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FRESNO, Calif.

The Silent Killer
Carbon monoxide poisoning killed four members of a Madera County family. Learn the symptoms and how to avoid this silent killer.

Guest: Dr. Rick Gellar / California Poison Control

Free Tax Help
Learn about the VITA program. Find out who qualifies for free tax help.

Guests: Hannah Frick / Fresno County United Way and Veronica Soria / CSET

FRESNO COUNTY
243-3669
WWW.UNITEDWAYFRESNO.ORG

Turning Teens Around
The program helping troubled teenagers dress for success. The three valley high schools seeing a dramatic decrease in suspensions.

TULARE COUNTY
741-4640
WWW.CSET.ORG
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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Warning

Heating equipment should be properly installed/inspected
Install carbon monoxide detectors
Do not cover bottom of gas or propane ovens
Never use fuel-burning equipment in home, garage, car or tent
Never operate portable generator in an enclosed space like a garage or home
Do not use charcoal or hibachi grills indoors or for heating
Do not heat home with oven or clothes dryer
Never let a car engine run inside a closed garage

A new state law, passed last year requires that all single-family homes --including rental homes, install carbon monoxide detectors by July 1, 2011.
Apartment units must install the detectors by January 1, 2013.

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