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Only 3 Of 7 Midsize SUVs Perform Well In Crash Tests

Only three of seven midsize SUVs from the 2015 model year performed well in front-end crash tests done by an insurance industry group.

05/12/2015

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Does It Really Do That: Miracle Grill Mat

If you love grilling, but hate the mess it can leave behind, you will be interested in checking out the Miracle Grill Mat.

05/11/2015

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Whole Foods To Open A Lower-Priced Chain To Attract Younger Shoppers

Whole Foods is a popular high-end grocery store that prides itself on healthy, organic food.

05/07/2015

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Summer Attractions Expected To Bring In $40 Mil To Pittsburgh

A wide range of attractions are on tap in Pittsburgh this summer.

05/07/2015

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Smoke Alarms Might Not Be Enough To Wake Kids In A Fire

Smoke alarms save lives. It’s been proven over and over.

05/07/2015

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Angie’s List: How To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs

Their name implies that they’re confined to your bedroom, but bed bugs can live anywhere: hotels, offices, even movie theaters have had infestations.

05/07/2015

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Consumers May Be Paying More Than They Should For Electricity

Consumers could be losing money because they are not using the Public Utility Commission’s Pennsylvania Power Switch website to search for cheaper suppliers of electricity.

05/06/2015

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Consumer Reports Rates Best Bike Helmets

No question, a bike helmet can be a real lifesaver. Ninety percent of the bicyclists killed in the past two decades were not wearing a helmet.

05/06/2015

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Switch To New Refrigerant Likely To Boost Cost For Consumers

With a string of 80-degree days ahead, chances are good your air conditioner will get lots of use.

05/04/2015

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Does It Really Do That? StainzAway

Do you have a stain or two around the house that you just can’t get out? The StainzAway mitt says it can help with only a mitt and water.

05/04/2015

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Angie’s List: Readying & Reacting To Radon

You can’t see it, smell it, touch it or taste it, but radon is present in the soil of all 50 states, and it could be seeping into your home.

04/30/2015

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Does It Really Do That? Eggstractor & Rollie

There are a couple of new products that claim to make your egg cooking and eating, easier, but do they really work?

04/29/2015

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Honda Expands Airbag Recall

Honda is expanding its airbag recall to an additional 380,000 vehicles.

04/29/2015

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Consumer Reports: How Safe Is Your Shrimp?

Americans love shrimp. We eat an average of almost four pounds a year, making shrimp more popular than tuna.

04/24/2015

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Angie’s List: Taking The Stress Out Of Moving

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It does not matter if you are going across town or across the country, moving your home and family can be stressful. There’s a lot to consider when hiring a mover, and […]

04/23/2015

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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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