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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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Liquor Control Board Issues Safety Alert About Exploding Wine Bottles

Spontaneously exploding wine bottles have prompted the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to issue a consumer safety alert.

06/17/2014

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Consumer Reports: Testing Self-Tanners

Marissa Graham has fair skin that burns easily.

06/13/2014

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Safety Concerns Prompted Bunk Beds Recall

Lea Industries is recalling its bunk beds with bookcases because the beds can be assembled incorrectly.

06/04/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests Sunscreens, 18 Of 20 Below SPF Promise

Just in time for summer, Consumer Reports is out with their test of sunscreen.

05/30/2014

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Electricity Supplier Makes Refunds, Lower Rates To Unhappy Customers

Last February, Jenette and Adam Johnson of Uniontown were the first of many to contact KDKA-TV about skyrocketing electricity rates.

05/28/2014

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Bogus Utility Co. Employees Dupe Woman Out Of $3K

Officials are warning the public, after thieves stole $3,000 worth of cash and jewelry out of a local woman’s home.

05/26/2014

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Recalled Beef May Have Been Sent To Several Pittsburgh-Area Stores

Federal food safety officials say ground beef recalled by a Detroit business may have been sent to stores in 10 states.

05/23/2014

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