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10 minutes of news and information for curious kids ages 8-12 (and their parents are allowed to listen, too 🤪). Each episode looks at what's happening in the world and provides context and reporting on the stories kids want to know more about. 🙌🏽 Informative and fun, The Ten News is hosted by Bethany Van Delft and comes out every Tuesday and Thursday. ⏱... Show More

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October 29, 2020 15 min

In today’s episode: 🎃 Get 5 ideas how to keep this year's Halloween spooky and fun 🌜 Hear some interesting facts about this Halloween's special blue moon (with Laine Farber of the Nature Nerds podcast) 💀 Learn more about Mexico’s celebration, Day of the Dead (Dia De Los Muertos).


🌜 This is cool! Read how A rare "blue moon" will light up the Halloween night sky

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October 27, 2020 14 min

In today’s episode: ✅ Hear about this election year's record-shattering early voter turnout 🍿 Find out why the future of movie night may be drive-in movie theaters 🇺🇸 Learn what makes the capital of the United States different from the rest of the country ❓ Find out the amazing destination one reality TV show plans to send its contest winner.


✅ Read the news about the early voting records we're settin...

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October 22, 2020 15 min

In today’s episode: 🌬️ Find out why this year we're naming hurricanes with Greek letters 🤑 Learn about an unexpected side effect of the Covid-19 pandemic: a national coin shortage 🐠 Visit an aquarium in North Carolina where they’ve figured out how to put their coins to good use ⁉️ Trivia Question of the Day: What artifact was recently sold at auction for $31.8 million and set a new world record?


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In today’s episode: 🏀 Find out how LeBron James is bringing attention to an important issue off the basketball court: fighting voter suppression 🗳️ Learn about what poll workers do and why they're the unsung heroes of Election Day 💰 We talk about money in men’s and women’s pro sports with friend of The Ten News, Kenny Curtis.


🗳️ Read a letter to fans from LeBron James and the folks at More Than a ...

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In today’s episode: 💯 Discover why the US Census is so important 🦩 Find out what some zoo animals did while humans weren’t around during the pandemic 🦟 Hear about what one agency in the Florida Keys is doing to fight mosquitoes.


💯 Test your knowledge of population data from the US Census: Play Population Bracketology

🚸 Learn more about the world's most prolific mother: Feodor Vassilyev on G...

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Today’s episode: 🏛️ Find out what’s supreme about the Supreme Court 🏀 Learn how the NBA kept Covid off the basketball court 👩🏻‍💻 Meet Olivia Seltzer, the 16-year-old founder of The Cramm, a news source for teens.


👩🏻‍💻 Sign up for The Cramm, "a fun, easy way to know the world's happenings": TheCramm.com

🏀 Go behind the scenes of the NBA Bubble at Walt ...

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In today’s episode: 👩🏽‍💼 Get to know history-making Democratic Vice Presidential nominee, Kamala Harris ✊🏿 Find out ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement with civil rights leader Alicia Garza 📣 Hear from a 16-year-old youth activist using his voice and making an impact in his community of San Francisco.


👀 Watch this cartoon about why so many people are still protesting about ...

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In today’s episode: 😷 Hear about two sisters making masks for their community 👩🏾‍🔬 Find out how vaccines work and why we’re still waiting for the coronavirus vaccine (with Jacob Rozencwaig of the Curious Kid Podcast) 🦮 Learn about a crisis response therapy dog having a positive impact on firefighters battling the wildfires in California (with Laine Farber of the Nature Nerds podcast).

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In today’s episode we’ll: 🗣️ Learn about what exactly are presidential debates 🇺🇸 Find out how to get elected President 🤔 Get the inside scoop on what it takes to be President with special guest, political consultant James Carville ✅ 


👨🏼‍🦲 Learn more about today's guest: James Carville (“the Ragin’ Cajun”) on Britannica

⛴ Read about what happened when the British government ...

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In today’s episode we’ll: 📚 Find out what "back to school" has been like for some kids living abroad 💌 Polish up our Postal Service IQ 📮 Ask an expert about vote-by-mail.


🤓 Learn more Surprising Facts About the U.S. Post Office

✍🏽 Find your congressperson and send them a letter: U.S. House of Representatives

🦆 Read more about "Fear of Ducks Phobia"

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September 22, 2020 1 min

10 minutes of news and information for curious kids ages 8-12 (and their parents are allowed to listen, too 🤪). Each episode looks at what's happening in the world and provides context and reporting on the stories kids want to know more about. 🙌🏽 Informative and fun, The Ten News is hosted by Bethany Van Delft and comes out every Tuesday and Thursday. 🕙 Coming September 29th!

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