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2015 Home & Garden Show Opens Downtown

When it comes to keeping your home in tip top shape– some people could use a little inspiration. That’s where the Pittsburgh Home Garden Show comes in.

03/06/2015

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Beer Distributors Get OK From PLCB To Sell 12-Packs

You won’t be forced to buy a case of beer if you go to the beer distributor now.

03/06/2015

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New App Lets You Turn Your Closet Into Cash

Some budding fashionistas are turning to their smart phones and tablets to help them clean out their closets.

03/05/2015

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Consumer Reports: Best Smoke & CO Detectors

There are basically two types of fires: smoky, smoldering fires that are best detected by alarms with photoelectric sensors and fast fires with flames that are best detected by alarms with ionization sensors.

02/27/2015

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Shoppers Embrace New Monroeville Mall Youth Policy

The mall experience by its nature tends to be a strolling, casual affair.

02/27/2015

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Angie’s List: How To Survive A Remodeling Project

Contractors tell Angie’s List that 2015 is going to be a busy year for home improvement.

02/26/2015

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Regulators OK ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules For Internet Providers

Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the “public interest” when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal Communications Commission.

02/26/2015

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Experts Say Big Jump In Gas Prices Expected

Prepare to say goodbye to the low gas prices we’ve been enjoying for months.

02/26/2015

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Giant Eagle Decides To Shutter Good Cents Stores

Another discount grocery store is chain is closing.

02/25/2015

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Class Action Lawsuits Filed Over Front-Loading Washer Woes

It’s supposed to make your life easier. But, your washing machine could be making a mess of things.

02/25/2015

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Does It Really Do That? Copper Fit

Are you one of the millions of people who suffer from pain? Whether it’s your knee, elbow, ankle, wrist, or back, lots of people are looking for relief.

02/25/2015

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Better Business Bureau Issues Warning Over Rewards Survey Scam

Loyalty rewards programs — coupons, discounts and cashback — are a long-established, effective methods used by retailers to keep customers coming back.

02/24/2015

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New Pittsburgh Product Offers On-The-Go Back Pain Relief

Wanting to remain active, Highland Park resident Helen Volkov Behn, with the help of local designer Jen Rocket, has developed a simple but revolutionary way to control back pain.

02/18/2015

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Does It Really Do That: Wraptastic

Have you had some fights with your plastic wrap? Maybe it tangles on you, or bunches up. maybe you’ve cut yourself on that blade.

02/18/2015

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Are Your Collectibles Treasures Or Busts?

When it comes to collectibles, some are hot and some are not. But, how do you know what’s become a treasure and what collectibles are no longer worth what they used to be?

02/17/2015

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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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