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Consumer Reports Tests Head Lice Treatments, Recommends Best Options

Head lice affects as many as 12 million kids every year.

09/09/2014

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New NHTSA Database Helping Public Find Out About Vehicle Recalls

PITTSBURGH (CBS) — One in four recalled cars never get the needed fix because vehicle owners often don’t even know about the recall. But the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now has a new site […]

09/03/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Wubble Bubble Ball

The commercial makes it look like so much fun.

08/29/2014

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Is Denim On The Decline? Jean Makers See Sharp Drop In Sales

PITTSBURGH (CBS) — This year, the time-honored tradition of back to school shopping is less likely to include one traditional back to school staple, denim jeans. Analysts report U.S. jean sales are down six percent […]

08/22/2014

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Bean Bag Chairs Recalled After 2 Children Die

A bean bag chair has been recalled after two children died after suffocating in the chair.

08/22/2014

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Angie’s List: The Cost Of A Free Estimate

We’ve all heard the expression there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but what about a free estimate?

08/21/2014

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Pittsburgh International Airport Airmall Getting A Makeover With New Shops

That clickety-clackety sound of suitcases at the airport will soon be a thing of the past.

08/20/2014

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Boy Injured After Electronic Tablet Battery Explodes

A young boy was injured after the battery in his electronic tablet exploded.

08/15/2014

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Scammers Posing As Amazon Trying To Trick Consumers

If you shop online, be aware of a phony email that’s circulating.

08/08/2014

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Vizio TVs Recalled Over Safety Concerns

About 245,000 televisions are being recalled.

08/07/2014

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Experts Say Android Phone Users At Risk For Malicious Apps

Experts are warning Android phone users about a security issue. It’s called Fake ID, and could allow malicious apps to access the other programs on your phone.

08/01/2014

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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.

07/31/2014

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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.

07/31/2014

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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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