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Disconnecting From Work While On Vacation

Nowadays it is harder than ever to disconnect from electronics, especially during a vacation. A recent study says that 61 percent of those surveyed did at least some work while on their last vacation.

On top of that, many bosses expect their employees to be available by email while others are afraid their bosses will realize their position is no longer needed.

How do you totally disconnect when on vacation and how do you do it without anxiety? Lizzie Post, contributor at the Emily Post Institute and Co-Author of the Etiquette Advantage in Business, joined The KDKA Morning News to discuss how to do that.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/22/2014

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Consumer Reports: Tips To Protect Electronics On Vacation

A Consumer Reports survey found 94 percent of us don’t leave home without at least one device and vacationers take along three on average.

07/04/2014

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FBI Trying To Unlock Motive Behind Franklin Regional Stabbings

It’s not a question of who did it. It’s a question of why?

04/10/2014

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Study Looks At Screen Time, Teen Bone Density

Computers, tablets, video games, TV — these entertaining devices can be hard on how much kids weigh, how well they see, and now a study hints at possibly how well their bones hold up.

04/08/2014

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Are Electronic Devices Making Kids Nearsighted?

Computers, tablets, cell phones – is all this focusing on tiny electronic devices taking a toll on our childrens’ eyes?

01/31/2014

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Consumer Reports Offers Advice For When To Repair Or Replace Appliances

Repair or replace? That’s always the question with appliances and electronics when they go on the fritz.

01/16/2014

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Public Urged To Recycle Styrofoam Packaging From Christmas Gifts

From electronics to appliances, so many items nowadays are packaged in Styrofoam.

12/27/2013

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Brown Thursday Shoppers Line Up To Cash In On Deals

First, there was Black Friday. Now, Brown Thursday is starting to catch on as shoppers look to cash in on some early deals.

11/28/2013

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Major Back-To-School Deals Expected Over Labor Day Weekend

With the kids back in school, here come the sales.

08/30/2013

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Police Arrest Suspect In String Of Connellsville Burglaries

Police in Fayette County say they’ve arrested the man accused in a string of recent home burglaries.

06/27/2013

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Experts Expose Some Of The Top Tech Myths

You’ve heard them all: leaving your laptop plugged into the charger will harm your computer, or the more the mega pixels – the better the picture. In this technology age, there are so many new gadgets out there and there are so many myths that go along with them. KDKA’s John Shumway talks to some experts to exposes some of the “top tech myths.”

05/21/2013

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Smash And Grab Thefts Increasing

Smash and grab thefts from cars are on the rise — here and throughout the country.

02/25/2013

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Best Buy Announces Store And Online Price Match

Best Buy is making a big move, announcing that beginning next month it will match the prices of more than a dozen on-line retailers.

KDKA-TV–02/18/2013

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A Few Things Will Cost Less In 2013

As soon as that ball drops, a lot of folks can’t help but think about all that money they spent over the holidays. The good news is, you will save money on some things in 2013, without really trying.

01/15/2013

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Fire Destroys House In Carrick

A home was destroyed by an early Tuesday morning fire in Carrick.

01/08/2013

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