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Does It Really Do That? Stone Wave Cooker

Maybe you don’t have time to cook. Maybe you don’t like to cook. Maybe you don’t think you can cook.

02/24/2014

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New Law Bans American Flags Made Overseas

It turns out, many American flags aren’t always very American.

02/23/2014

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As Electric Bills Skyrocket, Local Legislator Calls For Action

Last Monday, KDKA told you about the Johnsons whose electricity supplier without notice tripled their electric bill to $739.

02/21/2014

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PUC To Investigate Rising Electricity Rates For Some Consumers

In response to a KDKA-TV report last Monday and complaints filed by nearly 800 ratepayers, the Public Utility Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to open an investigation of the doubling, tripling and quadrupling of rates by certain electricity suppliers.

02/20/2014

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Scammers Pose As IRS In Time For Tax Season

Just in time for tax season, there’s a new scam you need to know about.

02/18/2014

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New App Lets You Pay For Parking On Your Phone

Something big could be coming to Pittsburgh this year, something that promises to forever change your daily experience in the city.

02/17/2014

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Electricity Rates Triple For Some Area Customers

When Jenette Johnson opened her electric bill, she was shocked.

02/17/2014

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Inside McDonalds’ Secret Test Kitchen

It’s a menu most of us have ordered from. There are some iconic items and some new ones. But how does McDonald’s come up with its menu?

02/14/2014

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Angie’s List: So Long To The Spare Tire

Imagine your tire blows out on the highway. Instead of waiting for roadside assistance, you decide to change the tire yourself. You open the trunk and surprise, no spare!

02/13/2014

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App Helps De-Clutter Your Mailbox Of Junk Mail

Is your mailbox cluttered with catalogs and credit card offers? Well, if you feel like you are drowning in junk mail, there is hope.

02/11/2014

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Cell Phones Not Immune From Telemarketers

Even if you have put your phone number on the Do Not Call List, the calls may be coming through. And not just on your home phone; your cell phone is not immune from the telemarketers reach.

02/11/2014

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Flappy Bird App Withdrawal Spikes Prices On eBay

It’s called Flappy Bird, one of those games you download through an app for your smartphone or iPad.

02/10/2014

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Does It Really Do That: Hot Buns

The commercial makes you smile, maybe shake your head, and it definitely plays with the name of this hair styling product.

02/10/2014

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Officials Issue Recall For Beef Jerky Products

The USDA is alerting the public to a recall of beef jerky products.

02/08/2014

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AT&T Wireless Cuts Prices To Win Subscribers

It’s a real battle out there, as the nation’s major wireless service providers want to capture more of the market by luring you away from your current network.

02/03/2014

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