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Vehicles With Air Bag Problem That Should Be Fixed

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million car owners whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired.

10/20/2014

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Get Marty: Woman Gets Help Tackling $13,000 Electricity Bill

A Wilkinsburg woman in desperate need of help for a massive electric bill reached out to KDKA-TV’S Get Marty for help.

09/29/2014

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Bravo Pet Foods Recalled After Salmonella Contamination

Some chicken and turkey Bravo pet foods are being recalled for possible salmonella contamination.

09/29/2014

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Ford Recalls 850K Cars On Short Circuit Concerns

Ford is recalling about 850,000 cars and SUVs because of a problem that could stop the air bags from working in a crash.

09/26/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Survey Looks At Tech Support Services

You know that dreaded moment when your hard drive crashes. If you’re like most people, you can’t fix it yourself. Do you know where to turn?

09/23/2014

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Sears Pulling Out Of Century III Mall

The current owners of the Century III mall say it’s not a dead facility, but that it’s a facility on its way back.

09/22/2014

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Apple’s New Operating System May Have Bugs

Just as a car cannot run without an engine, so also a smartphone cannot run without something called an operating system, Carnegie Mellon University professor Anind Dey told KDKA money editor Jon Delano on Friday.

09/19/2014

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Apple iPhone 6 Creates Market Stir

People lined up outside Apple stores Thursday night and even during the day on Friday just to get Apple’s latest smartphone — the iPhone 6.

09/19/2014

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Home Depot Breach May Mean New Credit Cards For Many

It sometimes seems as if every retail store has its customers’ credit and debit card information hacked by cyber criminals.

09/17/2014

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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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