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Loaning Advantage Cards To Others May Result In Fraud

When GetGo customers pull up to the gasoline pumps at at least one GetGo in the region, they are greeted with a notice, alerting the customer to thieves who are asking to borrow customers’ Giant Eagle Advantage Cards.

4 hours ago

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Consumer Reports: Don’t Trust ‘Natural’ Personal-Care Products

Sales of cosmetics and personal-care products labeled “natural” have soared recently, but “natural” on the package does not necessarily mean natural inside.

4 hours ago

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Dollar Tree’s Purchase Of Family Dollar Could Be Good News For Consumers

Two of the nation’s three largest dollar discount stores are joining forces.

07/28/2014

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Amazon Releases Fire Smartphone With New Features

Move over iPhone and Android. There’s a new smartphone out there.

07/25/2014

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Listeria Contamination Concerns Prompt Nationwide Fruit Recall

A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

07/22/2014

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Does It Really Do That? EnduraCool Instant Cooling Towel

It’s not always possible to camp out in air-conditioned comfort. However, EnduraCool’s Instant Cooling Towel claims it can be your portable air conditioner.

07/21/2014

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Consumer Reports: NutriBullet Pro 900 Could Be Dangerous

The new version of the NutriBullet is supposed to be even more powerful for creating healthy drinks, but the problem is it could be dangerous.

07/10/2014

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New Walmart Could Bring Extra Traffic To McCandless

After its original tenants of Kmart and Kroger, one corner in McCandless has been a retail underachiever.

07/03/2014

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Angie’s List: How To Pick The Perfect Set Of Wheels

There are tons of bicycles to choose from, so finding the right fit can be a little tricky.

07/03/2014

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Consumer Reports: Portable Air Conditioners No Better Than Fans

If you’re considering buying an air conditioner, but you don’t want a lot of fuss with a window installation, you might be tempted to go with one of those portable floor units.

07/02/2014

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Angie’s List: Beware Of Scams From Storm-Chasing Contractors

Most families have a safety plan to follow when severe weather strikes. But when the sky clears and cleanup begins, don’t let your guard down.

06/26/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Tips For Getting Freebies Online

There is some stuff you can get online without paying a penny. Consumer Reports ShopSmart Magazine has found the best freebies, everything from cosmetics to pet food.

06/24/2014

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Summer Savings: Which Credit Cards Save The Most On Gas?

It’s a great time of year to get the family in the car, hit the open road and head out for vacation.

06/23/2014

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More And More Companies Want To Buy Your Selfie

Ellen’s famous Oscar selfie crashed Twitter.

06/20/2014

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Consumer Reports: Special Sunscreen For Kids Not Necessary

When you choose a sunscreen for your child, what do you look for? About a third of us buy a sunscreen that claims to be for kids, and many choose one that’s doctor-recommended, according to a Consumer Reports survey.

06/19/2014

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