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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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Electric Rates About To Go Up For Many Local Customers

What do you say we jump right to the bottom line? On June 1, 70 percent of West Penn Power customers and 47 percent of Duquesne Light customers are going to see their electric bills go up.

05/21/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Veggetti

If you’re watching carbs and calories, but love your pasta, a product called the Veggetti says it can help.

05/19/2014

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Does It Really Do That? The Perfect Pancake Pan

For Renee Craig, it’s not a question of if she’ll be making pancakes, it’s a matter of when — and of course, how many?

05/09/2014

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