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What 'Guardians of the Galaxy' taught a child

Last year, at the age of 3, Sawyer Dunlap could say only a few words. He was diagnosed with dyspraxia, a neurological disorder that often affects speech and can impair motor skills, memory and other cognitive abilities for life.

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Marriage: Kentucky clerk won't issue licenses

A clerk in Kentucky is still refusing to issue marriage licenses based on religious objections. 21

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Company makes life easier for employees with babies

Consulting firm Accenture said it's expanding parental benefits to help employees ease back into work after having a child.

The company joins a long line of businesses this year that have sought to make their work-life balance proposition much more…

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Donors help 'Wigs 4 Kids' inspire those in need

A local organization is helping children gain confidence through hair.

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Clerk ordered to issue same-sex marriage licenses

Same-sex couples fighting for the right to marry won yet another legal victory Wednesday -- this time in Kentucky, though the county clerk on the other side of the battle might not be ready to throw in the towel yet.

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Wellness Wednesday: makeover your morning routine

If you want to make your morning school routine less stressful, here are some ways to do it.

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Uniquely Detroit: Corktown Drum Circle

Children of all ages are getting in on the beat of Detroit, and it's hosted by one of their own.

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Chinese are hiring surrogate moms in America

After years of hoping for a baby, Linda Zhang was heartbroken to learn that she and her husband couldn't conceive. She considered tapping China's underground surrogacy network, but was put off by the risks.

"Then I heard from friends in the U.S.…

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Couples sharing childcare burden are happier

Couples that raise children together -- and share the burden of childcare fairly equally -- are happier together, according to a new study.

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Bullied girl gets 'Star Wars' fan support

Eight-year-old Layla Murphy is hardly alone among kids and adult "Star Wars" fans worldwide, but many of those fans don't have to deal with school bullies.

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How to talk to your kids about child predators

Tonight at 11 p.m. - In a Defender Special Report, we'll show you step-by-step, the best way to handle this tough subject.

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