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  • Romona's Kids: Program teaches life lessons to 75 area girls

    Romona's Kids: Program teaches life lessons to 75 area girls

    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-04-28 02:32:24 GMT

    Bullying is an issue 80 percent of girls face at some point while they’re growing up.

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    Bullying is an issue 80 percent of girls face at some point while they’re growing up.

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  • Romona's Kids: Students helping students in Shaker Heights

    Romona's Kids: Students helping students in Shaker Heights

    Friday, April 28 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-04-28 18:18:20 GMT

    It's getting closer to the end of the school year, but some local students are still showing amazing commitment to a project they’ve been working on for years.

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    It's getting closer to the end of the school year, but some local students are still showing amazing commitment to a project they’ve been working on for years.

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  • Romona's Kids: Teen raises money to help veterans

    Romona's Kids: Teen raises money to help veterans

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:29:22 GMT

    While many teenage boys are thinking about learning to drive or getting the latest video game, one local student has a plan to help veterans returning from war zones.

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    While many teenage boys are thinking about learning to drive or getting the latest video game, one local student has a plan to help veterans returning from war zones.

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  • Romona's Kids: Young cancer survivor helps others with devastating disease

    Romona's Kids: Young cancer survivor helps others with devastating disease

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:30:11 GMT

    A young cancer survivor is now turning her energy toward helping to defeat the devastating disease.

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    A young cancer survivor is now turning her energy toward helping to defeat the devastating disease.

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  • Romona's Kids: Students create museum for Black History Month, Women's History Month

    Romona's Kids: Students create museum for Black History Month, Women's History Month

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:30:55 GMT

    Students at a local school created an amazing museum to celebrate both Black History Month and Women’s History Month.

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    Students at a local school created an amazing museum to celebrate both Black History Month and Women’s History Month.

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  • Romona's Kids: These kids have big dreams

    Romona's Kids: These kids have big dreams

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:31 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:31:30 GMT
    Source: WOIOSource: WOIO

    Some local students are well on their way to seeing their dreams come true, thanks to a program that’s been helping them since they were in first grade.

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    Some local students are well on their way to seeing their dreams come true, thanks to a program that’s been helping them since they were in first grade.

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  • Romona's Kids: Camp that helps kids deal with parent illness to hold fundraiser

    Romona's Kids: Camp that helps kids deal with parent illness to hold fundraiser

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:32 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:32:11 GMT

    A local program is a big step toward healing for local children who need support during a very tough time in their lives.

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    A local program is a big step toward healing for local children who need support during a very tough time in their lives.

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  • Romona's Kids learn to cook and eat healthy

    Romona's Kids learn to cook and eat healthy

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:32 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:32:49 GMT
    (Source: WOIO)(Source: WOIO)

    Some young students might be playing chef at home from now on, thanks to a special school program. We found this week’s Romona’s Kids in Cleveland.

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    Some young students might be playing chef at home from now on, thanks to a special school program. We found this week’s Romona’s Kids in Cleveland.

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  • Romona's Kids: Bringing out kindness in the community

    Romona's Kids: Bringing out kindness in the community

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:33 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:33:53 GMT

    Some local kids just led a project that brought out the kindness of their whole community.

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    Some local kids just led a project that brought out the kindness of their whole community.

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  • Romona's Kids: Students learn about Black History, Women's History months

    Romona's Kids: Students learn about Black History, Women's History months

    Friday, April 28 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-04-28 20:32:00 GMT

    Students at Dodge Intermediate School in Twinsburg are learning about Black History and Women’s History this month.

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    Students at Dodge Intermediate School in Twinsburg are learning about Black History and Women’s History this month.

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  • Little girls raise money for disease they're currently fighting

    Little girls raise money for disease they're currently fighting

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:35:32 GMT
    Source: WOIOSource: WOIO

    Two little girls are raising money for research into a disease they are currently fighting so they can help other children.

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    Two little girls are raising money for research into a disease they are currently fighting so they can help other children.

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  • Romona's Kids: Brook Park trio raising money for less fortunate

    Romona's Kids: Brook Park trio raising money for less fortunate

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:36:38 GMT

    It seems that real leaders start early in life. We heard about a few young leaders who are already doing great things for their community, and they're this week's Romona's Kids.

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    It seems that real leaders start early in life. We heard about a few young leaders who are already doing great things for their community, and they're this week's Romona's Kids.

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  • Sharing children's stories, dreams on Romona's Kids

    Sharing children's stories, dreams on Romona's Kids

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:37:07 GMT

    Over the years, I have seen first-hand that the children in our community have the capacity for greatness.

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    Over the years, I have seen first-hand that the children in our community have the capacity for greatness.

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  • Romona's Kids: North Royalton girl creates 'Bear on the Chair'

    Romona's Kids: North Royalton girl creates 'Bear on the Chair'

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:37:41 GMT
    (Source: Family)(Source: Family)

    A local little girl came up with an invention that’s rewarding children for good behavior, and it’s even helping them express their emotions. This week’s Romona’s Kid is from North Royalton.

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    A local little girl came up with an invention that’s rewarding children for good behavior, and it’s even helping them express their emotions. This week’s Romona’s Kid is from North Royalton.

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  • Romona's Kids: Teen raises awareness for a historical gem

    Romona's Kids: Teen raises awareness for a historical gem

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:38 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:38:22 GMT

    A local teenager who’s a real history buff is trying to raise awareness of a historical gem in her own town. We went to Westlake to find out how, in this week’s Romona’s Kids.

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    A local teenager who’s a real history buff is trying to raise awareness of a historical gem in her own town. We went to Westlake to find out how, in this week’s Romona’s Kids.

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  • Romona's Kids, fighting hunger

    Romona's Kids, fighting hunger

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:41:09 GMT
    (Source: WOIO)(Source: WOIO)

    Some local kids say they’re fighting hunger, one bowl at a time. For this week’s Romona’s Kids, we went to Avon Lake.

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    Some local kids say they’re fighting hunger, one bowl at a time. For this week’s Romona’s Kids, we went to Avon Lake.

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  • Romona's Kids: Local teens on positive path thanks to Housing Authority

    Romona's Kids: Local teens on positive path thanks to Housing Authority

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:41:48 GMT

    Many local teens are on a positive path thanks to youth programs at CMHA, the Cuyahoga County Metropolitan Housing Authority.

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    Many local teens are on a positive path thanks to youth programs at CMHA, the Cuyahoga County Metropolitan Housing Authority.

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  • Romona's Kids: Students do what it takes to make difference in community

    Romona's Kids: Students do what it takes to make difference in community

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:42 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:42:37 GMT

    Some local students who've gone through hard times themselves are doing what it takes to make a difference in their community.

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    Some local students who've gone through hard times themselves are doing what it takes to make a difference in their community.

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  • Romona's Kids: Local scout goes for Gold Award with cookbook

    Romona's Kids: Local scout goes for Gold Award with cookbook

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:15 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:15:26 GMT

    Farmers markets are a summertime tradition, but what do you do with all that produce? A local girl scout has some delicious ideas for you to try.

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    Farmers markets are a summertime tradition, but what do you do with all that produce? A local girl scout has some delicious ideas for you to try.

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  • Romona's Kids: 'Greener Fields' 4-H Club

    Romona's Kids: 'Greener Fields' 4-H Club

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:15 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:15:58 GMT

    A group of kids is teaming up with an eye doctor to benefit the Geauga County Hunger Task Force, and they’re getting very creative with ways to collect food and donations.

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    A group of kids is teaming up with an eye doctor to benefit the Geauga County Hunger Task Force, and they’re getting very creative with ways to collect food and donations.

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  • Romona's Kids: Building closer bonds between girls, father figures

    Romona's Kids: Building closer bonds between girls, father figures

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:16:29 GMT

    About 1 in 4 young women live without their biological father in the home. That’s why a local program is showing the importance of a dad’s impact on his daughter’s self-esteem.

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    About 1 in 4 young women live without their biological father in the home. That’s why a local program is showing the importance of a dad’s impact on his daughter’s self-esteem.

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  • Romona's Kids: Meet the Crooked River Roller Girls

    Romona's Kids: Meet the Crooked River Roller Girls

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:17 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:17:24 GMT

    Some people may have grown up watching a sport on television that’s now becoming popular again. There’s even a league for children and teens, and that’s the focus of this week’s Romona’s Kids.

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    Some people may have grown up watching a sport on television that’s now becoming popular again. There’s even a league for children and teens, and that’s the focus of this week’s Romona’s Kids.

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  • Romona's Kids: Boy holds Christmas in July toy drive

    Romona's Kids: Boy holds Christmas in July toy drive

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:18 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:18:09 GMT
    (Source: Raycom)(Source: Raycom)

    An area 12-year-old is already working to make sure there will be presents under the Christmas tree this year for kids who otherwise might not have any.

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    An area 12-year-old is already working to make sure there will be presents under the Christmas tree this year for kids who otherwise might not have any.

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  • Romona's Kid: Local athlete readies for Paralympics

    Romona's Kid: Local athlete readies for Paralympics

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:18 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:18:50 GMT

    A local athlete is getting ready to head to Rio de Janeiro for the Paralympics.

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    A local athlete is getting ready to head to Rio de Janeiro for the Paralympics.

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  • Romona's Kids: Old Angle Boxing Club

    Romona's Kids: Old Angle Boxing Club

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:19 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:19:27 GMT
    (Source: WOIO)(Source: WOIO)

    Now that it’s summer, there are lots of programs to keep kids safe and on the right path. Romona Robinson found one that’s year-round, that has been teaching students for generations.

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    Now that it’s summer, there are lots of programs to keep kids safe and on the right path. Romona Robinson found one that’s year-round, that has been teaching students for generations.

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  • Romona's Kids: Teen wins Kennedy Education Award

    Romona's Kids: Teen wins Kennedy Education Award

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:20:54 GMT
    Naudia Loftis attended Peace Camp in 2015. (Source: WOIO)Naudia Loftis attended Peace Camp in 2015. (Source: WOIO)

    Robert F. Kennedy's Education Awards honor change-makers across the country.  One of this year's winners was featured in Romona's Kids. 

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    Robert F. Kennedy's Education Awards honor change-makers across the country.  One of this year's winners was featured in Romona's Kids. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Aurora robotics team's ingenuity wins title

    Romona's Kids: Aurora robotics team's ingenuity wins title

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:21:43 GMT
    Students work on their world championship-winning robot. (Source: WOIO)Students work on their world championship-winning robot. (Source: WOIO)

    Northeast Ohio seems to have more than its share of robotics whiz kids. A Cleveland team recently won the First Robotics World Championship. But members of another team are also World Champions in a different division of that same competition.

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    Northeast Ohio seems to have more than its share of robotics whiz kids. A Cleveland team recently won the First Robotics World Championship. But members of another team are also World Champions in a different division of that same competition.

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  • Romona's Kids: 'B Buzz' baseball playing again

    Romona's Kids: 'B Buzz' baseball playing again

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:22 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:22:47 GMT
    B-Buzz Baseball League. (Source: WOIO)B-Buzz Baseball League. (Source: WOIO)

    They’re saying "play ball" again at a historic local baseball league. It teaches a lot more than just pitching, catching and hitting. We found this week’s Romona’s Kids in Cleveland.

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    They’re saying "play ball" again at a historic local baseball league. It teaches a lot more than just pitching, catching and hitting. We found this week’s Romona’s Kids in Cleveland.

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  • Romona's Kids: Robotics team wins world championship

    Romona's Kids: Robotics team wins world championship

    Thursday, May 5 2016 6:31 PM EDT2016-05-05 22:31:07 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:23:31 GMT
    A Team 120 member gets emotional after winning the world championship. (Source: WOIO)A Team 120 member gets emotional after winning the world championship. (Source: WOIO)

    A team of local students just won the coveted FIRST Robotics World Championship, and they did it with their amazing engineering skills. This week’s Romona’s Kids are in Cleveland.

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    A team of local students just won the coveted FIRST Robotics World Championship, and they did it with their amazing engineering skills. This week’s Romona’s Kids are in Cleveland.

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  • Romona's Kids: Book Buddies

    Romona's Kids: Book Buddies

    Thursday, April 28 2016 8:33 PM EDT2016-04-29 00:33:47 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:24 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:24:43 GMT
    Book Buddies at Orange High School (Source: WOIO)Book Buddies at Orange High School (Source: WOIO)

    A lot of children and teenagers would rather play video games than pick up a book but a program called Book Buddies is starting a love for reading early that hopefully will last a lifetime.

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    A lot of children and teenagers would rather play video games than pick up a book but a program called Book Buddies is starting a love for reading early that hopefully will last a lifetime.

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  • Romona's Kids: Cleveland student finds release in poetry

    Romona's Kids: Cleveland student finds release in poetry

    Thursday, April 14 2016 9:33 PM EDT2016-04-15 01:33:01 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:25 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:25:38 GMT
    Feliciana Thomas. (Source: WOIO)Feliciana Thomas. (Source: WOIO)

    A local fourth grader was the only Cleveland student to represent our city in New York for a poetry performance. We found this week’s Romona’s Kids on Cleveland’s east side.

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    A local fourth grader was the only Cleveland student to represent our city in New York for a poetry performance. We found this week’s Romona’s Kids on Cleveland’s east side.

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  • Romona's Kids: Robotics team aims for world triumph

    Romona's Kids: Robotics team aims for world triumph

    Thursday, April 7 2016 8:35 PM EDT2016-04-08 00:35:13 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:26 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:26:23 GMT
    This robot, built by North Canton Hoover High School students, is going to a world competition. (Source: WOIO)This robot, built by North Canton Hoover High School students, is going to a world competition. (Source: WOIO)

    A local Robotics team is the only Ohio team to make it to the first Robotics World Competition in St. Louis. 

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    A local Robotics team is the only Ohio team to make it to the first Robotics World Competition in St. Louis. 

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  • Romona's Kids: High School student finds voice through poetry

    Romona's Kids: High School student finds voice through poetry

    Thursday, March 31 2016 8:53 PM EDT2016-04-01 00:53:45 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:27:05 GMT
    Elijah Austin. (Source: WOIO)Elijah Austin. (Source: WOIO)

    A local high school honor student is finding his voice through writing and performing poetry. We went to Warrensville Heights, for tonight's
    Romona's Kid. 

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    A local high school honor student is finding his voice through writing and performing poetry. We went to Warrensville Heights, for tonight's
    Romona's Kid. 

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  • Romona's Kids: 'Like' to help teen send love

    Romona's Kids: 'Like' to help teen send love

    Thursday, March 24 2016 6:18 PM EDT2016-03-24 22:18:30 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:27:34 GMT
    Orange High School Jacob Cramer is sending letters to the elderly and would appreciate a "like" on his Facebook page. (Source: WOIO)Orange High School Jacob Cramer is sending letters to the elderly and would appreciate a "like" on his Facebook page. (Source: WOIO)

    A local young man is touching the lives of senior citizens all over the country with his campaign to send letters to senior citizens, called “Love For The Elderly.”

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    A local young man is touching the lives of senior citizens all over the country with his campaign to send letters to senior citizens, called “Love For The Elderly.”

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  • Romona's Kids: Logan's Lunches

    Romona's Kids: Logan's Lunches

    Thursday, March 17 2016 7:01 PM EDT2016-03-17 23:01:42 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:28 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:28:06 GMT

    A 7-year-old boy is helping thousands of hungry children with a campaign that he’s hoping will raise $10,000. We went to Canton to meet this week’s Romona’s Kids.

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    A 7-year-old boy is helping thousands of hungry children with a campaign that he’s hoping will raise $10,000. We went to Canton to meet this week’s Romona’s Kids.

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  • Romona's Kids: Taking a stand against slave labor

    Romona's Kids: Taking a stand against slave labor

    Wednesday, March 16 2016 9:21 PM EDT2016-03-17 01:21:02 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:28 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:28:38 GMT

    Some local schoolkids who recently saw a video about children used as slave labor on cocoa plantations are doing what they can to stop the practice, and change the world. 

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    Some local schoolkids who recently saw a video about children used as slave labor on cocoa plantations are doing what they can to stop the practice, and change the world. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Using dancing as a tool

    Romona's Kids: Using dancing as a tool

    Thursday, March 3 2016 9:50 AM EST2016-03-03 14:50:41 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:29 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:29:17 GMT

    A popular program in northeast Ohio is teaching children important lessons of confidence and self-esteem in a way you might not expect: ballroom dancing! We went to Cleveland to find out how in this week’s Romona’s Kids.

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    A popular program in northeast Ohio is teaching children important lessons of confidence and self-esteem in a way you might not expect: ballroom dancing! We went to Cleveland to find out how in this week’s Romona’s Kids.

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  • Romona's Kids: Young voters

    Romona's Kids: Young voters

    Thursday, February 25 2016 4:42 PM EST2016-02-25 21:42:35 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:30 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:30:00 GMT

    We've been hearing that young voters could have a "big" impact on the 2016 election. That's why some local high school students are doing
    their part to get out the youth vote.

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    We've been hearing that young voters could have a "big" impact on the 2016 election. That's why some local high school students are doing
    their part to get out the youth vote.

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  • Romona's Kids: Change Bandit raises money for hospital

    Romona's Kids: Change Bandit raises money for hospital

    Thursday, February 11 2016 9:07 PM EST2016-02-12 02:07:13 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:31:16 GMT
    Girl gives back to other children. (Source: WOIO)Girl gives back to other children. (Source: WOIO)

    A year ago, we told you about a little girl who’s proving she has a big heart, by raising money for the hospital that helped her baby brother. Now, she’s at it again

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    A year ago, we told you about a little girl who’s proving she has a big heart, by raising money for the hospital that helped her baby brother. Now, she’s at it again

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  • Romona's Kids: Distinguished Gentlemen of Spoken Word

    Romona's Kids: Distinguished Gentlemen of Spoken Word

    Thursday, February 4 2016 8:10 PM EST2016-02-05 01:10:11 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:31:55 GMT

    A group of local young men who use poetry to motivate and empower others is trying to beat the odds and perform at the White House. You can even help them get there. We went to Cleveland’s east side for this week’s Romona’s Kids.

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    A group of local young men who use poetry to motivate and empower others is trying to beat the odds and perform at the White House. You can even help them get there. We went to Cleveland’s east side for this week’s Romona’s Kids.

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  • Romona's Kids: Blessing Bags

    Romona's Kids: Blessing Bags

    Thursday, January 21 2016 7:36 PM EST2016-01-22 00:36:03 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:32 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:32:29 GMT
    Blessing Bags (Source: WOIO)Blessing Bags (Source: WOIO)

    They say the heart of a child is an amazing thing, and a young Cub Scout is proving that, by helping people who are facing tough times. For this week’s Romona’s Kids, we went to Stark County to find out how.

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    They say the heart of a child is an amazing thing, and a young Cub Scout is proving that, by helping people who are facing tough times. For this week’s Romona’s Kids, we went to Stark County to find out how.

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  • Romona's Kids: The Beat, Brunswick Educational Access Television

    Romona's Kids: The Beat, Brunswick Educational Access Television

    Thursday, January 14 2016 8:30 PM EST2016-01-15 01:30:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:33 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:33:03 GMT

    It’s well known how important science, technology, engineering and math have become in schools, but more and more schools are stressing writing as a valuable skill. Some local kids are doing that by becoming young journalists.

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    It’s well known how important science, technology, engineering and math have become in schools, but more and more schools are stressing writing as a valuable skill. Some local kids are doing that by becoming young journalists.

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  • Romona's Kids: St. Brendan students break unique language barrier

    Romona's Kids: Students break unique language barrier

    Romona's Kids: Students break unique language barrier

    Thursday, January 7 2016 10:45 PM EST2016-01-08 03:45:38 GMT
    Thursday, January 7 2016 11:26 PM EST2016-01-08 04:26:33 GMT

    Most students take a foreign language class, even starting as early as grade school. But St. Brendan School in North Olmsted is tackling a different language barrier by teaching kids American Sign Language.

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    Most students take a foreign language class, even starting as early as grade school. But St. Brendan School in North Olmsted is tackling a different language barrier by teaching kids American Sign Language.

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  • Romona's Kids: NE Ohio student athletes train for games, goodwill

    Romona's Kids: NE Ohio student athletes train for games, goodwill

    Thursday, December 10 2015 7:38 PM EST2015-12-11 00:38:55 GMT
    Thursday, December 10 2015 9:59 PM EST2015-12-11 02:59:29 GMT

    18 northeast Ohio athletes are about to head to the International Children's Games in Austria to compete and spread goodwill.

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    18 northeast Ohio athletes are about to head to the International Children's Games in Austria to compete and spread goodwill.

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  • Romona's Kids: Akron teen designs wristbands to inspire courage

    Romona's Kids: Akron teen designs wristbands to inspire courage

    Thursday, December 3 2015 5:56 PM EST2015-12-03 22:56:07 GMT
    Friday, December 4 2015 9:41 AM EST2015-12-04 14:41:20 GMT

    An Akron teen is trying to start a movement that he hopes will fight the recent epidemic of violence against local children.

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    An Akron teen is trying to start a movement that he hopes will fight the recent epidemic of violence against local children.

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  • Romona's Kids: Teen with Paralympic dreams

    Romona's Kids: Teen with Paralympic dreams

    Thursday, November 5 2015 7:59 PM EST2015-11-06 00:59:20 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:42 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:42:01 GMT

    A local teenager has her eye on the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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    A local teenager has her eye on the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Romona's Kids: Keira Kilbane 5K walk

    Romona's Kids: Keira Kilbane 5K walk

    Thursday, August 6 2015 1:49 PM EDT2015-08-06 17:49:18 GMT
    Friday, August 7 2015 4:06 PM EDT2015-08-07 20:06:47 GMT

    A little girl who passed away a year ago is inspiring help for children going through their own battles with childhood cancer. This week's Romona's Kids family is from Medina. "Kiera

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    A little girl who passed away a year ago is inspiring help for children going through their own battles with childhood cancer. This week's Romona's Kids family is from Medina.

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  • Romona's Kids: Peace program teaching children life lessons

    Romona's Kids: Peace program teaching children life lessons

    Thursday, July 30 2015 10:45 PM EDT2015-07-31 02:45:20 GMT
    Thursday, July 30 2015 11:07 PM EDT2015-07-31 03:07:48 GMT

    Children are learning conflict resolution and motivation at Peace Camp in Cleveland’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood. Some have lost family members to violence and the daily unity circle helps them to heal.

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    Children are learning conflict resolution and motivation at Peace Camp in Cleveland’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood. Some have lost family members to violence and the daily unity circle helps them to heal.

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  • Romona's Kids: Cleveland school hosts WV kids

    Romona's Kids: Cleveland school hosts WV kids

    Thursday, July 23 2015 6:29 PM EDT2015-07-23 22:29:36 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:44 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:44:26 GMT

    Some very special young tourists visited Cleveland this week, not only taking in all the great things Cleveland has to offer, but also making lifelong friendships, thanks to some warm-hearted and compassionate teens. They are all this week’s Romona’s Kids.

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    Some very special young tourists visited Cleveland this week, not only taking in all the great things Cleveland has to offer, but also making lifelong friendships, thanks to some warm-hearted and compassionate teens. They are all this week’s Romona’s Kids.

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  • Romona's Kids: Teens learn job skills training at church

    Romona's Kids: Teens learn job skills training at church

    Thursday, July 16 2015 8:05 PM EDT2015-07-17 00:05:46 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:45 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:45:30 GMT

    While lots of kids are spending the summer hanging out with friends and relaxing, some teens are learning important lessons for adulthood. 

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    While lots of kids are spending the summer hanging out with friends and relaxing, some teens are learning important lessons for adulthood. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Shaker Heights teen looks beyond college to Broadway

    Romona's Kids: Shaker Heights teen looks beyond college to Broadway

    Thursday, July 9 2015 7:46 PM EDT2015-07-09 23:46:10 GMT
    Friday, July 10 2015 1:44 PM EDT2015-07-10 17:44:42 GMT

    Local high school seniors will be gearing up to apply to colleges soon, but one teen is looking even further ahead to Broadway! Tonight's Romona's Kid is from Shaker Heights. 

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    Local high school seniors will be gearing up to apply to colleges soon, but one teen is looking even further ahead to Broadway! Tonight's Romona's Kid is from Shaker Heights. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Cooking with Cuyahoga's Kids

    Romona's Kids: Cooking with Cuyahoga's Kids

    Thursday, June 25 2015 7:09 PM EDT2015-06-25 23:09:19 GMT
    Thursday, June 25 2015 7:45 PM EDT2015-06-25 23:45:51 GMT

    The "Cooking With Cuyahoga's Kids" program was designed for area children in foster care. Most of them will age out of county custody without permanent homes, so they need to know how to make healthy meals on a budget.

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    The "Cooking With Cuyahoga's Kids" program was designed for area children in foster care. Most of them will age out of county custody without permanent homes, so they need to know how to make healthy meals on a budget.

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  • Romona's Kids: Amputee inspires others by running

    Romona's Kids: Amputee inspires others by running

    Thursday, June 18 2015 4:47 PM EDT2015-06-18 20:47:45 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 2:09 PM EDT2017-04-26 18:09:33 GMT

    A Lake County girl is inspiring both kids and adults. She's an amputee, but has been taking part in a running program for three years now. This week's Romona's Kid is from Concord.

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    A Lake County girl is inspiring both kids and adults. She's an amputee, but has been taking part in a running program for three years now. This week's Romona's Kid is from Concord.

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  • Romona's Kids: Local Fashionista designs artistic dresses

    Romona's Kids: Local Fashionista designs artistic dresses

    Thursday, June 11 2015 6:36 PM EDT2015-06-11 22:36:57 GMT
    Friday, June 12 2015 1:13 PM EDT2015-06-12 17:13:19 GMT

    One day you might be wearing a dress designed by a local teen. She just learned to sew a few months ago, but her creations are already winning awards. This week's Romona's Kid is from Tuscarawas County.

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    One day you might be wearing a dress designed by a local teen. She just learned to sew a few months ago, but her creations are already winning awards. This week's Romona's Kid is from Tuscarawas County.

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  • Romona's Kids: Gesu students raise thousands for those in need

    Romona's Kids: Gesu students raise thousands for those in need

    Wednesday, June 3 2015 8:38 PM EDT2015-06-04 00:38:45 GMT
    Thursday, June 4 2015 6:05 PM EDT2015-06-04 22:05:07 GMT

    For more than 30 years, a local school and its very generous students have been helping the needy in Cleveland and around the world. This year, their reach even extends to Nepal, Honduras and Rwanda. We found this week's Romona's Kids in University Heights. 

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    For more than 30 years, a local school and its very generous students have been helping the needy in Cleveland and around the world. This year, their reach even extends to Nepal, Honduras and Rwanda. We found this week's Romona's Kids in University Heights. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Girls on the Run

    Romona's Kids: Girls on the Run

    Thursday, May 28 2015 6:21 PM EDT2015-05-28 22:21:37 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 2:11 PM EDT2017-04-26 18:11:50 GMT

    A blind fourth grader, who loves to run, teaches lessons to the high schoolers who guide her. This Romona's Kids story comes from Bay Village.

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    A blind fourth grader, who loves to run, teaches lessons to the high schoolers who guide her. This Romona's Kids story comes from Bay Village.

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  • Romona's Kids: Autism Awareness Danceathon raises $15,000 for research

    Romona's Kids: Autism Awareness Danceathon raises $15,000 for research

    Thursday, May 21 2015 3:31 PM EDT2015-05-21 19:31:08 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-04-26 18:12:45 GMT

    We all know that kids have much more energy than adults, but some local students recently found a way to use those high spirits for a special cause. We found this week's Romona's Kids in Eastlake.

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    We all know that kids have much more energy than adults, but some local students recently found a way to use those high spirits for a special cause. We found this week's Romona's Kids in Eastlake.

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  • Romona's Kids: Students win Model UN awards

    Romona's Kids: Students win Model UN awards

    Thursday, May 14 2015 3:39 PM EDT2015-05-14 19:39:46 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 2:13 PM EDT2017-04-26 18:13:19 GMT

    There might be a future Secretary of State or Ambassador at one local high school after some students brought home international awards this spring. We found this week's Romona's Kids in Cleveland.

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    There might be a future Secretary of State or Ambassador at one local high school after some students brought home international awards this spring. We found this week's Romona's Kids in Cleveland.

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  • Romona's Kids: Teen town hall gives kids a voice

    Romona's Kids: Teen town hall gives kids a voice

    Thursday, May 7 2015 7:57 PM EDT2015-05-07 23:57:41 GMT
    Thursday, May 7 2015 9:05 PM EDT2015-05-08 01:05:12 GMT

    As we get closer to the verdict in Officer Michael Brelo's case, there are more calls for calm, in hopes of preventing the rioting seen in Baltimore, which involved school-age kids. Romona Robinson gave local students a chance to make their voices heard on this difficult subject with a teen town hall meeting at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland. 

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    As we get closer to the verdict in Officer Michael Brelo's case, there are more calls for calm, in hopes of preventing the rioting seen in Baltimore, which involved school-age kids. Romona Robinson gave local students a chance to make their voices heard on this difficult subject with a teen town hall meeting at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Akron teen already composing in college

    Romona's Kids: Akron teen already composing in college

    Thursday, April 30 2015 5:54 PM EDT2015-04-30 21:54:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 30 2015 7:39 PM EDT2015-04-30 23:39:21 GMT

    In this week's Romona's Kids, we found an Akron teenager who's already in college composing music and performing jazz around northeast Ohio. Kofi Boakye is using his jazz skills with the band, One Sound. 

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    In this week's Romona's Kids, we found an Akron teenager who's already in college composing music and performing jazz around northeast Ohio. Kofi Boakye is using his jazz skills with the band, One Sound. 

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  • Romona's Kids: East Tech teams up with Kevin Love's community program

    Romona's Kids: East Tech teams up with Kevin Love's community program

    Thursday, April 23 2015 7:00 PM EDT2015-04-23 23:00:56 GMT
    Thursday, April 23 2015 7:45 PM EDT2015-04-23 23:45:54 GMT

    We know Cleveland is "All In" for the Cavaliers in the playoffs, but Kevin Love is "All In" when it comes to giving back to the community. We found out how as tonight's Romona's Kids team up with the Cavs star.

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    We know Cleveland is "All In" for the Cavaliers in the playoffs, but Kevin Love is "All In" when it comes to giving back to the community. We found out how as tonight's Romona's Kids team up with the Cavs star.

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  • Romona's Kids: Teens look to the future through positive program

    Romona's Kids: Teens look to the future through positive program

    Thursday, April 16 2015 3:54 PM EDT2015-04-16 19:54:53 GMT
    Thursday, April 16 2015 4:44 PM EDT2015-04-16 20:44:01 GMT
    Romona with Kaylah Deal, Stefan Lacy, Nichola McDowell, Henry Griffin & Janisha Cockrell (Source: WOIO)Romona with Kaylah Deal, Stefan Lacy, Nichola McDowell, Henry Griffin & Janisha Cockrell (Source: WOIO)

    Some local teens are already thinking about career goals and life after college, thanks to a group that gives them a taste of working in science, technology, engineering and math.

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    Some local teens are already thinking about career goals and life after college, thanks to a group that gives them a taste of working in science, technology, engineering and math.

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  • Romona's Kids: Honoring children in Pakistan terrorist attack

    Romona's Kids: Honoring children in Pakistan terrorist attack

    Thursday, April 9 2015 4:49 PM EDT2015-04-09 20:49:17 GMT
    Thursday, April 9 2015 7:31 PM EDT2015-04-09 23:31:43 GMT

    Some of the hardest things for children to face are random acts of violence. How can they feel safe, and what can they do to help, even as young as they are? In this week's Romona's Kids, we meet some local children reaching out to survivors of a deadly school attack.

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    Some of the hardest things for children to face are random acts of violence. How can they feel safe, and what can they do to help, even as young as they are? In this week's Romona's Kids, we meet some local children reaching out to survivors of a deadly school attack.

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  • Romona's Kids: South Euclid creative inventors

    Romona's Kids: South Euclid creative inventors

    Thursday, April 2 2015 5:09 PM EDT2015-04-02 21:09:22 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-04-26 18:18:23 GMT

    There's a saying that creativity is the most important human resource. There's plenty of it in one local school where young inventors are coming up with products you might own some day. We found this week's Romona's Kids in South Euclid. 

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    There's a saying that creativity is the most important human resource. There's plenty of it in one local school where young inventors are coming up with products you might own some day. We found this week's Romona's Kids in South Euclid. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Mentoring program inspires Cleveland students' future

    Romona's Kids: Mentoring program inspires Cleveland students' future

    Thursday, March 26 2015 4:36 PM EDT2015-03-26 20:36:24 GMT
    Thursday, March 26 2015 6:15 PM EDT2015-03-26 22:15:10 GMT

    Some students might be the ones to some day design everything from new buildings to water systems around northeast Ohio, thanks to a program in local high schools. We found this week's Romona's Kids in Cleveland.

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    Some students might be the ones to some day design everything from new buildings to water systems around northeast Ohio, thanks to a program in local high schools. We found this week's Romona's Kids in Cleveland.

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  • Romona's Kids: Soccer clinic unites children of all kinds

    Romona's Kids: Soccer clinic unites children of all kinds

    Thursday, March 19 2015 7:00 PM EDT2015-03-19 23:00:06 GMT
    Thursday, March 19 2015 7:50 PM EDT2015-03-19 23:50:21 GMT

    There's a saying that goes, "Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do." That applies to a program at Force Indoor Sports in Rocky River, featured in this week's Romona's Kids.

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    There's a saying that goes, "Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do." That applies to a program at Force Indoor Sports in Rocky River, featured in this week's Romona's Kids.

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  • Romona's Kids: Akron preschoolers help neighbors in need

    Romona's Kids: Akron preschoolers help neighbors in need

    Thursday, March 12 2015 7:27 PM EDT2015-03-12 23:27:51 GMT
    Thursday, March 12 2015 8:09 PM EDT2015-03-13 00:09:26 GMT

    Over the years, Romona's Kids has shown you're never too young to make a difference. Some Akron preschoolers are proving it by helping sort clothing for the Salvation Army, where a water main break damaged supplies.

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    Over the years, Romona's Kids has shown you're never too young to make a difference. Some Akron preschoolers are proving it by helping sort clothing for the Salvation Army, where a water main break damaged supplies.

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  • Romona's Kids: Benny Bears emphasize dangers of cosleeping

    Romona's Kids: Benny Bears emphasize dangers of cosleeping

    Thursday, March 5 2015 4:01 PM EST2015-03-05 21:01:39 GMT
    Thursday, March 5 2015 6:29 PM EST2015-03-05 23:29:59 GMT

    Every year in the U.S., there are 4,000 sudden infant deaths, but many are preventable. That's why a local mom is taking her family's tragedy and turning it into a cause that could save lives. We went to Lorain for this week's Romona's Kids.

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    Every year in the U.S., there are 4,000 sudden infant deaths, but many are preventable. That's why a local mom is taking her family's tragedy and turning it into a cause that could save lives. We went to Lorain for this week's Romona's Kids.

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  • Romona's Kids: Ice skating event encourages father-daughter bond

    Romona's Kids: Ice skating event encourages father-daughter bond

    Thursday, February 26 2015 7:06 PM EST2015-02-27 00:06:57 GMT
    Thursday, February 26 2015 8:24 PM EST2015-02-27 01:24:39 GMT

    Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people ages 10 to 24. Almost two-thirds of the victims come from fatherless homes. But we found one local group that's trying to reduce those numbers. This week's Romona's Kids are in Gates Mills.

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    Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people ages 10 to 24. Almost two-thirds of the victims come from fatherless homes. But we found one local group that's trying to reduce those numbers. This week's Romona's Kids are in Gates Mills.

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  • Romona's Kids: Eagle Scout creates autism video for parents

    Romona's Kids: Eagle Scout creates autism video for parents

    Thursday, February 19 2015 6:22 PM EST2015-02-19 23:22:30 GMT
    Thursday, February 19 2015 7:17 PM EST2015-02-20 00:17:23 GMT

    A local Boy Scout, who just did something very brave, is already affecting people all over the world. It's a first-of-its-kind video for his Eagle Scout project. We found this week's Romona's Kid in Elyria. 

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    A local Boy Scout, who just did something very brave, is already affecting people all over the world. It's a first-of-its-kind video for his Eagle Scout project. We found this week's Romona's Kid in Elyria. 

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  • Romona's Kids: one small girl makes a big difference

    Romona's Kids: one small girl makes a big difference

    Thursday, February 12 2015 7:33 PM EST2015-02-13 00:33:42 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-04-26 18:32:43 GMT

    A very small girl is proving she has an incredibly big heart by raising money for a local hospital. 

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    A very small girl is proving she has an incredibly big heart by raising money for a local hospital. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Bedford High's TLC

    Romona's Kids: Bedford High's TLC

    Thursday, February 5 2015 7:47 PM EST2015-02-06 00:47:03 GMT
    Thursday, February 5 2015 8:33 PM EST2015-02-06 01:33:05 GMT

    A local high school has a very successful program to teach students how to help others. 

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    A local high school has a very successful program to teach students how to help others. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Students volunteer tutoring younger peers

    Romona's Kids: Students volunteer tutoring younger peers

    Thursday, January 29 2015 7:14 PM EST2015-01-30 00:14:21 GMT
    Thursday, January 29 2015 7:50 PM EST2015-01-30 00:50:12 GMT

    Homework can often be a source of tension for families, but one local school system has a unique way to come to the rescue. This week's Romona's Kids are in Avon.

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    Homework can often be a source of tension for families, but one local school system has a unique way to come to the rescue. This week’s Romona’s Kids are in Avon.

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  • Romona's Kids: Therapy Dogs

    Romona's Kids: Therapy Dogs

    Thursday, January 22 2015 6:13 PM EST2015-01-22 23:13:24 GMT
    Thursday, January 22 2015 8:51 PM EST2015-01-23 01:51:45 GMT

    We all know how stressful exam time can be for children, but one local high school has a furry solution to the problem. This week's Romona's Kids are in Rocky River.

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    We all know how stressful exam time can be for children, but one local high school has a furry solution to the problem. This week's Romona's Kids are in Rocky River.

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  • Romona's Kids: Hero's Rock

    Romona's Kids: Hero's Rock

    Thursday, January 15 2015 4:24 PM EST2015-01-15 21:24:36 GMT
    Thursday, January 15 2015 7:00 PM EST2015-01-16 00:00:25 GMT

    When a family loses a soldier, police officer or firefighter, the pain is unimaginable. But a local husband and wife are doing something beautiful and caring for the children of those fallen heroes, and you can help. For this week's Romona's Kids, we take you to Mantua.

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    When a family loses a soldier, police officer or firefighter, the pain is unimaginable. But a local husband and wife are doing something beautiful and caring for the children of those fallen heroes, and you can help. For this week's Romona's Kids, we take you to Mantua.

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  • Romona's Kids: Donating books, from one kid to another

    Romona's Kids: Donating books, from one kid to another

    Thursday, January 8 2015 6:58 PM EST2015-01-08 23:58:59 GMT
    Thursday, January 8 2015 7:52 PM EST2015-01-09 00:52:16 GMT

    In her years featuring "Romona's Kids," Romona Robinson is always touched at how compassionate children can be, like a local grade-schooler who's already been volunteering for years in her community. Tonight's Romona's Kid is from Twinsburg.

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    In her years featuring "Romona's Kids," Romona Robinson is always touched at how compassionate children can be, like a local grade-schooler who's already been volunteering for years in her community. Tonight's Romona's Kid is from Twinsburg.

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  • The best of 2014: Romona's Kids

    The best of 2014: Romona's Kids

    Thursday, January 1 2015 5:19 PM EST2015-01-01 22:19:52 GMT
    Thursday, January 1 2015 6:42 PM EST2015-01-01 23:42:14 GMT

    Every week, Romona Robinson brings us stories of children making positive contributions in their school or community. Over the past year, we've met so many of Romona's Kids who are making a difference. 

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    Every week, Romona Robinson brings us stories of children making positive contributions in their school or community. Over the past year, we've met so many of Romona’s Kids who are making a difference. 

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  • Children's home in Wooster working to help kids in need

    Children's home in Wooster working to help kids in need

    Friday, December 12 2014 6:25 PM EST2014-12-12 23:25:10 GMT
    Thursday, December 18 2014 9:23 PM EST2014-12-19 02:23:39 GMT

    Although the holidays are supposed to be a joyful time, there are children who are hurting at this time of year because of trauma in their lives. But a local program is helping in a way you might not expect! This week's Romona's Kids are in Wooster. 

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    Although the holidays are supposed to be a joyful time, there are children who are hurting at this time of year because of trauma in their lives. But a local program is helping in a way you might not expect! This week's Romona's Kids are in Wooster. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Caroling for a good cause

    Romona's Kids: Caroling for a good cause

    Thursday, December 11 2014 6:06 PM EST2014-12-11 23:06:43 GMT
    Thursday, December 11 2014 8:12 PM EST2014-12-12 01:12:51 GMT

    Most kids are writing their wish lists this holiday season, but one local little girl is busy thinking of others and how she can give back to those in need. This week’s Romona’s

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    Most kids are writing their wish lists this holiday season, but one local little girl is busy thinking of others and how she can give back to those in need. This week’s Romona’s Kid is in Willowick. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Model United Nations at Orange High School

    Romona's Kids: Model United Nations at Orange High School

    Thursday, December 4 2014 5:09 PM EST2014-12-04 22:09:11 GMT
    Thursday, December 4 2014 8:45 PM EST2014-12-05 01:45:22 GMT

    We hear a lot about schools focusing on the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and math. But two popular programs have students learning about the law and global issues. 

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    We hear a lot about schools focusing on the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and math. But two popular programs have students learning about the law and global issues, while teaching them skills like public speaking and writing. This week’s Romona’s Kids are in Pepper Pike. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Beds For Kids

    Romona's Kids: Beds For Kids

    Thursday, November 20 2014 8:00 PM EST2014-11-21 01:00:29 GMT
    Thursday, November 20 2014 8:13 PM EST2014-11-21 01:13:17 GMT

    There are children in Northeast Ohio who don't have their own bed to sleep in. But a local program is helping, and it could win you tickets to a Cavaliers game. You could say the Cleveland Furniture Bank gives families recovering from tough times a hand up, not a handout.

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    There are children in Northeast Ohio who don't have their own bed to sleep in. But a local program is helping, and it could win you tickets to a Cavaliers game. You could say the Cleveland Furniture Bank gives families recovering from tough times a hand up, not a handout.

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  • Romona's Kids: Thomas & Lee

    Romona's Kids: Thomas & Lee

    Thursday, November 13 2014 6:43 PM EST2014-11-13 23:43:37 GMT
    Thursday, November 13 2014 7:55 PM EST2014-11-14 00:55:07 GMT

    A local school’s creative way to help two students has turned into an amazing friendship that’s teaching some important lessons to everyone who knows them. 

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    A local school’s creative way to help two students has turned into an amazing friendship that’s teaching some important lessons to everyone who knows them. We found this week’s Romona’s Kids in Bay Village. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Stepstone Academy

    Romona's Kids: Stepstone Academy

    Thursday, November 6 2014 8:12 PM EST2014-11-07 01:12:08 GMT
    Thursday, November 6 2014 8:14 PM EST2014-11-07 01:14:09 GMT

    When you have computer problems at work, you call the IT person to come fix it. One local school has its own pint-sized tech squad. We found this week's Romona's Kids in Cleveland. I'Yannah, Thurlon, Hakeem and Ma'Kayja are some of the IT managers at Stepstone Academy.

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    When you have computer problems at work, you call the IT person to come fix it. One local school has its own pint-sized tech squad. We found this week's Romona's Kids in Cleveland. I'Yannah, Thurlon, Hakeem and Ma'Kayja are some of the IT managers at Stepstone Academy.

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  • Romona's Kids: Chagrin Falls Performing Arts Academy

    Romona's Kids: Chagrin Falls Performing Arts Academy

    Thursday, October 30 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-10-31 02:14:59 GMT
    Friday, October 31 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-10-31 23:57:38 GMT

    You may one day see a local student getting a Tony Award, thanks to the performing arts training he's getting from a standout local program. We found this week's Romona's Kid in Chagrin Falls.

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    You may one day see a local student getting a Tony Award, thanks to the performing arts training he's getting from a standout local program. We found this week's Romona's Kid in Chagrin Falls.

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  • Romona's Kids: Healthy lunches at T.C. Gurney school

    Romona's Kids: Healthy lunches at T.C. Gurney school

    Thursday, October 23 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-10-24 00:56:56 GMT
    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-10-24 01:14:03 GMT

    When you think of school lunches, you might think of chicken nuggets and french fries. But we found a local school serving up much healthier options, and now kids are begging not to brown bag.  

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    When you think of school lunches, you might think of chicken nuggets and french fries. But we found a local school serving up much healthier options, and now kids are begging not to brown bag.  

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  • Romona's Kids: Past Romona's Kid Canetta Davis passes away, leaves lasting legacy

    Romona's Kids: Past Romona's Kid Canetta Davis passes away, leaves lasting legacy

    Friday, October 17 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-10-17 23:09:44 GMT
    Monday, October 20 2014 7:27 AM EDT2014-10-20 11:27:31 GMT

    Everyone at 19 Action News is sending sympathy to the family and friends of one of Romona's Kids, whose story had a bittersweet ending. 

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    Everyone at 19 Action News is sending sympathy to the family and friends of one of Romona's Kids, whose story had a bittersweet ending. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Elyria Catholic students pledging not to drink and drive

    Romona's Kids: Elyria Catholic students pledging not to drink

    Thursday, October 9 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-10-10 01:30:04 GMT
    Thursday, October 9 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-10-10 01:30:04 GMT

    It's homecoming weekend at Elyria Catholic High School, and parents will be taking pictures and sending their kids off to the dance.

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    It's homecoming weekend at Elyria Catholic High School, and parents will be taking pictures and sending their kids off to the dance. But, also worrying about drinking and driving. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Man who lost leg to cancer bikes across Ohio to raise money for cancer

    Romona's Kids: Man who lost leg to cancer bikes across Ohio to raise money for cancer

    Thursday, September 25 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-09-25 23:25:06 GMT
    Thursday, September 25 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-09-25 23:35:02 GMT

    When Josh Godby says "Roll With It!" he really means it. The Elyria man is an amputee, but just finished riding a special hand-bike across Ohio to raise money for charity.

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    When Josh Godby says "Roll With It!" he really means it. The Elyria man is an amputee, but just finished riding a special hand-bike across Ohio to raise money for charity.

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  • Romona's Kids: Buddy Bench

    Romona's Kids: Buddy Bench

    Thursday, September 18 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-09-19 03:07:50 GMT
    Thursday, September 18 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-09-19 03:07:51 GMT

    Most school kids look forward to recess, as a great way to have fun and take a break from class. But some children might be feeling alone or upset on the playground. So one local school found the perfect solution. 

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    Most school kids look forward to recess, as a great way to have fun and take a break from class. But some children might be feeling alone or upset on the playground. So one local school found the perfect solution. 

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  • Romona's Kids: 7-year-old cancer survivor gives back, one lemonade at a time

    Romona's Kids: 7-year-old cancer survivor gives back, one lemonade at a time

    Thursday, September 11 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-09-12 00:40:09 GMT
    Thursday, September 11 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-09-12 00:40:10 GMT

    A local little girl who's a cancer survivor found a great way to reach out to other children going through the same battle that she did. This week's Romona's Kids is from Garfield Heights.  

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    A local little girl who's a cancer survivor found a great way to reach out to other children going through the same battle that she did. This week's Romona's Kids is from Garfield Heights. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Sixth Graders volunteer with Westlake Historical Society

    Romona's Kids: Sixth Graders volunteer with Westlake Historical Society

    Thursday, September 4 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-09-04 23:04:22 GMT
    Thursday, September 4 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-09-04 23:04:22 GMT

    Twins Grace and Gabrielle Hansen love sharing their city's history, by volunteering with the Westlake Historical Society.

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    Twins Grace and Gabrielle Hansen love sharing their city's history, by volunteering with the Westlake Historical Society.

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  • Romona's Kids: Love for the Elderly

    Romona's Kids: Love for the Elderly

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:00:36 GMT
    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:00:38 GMT

    This week's Romona's Kid is from Pepper Pike, and he started an organization that sends letters to elderly living in Nursing Homes across the country.

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    This week's Romona's Kid is from Pepper Pike, and he started an organization that sends letters to elderly living in Nursing Homes across the country. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Esperanza helps students go to college

    Romona's Kids: Esperanza helps students go to college

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:13:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:13:57 GMT

    For three young friends, heading off to freshman year of college is especially bittersweet. All their lives, they've helped each other get to this moment, but they'll be separated for the first time.

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    For three young friends, heading off to freshman year of college is especially bittersweet. All their lives, they've helped each other get to this moment, but they'll be separated for the first time. We went to the Federal Reserve Bank in Cleveland to meet Romona's Kids.

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  • Romona's Kids: A Cappella Camp

    Romona's Kids: A Cappella Camp

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:36:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:36:01 GMT

    For today's Romona's Kids, we went to the East Side of Cleveland as kids were preparing to head back to school. Many students take music classes or choir, but these Romona's Kids spent the summer at an A Cappella Camp.

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    For today's Romona's Kids, we went to the East Side of Cleveland as kids were preparing to head back to school. Many students take music classes or choir, but these Romona's Kids spent the summer practicing at an A Cappella Camp. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Camp Imagine

    Romona's Kids: Camp Imagine

    Thursday, August 7 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-08-07 23:13:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 7 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-08-07 23:13:37 GMT

    A local camp is helping special needs children thrive this summer. Camp Imagine is for kids from Kindergarten through age 21 who face learning or physical challenges. 

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    A local camp is helping special needs children thrive this summer. Camp Imagine is for kids from Kindergarten through age 21 who face learning or physical challenges. It helps keep the students from losing the skills they learned during the school year, but there are plenty of fun activities too.

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  • Romona's Kids: CASA Latino Youth Leadership

    Romona's Kids: CASA Latino Youth Leadership

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:58:30 GMT
    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:58:30 GMT

    Some local middle school students are showing pride in their culture, while making their community a better place to live. We went to Lorain to meet this week's Romona's Kids.

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    Some local middle school students are showing pride in their culture, while making their community a better place to live. We went to Lorain to meet this week's Romona's Kids.

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  • Romona's Kids: Teens spend summer vacation becoming community leaders

    Romona's Kids: Teens spend summer vacation becoming community leaders

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:41:23 GMT
    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:41:23 GMT

    Summer is a time for kids to have some fun before heading back to school but some of Romona's Kids just took a big chunk of their vacation, to learn how to be leaders in the community.

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    Summer is a time for kids to have some fun before heading back to school but some of Romona's Kids just took a big chunk of their vacation, to learn how to be leaders in the community.

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  • Romona's Kids: Team Ethan

    Romona's Kids: Team Ethan

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:21:24 GMT
    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:21:24 GMT

    Today's Romona's kids is Team Ethan, and they are running a triathlon to help raise money for United Cerebral Palsy.

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    Today's Romona's kids is Team Ethan, and they are running a triathlon to help raise money for United Cerebral Palsy.

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  • Romona's Kids: Christian Boone

    Romona's Kids: Christian Boone

    Cleveland Heights teenager Christian Boone won't let anything stand in the way of his college education. He comes from a broken home and has fought his whole life for his goals.More >>
    Cleveland Heights teenager Christian Boone won't let anything stand in the way of his college education. He comes from a broken home and has fought his whole life for his goals.More >>
  • Romona's Kids: Hiram House Camp

    Romona's Kids: Hiram House Camp

    Thursday, July 3 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-07-04 03:04:52 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:08 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:08:26 GMT

    School may be out, but plenty of local kids are still learning important lessons, thanks to a summer camp that's been around for more than 100 years. Tonight's Romona's Kids are in Chagrin Falls.

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    School may be out, but plenty of local kids are still learning important lessons, thanks to a summer camp that's been around for more than 100 years. Tonight's Romona's Kids are in Chagrin Falls.

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  • Romona's Kids: Cleveland Youth Rowing Association

    Romona's Kids: Cleveland Youth Rowing Association

    Thursday, June 26 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-06-27 00:18:45 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:07:44 GMT

    Some local teens are learning valuable life lesson from a sport that's unlike any other they've ever tried. It could even help send them to college. This week's Romona's Kids are in Cleveland.

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    Some local teens are learning valuable life lesson from a sport that's unlike any other they've ever tried. It could even help send them to college. This week's Romona's Kids are in Cleveland.

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  • Romona's Kids: Canetta's Cause

    Romona's Kids: Canetta's Cause

    Friday, June 20 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-06-20 21:14:54 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:07:09 GMT

    In this week's Romona's Kids, we have the inspiring story of a young woman who's taking her battle with cancer, and turning it into her legacy; something that will live on and help others.

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    In this week's Romona's Kids, we have the inspiring story of a young woman who's taking her battle with cancer, and turning it into her legacy; something that will live on and help others.

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  • Romona's Kids: Invictus students say Thank-You for helping make a magical prom

    Romona's Kids: Invictus students say Thank-You for helping make a magical prom

    Thursday, June 12 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-06-12 23:30:41 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:06:07 GMT

    The students at Invictus High School were able to have a magical Prom night, with help from 19 Action News viewers who donated dresses and formalwear to students in need.

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    The students at Invictus High School were able to have a magical Prom night, with help from 19 Action News viewers who donated dresses and formalwear to students in need. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Academic Signing Day

    Romona's Kids: Academic Signing Day

    Thursday, June 5 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-06-06 00:28:47 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:05 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:05:23 GMT

    While many schools focus on their athletes, St. Martin focuses on the students who got it done in the classroom and earned academic college scholarships.

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    While many schools focus on their athletes, St. Martin focuses on the students who got it done in the classroom and earned academic college scholarships.

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  • Romona's Kids: Berea-Midpark High School Leader Workshop

    Romona's Kids: Berea-Midpark High School Leader Workshop

    Thursday, May 29 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-05-29 23:14:05 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:03:24 GMT

    We wanted to know how our young people deal with bigotry and racism. We were invited to watch as a local group tackled the issue. Tonight's Romona's Kids are in Berea.

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    We wanted to know how our young people deal with bigotry and racism. We were invited to watch as a local group tackled the issue. Tonight's Romona's Kids are in Berea.

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  • Romona's Kids: Mentoring young women in Akron

    Romona's Kids: Mentoring young women in Akron

    Thursday, May 22 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-05-23 00:18:25 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:02:15 GMT

    Sometimes we see kids trapped in cycles that are hard to break, and they need to learn how to take control of their own future. That's where some local young women come in, helping younger girls see their

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    Sometimes we see kids trapped in cycles that are hard to break, and they need to learn how to take control of their own future. That's where some local young women come in, helping younger girls see their potential.

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  • Romona's Kids: The Upside of Downs

    Romona's Kids: The Upside of Downs

    Thursday, May 15 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-05-16 00:47:24 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:01 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:01:25 GMT

    Every week on Romona's Kids, we tell you about local children and teens doing amazing things in the community. In this story, a local teen turned herself into a concert promoter, to benefit a cause she's passionate about.

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    Every week on Romona's Kids, we tell you about local children and teens doing amazing things in the community. In this story, a local teen turned herself into a concert promoter, to benefit a cause she's passionate about.

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  • Romona's Kids: Arshawna's story

    Romona's Kids: Arshawna's story

    Saturday, May 10 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-05-10 20:21:57 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:00 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:00:38 GMT

    Romona Robinson has spent nearly 20 years supporting women and men in the fight against breast cancer. And in that time, she's never met a teenager facing the disease, until now.

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    Romona Robinson has spent nearly 20 years supporting women and men in the fight against breast cancer. And in that time, she's never met a teenager facing the disease, until now.

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  • Romona's Kids: "Fighting Unicorns" - All-girl robotics team

    Romona's Kids: Fighting Unicorns - All-girl robotics team

    Thursday, May 8 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-05-08 23:56:41 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:59 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:59:59 GMT

    It's been said that if America wants to out-innovate the rest of the world, we need to get more girls and women interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Some local teens are

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    It's been said that if America wants to out-innovate the rest of the world, we need to get more girls and women interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Some local teens are taking a huge step toward that goal. Tonight's Romona's Kids are in Shaker Heights.

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  • Romona's Kids: Making a difference in the fight against cancer, Relay for Life

    Romona's Kids: Making a difference in the fight against cancer, Relay for Life

    Thursday, May 1 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-05-01 22:56:28 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:59 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:59:00 GMT

    Some local students are proving that kids can do great things. They're making a difference in the fight against cancer in memory of a teacher who died from the disease. This week's Romona's Kids are in

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    Some local students are proving that kids can do great things. They're making a difference in the fight against cancer in memory of a teacher who died from the disease. This week's Romona's Kids are in Strongsville.

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  • Romona's Kids: Cleveland School of the Arts

    Romona's Kids: Cleveland School of the Arts

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:54:29 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:58:18 GMT

    We've all seen television shows and movies about young performers. Students here in Northeast Ohio are also doing what they love every day, while getting strong academics at the same time. When you walk

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    We've all seen television shows and movies about young performers. Students here in Northeast Ohio are also doing what they love every day, while getting strong academics at the same time.

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  • Romona's Kids: Invictus High to hold first traditional prom

    Romona's Kids: Invictus High to hold first traditional prom

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:55:44 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:57 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:57:21 GMT
    Prom dresses at InvictusProm dresses at Invictus

    Prom season is here, but what if you go to a non-traditional high school that's never had a dance? That's why the school is trying to reward students for a job well done with their first-ever prom, and you can help!

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    Prom season is here, but what if you go to a non-traditional high school that's never had a dance? That's why the school is trying to reward students for a job well done with their first-ever prom, and you can help!

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  • Romona's Kids: Esperanza

    Romona's Kids: Esperanza

    In some Cleveland high schools, only 40% of students graduate. Its a stat that has always troubled me. But, I recently visited an impressive program, that's helping kids get that diploma. Its run by "Esperanza" in the Hispanic community, and that's where we find, tonight's Romona's Kids.

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  • Romona's Kids: Elementary charter school succeeds with unique approach

    Cleveland elementary charter school succeeds with unique approach

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:54:40 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:55 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:55:40 GMT

    Recent studies show that American students are not reading at grade level, and kids in dozens of countries do better than American students in math and science. But some innovative local charter schools

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    Recent studies show that American students are not reading at grade level, and kids in dozens of countries do better than American students in math and science. But some innovative local charter schools are working to turning those statistics around.

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  • Romona's Kids: 2014 Youth of the Year

    Romona's Kids: 2014 Youth of the Year

    Thursday, April 3 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-04-03 19:12:51 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:52:27 GMT

    A lot of Cleveland children grow up seeing violence on the streets, and even losing loved ones to it -- but the Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland is giving kids a safe place where they can reach their full

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    A lot of Cleveland children grow up seeing violence on the streets, and even losing loved ones to it -- but the Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland is giving kids a safe place where they can reach their full potential.

    This week's Romona's Kid is an inspirational teen recently named the club's "Youth of the Year."

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  • Romona's Kids: Fighting cancer one cupcake at a time

    Romona's Kids: Fighting cancer one cupcake at a time

    Thursday, March 27 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-03-27 23:07:45 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:51 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:51:31 GMT

    More children are lost to cancer in the U.S. than any other disease. Now we're meeting one of Romona's Kids in Westlake, who is doing something about it in her own way, one cupcake at a time.

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    More children are lost to cancer in the U.S. than any other disease. Now we're meeting one of Romona's Kids in Westlake, who is doing something about it in her own way, one cupcake at a time.

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  • Romona's Kids: March the Madness Out of Hunger

    Romona's Kids: March the Madness Out of Hunger

    Thursday, March 20 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-03-21 03:20:56 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:49:16 GMT

    While basketball fans will be watching their brackets for the next couple of weeks, a local school is using March Madness as a way to feed the hungry this year! These Romona's Kids are in Bay Village.

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    While basketball fans will be watching their brackets for the next couple of weeks, a local school is using March Madness as a way to feed the hungry this year! These Romona's Kids are in Bay Village.

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  • Romona's Kids: Little girl loves animals more than birthdays

    Romona's Kids: Little girl loves animals more than birthdays

    Thursday, March 13 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-03-14 01:25:13 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:48 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:48:08 GMT

    A local 12-year-old girl, with a very big heart for animals is proving it, by giving up birthday presents and a party every year to help local rescues. "I've got 6 or 7 pets at the house, including fish,

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    A local 12-year-old girl, with a very big heart for animals is proving it, by giving up birthday presents and a party every year to help local rescues.

    "I've got 6 or 7 pets at the house, including fish, and I just absolutely love animals," said Karlie Smick. 

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  • Romona's Kids: Green Inspiration Academy

    Romona's Kids: Green Inspiration Academy

    Friday, March 7 2014 6:38 AM EST2014-03-07 11:38:27 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:47 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:47:09 GMT

    We've heard of rap music being used to reduce violence, but a local school is using it to teach kids everything from discipline to good citizenship. They're Romona's Kids.

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    We've heard of rap music being used to reduce violence, but a local school is using it to teach kids everything from discipline to good citizenship. They're Romona's Kids.

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  • Romona's Kids: YMCA East Side Stingrays

    Romona's Kids: YMCA East Side Stingrays

    Thursday, February 27 2014 7:53 PM EST2014-02-28 00:53:03 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:45 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:45:57 GMT

    It's a sad scene that plays out again and again on local beaches. Someone who doesn't know how to swim disappears under the waves and drowns. According to a study by the USA Swimming Foundation and

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    The YMCA East Side Stingray swim team is showing other children that they can do more than stand in the shallow end and splash around. The Stingrays can compete with elite local swimmers.

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  • Romona's Kids: UpStage Players celebrates 20th anniversary

    Romona's Kids: UpStage Players celebrates 20th anniversary

    Friday, February 21 2014 4:19 PM EST2014-02-21 21:19:57 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:45 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:45:19 GMT

    A children's theater company in Cleveland's Collinwood area is getting a standing ovation on its 20th anniversary for helping local kids become leaders, singing and dancing all the way! What's unique

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    A children's theater company in Cleveland's Collinwood area is getting a standing ovation on its 20th anniversary for helping local kids become leaders, singing and dancing all the way!

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  • Romona's Kids: Teen Dating Violence

    Romona's Kids: Teen Dating Violence

    Friday, February 14 2014 6:09 PM EST2014-02-14 23:09:40 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:44 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:44:18 GMT

    February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness month. Some local students took a closer look at this tough subject for a class project and what they found is startling.

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    February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness month. Some local students took a closer look at this tough subject for a class project and what they found is startling.

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  • Romona's Kids: Shoes and Clothes for Kids

    Romona's Kids: Shoes and Clothes for Kids

    Thursday, February 6 2014 8:47 PM EST2014-02-07 01:47:10 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:43 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:43:40 GMT

    There are thousands of children in Greater Cleveland who have never worn a new item of clothing, or bought a new pair of shoes.

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    There are thousands of children in Greater Cleveland who have never worn a new item of clothing, or bought a new pair of shoes.

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  • Romona's Kids: Coach Sam's Inner Circle

    Romona's Kids: Coach Sam's Inner Circle

    Thursday, January 30 2014 7:54 PM EST2014-01-31 00:54:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:42:57 GMT

    We see a lot of negative stories about kids, but a program headed by former Cleveland Browns coach, Sam Rutigliano is teaching grade school kids, to aim high and make their dreams come true.

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    We see a lot of negative stories about kids, but a program headed by former Cleveland Browns coach, Sam Rutigliano is teaching grade school kids, to aim high and make their dreams come true.

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  • Romona's Kids: N. Royalton High School student's random acts of kindness

    Romona's Kids: N. Royalton High School student's random acts of kindness

    Thursday, January 16 2014 10:51 PM EST2014-01-17 03:51:08 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:42:11 GMT

    Sometimes teenagers are perceived to be into themselves, interested in things they shouldn't be doing. But some of  "Romona's Kids" are proving they have a heart, and are doing great things to help.

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    Sometimes teenagers are perceived to be into themselves, interested in things they shouldn't be doing. But some of  "Romona's Kids" are proving they have a heart, and are doing great things to help people.

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  • Romona's Kids: 10 year-old returns home after delivering supplies to Kenya

    Romona's Kids: 10 year-old returns home after delivering supplies to Kenya

    Thursday, January 9 2014 9:51 PM EST2014-01-10 02:51:09 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:41 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:41:11 GMT

    The Garfield Heights 10-year-old spent two weeks in Africa - and delivered donated supplies to kids in a poverty stricken village. He's back home, with incredible stories to tell.

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    The Garfield Heights 10-year-old spent two weeks in Africa and delivered donated supplies to kids in a poverty stricken village. He's back home, with incredible stories to tell.

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  • Romona's Kids: The Singleton's

    Romona's Kids: The Singleton's

    Thursday, January 2 2014 7:08 PM EST2014-01-03 00:08:21 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:39:24 GMT
    Romona's Kids, Sydnie SingletonRomona's Kids, Sydnie Singleton

    The Singleton kids, Sydnie, Shelbie and Sean are already published authors - their book, "Thinkie Winks on the Move." It encourages and inspires children to have a positive outlook, and dream big dreams.

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    The Singleton kids, Sydnie, Shelbie and Sean are already published authors - their book, "Thinkie Winks on the Move."

    It encourages and inspires children to have a positive outlook, and dream big dreams. Thinkie Winks are cartoon characters that correspond to nine virtues in a bible passage.

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  • Romona's Kids: 10-year-old helps others in Kenya

    Romona's Kids: 10-year-old helps others in Kenya

    Usually during Romona's Kids, Romona brings you stories of children who are doing great things for their community. But, meet a young man who's making an amazing difference for others; people who are thousands of miles away.

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    Usually during Romona's Kids, Romona brings you stories of children who are doing great things for their community. But, meet a young man who's making an amazing difference for others; people who are thousands of miles away.

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  • Romona's Kids: Bullying and Peer Pressure

    Romona's Kids: Bullying and Peer Pressure

    You may have heard about charges, against two Florida teenage girls, after they bullied a classmate so badly, she killed herself. Horrific stories like that, remind us, how it important is …to teach our children, how to handle bullying and peer pressure. In tonight's Romona's Kids, I visited a group, that's doing just that, in Cuyahoga Heights.

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  • Romona's Kids: 10-year-old helps others in Kenya

    Romona's Kids: 10-year-old helps others in Kenya

    Thursday, December 19 2013 10:48 PM EST2013-12-20 03:48:42 GMT
    Thursday, December 19 2013 10:51 PM EST2013-12-20 03:51:49 GMT

    Usually during Romona's Kids, Romona brings you stories of children who are doing great things for their community. But, meet a young man who's making an amazing difference for others; people who are thousands

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    Usually during Romona's Kids, Romona brings you stories of children who are doing great things for their community. But, meet a young man who's making an amazing difference for others; people who are thousands of miles away.

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  • Romona's Kids: Ashley Imbrogno's "Warming the Hearts"

    Romona's Kids: Ashley Imbrogno's "Warming the Hearts"

    Thursday, December 5 2013 7:49 PM EST2013-12-06 00:49:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:35 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:35:41 GMT

    16-year-old Ashley Imbrogno's "Warming the Hearts" project makes fleece tie blankets to comfort hospital patients and seniors in nursing homes. The inspiration came when she was five years old and very

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    16-year-old Ashley Imbrogno's "Warming the Hearts" project makes fleece tie blankets to comfort hospital patients and seniors in nursing homes. The inspiration came when she was five years old and very sick, in the hospital.

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  • Romona's Kids: St. Edward High School freshman "Day of Service"

    Romona's Kids: St. Edward High School freshman "Day of Service"

    Thursday, November 21 2013 6:31 PM EST2013-11-21 23:31:27 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:35 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:35:03 GMT

    On Thanksgiving, people will gather with their families, give thanks, and eat hearty meals. But for some families, that's a struggle. That's where some Romona's Kids come in. A group of local young

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    On Thanksgiving, people will gather with their families, give thanks, and eat hearty meals, but for some families, that's a struggle.

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  • Romona's Kids: Esperanza

    Romona's Kids: Esperanza

    Thursday, November 7 2013 8:04 PM EST2013-11-08 01:04:37 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-04-26 15:34:15 GMT

    In some Cleveland high schools, only 40% of students graduate. It's a troubling statistic, but Romona Robinson recently visited an impressive program that's helping students get their diploma. It's run

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    In some Cleveland high schools, only 40% of students graduate. It's a troubling statistic, but Romona Robinson recently visited an impressive program that's helping students get their diploma. It's run by Esperanza in Cleveland's Hispanic community.

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  • Romona's Kids: Shawn Spencer

    Romona's Kids: Shawn Spencer

    Thursday, October 10 2013 10:05 PM EDT2013-10-11 02:05:03 GMT
    Thursday, October 10 2013 10:05 PM EDT2013-10-11 02:05:04 GMT

    In 1990, 19 Action News Anchor Romona Robinson started a segment called: Romona's Kids. It was a way to encourage kids, and showcase the positive contributions they're making in our community. I've

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    In 1990, 19 Action News Anchor Romona Robinson started a segment called: Romona's Kids.

    It was a way to encourage kids, and showcase the positive contributions they're making in our community. I've continued my work with kids, and now the "stories" are coming back.

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  • Romona's Kids Returns Thursday

    Romona's Kids Returns Thursday

    Wednesday, October 9 2013 3:37 PM EDT2013-10-09 19:37:39 GMT
    Thursday, October 10 2013 9:26 PM EDT2013-10-11 01:26:34 GMT

    It's back by popular demand. In 1990, while Anchor of Channel 43's Ten O'Clock News, I started my Romona's Kids segments showcasing good children making positive contributions in their school or community.

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    Back by popular demand! Uplifting stories that will showcase the positive contributions our children are making in our community. Watch Romona's Kids weeknights on Thursday at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. on 19 Action News.

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