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Graco Recalls Over 25,000 Car Seats, A Reminder To Fill Out All Product Card Info

It seems there has been so many recalls lately that when I see one, I glance over it and think, "oh it's just another recall".  But, we need to consciously remember to take them seriously, especially one like this that involves a product that is suppose to be designed to keep our children safe.

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Knowing How to Install a Carbon Monoxide Detector Plays an Important Role in Making Sure it Works Properly

Working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are crucial safety devices every home should have. While it is important to have them in your home, it is also important to make sure they are installed properly. If these devices are not properly placed in your home, their effectiveness in alerting you to a problem can be impacted.

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One Thing You Were Taught In Drivers Education May Be Dangerous Now

With technology changing in vehicles today, some of the training that you got when you were in high school might be wrong or cause injury. How you hold your hands on the steering wheel will make a huge difference.

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(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Halloween Safety Tips For Your Pet, Sometimes It Can Be Spooky For Them

July 4th is a tough holiday for pets, but so is Halloween. People always knocking on your door, screaming for candy, all kinds of strangers coming in your yard...

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Don’t Underestimate the Summer Sun – Even Cool Days Heat Up Vehicles [VIDEO]

Unfortunately there are tragic stories each summer about pets and children left in vehicles on hot summer days. While there has been a growing awareness about these dangers when outdoor temperatures are hot, it is important to remember that even on cooler days that it can still get dangerously hot in a vehicle.

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New Candles Are Safer for Homes, Children and Can Be Set On A Timer [VIDEO]

During a visit to my sister's home she turned me on to these new candles that I love!  Not only because they are safer, but because I can set them on a timer and not worry about going to bed or leaving the house forgetting I have an open flame burning.  They are so cool and I'm excited to show you!

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How Do I Properly Use A Car Seat? The Superior Fire Deparment Presents A Car Seat Clinic May 7

Proper use of a car seat is not only a safety concern for our children but it's the law!  Whether you're a brand new parent, grandparent, or just need a refresher - the Superior Fire Department invites you to their Car Seat Clinic - Thursday, May 7 from 3 til 6 PM.

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Can I Eat Snow? Here Are Some Things To Think About Before You Tell Your Kids It’s Safe To Do So

Can I eat snow?  It's a question that just about anyone who's ever lived in an area that receives snow in the winter has pondered at least once or twice.  If you didn't wonder about it as a kid - then your kids will probably make you question the safety of eating Mother Nature's white stuff after you become a parent.  (And, haven't we all heard the adage about snow of the yellow variety?)

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Dulth Firefighters Respond To Early Morning Blaze In Lakeside

It was a busy morning for Duluth firefighters.  An early morning blaze ignited in a Lakeside duplex just after midnight.

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Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week Underway, Good Reminders To Be Prepared

Winter made a quick appearance in Minnesota and Wisconsin this year.  The snowfall was a good reminder of what season we are transitioning to.  Now it is time to get ready for the upcoming winter season.  Vehicles are getting a pre-winter check-up, snow removal equipment is being prepared for use, winter clothing is being seen etc.

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Fireworks Safety: The Minnesota State Fire Marshall’s Office Asks The Public To Be Cautious This 4th Of July

The 4th of July is fireworks season!  And while many communities present spectacular displays for the general public, many people buy and use their own fireworks.  The Minnesota Department of Public Safety and the Minnesota State Fire Marshall's Office reminds every one to be safe and legal this holiday.

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This Man’s Film Could Save Your House From Burning Down

Dave was an average guy like everyone else. He tried to save money, go green, do the right thing recycling. That's what got him in trouble and eventually burned down his house. He decided to turn his misfortune into a lesson for everyone.

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