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Kids Kurrents Feb 16-20, 2009

Feb 20, 2009

What’s happening in the world this week – with a Kidzworld spin!
News and events for February 16-February 20, 2009.

  • Lava Flow: About 150 people in Chile had to leave their homes for the second year running after a volcano started erupting.

  • Peanut Power: There's a race against time to save five dolphins trapped inside a hole in the ice in Canada.

  • Dolphin Dilemma: Lots of kids – and people in general – are allergic to peanuts. But one group of kids with peanut allergies seem to have been cured after doctors tried out a new treatment on them.

  • Meerkat Madness: Two adorable baby meerkats were recently born at Sydney, Australia’s Taronga Zoo – the first meerkat pups to be born at the zoo in nine years!
  • New Kids, New Tour: After a successful string of sold-out New Kids on the Block concerts, the band recently announced dates for a North American tour to begin in the spring of 2009.

  • If you didn't catch last week's edition of Kids Kurrents, check it out here!

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