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GM Issues 6 More Recalls

The largest is for faulty seats in just over 475,000 cars and small SUVs. Other problems include incomplete welds on seat brackets, turn signal failures, power steering failures and more.

07/23/2014

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One More Day of US Flight Cancellations To and From Tel Aviv

The FAA has extended its ban on US flights to Tel Aviv until at least 4:15pm (ET) Thursday.

07/23/2014

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Several Types Of Fruit Recalled Due To Listeria Concerns

Among the stores voluntarily complying with the recall are Wegmans, Costco, Trader Joe’s, Giant, and Martin’s food stores.

07/22/2014

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3 On Your Side: Preventing Child Hot-Car Deaths

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, it can be done using high tech solutions and common sense guidelines.

07/21/2014

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Officials Offer Advice For Dealing With Insurance Adjusters

Camden County freeholder director Lou Cappelli offers some advice about dealing with insurance adjusters that anyone can use, if they’ve been the victim of a fire.

07/19/2014

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3 On Your Side: Beware Of Identity Theft This Summer

Between travel, vacations and sending the kids off to camp, summer can be a hot time for identity theft. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at some risky situations to avoid.

07/18/2014

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Uber Philadelphia Serving Up On-Demand Ice Cream

On Friday, Uber customers can order up an ice cream truck via the Uber smartphone app between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.

07/18/2014

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Consumer Alert: Phone Scammers Still On The Prowl For Gullible Peco Customers

A phone scam targeting Peco customers in Philadelphia and the suburbs appears to be picking up steam, but officials say the number of people falling for the scam is dropping.

07/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: 19 Most Popular Auto Insurance Discounts

When was the last time that you shopped around for auto insurance? As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, if you haven’t reviewed your policy in a while, you could be missing out on some valuable discounts.

07/17/2014

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Mideast Conflict Changing Some Delaware Valley Travelers’ Plans

“People are calling and asking questions, but I have to say that there are not many cancellations at all,” says a spokeswoman for one Philadelphia-based travel agency specializing in Israel travel.

07/17/2014

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Adding A Teen Driver To Your Insurance Leads To 79% Higher Cost

By Jim Donovan: Adding a teenage driver to a married couple’s car insurance policy leads to a 79% higher average annual premium, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. Teenage males (+92%) are much more expensive […]

07/17/2014

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3 On Your Side: Airlines Cracking Down On Carry-Ons

Before you book your next trip, you might want to break out your luggage and a measuring tape. Airlines are cracking down on carry-ons!

07/16/2014

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3 On Your Side: Safest Cars For Teen Drivers

A national safety organization has compiled a list of cars that are reasonable in price and reliable in safety. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details.

07/16/2014

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Chef at Old City Restaurant ‘Fork’ Gets National Magazine Honor

Eli Kulp of Fork restaurant, at Third and Market Streets, has been named one of the best chefs in the country by Food & Wine magazine.

07/16/2014

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NJ Cites 68 Home Improvement Contractors For Consumer Law Violations

By Jim Donovan: The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has issued Notices of Violation to 68 home improvement contractors due to alleged violations of consumer protection law. The state is seeking a total of […]

07/16/2014

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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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