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Angie’s List: Are Home Warranties Worth It?

Home warranties can provide you with peace of mind, but they can also be a headache if you don’t do your homework.

05/01/2014

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Good Housekeeping Researchers Perform Test After Test Before Giving Out Seal

For more than 100 years, consumers have been relying on the Good Housekeeping seal. But how do companies get that seal?

04/30/2014

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Angie’s List: 3 Blunders To Avoid To Increase Home Value

This time of year, homeowners are eager to spring into action and get started on home improvement projects. But, the key is tackling projects that will increase your home’s value.

04/24/2014

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Consumer Reports: How To Get Cash For Old Electronics

Got an old computer stashed in a storage room?

04/18/2014

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Consumer Reports: Tips To Protect Your Smartphone

Based on a new survey, Consumer Reports estimates the number of stolen phones nearly doubled in the past year to more than three million. More than a million smartphones were lost and never found.

04/17/2014

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Angie’s List Reveals Secrets To Spotless Dishes

Dishwashers are supposed to make life easier, but in kitchens across the country, they’re a point of frustration.

04/17/2014

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Consumer Reports: Homeowner’s Insurance Tips

When a storm slams through your front door, the damages you suffer are often determined by fate. But, how easily you can pick up the pieces may be determined by your home insurer.

04/15/2014

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Ex-Mayoral Candidate Richardson, Wife Charged In 911 Call Incidents

Former Pittsburgh mayoral candidate A.J. Richardson and his wife, Felicia, are now facing multiple charges, accused of making bogus calls to 911.

04/04/2014

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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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Landscapers Seeing Cases Of Snow Mold Across Country

You’ve probably never heard of it, but it may be in your yard. Snow mold.

03/28/2014

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Angie’s List: Music & Dance Lesson Tips

Whether you’ve always wanted to learn to tickle the ivories or dance the tango, mastering a new skill can benefit the mind, body and soul.

03/27/2014

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Consumer Reports: Ooma Telephone Service Earns High Marks

The average bill for phone, internet and television runs more than $150 a month. One way to trim your costs is to cut the cord and switch to a phone service that delivers calls via the Internet.

03/26/2014

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Angie’s List: Importance Of Home Inspection & Final Walkthrough

Most folks know when you’re buying a home it’s a good idea to get a home inspection. But, were you also aware of the importance of taking a final walkthrough before closing?

03/13/2014

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Consumer Reports: PS4’s Parental Controls May Allow More Than You Think

The PS4’s parental controls can restrict content that you might not want your children to see, like violent games or adult content, but it might allow other content you didn’t know about.

03/12/2014

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Local Doctor Says Portion Control Is Key To Weight Loss

Imagine being able to eat everything you want and still lose weight. Experts say it can be done, but it all comes down to portion size.

03/10/2014

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