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  • Teaching kids to fight back against bullies

    Teaching kids to fight back against bullies

    Wednesday, September 7 2016 7:18 PM EDT2016-09-07 23:18:22 GMT
    Wednesday, September 7 2016 7:31 PM EDT2016-09-07 23:31:21 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - There's been a recent anti-bullying trend in an effort to help kids to fight back. Bully-proofing classes are becoming more popular and are encouraging children to take a more aggressive approach to avoid becoming a victim. Instructor Korbett Miller at Miller’s Martial Arts Academy in Kirkland, WA stands behind the belief of helping students strengthen themselves, both mentally and physically.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - There's been a recent anti-bullying trend in an effort to help kids to fight back. Bully-proofing classes are becoming more popular and are encouraging children to take a more aggressive approach to avoid becoming a victim. Instructor Korbett Miller at Miller’s Martial Arts Academy in Kirkland, WA stands behind the belief of helping students strengthen themselves, both mentally and physically.

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  • Spokane bullying numbers down, but does it matter?

    Spokane bullying numbers down, but does it matter?

    Friday, April 1 2016 9:23 PM EDT2016-04-02 01:23:21 GMT
    Friday, April 1 2016 9:23 PM EDT2016-04-02 01:23:21 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's been an ongoing conversation about bullying after a Garry Middle School student recently took her own life.  Other students have said that the girl was a victim of bullying but the school has not been able to confirm that.  KHQ dug deeper and got the number of bullying cases from last year and compared them to this year, but for some parents, the numbers don’t matter.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's been an ongoing conversation about bullying after a Garry Middle School student recently took her own life.  Other students have said that the girl was a victim of bullying but the school has not been able to confirm that.  KHQ dug deeper and got the number of bullying cases from last year and compared them to this year, but for some parents, the numbers don’t matter.

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  • VIRAL: Mom blasts own daughter on social media for bullying

    VIRAL: Mom blasts own daughter on social media for bullying

    Thursday, March 31 2016 2:29 PM EDT2016-03-31 18:29:37 GMT
    Thursday, March 31 2016 3:23 PM EDT2016-03-31 19:23:04 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Bullying has unfortunately been in the news in our area as of late after a 13-year-old girl took her own life earlier this month. Parents and students reached out to KHQ on Facebook saying that the girl may have been bullied and that led to the tragic decision.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Bullying has unfortunately been in the news in our area as of late after a 13-year-old girl took her own life earlier this month. Parents and students reached out to KHQ on Facebook saying that the girl may have been bullied and that led to the tragic decision.

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  • Spokane Public Schools hosts final forum on suicide prevention

    Spokane Public Schools hosts final forum on suicide prevention

    Tuesday, May 12 2015 12:29 PM EDT2015-05-12 16:29:26 GMT
    Wednesday, May 27 2015 11:43 PM EDT2015-05-28 03:43:05 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's a subject that's long been taboo: suicide. Now the Spokane Public School District is confronting the problem head on, calling on the community to come together to help bring attention to this issue, and hopefully prevent any more suicides.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's a subject that's long been taboo: suicide. Spokane Public School District is confronting the problem head on, calling on the community to come together to bring attention to this issue and hopefully prevent any more suicides. Wednesday night, Spokane Public Schools hosted the final forum on suicide prevention.>>
  • You Are Not Alone: KHQ is working with the Spokesman Review to support the work of Emotion Revolution.

    You Are Not Alone: KHQ is working with the Spokesman Review to support the work of Emotion Revolution.

    Thursday, May 14 2015 6:27 PM EDT2015-05-14 22:27:25 GMT
    Saturday, May 23 2015 7:32 PM EDT2015-05-23 23:32:37 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - KHQ is working with the Spokesman Review to support the work of Emotion Revolution. The goal is to help young people better understand their emotions in order to live better lives.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - KHQ is working with the Spokesman Review to support the work of Emotion Revolution. The goal is to help young people better understand their emotions in order to live better lives.>>
  • You Are Not Alone: Social media conversations about Teen Suicide

    You Are Not Alone: Social media conversations about Teen Suicide

    Thursday, May 14 2015 12:32 PM EDT2015-05-14 16:32:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 14 2015 12:32 PM EDT2015-05-14 16:32:52 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - In this school year alone, there have been five students in the Spokane Public Schools District that have committed suicide. We normally don't report on suicides, but this clearly was an issue that warranted coverage and deserved a conversation.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - In this school year alone, there have been five students in the Spokane Public Schools District that have committed suicide. We normally don't report on suicides, but this clearly was an issue that warranted coverage and deserved a conversation. In our "You Are Not Alone" special newscasts on May 13, 2015, we talked with current high school students.>>
  • Poynter's Kelly McBride talks about the ethics of reporting on teen suicide

    Poynter's Kelly McBride talks about the ethics of reporting on teen suicide

    Thursday, May 14 2015 12:09 PM EDT2015-05-14 16:09:29 GMT
    Thursday, May 14 2015 12:09 PM EDT2015-05-14 16:09:30 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - We normally don't report on suicides, but with five students in the Spokane area taking their own lives this year alone, we felt a duty to the community to begin the conversation on how we can prevent this from happening. >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - We normally don't report on suicides, but with five students in the Spokane area taking their own lives this year alone, we felt a duty to the community to begin the conversation on how we can prevent this from happening. We wanted to make sure we were being as sensitive about the subject as possible while still offering helpful prevention methods. >>
  • You Are Not Alone: 'What could have been so bad?'

    You Are Not Alone: 'What could have been so bad?'

    Wednesday, May 13 2015 1:36 PM EDT2015-05-13 17:36:55 GMT
    Wednesday, May 13 2015 9:21 PM EDT2015-05-14 01:21:20 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Rarely do we ever report on suicides, but this year has been devastating for students in our region. They have lost 5 of their classmates to suicide, along with parents and grandparents. >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Rarely do we ever report on suicides, but this year has been devastating for students in our region. They have lost 5 of their classmates to suicide, along with parents and grandparents. One of the students went to school with my son who is a sophomore at Ferris High School. I watched my son try to make sense of it all. He kept asking me, "Why would someone take their own life mom"? >>
  • Time doesn't heal all wounds; Coping with suicide

    Time doesn't heal all wounds; Coping with suicide

    Wednesday, May 13 2015 2:05 PM EDT2015-05-13 18:05:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 13 2015 9:18 PM EDT2015-05-14 01:18:57 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Can you imagine losing your 17-year-old son to suicide? It happened to Christie and Ted almost 20 years ago. As you'll hear in a special interview for our newscast tonight on KHQ Local News at 5:00, time has not healed all wounds.Were there warning signs? How did they begin to cope with such tragedy?>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Can you imagine losing your 17-year-old son to suicide? It happened to Christie and Ted almost 20 years ago. As you'll hear in a special interview for our newscast tonight on KHQ Local News at 5:00, time has not healed all wounds.Were there warning signs? How did they begin to cope with such tragedy?>>
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