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Senators Schatz & Brown Introduce Bill to Improve Credit Report Accuracy and Give Consumers Right to Free Credit Score Every Year

April 10th, 2014
Senators Schatz & Brown Introduce Bill to Improve Credit Report Accuracy and Give Consumers Right to Free Credit Score Every Year Consumers Union Issues New Policy Brief On Why Reforms Are Needed WASHINGTON,...

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Amica, USAA, & Auto-Owners Among Top Home Insurance Companies in New Survey

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April 4th, 2014
Amica, USAA, & Auto-Owners Among Top Home Insurance Companies in New Survey Plus, tips for winning a home insurance claim and five ways to save on a policy YONKERS, NY ― A home insurance policy is a must to...

New Test Methodology for Evaluating Infant Child Car Seats

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April 3rd, 2014
New Test Methodology for Evaluating Infant Child Car Seats New protocol raises the bar to provide consumers with improved safety ratings; Five best infant seats, three “Best Buys,” plus tips for...

Honda & Toro Top Consumer Reports Latest Lawn Mower Ratings

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April 2nd, 2014
Honda & Toro Top Consumer Reports Latest Lawn Mower Ratings Results of lawn mower, tractor, string trimmer, & leaf blower testing part of comprehensive guide to getting the best lawn ever—Plus, five ways to...

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Angie’s List: Mastering a New Skill – 4/15

April 15th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (wggb) - 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. In today's Angie's List report, we learn how to get the most our of your...

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Angie’s List: Getting Your House in Order in 2014

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January 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (wggb) -  There's a lot of upkeep when you own a home. If you've ignored any much needed repairs, the New Year is a good time to take inventory of that needs attention. Now Angie's List has some advice on getting your house in...

Angie’s List: Doing a Home Energy Audit

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December 24th, 2013
(WGGB) -- 2013 is drawing to a close, but before you focus on new resolutions, you may want to complete one more project this year. If you make your home more energy efficient before December 31, you could be eligible for a federal tax...

Angie’s List: Holiday Tipping

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December 17th, 2013
(WGGB) -- Tipping is a topic many of us wrestle with throughout the year, especially during the holiday season. Trying to figure out who to tip and how much can be confusing. 'Tis the season for giving...and the time of year to tip your hair...

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Mazda Recalls 109,000 Older SUVs for Rust Problem

April 18th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) — Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts. The recall covers SUVs from the 2001 through 2004 model years. Mazda says in documents filed with U.S. safety regulators that the...

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ABC40 Alert: Michaels Stores Security Breach

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April 18th, 2014
IRVING, TX (AP) Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach but it has received "limited" reports of fraud. The nation's largest arts and crafts...

Wireless Industry Makes Anti-Theft Commitment

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April 16th, 2014
by TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter...

Angie’s List: Mastering a New Skill – 4/15

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April 15th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (wggb) - 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. In today's Angie's List report, we learn how to get the most our of your...