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Britax recalls 60,000 car seats for choking danger
By The Associated Press
DETROIT (AP) -- Britax Child Safety Inc. is recalling about 60,000 car seats because children can bite off a piece of the harness pad and choke on it.
The recall covers Boulevard 70-G3, Advocate 70-G3 and Pavilion 70-G3 models sold in the U.S. and Canada.
U.S. regulators say the seats were made with softer chest pad material that can be bitten off and chewed by children.
Britax says in a letter to the government that it has three reports of children biting off pieces and gagging on them.
The seats were made from June 11 to Aug. 31.
Britax will send new pads for free to about 3,000 people who registered seats. Other owners can call (888) 427-4829.
Posted: Wednesday, November 7 2012, 07:52 PM CST
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Obama says nation must do more for fallen heroes
May 25, 2013 10:08 GMT
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the nation must do more than just remember its fallen heroes on Memorial Day.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says the country must care for the loved ones the fallen leave behind. He says the country must also make sure that all veterans receive the care and benefits they have earned.
Obama says that, above all, the armed forces must have the support needed to carry out their missions at home and abroad.
In the Republican address, Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe thanks the nation for its prayers and support following Monday's deadly tornado in his home state. He recalls past natural and man-made disasters in Oklahoma and says that while the state was hard hit, "we're not knocked out."
Obama's address: http://www.whitehouse.gov Republican address: http://www.youtube.com/gopweeklyaddress
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