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Nickelodeon Channel Urges Kids to Play

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Nickelodeon Channel Urges Kids to Play

Children's Health

Nickelodeon Channel Urges Kids to Play

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.

It is hard to pry kids away from the TV, especially on Saturdays. It could take the screen going blank. Exactly what the kids' channel, Nickelodeon, will be doing this Saturday — for three hours — for its fourth annual Day of Play. It's aimed at getting kids to go outside, get dirty, get slimed, play. When the shows do come back on, they'll feature real kids who have lost weight and gotten back in shape.

It's MORNING EDITION.

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