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Local Salon Owners Gear Up For New Tanning Bed Bill

Doctors have been long concerned about the health risks of tanning beds, and in just a matter of days, many of those concerns will be written in a new state law.

05/05/2014

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Lights Camera Pittsburgh Movie Tours Taking Off

Pittsburgh has been featured in lots of movies over the years, but recently it seems filmmakers cant get enough of our scenery.

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New Legislations Proposes Turning Interstates Into Toll Roads

Right now you can drive north on Interstate 79 from West Virginia, turn east on Interstate 80 and never pay a toll within Pennsylvania.

05/05/2014

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New Men’s Underwear Store Hopes To Have More Than Just Brief Success

Is Pittsburgh ready for a men’s underwear store? Thomas West, the owner of “Trim,” says the answer is, “Yes.”

05/05/2014

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Angie’s List: Are Home Warranties Worth It?

Home warranties can provide you with peace of mind, but they can also be a headache if you don’t do your homework.

05/01/2014

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Good Housekeeping Researchers Perform Test After Test Before Giving Out Seal

For more than 100 years, consumers have been relying on the Good Housekeeping seal. But how do companies get that seal?

04/30/2014

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Rising Cost Of Meats, Produce Affecting Some Local Businesses

Be prepared for a shock if you haven’t bought meat the grocery store lately. Beef prices are way up.

04/29/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Perfect Tortilla Pan

Kelley Thompson has seen the Perfect Tortilla Pan commercial on TV, and has been wondering if it would be worth it to buy a set.

04/28/2014

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Hershey: New Wrappers Will Save Nearly 2,000 Trees

The Hershey Co. says it is saving a small forest each year with its new packaging design for Hershey’s Miniatures.

04/28/2014

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DEP: Some Tyler Mountain Water Contaminated With E. Coli

The DEP is warning consumers after finding that some Tyler Mountain Water has been contaminated with total coliform and E. coli.

04/26/2014

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Score Deals On Last-Minute Summer Travel Plans

Lots of people from our area will head to the beach this summer, and it’s not too late.

04/25/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Spin Mop

The Hurricane Spin Mop 360 promises to clean, polish and dust, and eliminate the need to ever get your hands in dirty mop water again.

04/24/2014

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Angie’s List: 3 Blunders To Avoid To Increase Home Value

This time of year, homeowners are eager to spring into action and get started on home improvement projects. But, the key is tackling projects that will increase your home’s value.

04/24/2014

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Cost Of Coffee Going Up

That morning cup of coffee could soon get more expensive.

04/23/2014

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Simon Properties Announces Major Upgrades To South Hills Village

South Hills Village is a popular shopping destination, anchored by Macy’s at one end, Target and Dick’s Sporting Goods at the other, and Sears in the middle.

04/22/2014

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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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