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Facebook urged to pull plug on Messenger Kids

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Saying young children are "simply not ready" for social media, health experts and children's advocates are urging Facebook to discontinue Messenger Kids, its new messaging app.

The app is aimed at younger than 13, which until now has been the minimum age of users of Facebook and other social networks. When Facebook introduced it last month, ...Read more

At Angel of Hope statue, families mourn children who have passed away

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Carrying white flowers and a small plastic candles, families who have lost children slowly made their way down to the Angel of Hope.

It's a yearly tradition for the Belleville Parks and Recreation department, one that takes place at 7 p.m. every Dec. 6 at Bellevue Park. Each year, families make their way down to the Angel of...Read more

 

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