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Recall Roundup: Peanut Butter Bars, Chili Seasoning

January 30th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Peanut butter bars and chili seasoning top our food recalls on the roundup for Friday, January 30. Probar is recalling frosted peanut butter bars due to possible presence of undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or...

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Recall Roundup: Coffee Makers and Shades

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January 28th, 2015
WGGB-A coffee maker that spits hot waters and a window product that may be a little shady top our recall roundup for this Wedneday January 28th. Keurig recalls 7.2 million mini plus coffee machines for burn concerns.After receiving around 200...

Ford Recalls Cars, Vans for Door Latch and Seat Belt Trouble

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January 28th, 2015
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford is recalling more than 221,000 cars and vans to fix problems with door latches and seat belts. The biggest recall covers nearly 205,000 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Police Interceptor models in North America from...

ABC40 Alert: Nissan Recalling 768,000 SUVs

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January 28th, 2015
Photo MGN DETROIT (AP) -- Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires. The largest recall covers more than 552,000 Rogue small SUVs worldwide from 2008 to...

Angie's List

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Angie’s List: The Benefits of Vinyl Windows

January 27th, 2015
(WGGB) -- If your windows are old and drafty, it might be time for a replacement project. Vinyl windows remain the most popular choice, and not just because they're cheaper. "When vinyl windows first came out they were generally an all-white...

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Angie’s List: The Basics of Paper Shredding

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January 20th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Your personal information is everywhere: bills, bank statements, blank checks -- even credit card offers and magazine subscriptions. And if you're not careful disposing of it, it could really cost you. "The main reason is identity theft...

Angie’s List: The Pros and Cons of Wood-Look Tile

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January 13th, 2015
(WGGB) -- If you love the look of wood flooring, there's a new option that's surging in popularity: wood-look tile. "When they look at them, they actually don't believe that they're actual tiles," says Cory Steenbergen, a flooring expert. They...

Angie’s List: Hot Home Remodeling Trends for 2015

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January 6th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A new year marks the perfect time to try a new look. This year, millions of us are planning to give our homes a little makeover. So what are the hottest trends in home improvement? One thing is for sure. In 2015, projects will get...

Consumer Alerts

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Super gas grills for your Super Bowl bash

January 27th, 2015
Super gas grills for your Super Bowl bash Any party that starts with an array of dips and ends with brownies is my kind of bash. Toss in the Super Bowl and a halftime show that dazzles, and suddenly that first day of...

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Should I buy an Acura TLX or just buy a loaded Honda Accord?

January 27th, 2015
Should I buy an Acura TLX or just buy a loaded Honda Accord? What do you really get with an Acura TLX that you don’t get from a loaded version of its corporate cousin, the Honda Accord? To find out, we compared...

Consumer Reports Warns Against the Risks of Radiation Overexposure from Unnecessary CT Scans

January 27th, 2015
Consumer Reports Warns Against the Risks of Radiation Overexposure from Unnecessary CT Scans Researchers Estimate at Least Two Percent of All Future Cancers in the U.S. Will Stem from CT Scans Alone – That’s...

8 steps to keeping your cell phone working in a blizzard

January 26th, 2015
8 steps to keeping your cell phone working in a blizzard Today's smart phones can do just about everything, but when a blizzard, hurricane, or other disruptive weather condition threatens to trap you without power, the...