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3 On Your Side: College Student Identity Theft Concerns

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some advice for keeping personal data safe on campus.

08/20/2015

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Aldi Opens Several New Stores, One In Philadelphia

The new store at 31st Street and Girard Avenue is a welcome addition to the neighborhood.

08/20/2015

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Escape To Gettysburg On Papal Weekend

As prices head upward at some of the most popular papal weekend getaway destinations, perhaps looking westward is a good option.

08/20/2015

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3 On Your Side: Outfitting A Dorm Or College Apartment

For those who don’t want to add more expenses to an already-expensive semester on campus, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds there are still ways to make a dorm room feel more like home.

08/19/2015

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FDA Approves Female Sex Pill, But With Safety Restrictions

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men.

08/18/2015

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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 $2.37, down 6 cents from last week.

08/15/2015

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Volkswagen Recalls 420,000 Vehicles For Air Bag Issue

Volkswagen is recalling 420,000 vehicles in the U.S. because of a problem that can prevent front air bags from deploying in a crash.

08/14/2015

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Unforgettable Deck Bars On The Water

Summer getaways capped off with a water view at a lively deck bar leave indelible memories.

08/13/2015

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Angie’s List: Options For Tinting Your Window

Tinted windows are one way to help keep your car cooler.

08/12/2015

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Blog: Cheaper For Young Adults To Stay On Parents’ Car Insurance

Eighteen-year-olds pay an average of 18% more for car insurance if they sign up for an individual policy as opposed to remaining on their parents’ policies, according to a new report.

08/11/2015

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Beware Of Papal Visit Ticket Scammers

An area consumer protection agency is warning of possible ticketing scams to get close to or even meet Pope Francis.

08/08/2015

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3 On Your Side: Using A Credit Card? What To Do When Asked For ID

Has this ever happened to you? You’re in a store paying for a purchase with your credit card and the cashier asks to see your driver’s license. Do you have to show it? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that the answer is probably no.

08/07/2015

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Hershey A Sweet Option For Papal Weekend Getaway

Nostalgia is the key in Hershey, Pennsylvania. And it’s within two hours of home.

08/06/2015

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Mazda Recalls Over 193,000 SUVs To Fix Front Suspension

The recall covers more than 193,000 CX-9 SUVs in the U.S. from the 2007 through 2014 model years.

08/05/2015

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Federal Health Investigation Underway At Dorney Park

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began their probe after an employee was hospitalized at the theme park last month.

08/05/2015

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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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