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North Carolina restaurant bans kids 5 years and younger

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (WFXB) – A new policy at an Italian restaurant in North Carolina is generating a reaction on social media. The new rule? No kids allowed. The manager, Michael Mills, of Caruso’s in Mooresville says thew new policy bans children 5-years-old and younger. Milles adds they are trying to create a ‘fine dining experience’ and reports mostly positive feedback from…

NC schools pull controversial book from curriculum, ‘Jacob’s New Dress’

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WFXB) – Charlotte-Mecklenberg schools are pulling a controversial book from its curriculum after a teacher raised concerns. ‘Jacob’s New Dress’ is book about a little boy who likes to wear girls clothing. The book was to be part of an anti-bullying lesson for first graders during Child Abuse Prevention Month, but not everyone was on board. A concerned…

Parents beware: ‘Eraser Challenge’ can lead to serious burns

STATESVILLE, N.C. (WFXB) – It’s a game that’s been around for years, but the ‘Eraser Challenge’ is getting new attention after a North Carolina middle school took to social media to warn parents. A teacher from Statesville posted a photo on Instagram of a student’s burn marks after a student complained about the pain. Several schools across the nation are speaking…

North Carolina pastor enraged after American Girl introduces first boy doll

American Girl introduced their newest addition, a first-ever male doll. The move has one influential North Carolina pastor in quite a tizzy. The Rev. Keith Ogden of the Asheville-area sent a message to hundreds of his supporters and parishioners Wednesday saying the doll is a”trick to emasculate little boys and confuse their role as men.” Logan Everett is the first…

Man On The Strand: Nostalgia

Man On The Strand: Nostalgia

There are many things of the past that today’s kids don’t understand, and Tyler hits the streets to find out what you think.  Plus, Greg and Abbi talk about what today’s kids have never had to deal with…like life without a cell phone!

Old School Struggles Kids Today Just Don’t Understand

Old School Struggles Kids Today Just Don't Understand

Kids are surrounded by technology almost every second of the day, and so Greg and Abbi take a trip down memory lane to recall some of the things that today’s generation of kids will never understand.  For example…passing notes in class, reading paper maps, not knowing who the incoming call was from, circling your wish list in a catalog, using…

Banning Soda?

Banning Soda?

Applebees and IHOP have taken soft drinks off the kids’ menu, but is this a decision that is better left up to parenting?