toys http://news.stlpublicradio.org en New Report Offers Guidelines For Identifying Unsafe Toys http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-report-offers-guidelines-identifying-unsafe-toys <div><p>The annual holiday shopping season is here, and public advocacy groups are warning consumers to be on the lookout for hazardous toys.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 22:39:32 +0000 Shula Neuman 31750 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Report Offers Guidelines For Identifying Unsafe Toys Toy Gun Buyback Aimed At Starting Conversation About Violence http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/toy-gun-buyback-aimed-starting-conversation-about-violence <p>A bright green water gun, an old-timely looking plastic revolver, the box near the gym at the O’Fallon Recreation Complex in north St. Louis City quickly started filling up with toy guns.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>In return, parents like Liza Pleas received things like soccer balls and coloring books.</p><p>She dropped off a couple of toy guns her 10-year-old son received for Christmas.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 13 Jul 2013 23:26:53 +0000 Tim Lloyd 28211 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Toy Gun Buyback Aimed At Starting Conversation About Violence