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AAA Mid-Atlantic: New Jersey Gas Prices Still Falling

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.54, down 3 cents from last week.

07/25/2015

3 On Your Side: Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Furniture Sir-Plus

Authorities say customers paid for furniture that was never delivered and then were promised refunds that they never received. The operators of several Philadelphia furniture stores are in hot water tonight after customers claim they were ripped off. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that they operated under a number of different business names, but were commonly known as Furniture Sir-Plus.

07/23/2015

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3 On Your Side: Online Dating Scams Often Target Seniors

Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, many of those being targeted by online dating scams are senior citizens.

07/22/2015

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Chrysler Patches Software After Vehicles Found Vulnerable To Hack

The fix is for cars, trucks, and SUVs that use Chrysler’s Uconnect feature, an Internet-connected dashboard system.

07/22/2015

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3 On Your Side: Parents Out-Of-Pocket Spending Is #1 Source Of College Funding

An annual report finds families spent a lot more to send students to college this past academic year.

07/21/2015

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Popularity Of Adult Coloring Books Is On The Rise

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, adult coloring has become extremely popular in recent months.

07/20/2015

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3 On Your Side: Home Inventory Apps

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at an easy way to make sure your property is protected.

07/20/2015

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AAA Mid-Atlantic: New Jersey Gas Prices Down Slightly

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.57, down 2 cents from last week.

07/18/2015

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3 On Your Side: Things To Know About Tenderized Meat

Jim Donovan shares some information on what you need to know about tenderized meat products.

07/17/2015

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CVS Investigates Possible Data Breach On Photo Site

CVS is warning customers that its online photo service may have suffered a data breach and has shut it down.

07/17/2015

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Aspen Foods Recalls Nearly 2 Million Pounds Of Chicken

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois-based Aspen Foods is recalling nearly 2 million pounds of raw, frozen chicken products over concerns they might be contaminated with salmonella.

07/17/2015

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Landmark Iran Nuclear Program Deal Could Result In Lower Gas Prices

The deal on Iran’s Nuclear Program may result in lower gas prices at the pump.

07/16/2015

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Toyota Recalls 625,000 Hybrids Worldwide

In the U.S., the recall affects 109,000 Prius V wagons from the 2012 to 2014 model years. The Prius V is known as the Prius Plus and Prius Alpha in other markets.

07/15/2015

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3 On Your Side: Identity Theft – We’d Rather Be Naked

There have been hundreds of data breaches this year – exposing the personal information for millions of Americans. Even so, many people still don’t take the necessary steps to protect themselves. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that there is a sharp contrast between what consumers say versus what they do when it involves safeguarding their personal information.

07/15/2015

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Philadelphia Corporation For Aging Distributes Produce Vouchers To Low Income Seniors

Senior farmers’ market produce vouchers were distributed at Reading Terminal Market, and while Wednesday was their final distribution date here, it’s not too late to pick up a voucher elsewhere.

07/15/2015

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2011 Philadelphia Auto Show

(credit: Randall E. Scott) From Ford to Fiat, and classic to innovative, there was something for everyone at the 2011 Philadelphia International Auto Show.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs speaks during an Apple Special Event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts September 1, 2010 in San Francisco. Jobs announced upgraded versions of the entire iPod line, including an iPod Touch that includes a camera. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New iPods, Apple TV

Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a refreshed lineup of iPods and a smaller Apple TV during a presentation in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 2010.

Ketch, left, and Hiro-pon, members of the Japanese pantomime group Gamarjobat, take part in a promotional ninth birthday party for Japanese auto giant Honda Motor’s humanoid robot Asimo at the company’s headquarters in Tokyo on October 31, 2009. Asimo, which officially stands for “Advanced Step in Innovative MObility,” was the culmination of two decades of humanoid robotics research by Honda engineers, who first began research on the project in the 1980s and then unveiled “him” in 2000. (credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Robot Craze

Japanese robotics makers are creating some of the most life-like robots ever.

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