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Recall Roundup: Aquarium Lamps and Vacuum Accessory

March 5th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A lamp with something fishy and a vacuum with a violent side top our Recall Roundup for this Thursday, March 5. Melville Direct is recalling aquarium motion lamps due to fire hazard. The lamp can overheat and spark when plugged in,...

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Snuggie, Bacon Bowl Maker, to Issue Refunds

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March 5th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- The company behind Snuggie, Perfect Bacon Bowl and other "As Seen on TV" products has agreed to pay $8 million to settle charges that it deceived customers. The Federal Trade Commission says Allstar Marketing Group...

Recall Roundup: Cradles and Snowboard Bindings

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March 4th, 2015
(WGGB) -- An unstable cradle and snowboard binding that could buckle top our Recall Roundup for this Wednesday, March 4 Dream on Me is recalling 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle due to fall and suffocation hazards. The wire supports on the sides of...

McDonald’s to Use Chicken Without Human Antibiotics

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March 4th, 2015
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Chris Potter) By CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human health and milk from cows that are not treated...

Angie's List

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Angie’s List: Roof Repair Tips

March 3rd, 2015
(WGGB) -- Most people probably don't have $20,000 laying around -- and if you do, chances are you probably don't want to spend it on a new roof. That's why routine maintenance is so important. "Gutters is probably the top of my maintenance list...

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Angie’s List: How to Treat Sensitive Teeth

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February 24th, 2015
(WGGB) -- I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Especially if you have sensitive teeth! "Many people don't like going to the dentist and often times put off problems whether they are having pain and discomfort and they don't get it...

Angie’s List: How to Handle a Critter Invasion

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February 17th, 2015
(WGGB) -- No one wants to sleep outside in February, and animals are no different. "I walked into the kitchen. I had left a package of Fig Newtons out on the counter and they were torn to shreds, all over the floor a mess," says homeowner Kathy...

Angie’s List: Jewelry Shopping for your Valentine

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February 10th, 2015
(WGGB) -- About six million Americans popped the question last Valentines day. This year, jewelers are expecting to sell just as many rings, but there are a few tips you should keep in mind before you open your wallet. "There is a lot of...

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Would you pay $15 per month for HBO's streaming-only service?

March 5th, 2015
Would you pay $15 per month for HBO's streaming-only service? If published reports are true, you'll soon be able to get HBO without a cable subscription when the premium channel launches its much-anticipated streaming...

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10 best American cars you can buy

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March 5th, 2015
10 best American cars you can buy Nailing three out of 10 Consumer Reports Top Picks for 2015, American brands are gaining yards on the competitive playing field. Looking beyond our official Top Pick list, sticking to...

Is shoveling or snow blowing easier on the heart?

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March 5th, 2015
Is shoveling or snow blowing easier on the heart? The potential hazards of shoveling snow are well known, especially for folks over 50 who may not be in tip-top shape. But in a recent test, Consumer Reports found that...

When painting a room, don't neglect the closet

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March 5th, 2015
When painting a room, don't neglect the closet You may not give much thought to the inside of your closets when painting a room but paint pros say that choosing the right color and sheen will not only improve the...