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Evenflo Recalls Infant Seats Due To Faulty Buckle

Evenflo is recalling more than 200,000 rear facing infant seats.

10/24/2014

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New Email Scam Involving Phony Packages Hits The Internet

With just over eight weeks until Christmas, a new scam involving packages has hit the Internet, and quite possibly, your email.

10/24/2014

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Consumer Reports: Exploring Advantages Of Apple Pay

Apple has released its virtual mobile wallet Apple Pay. It allows you to buy things at participating stores with the tap of one of the new iPhones – the Apple 6 or 6 Plus.

10/23/2014

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Angie’s List: 3 Fall Chores Not To Ignore

When the weather is crisp, leaves are falling, and football is on TV, it can be easy to ignore fall chores. But, if you want to stay cozy and avoid costly problems this winter, you better get to work.

10/23/2014

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Apps Make Shopping As Easy As Point, Shoot, Buy

PITTSBURGH (CBS) — Shopping in a store or even online could soon be a thing of the past. Imagine being able to buy whatever you want simply by taking a picture of it from a […]

10/22/2014

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Millions Of Autos Recalled Because Of Faulty Air Bags

Injury or death by airbag — it’s a significant claim that auto manufacturers are taking seriously, as a growing number of individuals are hurt like Stephanie Erdman who barely survived.

10/21/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests Variety Of Foods For GMOs

The controversy is growing over whether foods should be labeled if they contain GMOs — genetically modified organisms.

10/21/2014

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Vehicles With Air Bag Problem That Should Be Fixed

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million car owners whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired.

10/20/2014

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Officials Warn Of Food Fraud, Say Labels Not Always Truthful

Eating healthy these days takes work.

10/17/2014

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Angie’s List: Making The Most Of Your Mudroom

Mudrooms are quickly becoming an essential addition to a house. They provide organization and storage solutions for busy families.

10/16/2014

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Consumer Reports: ‘Detachables’ Mostly Fall Flat

There’s an emerging class of computers that combines a laptop and a tablet. Consumer Reports checked to see whether they’re worth considering.

10/15/2014

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Consumer Reports: Turn Old Items Into Cash

The idea of downsizing can be overwhelming whether you’re moving into a smaller home or just want to get rid of some things.

10/09/2014

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Angie’s List: Making The Switch To USB Outlets

Do you find yourself fighting for outlet space as your family’s collection of electrical gadgets grows? If you’re tired of juggling three or four different chargers on a two-socket outlet, there’s a new and simple solution.

10/09/2014

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Gov’t: AT&T To Pay $105M For ‘Cramming’ Charges

State Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced a large, national settlement with AT&T Mobility for a practice called “cramming.”

10/08/2014

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People Conflicted About The Conflict Kitchen

Conflict Kitchen’s new menu has definitely brought some controversy. We find out how it’s business is handling these “conflicting” views.

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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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