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Pennsylvania AG Issues Alert For New Electricity-Related Scams

By Jim Donovan: Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane cautioned consumers to be on the alert for new electricity-related scams. Her office has received reports that utility customers are receiving calls from con artists, pretending […]

04/11/2014

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3 On Your Side: Cell Phone Cleaners Put To The Test

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at products designed to clean your cell phone as they’re put to the test.

04/10/2014

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Comcast Exec Tells Senators Merger Will Be Good For Consumers

But several members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee were skeptical.

04/09/2014

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Bank Of America Paying $772M Over Selling Credit Card Extras

Bank of America Corp. is paying $772 million in fines and refunds to settle regulators’ accusations that it misled customers who bought extra credit-card products and illegally charged others for credit monitoring and reporting services they didn’t receive.

04/09/2014

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FREE Eye Screening and Glasses For Kids Saturday 4/12 in Philly

By Jim Donovan: Uninsured and underinsured children can receive free eye screenings and, if needed, two free pairs of eyeglasses at “Give Kids Sight Day” on Saturday, April 12th, 2014. The event will take place […]

04/09/2014

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Angie’s List: Necessary Home Improvements

In this week’s Angie’s list report, Jim Donovan looks at several home improvement projects you can’t ignore.

04/09/2014

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Giant Alerts Customers To Peppercorn Recall

Giant has announced they removed from sale select varieties of organic peppercorns due to potential Salmonella contamination, following a recall by Frontier Natural Products Co-Op.

04/08/2014

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3 On Your Side: Latest Crash Tests For Mid-Size SUVs

They’re aimed at curbing injuries and deaths when drivers are involved in a crash. But new crash tests show that you might not be as protected as you think when riding in some mid-size SUVs.

04/08/2014

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Annual Airline Quality Rating Results

By Jim Donovan: A big drop in customer complaints helped U.S. airlines post their best ratings ever last year even though more flights were late and more bags were mishandled. That’s according to researchers from […]

04/08/2014

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Putting Light Beer Taste To The Test

Light beer is a $50 billion industry, and behind every bottle of beer is a battle for America’s taste buds.

04/07/2014

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3 On Your Side: Credit Union Gives Students Jump Start In Managing Finances

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan visits one Delaware County high school where students are getting a jump start in managing their own finances.

04/07/2014

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3 On Your Side: Digital Spring Cleaning

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan has some advice that can help protect privacy and keep devices running smoothly.

04/04/2014

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Pa. PUC Tightens Notification, Response Requirements on Electric Suppliers

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is moving to address thousands of complaints filed in recent months over rapidly rising electric bills.

04/04/2014

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3 On Your Side: PA PUC Announces New Variable Rate Regulations

They were looking to save money on utilities, but instead their electric bills went through the roof. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan was the first to shed light on electricity price spikes that took consumers by surprise this winter and now tells about changes finalized today that will help consumers avoid shocking bills in the future.

04/03/2014

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Police in NE Philly Warn Elderly Drivers About Fake Auto Repair Scammers

According to investigators, a man approached the 94-year-old driver and told him his car had a wobbly wheel and he could fix it. The motorist gave the suspect $940. The suspect fled with the money.

04/03/2014

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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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