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New law calls for older kids to be put in a booster seat


WILLMAR -- Parents who took the booster seat out of the car when their child started school may have to dig it out again, and parents who've already disposed of their car seat may have to go buy a new one.

Starting July 1, children who are under the age of eight and are also less than 4-feet-9-inches tall must be properly secured in a booster seat that meets federal guidelines.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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