Forgetting children in vehicles has consquences

Photo Contest

Where do you read the newspaper? The Uvalde Leader-News is again accepting photo submissions from people reading the newspaper in far-flung or unique geographical locations. The newspaper first held the contest in 2013 and received dozens of entries, which appeared one at a time on the front page of each edition of the newspaper – for nearly one year.Simply e-mail, mail or bring your photos into us on or before Dec. 31, 2016, to be eligible for the contest. Pictures will be judged on location, originality and authenticity and should be accompanied by a brief description...
Whether it is done accidentally or intentionally, the end result of leaving a child inside of a non-idling motor vehicle can be fatal and carry serious legal consequences. According to a press release by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, two vehicle heat-related deaths have occurred so far this year in the United States, with one of those deaths in Texas. In 2013, five deaths were reported in Texas and 44 in the United States.
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