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New Men’s Underwear Store Hopes To Have More Than Just Brief Success

Is Pittsburgh ready for a men’s underwear store? Thomas West, the owner of “Trim,” says the answer is, “Yes.”

05/05/2014

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US Steel To Layoff Some Pittsburgh Employees

U.S. Steel Corp. is laying off an undisclosed number of Pittsburgh employees to cut costs.

05/03/2014

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Good Housekeeping Researchers Perform Test After Test Before Giving Out Seal

For more than 100 years, consumers have been relying on the Good Housekeeping seal. But how do companies get that seal?

04/30/2014

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Rising Cost Of Meats, Produce Affecting Some Local Businesses

Be prepared for a shock if you haven’t bought meat the grocery store lately. Beef prices are way up.

04/29/2014

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Hershey: New Wrappers Will Save Nearly 2,000 Trees

The Hershey Co. says it is saving a small forest each year with its new packaging design for Hershey’s Miniatures.

04/28/2014

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DEP: Some Tyler Mountain Water Contaminated With E. Coli

The DEP is warning consumers after finding that some Tyler Mountain Water has been contaminated with total coliform and E. coli.

04/26/2014

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Score Deals On Last-Minute Summer Travel Plans

Lots of people from our area will head to the beach this summer, and it’s not too late.

04/25/2014

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Cost Of Coffee Going Up

That morning cup of coffee could soon get more expensive.

04/23/2014

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Simon Properties Announces Major Upgrades To South Hills Village

South Hills Village is a popular shopping destination, anchored by Macy’s at one end, Target and Dick’s Sporting Goods at the other, and Sears in the middle.

04/22/2014

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Consumer Reports: How To Get Cash For Old Electronics

Got an old computer stashed in a storage room?

04/18/2014

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Subway: “Yoga Mat” Chemical Almost Out Of Bread

Subway says an ingredient dubbed the “yoga mat” chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.

04/11/2014

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Angie’s List: How To Save On Your Car Rental

Families are dreaming of spring break getaways.

04/03/2014

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PNC Replacing Credit Cards Of Customers Who Shopped At Target During Breach

Even if you haven’t been affected by the Target data breach, but you have a PNC card – you’ll be getting a new one.

03/21/2014

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Starbucks To Roll Out Beer, Wine To More Cafes

Starbucks plans to turn more of its cafes into a destination for beer and wine in the evenings.

03/21/2014

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Pa. Lawmakers Consider Bills To Require Electricity Companies To Give Rate Hike Notices

A hearing in Harrisburg of the House Consumer Affairs Committee brought strong words from legislators on winter electricity price hikes that plagued thousands in this region.

03/20/2014

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