, yet a wonderful one if it is planned carefully. Here are some tips to help things run smoothly. ...
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North Carolina to Issue Accurate Birth Certificates for Children of Same-Sex Spouses

Chelsea and Jessamy with their son.
National
The state of Wisconsin must now issue accurate birth certificates listing both parents for the children of married same-sex couples. ...
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Florida Now Issuing Corrected Birth Certificates Listing Married Same-Sex Spouses

Health
Married same-sex couples in Florida can now receive birth certificates that list both parents. ...
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Women in Lesbian Relationships Feel More Parental Stress Than Straight Couples, Study

Health
A study from the University of California has found women in lesbian relationships feel more parental stress than straight couples. ...
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