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Raising the Screen Generation
This week our cover story focuses on children's use of mobile devices and how overuse can harm them.
to not have to be told turn PD officer and pure optical video game out. Mary says when the kids do misbehavior the electronics are the first things she takes away. I'm mark Lavoy news 981
Cover Story: When Abuse Hits Home
Discussing domestic violence and resources available for victims in Kansas City.
The basket case involves some aspects of domestic violence in in just the past few weeks with the disappearance of the young metro woman. We're reminded of the case of Carriker
Talked to the executive director of the Kansas coalition against sexual and domestic violence Joyce Grover says he doesn't start with bruises and black guy is domestic violence usually begins in much more subtle ways. It usually starts with isolating evict them. So you heard you began cannot see your friends start your family it's you're at you serious saying oh I don't want you to go over there. And offer support to the victim the national domestic violence hotline number to get help is 1807997233. Kara marks that are KM be seen. It was getting away from a situation of domestic violence can sometimes involve a court order a restraining order. But so many of us have questions how in the world do you make those stick. That's another part of our cover story would abuse hits home domestic violence can affect more than just an attacker and victim. Their kids there are family and as we continue our cover story would abuse hits home. Dan wind bomb takes a look at the view of someone who often gets caught in the middle of domestic violence . Via hundreds of them and they're all different warns berg police chiefs rich Lockhart yet in my experience this is probably the
a piece of paper. Can be very good to have an a domestic violence situation. Like any prosecutor Eric Zahn says it. An order protection allows police and courts to provide more protection to the victim. We know this about domestic violence that happens in this pickle. That that after there's a period of abuse oftentimes abusers tried very hard to reconcile. With their victims. And they often succeed in in doing that partly because they may have financial or emotional. Or other sorts of leverage over the Vick. But it in order protectionism plays police might be oldest champion before abuse it curse. At the very least. He provides a paper trail . Part of breaking the cycle of domestic abuse is getting out getting away from its staying away from it. But there's no
E.J. and Ellen Cover Story on Organ Transplants
You can save a life by being an organ donor or it can even save yours one day.
are converted to donors is 84%. I was looking at statistics from Vanderbilt university in the Nashville area 95%. The donation rate in New York City. 53%. And there's word that a recent audit of the Health Department in New York shows they are sitting on a million dollars in money that is earmarked for donor education. Kevin Yoder. Not
E.J. & Ellen with Friday morning's Cover Story
An emotional phone call into the Dana and Parks program left the morning news team wondering about the issues she raised and what the solutions might be. The answers are in our Cover Story.
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Therapy chickens at Lakemary Center
KMBZ's Kara Marxer tells us about a new program helping special needs kids in Paola, Kan.
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million. They say if you take the drugs now docs say more clinical trials are needed don't change anything but they say on. One thing the journal didn't do was account for lifestyle and diet which
KMBZ's E.J. Becker Talks With President Barack Obama
plans between now and December 15. You can sign up and get health insurance starting January 1. Or you can continue to shop all the we're told Jen or 31. But what we found is that when people. Look at side by side comparisons of birds healthcare plan individual shopping big serve as much as five to 600 bucks a month. In lower cost by finding plan that's better suited their means so if if those individuals that you just talked about. Are already getting health insurance through the marketplace my. Strong suggestion go to health care dollar go and look at the other plants that are available because on average is going to be able to serve. President Obama wage growth is not kept pace with rising costs in recent years what are our biggest employers sprint. Has just reiterated that
Person Of The Week
Just in time for Halloween, E.J. and Ellen's person of the week doesn't believe in ghosts...because he says he doesn't have to. Listen and find out why.
this study looked very normal possibly. Does that seem an odd mix paranormal investigator . In journalism professor . I know really because I don't consider myself as a paranormal investigator way everything that I by resurgent right I do as a journalist. Well I'm exploring you know haunted mansion . I I go there LA I try to experience what were thirty experience. But I mainly based. Space play in my research off of all the interviews that I've done on. People who actually experiences. EC soft full bodied apparition when you were little boy. EBay you'll see that same pull money to operation. You don't say they didn't vote all of that at home to time I lived I was really old farmhouse
Person Of The Week
Scout's honor -- if you've ever been part of scouting, you don't want to miss E.J. and Ellen's Person of the Week. #POTW
not more at home. But just like that conference room to the camp fire the contrast is stark between what we got what we are counting. And a world in which we can use an apt. Start our camp fire wire rob stick together so we want to know how counting is still relevant. Children's parents were and who thinks scouting and eagle scouts girls school. Woody Allen . No we're not there. We in the minors especially the last outside this year's yeah. Now law has taken the approach of
Person Of The Week
E.J. and Ellen's Person of the Week believes in the power of a good haircut. And every year, he shares it with as many children as he can!
million because they communion people who split shall be proud things like farm status . And in return the farmers enjoy shop no it's their job isn't just cut hair it's to give back. This past Sunday when barber shops and salons across the country and were closed Joey shop was packed those are a thing you fresh a fresh story. We don't mind. There's no lawyer how they wrap around shot. Because the most is every 204 hits and means we're it was crazy illustrate them made them mini is though we gave away over 300 blue bay. And school supplies and school uniforms all in an effort to make sure that the kids and their community would head back to school looking in feeling their