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May 24, 2015

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The Briggs & Stratton Corporation Storm Responder Portable Generator was developed specifically for emergency situations. (PRNewsFoto/Briggs & Stratton Corporation)

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A recent National Dog Bite Prevention Week Coalition survey distributed by State Farm Insurance and Prevent the Bite asked children age 5-9 questions about dog behavior. The results pointed to a number of common misunderstandings that can lead to dog bites. The need for early education on safely interacting with dogs is significant. For information on the Coalition and to learn how to read what a dog is telling you and how to treat dogs with respect, visit www.avma.org.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

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