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Dog In Car

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Panicked, hopeless, and unable to cool down, many dogs left in hot cars die each year. The temperature inside a parked car on a warm day, even with the windows slightly open, can reach 160 degrees or above, causing potential brain damage, heatstroke, and death—all in a matter of minutes. This...
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Fireworks

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The National Fire Protection Association is taking aim at consumer fireworks. They’re urging people not to use consumer fireworks because they are too dangerous. Fireworks are responsible for thousands of fires and injuries each year. On Independence Day in a typical year, more U.S. fires are...
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Buckle Up

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Do you put on your seat belt every time you get in the car? Illinois has a 92.6% compliance rate for safety belt usage. If you can't find a reason to buckle up, IDOT can help. Here's a quick look at some of the reasons why people wear their safety belts. Video of Why Do You Buckle Up?
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B96 Cares! Don't Try and Straighten your Own Teeth!

The American Association of Orthodontists reports that nearly 13 percent of its member orthodontists are seeing patients who have tried do-it-yourself teeth straightening; some of those attempts have caused irreparable damage.
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