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Better Business Bureau Issues Holiday Scam Warning

The Better Business Bureau is warning people about some of the most common holiday scams.

12/11/2014

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Angie’s List: Chimney Maintenance Tips

For many families, gathering around a crackling fireplace is a holiday tradition. But, you need to take the proper precautions.

12/11/2014

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Fresh Cut Fruit Distributed To Giant Eagle, Sheetz, Wegmans Recalled Due To Possible Listeria

Del Monte is recalling some fresh cut fruit that may be contaminated with Listeria.

12/10/2014

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Hello Bistro Another Example Of Company Spin-Offs To Attract Customers

The corner at Forbes and Wood, Downtown, was once home to a Stouffer’s restaurant and later a McDonald’s.

12/09/2014

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McDonald’s To Install Touch Screens In 2015

It’s been a tough year for America’s iconic fast food chain — McDonald’s.

12/09/2014

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Consumer Reports Survey: 64% Say Outlets Offer Great Value

Consumer Reports has rated 53 of the biggest outlet stores for value and quality, based on a survey of almost 16,000 subscribers, and can help you bag the best bargains.

12/05/2014

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Airport Opening Airmall To Public For One-Day Only Holiday Shopping Event

The Airmall at Pittsburgh International Airport will be open to the public on Saturday for holiday shopping.

12/05/2014

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Angie’s List: Disaster-Proofing Your Home For The Holidays

Bright colors, yummy smells and shiny decorations can make the holiday season magical.

12/04/2014

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Honda To Expand Air Bag Recall Nationwide

Under pressure from federal regulators, Honda is expanding a recall of driver’s side air bags to all 50 states.

12/03/2014

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Gas War Drops Prices In Oakmont Area

Drivers are doing a double take at the gas prices in the Oakmont – Harmarville area.

12/02/2014

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Breaking Down The Twelve Days Of Christmas

Find out much it would cost to actually purchase the 12 days of Christmas gifts.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/01/2014

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Online Shoppers Grab Up For Cyber Monday Deals

After a busy holiday weekend in shopping malls, millions of Americans are expected to log on and keep shopping on the day dubbed Cyber Monday.

12/01/2014

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Pittsburgh Shoppers Out For Black Friday Deals

Pittsburgh shoppers were out early for Black Friday.

11/28/2014

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Shoppers Line Up Early For Deals On Brown Thursday

Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a day to relax at home with family and a belly rub to signify the end of a great meal. Or, you could wake up early and shop.

11/27/2014

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Some, But Not All Stores, To Open On Thanksgiving

With many local shopping malls opening up at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving night, some shoppers have strong reactions.

11/26/2014

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Dave Crawley Receives “Bill Burns” Award

Dave Crawley Receives “Bill Burns” Award

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Does It Really Do That?

Infomercials and advertisements claim their products make life easier. KDKA-TV’s Jennifer Antkowiak puts these claims to the test.

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Objects Of Affection

Love isn’t just the people we love. In this technological age, we love our gadgets as well. KDKA-TV staffers reveal the objects of their affection!

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Shop Safely Online This Holiday Season

If heading to a crowded shopping mall is something you dread this time of year, you might be thinking about doing some of your holiday shopping online. Follow these tips to ensure cyber shopping experience pays off in the long run.

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Lemon Law: 2010 Car Complaint Index

The complaint index is based on a ratio of the number of complaints for each vehicle to the sales of that vehicle. The numbers represent relative index scores, not the number of complaints received. The […]

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Does It Really Do That?

Some of those infomercials that you see on TV make certain products look like things you just can’t afford to live without; but do they really live up to all the hype? Before you invest, […]

A child robot "Child-robot with Biomimetic Body" or CB2 (CB square), equipped with 51 air actuators, 5 motors and 197 tactile sensors under soft silicone skin on its child sized body, measuring 130cm tall and weighing 33kg at his laboratory in Osaka University in Suita city in Osaka prefecture on March 10, 2009. (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Robot Craze

Japan appears to be leading the way in robotic technology. Here’s a look at some of the country’s creations.

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