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Family Honors Yvonne Zanos’ Memory With KD Turkey Fund Bake Sale

The KD Turkey Fund is underway, and no one fought for the Turkey Fund quite like our late colleague, Yvonne Zanos; except maybe her kids and grandkids.

10/25/2013

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Yvonne Zanos’ Family Holds Lemonade & Bake Sale For Turkey Fund

The KDKA-TV Turkey Fund was near and dear to the heart of our late friend and colleague, Yvonne Zanos.

10/24/2012

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Yvonne’s Granddaughters Carry On Turkey Fund Tradition

Nora and Tess Conaway are taking over a labor of love for their grandma. They call her “LaLa” – she was Yvonne to us – and her life was a song that touched so many other lives.

11/17/2011

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3,000 Walk To Break Silence On Ovarian Cancer

Thousands gathered in North Park on Sunday to raise awareness for ovarian cancer, cheering survivors of the disease and remembering the victims.

09/11/2011

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Does It Really Do That? The Package Shark

We’ve all been there, fighting to open packages that are determined to stay sealed. Just about everything seems to overwrapped and blister-wrapped to make Christmas morning a rough one on parents.

11/16/2009

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Does It Really Do That: Paw Plunger

We love our dogs. They are part of the family – just ask the Stalders. This time of year, some of Melissa’s favorite days are spent with her three sons and her puppy, a Newfoundland named Norman, romping through the woods.

11/09/2009

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Does It Really Do That: Accu-Pressure Safety Caps

Underinflated tires can end up costing drivers money at the gas pump or even to lose control on the road. But Accu-Pressure Safety Caps promise to give you more miles to the gallon, increase the life of your tires and reduce the danger of losing control by showing you when your tire pressure is too low. But does it really do that?

11/06/2009

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Does It Really Do That: Perfect Brownie Pan

The Perfect Brownie Pan promises perfectly cut brownies every time. The infomercial says the pan is the new non-stick way to bake, slice and serve brownies” because of the durable non-stick coating. But does it really do that?

11/04/2009

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Does It Really Do That: Egg Genie & Bacon Wave

The electric Egg Genie promises perfect eggs every time with no more chance of overcooking your meal. An automatic egg cooker that makes perfect soft-boiled, medium-boiled or hardboiled eggs every time. But does it really do that? KDKA’s Consumer Editor Yvonne Zanos puts it to the test.

10/29/2009

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Does It Really Do That?: Pasta ‘N More

With four children to watch, Sue Caputo of Wexford has a lot of mouths to feed; so any products promising to help make mealtime faster and easier are certainly welcome in her kitchen. She seemed like the perfect person to help us put “Pasta ‘N More” to the test.

07/13/2009

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Does It Really Do That: One Sweep Broom

The One Sweep Broom claims to be the world’s best broom, working on wood or tile, wet or dry, inside or outside and it even claims to take pet hair off of carpet. But does it really do that? KDKA’s Consumer Editor Yvonne Zanos and Jen Peters, a busy mom, recently put it to the test.

07/06/2009

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Does It Really Do That: The Eurosealer

The Eurosealer is a gadget that promises to be a real money saver, claiming you can now buy in bulk without worrying about food going bad or getting stale. But does it really do that?

07/02/2009

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Does It Really Do That: Samurai Peeler

At Alfano’s Restaurant in Washington, Pa., they’ll tell you they serve only the best and that means, back in the kitchen, using the right tools. According to TV infomercial’s Chef Tony, that should include the Samurai peeler.

05/18/2009

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Does It Really Do That: Garden Groom

Garden Groom is a new product that claims to revolutionize hedge trimming. The infomercial calls it the first breakthrough in hedge trimmers in more than a quarter of a century but does it really do that?

05/11/2009

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Does It Really Do That: Pancake Puffs Pan

If you like pancakes, you’ll love Pancake Puffs, or at least that’s what the infomercial promises. It says: “Pancake Puffs are easy to make. Just use your favorite pancake batter and flip. Easier than flipping a regular pancake.” But does it really do that?

04/27/2009

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