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May 22, 2014

Governor launching child car safety campaign

ATLANTA — State officials are planning to launch a campaign to remind parents, childcare workers and others of the dangers of leaving children in unattended vehicles.

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and First Lady Sandra Deal are launching the "Look Again" public awareness campaign at the state Capitol Tuesday morning along with Department of Early Care and Learning Commissioner Bobby Cagle.

Department officials say seven Georgia children have died of heat stroke after being left unattended in cars since 2010.

Earlier this week, a metro Atlanta daycare owner and her daughter were sentenced to jail time in the death of a 2-year-old girl who was left in a van on a hot day in June of 2011.

 

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The H.E.A.T traffic enforcement and education initiative began in the Baldwin County Schools corridor Monday. The RADAR Speed Detection Trailer is positioned on Ga. Highway 49.

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The Teen Club, as part of the Twin Lakes Library System's Summer Reading Club, and Reference Supervisor Dabney Kinser do candy science experiments to finish up the science themed reading club experience.

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Chatter Boutique owner Amber Patitucci shows off a new shipment of jewelry. The former educator turned businesswoman is celebrating one year of business. To commemorate the event, the store is featuring a birthday bash sale with items at half price.

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