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Consumer Reports Tests Double-A Batteries

Now that all of the Christmas gifts are opened, you might be in need of some batteries for those gadgets. Double-As are still the most popular size.

12/26/2014

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A Little Homework Before Returning Gifts Could Pay Off

Now that Christmas is over, you probably got something that you just can’t keep.

12/25/2014

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Tree Cutter Charged With Theft And Fraud Against Homeowners

When Eugene Askey showed up at the District Magistrate’s office in Jeannette for a preliminary hearing on one scam, Westmoreland County detectives were waiting to arrest and charge him with scamming five more residents from May to October of this year.

12/12/2014

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McDonald’s To Install Touch Screens In 2015

It’s been a tough year for America’s iconic fast food chain — McDonald’s.

12/09/2014

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Consumer Reports Survey: 64% Say Outlets Offer Great Value

Consumer Reports has rated 53 of the biggest outlet stores for value and quality, based on a survey of almost 16,000 subscribers, and can help you bag the best bargains.

12/05/2014

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Honda To Expand Air Bag Recall Nationwide

Under pressure from federal regulators, Honda is expanding a recall of driver’s side air bags to all 50 states.

12/03/2014

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Pittsburgh Shoppers Out For Black Friday Deals

Pittsburgh shoppers were out early for Black Friday.

11/28/2014

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Some, But Not All Stores, To Open On Thanksgiving

With many local shopping malls opening up at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving night, some shoppers have strong reactions.

11/26/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Juggle Bubbles

With its Magic Gloves and No-Bubble Solution, Juggle Bubbles looks fun. It claims to make bubbles without the trouble, but does it really do that?

11/26/2014

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Scams To Avoid This Holiday Season

With not that many weeks before Christmas, shoppers in stores and on-line are spending lots of dollars to make their holiday a sweet one.

11/25/2014

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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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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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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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PNC Changes Course, Decides To Issue New Credit & Debit Cards

When Home Depot discovered credit card and debit card information had been hacked from April to early September, one local bank — Dollar Bank — didn’t hesitate to act.

10/30/2014

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