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Summertime Firsts: Roasting Marshmallows

Camping is one of the pleasures of the warmer months. For little people it can mean a lot of firsts: the first time sleeping in a tent, and hanging by a campfire. A couple of years ago, the Allegheny Front's Julie Grant and her then 3-year-old daughter joined their friends Aviva Gold and Steve Dilger and their 3-year-old daughter for the girls' first experience roasting marshmallows.

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Teens Talk Pressing Environmental Problems, Solutions

Every summer, about a dozen teen-agers study environmental issues as interns at Pittsburghís Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

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Women's Health And Environment Conference Scheduled

In the last few years, one of the big environmental events of the spring in Pittsburgh has been the conference on Women's Health and

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Study Says Pollution Can Harm Children's Brains

A new study now says air pollution from cars and factories can harm a child's developing brain.

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Earth Force Science Projects to Save the Environment

Earth Force is an organization that engages young people as active citizens to improve the environment and their communities.

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Air Pollution and Classroom Performance

Scientists are investigating whether air pollution is affecting how well students perform. Lester Graham reports.

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Exploring Trees Inside and Out at the Pittsburgh Children's Museum

There are trees blooming at the Pittsburgh Children's Museum.

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Connecting Kids to the Outdoors

Pennsylvania environmental officials are launching a campaign to get state residents back in touch with nature, not just for their own we

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Keeping Kids Safe from Household Chemicals

Host Matthew Craig explores how to keep children safe from accidental poisoning in the home.

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