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Completion Grace Period Added To Goverment Deadline For Obamacare Signup

Enrollment counselors and navigators say they’ve seen a surge in applicants as the March 31st deadline draws near.

03/26/2014

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Company Recalls Peanut Butter, Cheese, Salsa And Spreads Due To Listeria Concerns

The products are distributed nationwide under the Parkers Farm, Parkers, Happy Farms, Central Markets, Hy-Top, Amish Classic, Say Cheez, Win Schuler and Bucky Badger labels.

03/26/2014

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Wal-Mart Recalling 174,000 Dolls Over Burn Risk

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is recalling 174,000 dolls because the toy can overheat and potentially burn consumers.

03/25/2014

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New-to-Philadelphia Grocery Delivery Service Now Offering Booze

Instacart, a grocery delivery service that launched in Philadelphia back in February, is now offering booze along with bread, butter and produce.

03/25/2014

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Rally For Affordable Care Act Insurance Signups In Montco

Anna Cordella, 64, of Norristown, says she’s a happy customer, securing what she says is an affordable policy after losing her job and then seeing her “COBRA” insurance run out.

03/25/2014

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Upcoming Shredding/Recycle Events

By Jim Donovan: I am always on the lookout for shredding and recycling events. So here is some information for events happening in the next few weeks: Burlington County residents will have the opportunity to […]

03/25/2014

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3 On Your Side: Tax Return Warning

Have you filed your tax return yet? If not, you may want to file it soon.

03/24/2014

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Philadelphia Man Pleads Guilty to $100,000 String of Internet Frauds

The defendant, Dave Brister, has admitted cheating a couple of dozen victims out of a total of about $100,000 even as countless others were being targeted.

03/24/2014

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Angie’s List: Painting Your Home

In this week’s Angie’s list report, Jim Donovan has a look at some things you should know before starting your next paint project.

03/21/2014

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Pa. Lawmaker Says Variable-Rate Electric Plans Need Caps To Protect Consumers

“I agree with most of your comments on the free market,” Rep. Robert Goshall told an electric industry representative who testified. “Unfortunately, that hasn’t worked.”

03/20/2014

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Two More Arrests in Alleged Scheme To Defraud Elderly Home-Care Clients

Lawyer Barbara Lieberman is alleged to have teamed up with Jan Van Holt, the owner of “A Better Choice,” to siphon off the lifetime savings of at least ten elderly clients — even after the victims died.

03/20/2014

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Don’t Fall Victim To IRS Tax Scam Call

By Jim Donovan: The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today warned consumers about a scam in which New Jerseyans received phone calls from con artists claiming to be representatives of the U.S. Internal Revenue […]

03/20/2014

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Rita’s Offering Free Water Ice In Honor Of Spring

From noon to 9 p.m. on Thursday, almost all Rita’s locations will be offering free orders of the sweet treat, gratis.

03/20/2014

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3 On Your Side: Less Than 2 Weeks Left To Sign Up For Health Insurance

Do you have health insurance? With less than two weeks to go until the end of open enrollment, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us what you need to know.

03/19/2014

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US Files Charge Against Toyota, $1.2B Penalty

The U.S. government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus vehicles.

03/19/2014

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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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