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Batteries

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Consumer Reports Rates Double-A Batteries

This time of year, you need plenty of batteries on hand to power up new toys and other devices. Consumer Reports just tested 15 of the most popular size, double-A’s, and found big differences.

12/24/2013

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Firefighters Urge Importance Of Maintaining Smoke Alarms

We changed the clocks this past weekend and firefighters are reminding everyone to also change the batteries in their smoke detectors.

11/05/2013

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Toy Batteries May Be Harmful To Children

The glow of the holidays grows all the brighter with toys that blink, light up, sing and shine, but that glow could be eclipsed by the danger that lurks inside.

12/11/2012

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Experts Warn Against Storing 9-Volt Batteries In ‘Junk Drawer’ Due To Fire Hazard

Do you have a junk drawer somewhere in your house? Most people do, and most of us probably don’t give a second thought to what we put in it.

08/22/2012

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Consumer Reports Puts AA Batteries To Test

You’re probably finishing up your holiday shopping and chances are there are some electronics on your list. If you’re figuring out which batteries to buy to power those devices, Consumer Reports has put some of the most popular brands to the test to help save you money and time.

12/21/2011

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