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Consumer Reports: Costco Or Sam’s Club, Which Is Right For You?

If you don’t mind giant sizes and you have room to store boatloads of things such as paper towels, warehouse clubs are a popular shopping option.

16 hours ago

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Angie’s List: Sounding The Alarm On Home Security Systems

Recent FBI statistics reveal that nearly 9 million property crimes take place in the United States each year.

03/26/2015

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Consumer Reports: Spring-Cleaning Dangers & Better Alternatives

You may be ready to launch into spring-cleaning mode. Be careful! Consumer Reports says that some cleaning products contain dangerous ingredients.

03/25/2015

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Snow Problem! Local Man Has Key To Making Homemade Flurries

If there’s snow, you’ll find Jessie and Tyler Duda skiing.

03/23/2015

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Consumer Reports: Best Portable Phone Chargers

Nothing says misery like being out and about, away from a power source, and your phone goes dead. Lots of companies are tapping into that fear, producing products for portable power.

03/18/2015

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Angie’s List: What To Do & Not To Do After A Traffic Accident

Cars crash every day. If injuries are involved, emergency responders are the first to be called. But what if it’s just a minor mishap that’s more inconvenient than life threatening?

03/12/2015

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Consumer Reports Rates Top Interior Paints

A fresh coat of paint can give any room a simple, spring makeover. Where it gets complicated is choosing the paint. Home improvement stores such as Lowe’s and Home Depot stock not only different brands of paint, but even varying grades within brands.

03/11/2015

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WWE Superstars Pay Special Visit To Children’s Hospital

Some of the WWE’s biggest stars were at Children’s Hospital Monday.

03/09/2015

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Consumer Reports: Best Smoke & CO Detectors

There are basically two types of fires: smoky, smoldering fires that are best detected by alarms with photoelectric sensors and fast fires with flames that are best detected by alarms with ionization sensors.

02/27/2015

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Angie’s List: How To Survive A Remodeling Project

Contractors tell Angie’s List that 2015 is going to be a busy year for home improvement.

02/26/2015

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Northgate H.S. Students Up To The Challenge Of Bringing “Mary Poppins” To Stage

Some local students are flying high over the chance to perform “Mary Poppins” this year at their school.

02/25/2015

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Class Action Lawsuits Filed Over Front-Loading Washer Woes

It’s supposed to make your life easier. But, your washing machine could be making a mess of things.

02/25/2015

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Consumer Reports: How Not To Treat A Cold

Cold season is in full swing, and many people turn to so-called “natural” remedies to try to prevent colds or ease symptoms.

02/20/2015

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Angie’s List: How To Deal With Sensitive Teeth

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Especially if you have sensitive teeth.

02/19/2015

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Point Park University Women’s Basketball Team Helping Boy Battling Cancer

Two basketball teams battled it out on the court Wednesday night, but the focus wasn’t on the game. The players and fans were doing something special for a 2-year-old boy who is battling cancer.

02/18/2015

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