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Staples Investigating Possible Data Breach

October 21st, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Staples says that it is looking into a potential credit card data breach and that it has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue. The office supplier retailer said that if it turns up any data discrepancies...

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US Agency Warns Car Owners to Get Air Bags Fixed

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October 20th, 2014
By TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed. The inflator mechanisms...

GM Ignition Switch Death Count Rises to 29

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October 20th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) — At least 29 people have died and 27 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated...

Toyota Adds 247K Vehicles to Air Bag Recall Tally

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October 20th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) -- Toyota is recalling 247,000 vehicles in high-humidity areas as an air bag problem that has plagued most of the auto industry continues to widen. The recall posed Monday by U.S. safety regulators covers the 2003 to 2005 Corolla...

Angie's List

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Angie’s List: Protecting your Family from Lead Poisoning

October 21st, 2014
(WGGB) -- Lead poisoning is 100 percent preventable,  but unfortunately, every year, thousands of kids still end up getting sick. In observance of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, experts are reinforcing the importance of testing your...

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Angie’s List: Protecting Your Child’s Eyes

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October 7th, 2014
(WGGB) -- From the moment they wake up, kids are surrounded by screens -- whether it's computers or tablets, smartphones or smart boards -- and many parents are worried about how all that screen time is affecting their child's vision. "My...

Angie’s List: Making the Most of your Mudroom

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September 30th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Mudrooms are perfect for busy families -- offering organization and storage solutions. "I really love that it has a big closet and we've built in some shelves for organizing and a place to put mops, brooms and the dog food and hats and...

Angie’s List: Installing USB Ports at Home

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September 23rd, 2014
(WGGB) -- Do you find yourself fighting for outlet space as your family's collection of gadgets continues to grow? "USB outlets are a new trend and they have been available for about a year now," says Angie Hicks of Angie's List. "Electricians...

Consumer Alerts

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Tell bogus travel clubs to take a hike

October 7th, 2014
Tell bogus travel clubs to take a hike Judging by recent state actions, travel club fraud is alive and well. Last month, the Illinois attorney general filed a lawsuit against a Kansas-based company and two of its...

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3 winning leaf cleanup strategies

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October 7th, 2014
3 winning leaf cleanup strategies It’s time to break out the rakes and blowers to get rid of all those leaves. But don't despair, the solution to getting some leaf relief may be as close as your garage or shed....

Visit the national parks for free

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October 7th, 2014
Visit the national parks for free If you love the great outdoors, few wonders can match the grandeur of America’s National Parks. From Acadia in Maine to Zion in Utah, there are 401 parks that belong on the bucket...

Consumers Unwittingly Equate “Natural” With No GMOs

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October 7th, 2014
Consumers Unwittingly Equate “Natural” With No GMOs Survey Finds 64 Percent of People Think “Natural” Means No GMOs; Virtually All Samples of Tested Products with Only “Natural” Label...