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Website Solves Problem For Working Parents

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Website Solves Problem For Working Parents

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Website Solves Problem For Working Parents

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Sometimes parents can't tear themselves away from work to see their kids' sporting events. One company is allowing parents to be involved from their smartphones or laptops. Youth Sports Live has struck deals with dozens of Little Leagues to install webcams at baseball and softball fields. For $14.95 a month, parents get streaming access to games.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Today's parents are notorious for being over-involved in their kids' sports, but sometimes they just can't tear themselves away from work. Now one company is allowing parents to be over-involved from their smartphones or laptops. Youth Sports Live has struck deals with dozens of Little Leagues to install webcams at baseball and softball fields. For $14.95 a month, parents get streaming access to games, so they can cheer themselves hoarse in the office.

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