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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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Consumer Reports Survey: 64% Say Outlets Offer Great Value

Consumer Reports has rated 53 of the biggest outlet stores for value and quality, based on a survey of almost 16,000 subscribers, and can help you bag the best bargains.

12/05/2014

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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 OLED TVs

The head of Consumer Reports’ television testing says OLED is the best display technology out there, combining the best features of plasmas and LCDs.

11/19/2014

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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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Choosing The Right Day To Shop Could Save You Big

Everybody loves a good deal, but don’t you hate when you miss out on a big sale?

11/14/2014

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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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Experts Share Tips On How To Get Rid Of Expired Medications

If you look in the medicine cabinet, chances are you will find some expired medications.

11/07/2014

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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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PAART Working To Rescue Dogs From Brink Of Death

On any given weekend at the Allegheny County Airport, there’s something special going on. Planes are landing filled with dogs.

11/03/2014

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