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3 On Your Side: Insurance Institute Tests Auto-Brake Technology

More and more vehicles are being designed with auto brakes.

08/26/2015

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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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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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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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3 On Your Side: Big Summer Sales Online

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for online deal hunters. Amazon, Walmart, Target and Best Buy are all holding big summer sales. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan sorts through who’s offering what and how to make the most of these mid-July deals.

07/14/2015

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3 On Your Side: Recrafting – Making What’s Old, New Again

Do you have shoes, coats, shirts, even purses or wallets that are showing signs of wear and tear, but you can’t bear to throw them out? Well you may not have to! As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, a growing number of retailers are offering to make items look new again. Sometimes even for free!

07/13/2015

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3 On Your Side: Where To Complain About Surprise Medical Bills

They go in for medical treatment and come out with a big surprise. Recovering patients hit with hospital and doctor charges that don’t even make sense. As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, it’s not as uncommon as you might think.

07/13/2015

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3 On Your Side: Many Millennials Would Quit If Not Allowed To Do Personal Tasks At Work

Many millennials have never known a world without mobile devices. Now employers are forced to deal with younger workers who want to be able to text and use social media on the job. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at how this group is blurring the lines between work time and personal time.

07/08/2015

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3 On Your Side: Summer Heat Warning For Pet Owners

Hot temperatures and humidity can make us all miserable. But the weather can take a different, sometimes more serious toll on pets. So 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some summer reminders for pet owners.

07/07/2015

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3 On Your Side: Travel Apps

There used to be a time when you’d go to a new city, book a hotel and ask the concierge where the best place to eat or play was. Now, travel-related apps and services let tourists ask those who are really in the know – the locals themselves. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at this tech and travel trend.

07/06/2015

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3 On Your Side: Firework Warning

Tomorrow is the fourth of July – a time for barbeques, backyard parties and of course, fireworks. But as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan reminds us, those brilliant symbols of our nation’s birthday can also be very dangerous.

07/03/2015

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3 On Your Side: Wire BBQ Grill Brush Bristles May Pose Injury Risk

Plan on grilling out this holiday weekend? One man’s favorite burger sent him to a hospital.

07/01/2015

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3 On Your Side: Phishing Websites Target Pre-Paid Debit Card Users

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shares a way crooks are stealing money when people reload their cards.

06/30/2015

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