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The language gap between rich and poor children may be well known but new research suggests the gap may be taking shape earlier than anyone expected.

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Moreno Valley, city staff members are processing plans by a local developer to build a warehousing hub covering the equivalent of 700 football fields. Its a testing ground in the struggle to balance the need for jobs and the imperative for clean air.

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The Golden State's air quality has improved dramatically since the 1970s, but still, on more than 100 days a year, Southern California is failing to meet clean air standards. Children appear to suffer the most with pollution laying the groundwork for multiple health problems.

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California’s population of children is shrinking, and that means some big changes ahead for the Golden State. What's happening in your state?

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More than a million California children who currently lack health insurance will qualify for coverage under the Affordable Care Act. But children’s advocates are concerned that some kids won’t get the best coverage.

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It's great to get a national reporting internship. It's even better when you land an important lead poisoning story on the front page of USA Today - after only a month on the job.

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A public relations industry award highlights a Coca Cola campaign that some critics call "sugarwashing."

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If black kids are seeing more alcohol ads than their counterparts, is it any wonder that alcohol is their drug of choice?

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New America Media's Viji Sundaram examines a "food revolution" in Oakland's public schools. Will it live up to the hype?

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Children who are raised in foster care often lose touch with their biological relatives. A new federal law requires states to help these children find their birth families.

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