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The Addison County Independent
Little City is gearing up: Music and crafters to fill the green; more fun to be hadMain Street, is host to many activities during the day including a book sale; b
Little City is gearing up: Music and crafters to fill the green; more fun to be had
The Addison County Independent / Posted yesterday
Main Street, is host to many activities during the day including a book sale; bicycle helmet fitting for kids sponsored by Safe Kids of Addison County (they will be providing and fitting a limited number of helmets for kids); Lake Champlain... Read more
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ABC Montana
Wildfire forces evacuations in Missoula's Grant Creek neighborhoodand teensSecuring guns in home from children and teens Following the accidenta
Wildfire forces evacuations in Missoula's Grant Creek neighborhood
ABC Montana / Posted 3 days ago
and teensSecuring guns in home from children and teens Following the accidental shooting of a 9-year-old boy in Belgrade, Safe Kids Missoula is reminding families that free gun locks are available through the Missoula County Sheriff's Office... Read more
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ABC Montana
Boy identified in Belgrade accidental shootingand teensSecuring guns in home from children and teens Following the accidenta
Boy identified in Belgrade accidental shooting
ABC Montana / Posted 3 days ago
and teensSecuring guns in home from children and teens Following the accidental shooting of a 9-year-old boy in Belgrade, Safe Kids Missoula is reminding families that free gun locks are available through the Missoula County Sheriff's Office... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Safety, health and prevention focus of Strong Kids Safe KidsSafety, health and prevention of child abuse or neglect were the focus of the a
Safety, health and prevention focus of Strong Kids Safe Kids
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Safety, health and prevention of child abuse or neglect were the focus of the annual Strong Kids Safe Kids festival Saturday. The annual free event drew hundreds of families to the Chemung County Fairgrounds where families could enjoy entertainment... Read more
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CBS News
A child dies in a hot car almost once a weekNearly every eight days, a child dies from heatstroke from being left in a car
A child dies in a hot car almost once a week
CBS News / Posted 8 days ago
Nearly every eight days, a child dies from heatstroke from being left in a car that got too hot, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. Sometimes parents forget little ones are in the car if the kids have fallen asleep. Other times, people think they... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
17,000 kids treated yearly for stroller, car seat injuriesof shopping carts or buggies, and they become top-heavy, so the shopping cart a
17,000 kids treated yearly for stroller, car seat injuries
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
of shopping carts or buggies, and they become top-heavy, so the shopping cart actually falls over," said Sally Kreuscher of Safe Kids Southwest Florida Kreuscher said their ER staff does not see numbers like these regularly, but it doesn't mean... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Officials urge safety for back to schoolschool supplies, new clothes, and sports tryouts, parents may not think about s
Officials urge safety for back to school
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
school supplies, new clothes, and sports tryouts, parents may not think about safety issues. During back to school time, Safe Kids Kansas, the Kansas Department of Transportation, and the Kansas Highway Patrol want to remind parents to talk to... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Is summer the deadliest time for kids?deaths and 40 percent of all childhood injury-related emergency room visits occ
Is summer the deadliest time for kids?
Dayton Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
deaths and 40 percent of all childhood injury-related emergency room visits occur between May and August, according to the Safe Kids website. This increase in mortality rates for children in summer makes sense as kids are off from school and more... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Is summer the deadliest time for kids?deaths and 40 percent of all childhood injury-related emergency room visits occ
Is summer the deadliest time for kids?
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 10 days ago
deaths and 40 percent of all childhood injury-related emergency room visits occur between May and August, according to the Safe Kids website. This increase in mortality rates for children in summer makes sense as kids are off from school and more... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Is summer the deadliest time for kids?deaths and 40 percent of all childhood injury-related emergency room visits occ
Is summer the deadliest time for kids?
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 10 days ago
deaths and 40 percent of all childhood injury-related emergency room visits occur between May and August, according to the Safe Kids website. This increase in mortality rates for children in summer makes sense as kids are off from school and more... Read more
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ajc.com
Is summer the deadliest time for kids?deaths and 40 percent of all childhood injury-related emergency room visits occ
Is summer the deadliest time for kids?
ajc.com / Posted 10 days ago
deaths and 40 percent of all childhood injury-related emergency room visits occur between May and August, according to the Safe Kids website. This increase in mortality rates for children in summer makes sense as kids are off from school and more... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Is summer the deadliest time for kids?deaths and 40 percent of all childhood injury-related emergency room visits occ
Is summer the deadliest time for kids?
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 10 days ago
deaths and 40 percent of all childhood injury-related emergency room visits occur between May and August, according to the Safe Kids website. This increase in mortality rates for children in summer makes sense as kids are off from school and more... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dozens of DFW Car Owners Surprised at Safety Checkout education about drunk driving, distracted driving, seat belts, and check ca
Dozens of DFW Car Owners Surprised at Safety Check
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 12 days ago
out education about drunk driving, distracted driving, seat belts, and check car seat installations. Dana Walraven with Safe Kids Tarrant County was one of many at the event trying to educate parents about the importance of double checking for... Read more
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York Daily Record
Here's how new law effects your child in the car1 to 2 are five times less likely to be injured in a crash if they are rear fac
Here's how new law effects your child in the car
York Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
1 to 2 are five times less likely to be injured in a crash if they are rear facing, said Allyson Fulton, consultant for Safe Kids PA. At that age, a child's head is disproportionately large, and if they are forward facing, a crash would put much... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Thousands learn about crime prevention during National Night Out eventuses seven horses. The officers privately own all of the horses. Ranger and Rav
Thousands learn about crime prevention during National Night Out event
The Suburbanite / Posted 14 days ago
uses seven horses. The officers privately own all of the horses. Ranger and Raven both belonged to Nevel.Volunteers from Safe Kids Stark County were doing free car seat checks. Leslie Shaffer said they look at a number of things during the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
School leaders offer back-to-school travel safety tipsall three districts start on the same day...be patient, take the necessary time
School leaders offer back-to-school travel safety tips
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 14 days ago
all three districts start on the same day...be patient, take the necessary time you need to get there in a timely manner." Safe Kids Trident Area also shared the below tips: Pedestrian Safety Make sure your child's walk to school is a safe route... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
ECISD does away with corporal punishmentthe number of active voters in the area. They will be adding new voters from Au
ECISD does away with corporal punishment
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
the number of active voters in the area. They will be adding new voters from August 12 to September 10 at county fairs. Safe Kids car seat safety seminar at Comanche County Health DepartmentSafe Kids car seat safety seminar at Comanche County... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Caddo County new voter recruitmentthe number of active voters in the area. They will be adding new voters from Au
Caddo County new voter recruitment
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
the number of active voters in the area. They will be adding new voters from August 12 to September 10 at county fairs. Safe Kids car seat safety seminar at Comanche County Health DepartmentSafe Kids car seat safety seminar at Comanche County... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Doxo should not be used to replenished PIKEPASSthe number of active voters in the area. They will be adding new voters from Au
Doxo should not be used to replenished PIKEPASS
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
the number of active voters in the area. They will be adding new voters from August 12 to September 10 at county fairs. Safe Kids car seat safety seminar at Comanche County Health DepartmentSafe Kids car seat safety seminar at Comanche County... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Lindale Police sergeant resignsand large fire at an apartment complex in a Maryland suburb of Washington and s
Lindale Police sergeant resigns
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
and large fire at an apartment complex in a Maryland suburb of Washington and searchers are looking for others who were... Safe Kids car seat safety seminar at Comanche County Health DepartmentSafe Kids car seat safety seminar at Comanche County... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Safe Kids car seat safety seminar at Comanche County Health DepartmentLAWTON, OK (KSWO) – Safe Kids Oklahoma and Comanche County Health Department wi
Safe Kids car seat safety seminar at Comanche County Health Department
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) – Safe Kids Oklahoma and Comanche County Health Department will host a car seat inspection and installation event on Friday, August 12, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Comanche County Health Department in Lawton. They will be... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Scam Alert: Doxo is not associated with PIKEPASSand large fire at an apartment complex in a Maryland suburb of Washington and s
Scam Alert: Doxo is not associated with PIKEPASS
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
and large fire at an apartment complex in a Maryland suburb of Washington and searchers are looking for others who were... Safe Kids car seat safety seminar at Comanche County Health DepartmentSafe Kids car seat safety seminar at Comanche County... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Smyrna's National Night Out Aug. 11 provides fun way to meet policeand Tobacco Enforcement Kent County Parks and Recreation Kent County Attorney
Smyrna's National Night Out Aug. 11 provides fun way to meet police
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 17 days ago
and Tobacco Enforcement Kent County Parks and Recreation Kent County Attorney General’s Office Lions Club Bayhealth Safe Kids Smyrna Little Wrestlers Smyrna Wrestling Club Family Court CASA Capital Cheer Elite Food provided by Wolfe’s... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Smyrna's National Night Out Thursday provides fun way to meet first respondersand Tobacco Enforcement Kent County Parks and Recreation Kent County Attorney
Smyrna's National Night Out Thursday provides fun way to meet first responders
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 17 days ago
and Tobacco Enforcement Kent County Parks and Recreation Kent County Attorney General’s Office Lions Club Bayhealth Safe Kids Smyrna Little Wrestlers Smyrna Wrestling Club Family Court CASA Capital Cheer Elite Food provided by Wolfe’s... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Experts provide safety tips for children and parents to help prevent child-pedestrian injurieshelp prevent child-pedestrian injuries, which often increase as routines change
Experts provide safety tips for children and parents to help prevent child-pedestrian injuries
News-Medical-Net / Posted 20 days ago
help prevent child-pedestrian injuries, which often increase as routines change from summer to school year. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, cars hit more children at the start of the school year than any other time of the year. Further, more... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Child-proof home to avoid injuries to little onesWhile child-proofing your home may be a “misnomer,” Cherie Sage, state director
Child-proof home to avoid injuries to little ones
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
While child-proofing your home may be a “misnomer,” Cherie Sage, state director of Safe Kids Kansas, said you can take steps to prevent injuries to your smallest family members. “We are making our homes safer, but there’s no way to make them... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
GMC combating hot car deaths with new technology sensorsbusy parents an important reminder to check the back seat before leaving the ca
GMC combating hot car deaths with new technology sensors
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 21 days ago
busy parents an important reminder to check the back seat before leaving the car,” said Kate Carr, president and CEO of Safe Kids Worldwide in the release. “Technology alone cannot solve the issue of heatstroke when it comes to young children,... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
GMC combating hot car deaths with new technology sensorsbusy parents an important reminder to check the back seat before leaving the ca
GMC combating hot car deaths with new technology sensors
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 21 days ago
busy parents an important reminder to check the back seat before leaving the car,” said Kate Carr, president and CEO of Safe Kids Worldwide in the release. “Technology alone cannot solve the issue of heatstroke when it comes to young children,... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Safe Kids North Shore Sees Summer RushSafe Kids North Shore helps families in Northern Michigan with car seat safety
Safe Kids North Shore Sees Summer Rush
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 22 days ago
Safe Kids North Shore helps families in Northern Michigan with car seat safety all year long, but they say this time of the year they are swamped. “We spend a lot of time in the car in the summer especially,” says mother Lindsay Smith One of the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Safe Kids Expo set for WednesdayGeneral Motors’ Town of Tonawanda engine plant, the United Way of Buffalo and E
Safe Kids Expo set for Wednesday
The Buffalo News / Posted 23 days ago
General Motors’ Town of Tonawanda engine plant, the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County and Safe Kids Western New York will host a free Safe Kids Expo on Wednesday to raise awareness about keeping kids safe in and around vehicles. The event will... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
DD2 board members get sneak peak of new elementary schoolsthe progress of three soon-to-be-opened schools. "So much care and love have g
DD2 board members get sneak peak of new elementary schools
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 24 days ago
the progress of three soon-to-be-opened schools. "So much care and love have gone into these buildings to make sure their safe, kids have what they need and can be ready on time.” Board chair Lisa Tupper said. Dorchester District 2 is on a... Read more
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DNA Info
Kid's Market Teaches Them About How to Run a BusinessBaked goods will be available for sale. ► Parents who are concerned about thei
Kid's Market Teaches Them About How to Run a Business
DNA Info / Posted 24 days ago
Baked goods will be available for sale. ► Parents who are concerned about their children's safety can sign up for for Safe Kids IDs at the market. ► Many of the vendors will be made up of children and/or local businesses in Ridgewood. If you... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Drowning in grief: How one mother learned to live with the pain after the loss of a childwho were distracted for a few minutes or simply didn't realize the child was in
Drowning in grief: How one mother learned to live with the pain after the loss of a child
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
who were distracted for a few minutes or simply didn't realize the child was in trouble. A 2004 analysis by the National Safe Kids Campaign said that in 9 out of 10 drownings, the children were being supervised, but drowned anyway, leaving their... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
The Saginaw County sheriff’s race showdown is on the Aug. 2 ballot | July 31, 2016member, a member of the Field and Stream Gun Club, the Frankenmuth Chamber of C
The Saginaw County sheriff’s race showdown is on the Aug. 2 ballot | July 31, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 26 days ago
member, a member of the Field and Stream Gun Club, the Frankenmuth Chamber of Commerce, CYFAS of Saginaw - sports member, Safe Kids program, and a director of the Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority. Gutzwiller said, “I have... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Experts warn dangers of hot carsof the summer, as of last week, we're nine ahead of last year's trend,” Aynsley
Experts warn dangers of hot cars
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 27 days ago
of the summer, as of last week, we're nine ahead of last year's trend,” Aynsley Birkner, Injury Prevention Coordinator for Safe Kids Trident Area, said. “Children's bodies heat up 3 to 5 times faster than adults, so, they're particularly at risk.... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Oconoee Co. deputies and Safe Kids Upstate partner to keep kids safe from hot vehiclesorganizations are partnering up to keep children safe during the hot summer mon
Oconoee Co. deputies and Safe Kids Upstate partner to keep kids safe from hot vehicles
FOX Carolina / Posted 28 days ago
organizations are partnering up to keep children safe during the hot summer months. The Oconee County Sheriff's Office and Safe Kids Upstate are working together to provide reminders to citizens about the risks of children being trapped inside hot... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Baby Swimming Class Aims To Keep Infants Safe In The Poolpreventable injuries, drowning is the leading cause of death in children aged 1
Baby Swimming Class Aims To Keep Infants Safe In The Pool
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 28 days ago
preventable injuries, drowning is the leading cause of death in children aged 1 to 4, according children's advocacy group Safe Kids Worldwide. Babies under a year old are more likely to drown at home in the bathtub or even a bucket. That's why... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
This Might be the Most Ridiculous Contraption Ever Constructedasinine. (Check out the video above -- perhaps you can describe it better.) No
This Might be the Most Ridiculous Contraption Ever Constructed
Stamford Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
asinine. (Check out the video above -- perhaps you can describe it better.) Not only is this thing loud, it appears that safety has taken a back seat to fun. On YouTube, the engineer has posted at least 12 videos documenting his process building,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
This Might be the Most Ridiculous Contraption Ever Constructedasinine. (Check out the video above -- perhaps you can describe it better.) No
This Might be the Most Ridiculous Contraption Ever Constructed
Connecticut Post / Posted 29 days ago
asinine. (Check out the video above -- perhaps you can describe it better.) Not only is this thing loud, it appears that safety has taken a back seat to fun. On YouTube, the engineer has posted at least 12 videos documenting his process building,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
This Might be the Most Ridiculous Contraption Ever Constructedasinine. (Check out the video above -- perhaps you can describe it better.) No
This Might be the Most Ridiculous Contraption Ever Constructed
Greenwich Time / Posted 29 days ago
asinine. (Check out the video above -- perhaps you can describe it better.) Not only is this thing loud, it appears that safety has taken a back seat to fun. On YouTube, the engineer has posted at least 12 videos documenting his process building,... Read more
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The News-Times
This Might be the Most Ridiculous Contraption Ever Constructedasinine. (Check out the video above -- perhaps you can describe it better.) No
This Might be the Most Ridiculous Contraption Ever Constructed
The News-Times / Posted 29 days ago
asinine. (Check out the video above -- perhaps you can describe it better.) Not only is this thing loud, it appears that safety has taken a back seat to fun. On YouTube, the engineer has posted at least 12 videos documenting his process building,... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Don't leave children, pets in hot carsin a hot car and succumbing to hyperthermia and heat stroke, according to Conne
Don't leave children, pets in hot cars
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 29 days ago
in a hot car and succumbing to hyperthermia and heat stroke, according to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center program Safe Kids CT. Every one of those deaths is preventable.The truth is that most caregivers do a perfectly capable job of... Read more
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Deseret News
Drowning in grief: How one mother learned to live with the pain after the loss of a childwho were distracted for a few minutes or simply didn't realize the child was in
Drowning in grief: How one mother learned to live with the pain after the loss of a child
Deseret News / Posted 30 days ago
who were distracted for a few minutes or simply didn't realize the child was in trouble. A 2004 analysis by the National Safe Kids Campaign said that in 9 out of 10 drownings, the children were being supervised, but drowned anyway, leaving their... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parentsFILE - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, St. Mary's and Safe Kids Coalition use
Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parents
Darien News-Review / Posted 30 days ago
FILE - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, St. Mary's and Safe Kids Coalition uses a wireless monitor to record the temperature outside and inside of a closed vehicle at St. Mary's Market Days in Evansville, Ind. The deaths of four children in hot cars... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parentsFILE - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, St. Mary's and Safe Kids Coalition use
Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parents
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 30 days ago
FILE - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, St. Mary's and Safe Kids Coalition uses a wireless monitor to record the temperature outside and inside of a closed vehicle at St. Mary's Market Days in Evansville, Ind. The deaths of four children in hot cars... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parentsFILE - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, St. Mary's and Safe Kids Coalition use
Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parents
Stamford Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
FILE - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, St. Mary's and Safe Kids Coalition uses a wireless monitor to record the temperature outside and inside of a closed vehicle at St. Mary's Market Days in Evansville, Ind. The deaths of four children in hot cars... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parentsFILE - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, St. Mary's and Safe Kids Coalition use
Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parents
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 30 days ago
FILE - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, St. Mary's and Safe Kids Coalition uses a wireless monitor to record the temperature outside and inside of a closed vehicle at St. Mary's Market Days in Evansville, Ind. The deaths of four children in hot cars... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parentsFILE - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, St. Mary's and Safe Kids Coalition use
Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parents
The New Canaan News / Posted 30 days ago
FILE - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, St. Mary's and Safe Kids Coalition uses a wireless monitor to record the temperature outside and inside of a closed vehicle at St. Mary's Market Days in Evansville, Ind. The deaths of four children in hot cars... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parentsFILE - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, St. Mary's and Safe Kids Coalition use
Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parents
Connecticut Post / Posted 30 days ago
FILE - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, St. Mary's and Safe Kids Coalition uses a wireless monitor to record the temperature outside and inside of a closed vehicle at St. Mary's Market Days in Evansville, Ind. The deaths of four children in hot cars... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
New Florida law requires booster seats until age 6are too small to be held in place properly when only buckled into seat belts, s
New Florida law requires booster seats until age 6
Sun-Sentinel / Posted a month ago
are too small to be held in place properly when only buckled into seat belts, said Jennifer Belyeu, coordinator of the Safe Kids Coalition in Broward County and a community relations manager at Memorial Healthcare System. “This is a step in... Read more
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