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Website Goldstar Offers Steep Discounts On Tickets

Why pay full price when you could pay half-price instead?

07/17/2015

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Angie’s List: Vinyl Siding Costing Homeowners Thousands

Solar distortion – that’s what they call it when a home’s vinyl siding melts due to reflected sunlight off of the windows next door.

07/16/2015

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Air Bag Problems Prompt Subaru To Recall 32,000 Imprezas

Subaru is recalling more than 32,000 cars because of a problem with the front passenger air bag that may prevent it from inflating in a crash.

07/16/2015

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Does It Really Do That? Play And Freeze Ice Cream Ball

A new product called the Play and Freeze Ice Cream Ball claims you don’t have to pause the fun to make delicious homemade ice cream. Does it really do that?

07/14/2015

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Macy’s Announces Downtown Store Will Close

The Macy’s store in downtown Pittsburgh is going to close.

07/13/2015

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New Cleansing Conditioners Offer Salon Experience At Home

Having your hair washed at the salon is luxurious.

07/10/2015

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GM Recalling Nearly 780K SUVs To Fix Power Lift Gate Problem

General Motors is recalling nearly 780,000 crossover SUVs mainly in North America because the rear power lift gates can suddenly fall and hit people.

07/10/2015

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Angie’s List: Huge Demand For Skilled Trade Workers

When people talk about “hot jobs” these days, they typically think high-tech.

07/09/2015

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Another Bird Flu Casualty: Rita’s Pulls Frozen Custard

The latest casualty of bird flu? Frozen custard.

07/09/2015

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Expert Tips On How To Declutter Your Home

Does it feel like you’re losing the war on clutter at your home?

07/06/2015

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Consumer Reports Tests Chest & Upright Freezers

If you are in need of some extra storage space, Consumer Reports just tested dozens of chest freezers and uprights.

07/03/2015

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Angie’s List: How To Properly Maintain Your Garbage Disposal

In today’s Angie’s List report, how to avoid those dreaded clogs by properly using and maintaining your garbage disposal.

07/02/2015

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Consumer Reports Issues Word Of Warning About Rent-To-Own Stores

Looking for an affordable way to buy that new refrigerator or living room set? Shopping at a rent-to-own store may seem like the best option if you’re short on cash. But, Consumer Reports warns that some of those so-called deals could end up busting your budget.

06/30/2015

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Consumer Reports’ Tips For Better Audio On Cell Phones

For many people, trying to hear a cell-phone conversation can be challenging. In Consumer Reports’ tests, no cell phone has received an excellent or even a very good rating for voice quality.

06/26/2015

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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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