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People keep leaving children in hot cars. This teen thinks her invention can help.
Washington Post
The unthinkable keeps happening. The 18th hot car death of the year was recorded Thursday — on the same day that a national public service campaign kicked off to warn parents about the dangers of leaving kids in hot cars. In the latest awful incident, ...
Editorial: Summer heat proves deadly to kids left in carsTopeka Capital Journal

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San Jose: DA won't charge father in child's April hot-car death
San Jose Mercury News
SAN JOSE -- On the week federal safety officials are putting national attention on the deaths of children left in hot cars, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced that it will not charge a Los Gatos man in a San Jose case involving ...
Santa Clara County DA: Infant's hot car death was 'a tragic mistake'KTVU San Francisco
No charges in San Jose death of baby left in SUVSFGate

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Safety advocates raising awareness about the dangers of children left in hot cars
San mateo county times
"Now, we all check on cars. Even if I'm in a parking lot and I see kids in a car, I get concerned. This was terrible, but maybe one good thing is it lets people know to be aware." Giovanni Alonzo Hernandez died on April 16 after being left all day in ...

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CBS Local

Automakers Offer Decals Warning of Hot Car Danger
CBS Local
HAGERSTOWN, Md. — After numerous children have died in hot cars, an automobile industry trade group is offering free window decals to remind people that children should never be left alone in vehicles. The Washington-based Alliance of Automobile ...
Auto trade group offers decals warning of hot car dangerNewsday

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Baby Dies After Being Left in Hot Car in Kansas
ABC News
A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday. The 29-year ...
Kansas baby dies after being left in hot carLos Angeles Times
Ten-month-old girl dies after being left in a hot car in WichitaWashington Post
Police, state conducting own investigations into child's death in hot
KCTV Kansas City
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Lawmen hope display will warn people of hot car dangers
The Northwest Florida Daily News
Visitors to the Okaloosa Courthouse Annex Extension on Lewis Turner Boulevard Monday look at a sheriff's car containing a doll and a large thermometer. The exhibit, which will be up all week, is meant to call attention to the dangers of leaving ...

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Fox News

Hot Wheels unveils life-sized Darth Vader car (blog)
There's just something about the ominous breathing of Darth Vader, and now everyone's favorite villain has been reincarnated into one seriously Sith-worthy ride. The Hot Wheels Vader Car made its debut at Comic Con over the weekend and marks a cool ...
Mattel unveils the Hot Wheels Star Wars carsFox News
Hot Wheels unveils life-size Darth Vader Car at Comic-ConDigital Trends
Hot Wheels unveils new Star Wars-themed lineupDriving

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BBC News

Hot car deaths: The children left behind
BBC News
Every few days in the US, there are local media reports about young children dying from heatstroke, or being rescued, after being left to bake in parked cars. Why does it happen so often? With the click of an opening car door, at 15:15 on a warm ...
Parents reminded of the dangers of hot
Father's loss highlights danger of leaving children in hot carsSun-Sentinel

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Protecting kids left in hot cars through legislation
PHOENIX — Arizona has among the nation's highest death rates for children left in hot cars, yet it is not among the states, 19 and counting, with laws specifically addressing the issue. State statute does spell out that it's illegal to leave an animal ...
Arizona Yet to Have Law that Protects Children Being Left in Hot CarsGrowing Your Baby

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Police rescue two dogs from boiling hot car in car park in Ely
Cambridge News
Two dogs had to be rescued by police after they were left in a boiling hot car in a supermarket car park. Officers were called to the car park at Waitrose in Brays Lane, Ely, at around 10am on Saturday and discovered two Yorkshire Terriers inside a ...

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