Robert Benincasa

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New Accessible Playground Rules May Not Go Far Enough

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Last year, the federal government made accessibility standards at playgrounds mandatory under the Americans with Disabilities Act so that children with disabilities can more easily play alongside typical kids.

But whether children with disabilities are able to enjoy their new civil rights to play may depend on where they live, ...

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For Kids With Special Needs, More Places To Play

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Remember running around the playground when you were a kid? Maybe hanging from the monkey bars or seeing who could swing the highest?

It wasn't just a mindless energy burn. Many have called play the work of childhood. Play teaches children how to make friends, make rules and navigate relationships.

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Baton Rouge's Corroded, Overpolluting Neighbor: Exxon Mobil

Thursday, May 30, 2013

If you stand in front of Almena and Sidney Poray's house in Baton Rouge, La., and look straight down the street, past the other houses and the shade trees, you see more than a dozen plumes of exhaust in various hues of gray and white.

"That's something you see every ...

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