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Recalled Dehumidifiers Still Causing Fires

Even though it feels like winter, firefighters in Northeast Wisconsin are still seeing fires caused by recalled dehumidifiers.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission began recalling 2.5 million dehumidifiers more than a year ago. 420 more words


Unwrapping a hazard? The important label to look for to ensure your kids' toys are safe

CEDARBURG (WITI) — Hot holiday toys are flying off store shelves.  As you shop for your kids, do you know the important safety labels to look for? 533 more words

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Burned phone while charging sparks warning for others

Charging your cell phone overnight is a simple thing many people do, and one that caused a fiery scare for a Hawaii Kai man.

Todd Ishimaru woke up to find his cell phone burning while it was on the charger. 433 more words


PHOTOS: Toys that caused deaths, injuries in America in 2013

(PIX11) –The Consumer Product Safety Commission released a report of toy-related deaths and injuries in America in 2013.

Non-motorized scooters caused the most injuries for children younger that 15 years of age during the calendar year. 106 more words


New law brings new rules for soccer goals

ALBANY A regulation soccer goal is 8 feet tall, 24 feet wide and can weigh a few hundred pounds. And soon, state law will require it to be anchored into the ground while in use. 572 more words


Federal Register Highlights - 11/19/14

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for November 19, 2014:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is changing the operating regulation that governs the Conrail railroad bridge over Darby Creek at mile 0.25 in Essington, Pennsylvania. 361 more words

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Laundry Detergent 'Pods' Poison 1 Child an Hour: Report

Last year a Florida mother of a 7-month-old came back to her room to find that her baby had accidentally eaten one of those bright colored laundry detergent pods. 374 more words