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Kids hear of online dangers


April 17, 2019

Bryan Hellios/Daily Globe

KINDERGARTEN THROUGH second grade students at Luther L. Wright K-12 listen to Homeland Security special agent Todd Wilton Tuesday. Wilton visited schools in Bessemer and Wakefield as well to talk about how to be safer when online. He will be at Gogebic Community College today to speak with the middle and high school kids and will also present to parents in evening.


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IRONWOOD - Elementary students at Luther L. Wright K-12 School gathered in the gymnasium on Monday to hear a special agent with the Department of Homeland Security talk about how to be safer while online.

Stationed in Sault Ste. Marie, Agent Todd Wilton told the Daily Globe, with more than 750,000 registered sex offenders in Michigan, educating students to be aware of danger signs can protect them from internet predators.

"It is mind-blowing how many kids have cellphones and tablets today," he said.

Wilton said some children have told him that t...

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