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Angie’s List: Homeowners Spending More On Remodeling

More than 60 percent of homeowners who’ve been talking with Angie’s List contractors about remodeling in 2015 are prepared to open their wallets wider than those who made home improvements last year.

01/09/2015

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Consumer Reports Tests Double-A Batteries

Now that all of the Christmas gifts are opened, you might be in need of some batteries for those gadgets. Double-As are still the most popular size.

12/26/2014

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Security Experts Issue Warning About Facebook Cloning Scam

There’s a new, dark side to Facebook and it could put you at risk of losing your money, reputation and even a friendship.

12/17/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Tips For Holiday Shipping

In a recent survey, Consumer Reports asked 1,000 people about their shipping gripes and has some tips to help your boxes reach their destinations.

12/16/2014

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Angie’s List: Chimney Maintenance Tips

For many families, gathering around a crackling fireplace is a holiday tradition. But, you need to take the proper precautions.

12/11/2014

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Angie’s List: Disaster-Proofing Your Home For The Holidays

Bright colors, yummy smells and shiny decorations can make the holiday season magical.

12/04/2014

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Consumer Reports: Getting The Best Value At Target, Walmart

Walmart and Target are known for value, but a good price is only key if you’re getting a good product.

11/24/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests Levels Of Arsenic In Rice

Consumer Reports has issued new guidelines for limits on how much rice you and your children should eat.

11/18/2014

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Consumer Reports: Counterfeit Chinese Tires May Be Selling Under US Brand Names

An investigation by Consumer Reports has discovered that a Chinese company may be selling counterfeit tires in the US under a brand name that consumers trust.

11/17/2014

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Consumer Reports Puts Space Heaters To The Test

Consumer Reports has just tested more than two dozen space heaters and says if you have an older one, consider replacing it.

11/13/2014

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Angie’s List Tips For Updating Countertops

Updating your kitchen countertops with the latest look might seem like a great and relatively easy remodeling project.

11/13/2014

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CMU Working To Decode Brains & Read Your Thoughts

It seems like science fiction, or something out of the movies. Being able to read someone’s mind is happening for real, right here in Pittsburgh.

11/10/2014

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Fire Chief: Closing Bedroom Door At Night Could Save Your Life

Beaver Falls Fire Chief Mark Stowe and his department, along the with Chippewa Fire Department, helped KDKA burn down a house to demonstrate the one thing you should always do before you go to bed at night.

11/10/2014

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Angie’s List: Is Technology Harming My Child’s Eyes?

From the moment they wake up, kids are surrounded by screens. Now, many parents are worried about how that screen time might impair their child’s vision.

11/06/2014

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Angie’s List: Protect Your Family From Lead Poisoning

When you know what to look for and take the proper precautions, lead poisoning is 100 percent preventable. Unfortunately, thousands of kids are still getting sick.

10/30/2014

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