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Kraft-Heinz Recalls Cheese Singles Due To Choking Hazard

Kraft-Heinz is recalling 36,000 cases of individually-wrapped cheese singles because you could choke on them.

08/02/2015

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End Of An Era, Pittsburghers Say Goodbye To Arcade Bakery, Tic Toc Cafe

Time is running out for the Macy’s on Fifth Avenue downtown.

07/31/2015

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Consumer Reports Tests Best & Worst Ways To Keep Mosquitoes Away

Lots of products claim to protect you from pesky mosquitoes. But many of them contain chemicals you don’t necessarily want to spray on yourself or your kids.

07/31/2015

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Lawsuit Accuses CVS Of Overcharging For Generic Drugs

Pharmacy giant CVS is allegedly bilking customers with a deceptive pricing scheme affecting more than 400 generic drugs, claims a Washington, DC-based law firm seeking class action status to recover the cash.

07/31/2015

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Consumer Reports Sheds Light On Car Insurance Secrets

Car insurance commercials tout low rates but don’t tell you just how the companies set those rates.

07/30/2015

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Angie’s List: Tips For Safely Removing Trees, Grinding Stumps

If you’ve ever lost a tree due to disease or some other issue, then you know what a big job it is to get that tree cut down and removed, but that’s only part of the job.

07/30/2015

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Does It Really Do That? Paint Zoom

Thinking of getting some painting done around the house, but hate the idea of investing the time?

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Experts Offer Tips To Save Money On College Expenses

These days, gift registries aren’t just limited to baby showers and weddings. Did you know future college students can also draft a wish list at some stores? It’s just one of the new ways families are trying to save some of that college cash.

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Android Phones Subject To Attack Via Text Pics

New research suggests that nearly a billion Android phones are capable of being hacked simply by receiving a picture message.

07/28/2015

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Energy Drinks May Lead To Heart Problems

Young people are facing a life-threatening problem – all because of a drink that’s completely legal.

07/27/2015

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Chrysler Issues Recall To Prevent Hacking Of Its Car Software

Fiat Chrysler moved quickly to recall 1.4 million vehicles equipped with certain Internet and radio software that can be hacked by outsiders.

07/24/2015

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Angie’s List: Window Tinting Can Lower Your Car’s Interior Temperature

We all dread climbing into a vehicle that’s been sitting outside in the summer heat – short shorts and leather seats are an especially bad combination.

07/23/2015

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Aldi Opens First Of 9 Old Bottom Dollar Stores

When Bottom Dollar closed its doors, many worried at the loss of the low-priced discount grocery store.

07/22/2015

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MLB Stadiums Ranked By Cheapest Beer

Beer and baseball tend to go hand in hand, but a new list will show you just how much you can expect to pay if you’re heading to a stadium to enjoy a cold one.

07/22/2015

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Consumer Reports Issues Laundry Pod Safety Alert

Single-dose liquid laundry detergents are convenient and easy to use. But they can also be poisonous. In the first six months of this year, poison-control centers received more than 6,000 reports of young children ingesting the pods or getting them in their eyes or on their skin.

07/20/2015

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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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