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Consumer Reports: Getting The Best Value At Target, Walmart

Walmart and Target are known for value, but a good price is only key if you’re getting a good product.

11/24/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Scratchdini

Little scratches on your car can seem to show up out of nowhere. It can be time-consuming and expensive to take your car to a body shop to have them fixed too.

11/20/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests OLED TVs

The head of Consumer Reports’ television testing says OLED is the best display technology out there, combining the best features of plasmas and LCDs.

11/19/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests Levels Of Arsenic In Rice

Consumer Reports has issued new guidelines for limits on how much rice you and your children should eat.

11/18/2014

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Consumer Reports: Counterfeit Chinese Tires May Be Selling Under US Brand Names

An investigation by Consumer Reports has discovered that a Chinese company may be selling counterfeit tires in the US under a brand name that consumers trust.

11/17/2014

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Choosing The Right Day To Shop Could Save You Big

Everybody loves a good deal, but don’t you hate when you miss out on a big sale?

11/14/2014

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Consumer Reports Puts Space Heaters To The Test

Consumer Reports has just tested more than two dozen space heaters and says if you have an older one, consider replacing it.

11/13/2014

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Angie’s List Tips For Updating Countertops

Updating your kitchen countertops with the latest look might seem like a great and relatively easy remodeling project.

11/13/2014

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Does It Really Do That? My Fun Fish Tank

The makers of My Fun Fish Tank say their system is a self-cleaning tank. So, does it really do that?

11/12/2014

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GE To Build 3D Printing Facility Near Pittsburgh

General Electric plans to build a $32 million facility near Pittsburgh International Airport to develop three-dimensional printing and other high-tech manufacturing processes.

11/12/2014

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How To Get A Jump Start On Black Friday Shopping

Black Friday is still two weeks away, but for shoppers who really like to plan things out, some stores have already released their Black Friday ads.

11/11/2014

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Angie’s List: Is Technology Harming My Child’s Eyes?

From the moment they wake up, kids are surrounded by screens. Now, many parents are worried about how that screen time might impair their child’s vision.

11/06/2014

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Bottom Dollar Sold To Aldi, All 20 Pittsburgh Stores Closing

The company who owns Bottom Dollar Food has sold the discount grocery chain to Aldi Inc.

11/06/2014

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Find Treasures For Bargain Deals At The Auction

If you like finding bargains, you may want to check out an auction.

11/05/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Potato Express

The Potato Express promises perfectly cooked potatoes in your microwave in just four minutes. Does it really do that?

11/04/2014

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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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