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Kansas legislators divided on hate crime legislation


Seventy-three-year-old Frazier Glenn Cross, of Aurora, Missouri, is charged with capital murder in the April 13 shooting deaths of three people at an Overland Park Jewish community center. Cross is a former Ku Klux Klan leader and in 2010 was blocked by ...

Proposed Laws in Missouri, Kansas Would Take Guns from Convicted Abusers, Stalkers


Two state representatives from Missouri and Kansas are coming together across state ...
Connecticut; Tuscon, Arizona; and Aurora, Colorado -- but it's particularly resonant here in St. Louis, where a string of shootings and fifteen homicides in the first ...

Nixon Hosts Roundtable Debate Here


The discussion centered on Missouri’s 2-year-old mental health initiative. Following the 2012 mass shootings at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., and Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn., the state launched a plan to strengthen its mental health ...

Watch A Rocket Blast Off Into An Aurora [Video]


The Aurora Spatial Structures Probe (ASSP) blasted off yesterday on a 70-foot rocket, and the visuals from the launch are downright gorgeous. The video above shows the launch in slo-mo. It looks like everything went off without a hitch, and the rocket's ...

Dorothy Marie Dixon


Dorothy was united in marriage to Joe Gene Dixon July 22, 1950, in Aurora, Mo., he preceded her in death May 23, 1973. Dorothy is survived by one daughter, Connie Drake and husband, Max, of Joplin; and one son, Danny Dixon and wife, Cindy, of Carthage ...

MARTHA ELGIE COURTOY


Martha Elgie Courtoy, age 94, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, January 26, 2015, at the Aurora Nursing Center. She was born August 11, 1920, in Atlanta, Kansas, the daughter of the late Green Berry and Nina Elgie (Cain ...

Railroad Project Could Make Aurora Quieter


AURORA, Mo. -- People hope plans to quiet trains in one Ozarks community stay on track. In Aurora, the Missouri Department of Transportation has partnered with Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railway and the Missouri Northern Arkansas Railroad to improve the ...

Railroad Improvement Project in Aurora Could Make for Quieter City


AURORA, Mo. -- People hope plans to quiet trains in one Ozarks community stay on track. In Aurora, the Missouri Department of Transportation has partnered with Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railway and the Missouri Northern Arkansas Railroad to improve the ...

Public Invited to Discuss Railroad Crossing Improvments In Aurora


at the Aurora Junior High School, the Missouri Department of Transportation said. The come-and-go style meeting will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Aurora Junior High School Cafeteria at 500 W. Olive Street. No formal presentation is planned.

Tyson to pay $539,000 for Missouri chemical spill


Other terms of the settlement require Tyson to prepare a hazardous waste manifest before transporting any such thing in Missouri and be subject to state inspections at the Monett and Aurora facilities at any time. Koster noted the company has already ...




SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR AURORA

Avoiding cyberbullyng in AURORA

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites.

Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.

Why Cyberbullying is Different

Kids who are being cyberbullied are often bullied in person as well. Additionally, kids who are cyberbullied have a harder time getting away from the behavior.

  • Cyberbullying can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and reach a kid even when he or she is alone. It can happen any time of the day or night.
  • Cyberbullying messages and images can be posted anonymously and distributed quickly to a very wide audience. It can be difficult and sometimes impossible to trace the source.
  • Deleting inappropriate or harassing messages, texts, and pictures is extremely difficult after they have been posted or sent.

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Effects of Cyberbullying

Cell phones and computers themselves are not to blame for cyberbullying. Social media sites can be used for positive activities, like connecting kids with friends and family, helping students with school, and for entertainment. But these tools can also be used to hurt other people. Whether done in person or through technology, the effects of bullying are similar.

Kids who are cyberbullied are more likely to:

  • Use alcohol and drugs
  • Skip school
  • Experience in-person bullying
  • Be unwilling to attend school
  • Receive poor grades
  • Have lower self-esteem
  • Have more health problems

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Frequency of Cyberbullying

The 2010-2011 School Crime Supplement (National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics) indicates that 9% of students in grades 6–12 experienced cyberbullying.

The 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey finds that 15% of high school students (grades 9-12) were electronically bullied in the past year.

Research on cyberbullying is growing. However, because kids’ technology use changes rapidly, it is difficult to design surveys that accurately capture trends.

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Avoiding cyberbullyng in AURORA

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites.

Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.

Why Cyberbullying is Different

Kids who are being cyberbullied are often bullied in person as well. Additionally, kids who are cyberbullied have a harder time getting away from the behavior.

  • Cyberbullying can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and reach a kid even when he or she is alone. It can happen any time of the day or night.
  • Cyberbullying messages and images can be posted anonymously and distributed quickly to a very wide audience. It can be difficult and sometimes impossible to trace the source.
  • Deleting inappropriate or harassing messages, texts, and pictures is extremely difficult after they have been posted or sent.

Back to top

Effects of Cyberbullying

Cell phones and computers themselves are not to blame for cyberbullying. Social media sites can be used for positive activities, like connecting kids with friends and family, helping students with school, and for entertainment. But these tools can also be used to hurt other people. Whether done in person or through technology, the effects of bullying are similar.

Kids who are cyberbullied are more likely to:

  • Use alcohol and drugs
  • Skip school
  • Experience in-person bullying
  • Be unwilling to attend school
  • Receive poor grades
  • Have lower self-esteem
  • Have more health problems

Back to top

Frequency of Cyberbullying

The 2010-2011 School Crime Supplement (National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics) indicates that 9% of students in grades 6–12 experienced cyberbullying.

The 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey finds that 15% of high school students (grades 9-12) were electronically bullied in the past year.

Research on cyberbullying is growing. However, because kids’ technology use changes rapidly, it is difficult to design surveys that accurately capture trends.

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Avoid using heart rate monitors or take fetal pictures of "remembrance"

Ultrasonography is the most widely used medical method for imaging the fetus during pregnancy.

Fetal fetal ultrasonography provides images in real time.The fetal heart rate monitors Doppler ultrasonic devices are handheld devices that allow one to hear the heartbeat of the fetus. Both are prescription devices designed for use by trained health professionals. They are not intended for sale or use nonprescription medications, and FDA censorship categorically use to take videos and pictures of fetal keepsake.

"Although there is no evidence that there is any damage as a result of the ultrasound images and heart rate monitors, it is important that prudent use of these devices by providers trained health becomes" warns Dr . Shahram Vaezy, PhD, a biomedical engineer at the FDA."Ultrasound can gently heating the tissue and in some cases also create tiny bubbles (cavitation) in some of them."

The long-term effects of heating and cavitation of tissue are unknown. Therefore, ultrasonography should be performed only when there is a medical need, backed by a recipe and trained technicians.

The fetal keepsake videos are controversial, because exposing the fetus to ultrasound brings no medical benefit.The FDA knows of several companies that sell ultrasound imaging in the United States to fetal keepsake videos.In some cases, be that the ultrasound machine used for up to an hour to record a video of the fetus.

Although the FDA recognizes that fetal images can help strengthen the bonds between parents and the unborn baby, such opportunities are provided routinely during prenatal care. In creating fetal keepsake videos, there is no control over how long it will last one sonographic sign, how many sessions will be held or ultrasound systems work well. Instead, explains Dr. Veazy, "the proper use of ultrasound equipment covered by a prescription, ensures that pregnant women receive professional care that contributes to your health and your baby".

Heart Rate Monitors Doppler ultrasound:

Similar concerns surrounding the sale and use of heart rate monitors Doppler ultrasound. These devices, which are used to hear the heartbeat of the fetus, are lawfully marketed as "medical devices prescription", and can only be used by a health professional or under the supervision of one.

"When the product is purchased without a prescription and used without consulting a health care professional who is attending to the pregnant woman, there is no oversight on how the device is used. In addition, it is expected that exposure has little or no medical benefit, "says Dr. Vaezy. "Furthermore, the number of sessions, or duration, for the images of a fetus lack of controls, and that increases the possibility that the fetus and, ultimately, the mother damaged".

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