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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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Honda Odyssey Minivan Recall

Honda says it’s recalling nearly 887,000 Odyssey minivans because the fuel pump cover can wear out, cause a fuel leak and start a fire.

03/15/2014

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GM Issues Words Of Caution Over Heavy Key Chains

Easily lost in a purse and sometimes a pain in the pocket, our key rings are a necessary evil and sometimes a catch all.

03/13/2014

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Angie’s List: DIY Project Tips

Planning a home improvement project this year? You’re not alone.

03/06/2014

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Health Department Approves First Steps For Restaurant Grading System

The Allegheny County Health Department has approved the first step toward implementing a restaurant grading system.

03/03/2014

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One Electricity Supplier Offers Relief To Customers

After KDKA-TV first broke the story of skyrocketing electricity rates, suppliers have been on the hot seat.

02/26/2014

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GM Adds 842,000 Vehicles To Ignition Switch Recall, Fix Not Available Till April

The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog likely is looking into whether General Motors was slow to report problems that led to 13 deaths and a massive recall of small cars.

02/26/2014

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Scammers Target Online Rental Ads, Undercut Price With Fake Ad

A fabulous loft downtown, a home in the suburbs, a luxury townhouse on the slopes – what do these locations all have in common?

02/24/2014

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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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