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Consumer Reports: Tips To Make Charity Donations Count

For many, the holiday season is a time to give not only to friends and family, but also to those in need.

12/24/2014

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Consumer Reports: Why Gift Cards Make Bad Gifts

If the thought of braving holiday crowds at the mall is driving you to go for gift cards, you’re not alone.

12/23/2014

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Last-Minute Shoppers Cashing In On Free Shipping Day

If you haven’t wrapped up your holiday shopping, you may want to cross some items off your list today.

12/18/2014

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Security Experts Issue Warning About Facebook Cloning Scam

There’s a new, dark side to Facebook and it could put you at risk of losing your money, reputation and even a friendship.

12/17/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Tips For Holiday Shipping

In a recent survey, Consumer Reports asked 1,000 people about their shipping gripes and has some tips to help your boxes reach their destinations.

12/16/2014

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Consumer Reports: Best Places To Buy Electronics

From tablets to TVs to laptop computers, electronics are likely to be the hottest gifts this holiday season. Consumer Reports’ recent survey covering more than 42,000 electronics purchases can steer you to the best places to buy.

12/12/2014

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Fans Seem Unfazed As Price Of Pirates Tickets Goes Up

Only the most maniacal Pirates fans think about baseball on a day like today, but a few showed up at the box office first thing, despite the shivering cold.

12/12/2014

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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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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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