Civil Rights Leaders Missing In Action?
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on November 26, 2014
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Juan Williams and David Webb on black leaders’ response to Ferguson riots

U.Va. Looks At Alcohol As Factor In Sex Assaults
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on November 26, 2014
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Members of the Board of Visitors discussed sexual assault allegations that came out in a devastating portrait in Rolling Stone that has rocked the campus

Bette Midler Criticized Grande's Sexy Image
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on November 26, 2014
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Ariana Grande Responds To Bette Midler’s ‘Whore’ Comments

Suicide Attempts Higher Among Adolescent Ecstasy Users
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on November 26, 2014
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The potential appeal of ecstasy for people who are dealing with depression or anxiety may be part of the explanation as to why suicide attempts are higher

Triple C: Addictive Cold Medicine Being Abused By Teens
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on November 26, 2014
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I hallucinated a lot. It was kind of like I was in a dream or something, like so disassociated. I liked that feeling of not being in reality

What Teens Are Saying About The New Hunger Games Movie
in Post, Youth
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on November 26, 2014
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Dave Rozman

Death Of The Dining Room
in Slider, Youth
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on November 26, 2014
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It’s funny how much you can tell about a society’s social norms solely from the changes in its home design

Giving Tuesday
in Slider, Youth
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on November 26, 2014
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Helping our ministry as we help others

Teenagers And Cyberbullying [infographic]
in Slider, Youth
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on November 26, 2014
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If suicide rates grew for girls aged 10-14 by 76%, we might need to re-think (setup guardrails for) their internet social media consumption

Eyewitness Told Police Brown Charged Cop 'Like Football Player Head Down'...
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on November 25, 2014
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“Dang if that kid didn’t start running right at the cop like a football player. Head down.”

The American Music Awards Winners' List
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on November 25, 2014
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Katy Perry, Iggy Azalea, One Direction Lead

Local School Districts Look To Reach Parents, Teens With Social Media
in Education, Post 3
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on November 25, 2014
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Any organization that values communicating with its public can’t just go to one source … you have to have the same message on different platforms

#NYWC: 5 Pressing Trends in Youth Ministry
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 25, 2014
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Walt Mueller

#NYWC: Grace
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 25, 2014
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We have a problem fully embracing Gods grace. We like to replace what He has DONE with what we have to DO

#NYWC: 5 Reasons The Church Needs Youth Ministry
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 25, 2014
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Mark Matlock

Experimenting In Youth Retreating
in Post, Youth
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on November 25, 2014
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one speaker couldn’t effectively produce content for all the kids who were entering into the weekend in completely different places

“Ministry Isn’t About Numbers.”?
in Post 5, Youth
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on November 25, 2014
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Ministry isn’t about numbers but it is about effectiveness. And you’ll never be effective until you measure stuff

CHAOS IN FERGUSON: Grand Jury does not Indict The Officer
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on November 25, 2014
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Grand jury’s decision prompts riots, arrests

Can Sanford Pastors' (in the Trayvon Martin case) Success Work In Other Cities?
in Post 5, Youth
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on November 25, 2014
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We as the church have been given the ministry of reconciliation. There’s no other institution on earth that has been given this authority

Nothing But Parts: Kim Kardashian And The Destruction Of Our Selves
in Post 5, Youth
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on November 24, 2014
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by Walt Mueller

Yik Yak Threats Are a Bad Idea
in Post 5, Youth
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on November 24, 2014
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Adam Mclane

8 Things Every Father Must Teach His Daughter
in Post 5, Youth
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on November 24, 2014
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Mark Merrill

Girls Get ‘Normal’ Barbie With Acne And Fuller Hips
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on November 23, 2014
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“She looks like my sister,”

Feds Order Bible College To Deport 120 Christian Students
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on November 23, 2014
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The administration is about to grant amnesty to some 5 million illegal aliens. You would think they could find room to accommodate 120 Christian college students

Teens With Earlier School Start Times Have Higher Crash Rates
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on November 23, 2014
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Jim Liebelt

E-Cigarette Use Triples Among High Schoolers
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on November 23, 2014
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Jim Liebelt

SNAPCHAT’S New Low….SNAPCASH
in Post, Youth
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on November 22, 2014
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The creators of Snapchat are making digital prostitution for students an easy option with the addition of Snapcash

What’s Hot?
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on November 22, 2014
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A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

Giving Tuesday
in Post 5, Youth
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on November 22, 2014
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We are not just reporting the news, but we are making good news…

A Window Into Today’s Teens
in Slider, Youth
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on November 22, 2014
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Over two in three (69%) prefer to interact with friends in person over connecting online, with only 15% preferring online

Infographic: How Many Minutes Do Girls Spend On Beauty Care
in Post, Youth
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on November 21, 2014
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After all those minutes spent per year, 78% of woman still are dissatisfied with themselves

What Parents Need To Know About Their Teen And Sexting
in Post 4, Youth
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on November 21, 2014
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Austin McCann

Music,Kids, And Sexuality. . .Thoughts Prompted By “The Voice”
in Post 3, Youth
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on November 21, 2014
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By Walt Mueller

Jonathan McKee's TV Interview About Sex
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 21, 2014
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SEX…. “We need to talk with our kids about this regularly!”

Disney Princesses: A Little Girl’s Icons
in Post, Youth
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on November 21, 2014
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They are about what we cannot be. They are intended to create a lack in us, to show us that we don’t live up to the icon

SNAPCHAT’S New Low….SNAPCASH
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on November 21, 2014
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New low in targeting teen girls. The creators of Snapchat are making digital prostitution for students an easy option with the addition of Snapcash

Teenage Girls Self-Esteem Plunges
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on November 21, 2014
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How pressures of online life undermine teenage girls’ self-esteem

What You Should Tell Your Teen (and yourself) About Kim Kardashian
in Post 4, Youth
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on November 21, 2014
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Annie F Downs

SNAPCHAT'S New Low....SNAPCASH
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on November 21, 2014
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Snapchat has come to a new low in targeting teen girls. The creators of Snapchat are making digital prostitution for students an easy option with the addition of Snapcash.

 

As you know with Snapchat one can take a picture, send it to a friend and after it is viewed, it disappears. The youth worker community has made statements against…

The Subtle Ways Today’s Culture Has Transformed Students
in Post 3, Youth
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on November 20, 2014
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Tim Elmore: I believe it’s time we found ways to combat these unintended consequences to our culture’s norms

Millennials Aren't As Self-Obsessed As You Think
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on November 20, 2014
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84% of millennials say that knowing they’re making a positive difference in the world is more important than any professional recognition

Billy Graham: Raising Children In a Godless Age... (1955)
in Post 5, Youth
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on November 20, 2014
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How to solve 90 percent of the problems you have with your children in today’s culture

Millennials And The Good Book
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on November 20, 2014
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62 percent of non-Christian Millennials have never even read the Bible

California High School Closed For Second Day Over Yik Yak Threats
in Education, Slider
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on November 20, 2014
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“If you go to Costa you should watch out very closely at school today.”

Chances Are, Your Teen Has Sexted
in Post, Trends Studies
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on November 19, 2014
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If you think “my teen would never sext,” you might be mistaken.

WHAT I WISH I COULD TELL MY YOUNGER SELF ABOUT PASTORING
in Slider, Youth
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on November 19, 2014
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I hope it helps you see a Savior who redeems our misses, so that even slow guys like me can “gladly spend and be spent

Flashback: Leadership
in Slider, Youth
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on November 19, 2014
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Three Crucial Priorities for Shepherd Leaders

Seven Ways To Deal With CAVE Dwellers In Your Church
in Slider, Youth
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on November 19, 2014
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Critics and naysayers are in every church. They are CAVE (Consistently Against Virtually Everything) Dwellers

Are Teens Too Dependent On Youth Pastors?
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 18, 2014
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Would they think the faith of my teens was too dependent on mine?

How To Build Positive Relationships With Teens Today
in Post 3, Youth
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on November 18, 2014
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Tips from Teens

3 Keys To A Successful Relationship With Your Pastor
in Post, Youth
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on November 18, 2014
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Never assume you are always right and everyone else is wrong. Unless you are Jesus of course

Grade-School Bullying Takes A Toll On The Adolescent Brain
in Post 4, Trends Studies
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on November 18, 2014
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“Before , your bullies at school stayed at school,” “Now, through social media, they follow you everywhere,”

‘Tweens’ Most Likely To Misuse Over-The-Counter Meds
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on November 18, 2014
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“I think many parents have a mindset that prescription drugs are much more dangerous than over-the-counter drugs, because they can be purchased whenever they want

Hazards Of Secondhand Marijuana Smoke
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on November 18, 2014
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“Tobacco smoke and marijuana smoke both contain thousands of chemicals, many of which are toxic,”

People Trust Social Media Less Than Any Other Form Of Communication
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on November 18, 2014
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And here’s why we still use them anyway

“Noble Failure.”
in Post 4, Youth
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on November 17, 2014
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Marko

The Way To Matter
in Post 3, Youth
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on November 17, 2014
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Care for those in need around you

Ministry That Launches
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 17, 2014
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Our goal..of creating Christian adults and not youth group junkies then we can have no other end goal

Curating Ourselves To Death. . .
in Post, Youth
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on November 17, 2014
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Yesterday, I spoke to youth workers about how social media has fostered this culture of curation. . . we carefully curate ourselves

Teacher Laid Out During Encounter With Student at Bartram High School
in Education, Post 4
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on November 17, 2014
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This is the third attack on a teacher at the school in less than a month

5 Goals You Should Set In Student Ministry
in Post 3, Youth
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on November 17, 2014
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As you consider setting these goals, here are some cautions for you

Teen Busted
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on November 17, 2014
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Worried Mom Locates Missing Son by Tracking His iPhone — She Wasn’t Thrilled About Where She Found Him

What Should A Senior Pastor Say At A Youth Retreat?
in Post, Youth
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on November 17, 2014
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Here was a chance to build a bridge to their hearts and help them hear words of faith from someone who had lived longer than any of their parents

2014 Hollywood Film Awards
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on November 17, 2014
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‘Gone Girl’ and ‘The Imitation Game’ Take Top Prizes

Flashback: ‘Social Host’ Laws May Help Curb Teen Drinking
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on November 17, 2014
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Researchers found the number of teens who reported drinking at parties on weekends was reduced when they lived in towns with strong social host laws

Controversial New Jersey Red Sticker Law Reduced Road Accidents
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on November 17, 2014
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“Teen Driver” License Plate Stickers in NJ Linked to 3,200 Fewer Teen Car Crashes

Teens Playing Through Pain
in Education, Slider
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on November 17, 2014
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A recent study shows that many young athletes ignore sport injuries

`White Students` Requirements?
in Education, Post 5
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on November 16, 2014
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Parent Angered by School`s Letter Saying `White Students` Didn`t Meet Requirements

Mistreating Black Americans
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on November 16, 2014
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Unemployment Rate Black (Ages 16-24): 22.0%

Giving Up: 40% Women, 28% Men, 39% Youth Don't Want A Job
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on November 15, 2014
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Pew said that 39 percent of 16- to 24-year-olds don’t want to work, up from 29 percent in 2000

Fast Food Targeting Black Kids In US
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on November 15, 2014
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Researchers looked at 6,716 fast-food outlets nationwide to check the extent of indoor and outdoor marketing aimed at youngsters

University Funded Sex ed Field Trip
in Education, Post 5
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on November 15, 2014
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University funded organization takes students on field trip to Planned Parenthood, sex club

Flashback: Percentage Of Americans On Welfare Hits Recorded High
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on November 14, 2014
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40% or more of American babies were born to unmarried mothers

Can Graffiti Be Copyrighted?
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on November 14, 2014
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Affiliation with artists…is highly sought-after by retail brands for the cultural cachet and access to the profitable youth demographic that it offers

Teen Smoking Declining, E-Cig Use Rising
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on November 14, 2014
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“What we traditionally see is people aren’t quitting smoking, they’re just switching from traditional cigarettes. They’re still addicted to nicotine,”

Video Released Of Brutal Beating After Teens Crash Party
in Slider, Trends Studies
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on November 14, 2014
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Four adults and two juveniles accused of crashing a birthday party and brutally beating one of the guests…

Saving Christmas
in Media Entertainment, Slider
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on November 14, 2014
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Movie Review

Deceiving American Families
in Media Entertainment, Post 4
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on November 13, 2014
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ObamaCare Architect “American Voters Are Too Stupid To Understand The Difference”

Secret Lives Of Teens: Translating Digital Lingo
in Post 3, Trends Studies
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on November 13, 2014
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Teens explain all the terms they use to keep things hidden from parents

Secret Lives of Teens: Selfie Generation
in Post 2, Trends Studies
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on November 13, 2014
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They crave positive feedback to help them see how their identity fits into their world

Secret Second Lives: The Dark Side Of Teens Online
in Post, Trends Studies
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on November 13, 2014
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More than 95 percent of teens are online. On average they’re online nearly 11 hours every day, a Kaiser Family Foundation study found

Molly And The Dangerous, Potentially Deadly Effects
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on November 13, 2014
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Secret lives of teens

A Closer Look At Teen Addiction
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on November 13, 2014
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In 2012, an estimated 23.9 million Americans aged 12 or older, had used an illicit drug or abused a psycho-therapeutic medication in the past month

Maryland School District To Strip References To Religious Holidays On School Calendars
in Education, Post 5
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on November 13, 2014
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Future school calendars will now list the students’ Christmas vacation as “winter break”, the Easter vacation as “spring break.”

HBO CONCERT SHOCK: 'HAPPY MOTHERF***ING VETERAN'S DAY'...
in Media Entertainment, Post 2
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on November 12, 2014
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Eminem Drops More Than a Dozen F-Bombs on National Mall During ‘Concert for Valor’

More Teens Than Ever Dealing With Online Bullying
in Post, Trends Studies
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on November 12, 2014
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33% of teenagers say they deal with feeling alone and bullying, but only seven percent of parents say they’re worried about cyberbullying

YS Group Texting [Review]
in Post 4, Youth
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on November 12, 2014
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The best thing about using a texting program is that people actually will see the message

Millennials Are Leaving The Church....Do Something About It
in Post 3, Youth
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on November 12, 2014
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Barna Labs

"14 Year Old's Cyber-Bullying Invention"
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on November 12, 2014
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Teens are impulsive and, because of their brain structure, more likely to post hurtful messages without pausing to think about the consequences….”

The Shrinking Influence Of Youth Workers
in Post 5, Youth
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on November 12, 2014
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Many youth workers seem to feel their ability to influence teenagers may be lessening

Dangerous Dating
in Post 5, Youth
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on November 12, 2014
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When Did Dating Become a Full Contact Sport?

Condoms Not Effective Against HPV Or Herpes
in Media Entertainment, Post 5
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on November 12, 2014
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EXPERT ADVICE From Dr. Ricki Pollycove

"Anything That Connects: A Conversation with Taylor Swift"
in Media Entertainment, Post 3
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on November 11, 2014
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shake it off…

How To Get Started In Youth Ministry
in Post 4, Youth
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on November 11, 2014
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some advice to those looking to get started in youth ministry, and invites other youth workers to chime in as well

5 Ways To Lead Well During The Holidays
in Post 2, Youth
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on November 11, 2014
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by Greg Baird

Nicki Minaj's New Video Slammed By Fans, Anti-Defamation League For Nazi Symbolism
in Media Entertainment, Post
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on November 11, 2014
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This imagery is deeply disturbing and offensive to Jews and all those who recall the sacrifices Americans and many others had to pay as a result of the Nazi juggernaut

Gretchens Take When Will Epidemic Of Fatherless Homes End
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on November 11, 2014
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More than 24 million families with single mothers in US

The State Of Marriage In America
in Post 5, Trends Studies
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on November 11, 2014
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Fewer Americans getting married, study says