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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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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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