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This Afternoon: A mix of sun and clouds, cooler and much less humid, nice and pleasant. Highs: 78-83. Dew Points falling into the 50's. Winds: N/NW 5-15 mph. Tonight: Clear and cool! Lows; 48-54. Winds: Light. (Record Low: 49 set ...
Thursday July 24, 2014
79°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 80°
Humidity: 47%
Dew Point: 57
Wind: NNE at 10 mph
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Average US 30-Year Mortgage Rate at 4.13 Percent

July 24th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac says the nationwide average for a 30-year loan was 4.13 percent, unchanged...

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GM Issues Six More Safety Recalls

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July 23rd, 2014
Courtesy: MGNOnline DETROIT (WGGB/AP) — General Motors is issuing six more recalls covering a total of almost 718,000 vehicles in the U.S. The latest recalls bring the total for GM so far this year to 60, affecting a record 29.7 million...

Chrysler Recalls Jeep SUVs for Ignition Switches

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July 22nd, 2014
DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could cause engine stalling. Tuesday's recall covers 2005-2007 Grand Cherokees and 2006-2007 Commanders. Chrysler says it's not...

State Warns About Tax Telephone Scam

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July 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- State authorities are warning Massachusetts residents about a nationwide phone scam that aggressively targets taxpayers. The state attorney's general's office says it has received several complaints about the scam. The...

Angie's List

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Angie’s List: Protecting Your Pet from Parasites

July 22nd, 2014
(WGGB) -- The dog days of summer are upon us. Chances are your furry friend is spending a lot of time outdoors, which exposes them to plenty of harmful parasites. You can prevent these health issues before they start. "Being a volunteer at the...

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Angie’s List: HVAC Yearly Service Agreements

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July 15th, 2014
(WGGB) -- The key to keeping your air conditioner humming all summer long is proper maintenance, but when you're busy, an AC check-up is probably the last thing on your mind. That's where yearly service agreements come in handy. Many HVAC...

Angie’s List: Extend the Life of Your Washer & Dryer

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July 8th, 2014
(WGGB) -- When it comes to household appliances like our washer and dryer, we usually assume we're using them correctly. But over time, abuse and neglect can easily lead to an emergency repair call. "The more water you have in there, the more...

Angie’s List: Repairs Following a Summer Storm

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June 17th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Summer storm season is upon us, and while it's important to stay safe when severe weather strikes, it's also important to keep your guard up after the storm passes. Shady contractors often travel from state to state -- looking for...

Consumer Alerts

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Forget the juice and eat the whole fruit instead

July 23rd, 2014
Forget the juice and eat the whole fruit instead Q. Is drinking 100 percent fruit juice as healthful as eating the whole fruit? A. No. Juice derived from fruit with no added ingredients, or 100 percent fruit juice, is...

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Share your hospital experience

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July 23rd, 2014
Share your hospital experience Think back to the last time you, or someone you love, were in the hospital. How were you treated? I don’t mean the procedure you had or the medication you were prescribed. I mean how...

Yes, you really do need a bike helmet

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July 23rd, 2014
Yes, you really do need a bike helmet When I learned how to ride a bike in the early 1960s, the only accessories we considered were a basket and a bell. A helmet? Hardly. They weren’t even made until the '70s....

Ordering drugs online can be risky

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July 23rd, 2014
Ordering drugs online can be risky The government is getting serious about cracking down on shady Internet pharmacies that sell prescription drugs and controlled substances to people without a prescription. One way to...