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St. Charles-based BabySnApps app to be featured on NBC Channel 5

Published: Friday, July 18, 2014 1:43 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014 1:50 p.m. CDT

ST. CHARLES – BabySnApps, a phone app developed by St. Charles resident Kathleen Rickerson, will be featured on local news segments Saturday morning on NBC Channel 5.

It will be part of a segment called "Weekend Web." An NBC official said there are local newscasts set for 5, 6 and 9 a.m. Saturday, and that the segment could air on any of the shows. After the segment has aired, it will be available online at

Rickerson described the app as a way to provide a template for people who want to take more effective baby pictures. According to instructions at, those who use the app can "just line up the template over your baby and snap the picture by pressing the camera button." The app costs 99 cents.

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