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3 On Your Side: What To Consider If Adding A Pet To The Family This Holiday

Families adding a pet to their household this holiday season should remember it’s a commitment that extends well beyond Christmas morning.

12/23/2014

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3 On Your Side: Buying Batteries

To power everything this holiday season from dinosaurs to fire trucks, you better have plenty of batteries. But which ones to pick?

12/04/2014

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3 On Your Side: Lab-Created Diamonds

It often been said that a diamond is a girl’s best friend. But the price of a diamond, well that can stop many people in their tracks. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us you may be able to save up to a third on the cost of a diamond because of a technological breakthrough.

11/26/2014

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3 On Your Side: Thanksgiving Shopper Advice

Remember when Black Friday used to be the big kick-off to the holiday shopping weekend? Well now with more and more stores opening on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday is more like a mid-point! So 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan offers some advice before heading out to the mall.

11/26/2014

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3 On Your Side: Some Top Tips For Saving While Shopping

A survey by Bankrate finds just 28 percent of shoppers will head to a brick-and-mortar store this holiday season. While Americans are projected to spend a record $89 billion dollars online, up 13 percent over 2013.

11/25/2014

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3 On Your Side: Added Benefits When Using Credit/Debit Cards

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at potentially priceless perks just in time for shopping season

11/24/2014

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3 On Your Side: Do Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Pose A Health Risk?

The hum of leaf blowers will be a familiar sound this weekend with many people cleaning up the last batch of leaves on their property. But the noise isn’t what’s concerning some people, it’s a potential health hazard. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has that story.

11/21/2014

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3 On Your Side: Federal Agency Pushing For Prepaid Credit Card Protections

Pre-paid credit cards are becoming increasingly popular. That has a federal agency pushing for some of the same protections consumers have when using other cards.

11/21/2014

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3 On Your Side: Faulty Tire Repairs Pose Risk To Drivers

In less than a week millions of people will be hitting the road to celebrate Thanksgiving. Many could be driving on tires that put them at risk. How was your last flat tire fixed? As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, a faulty repair could change a life forever.

11/21/2014

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3 On Your Side: Danna Ntaka Rental Scams Continue

She claims to be a doctor and landlord, yet she rents out homes she doesn’t own! 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan first told you about her several years ago. Now wanted by police, some say she’s the queen of scams and is still up to her old tricks.

11/17/2014

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3 On Your Side: Key Copy Warning

It’s a new way to potentially steal your keys and break into your house. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tests whether a snapshot of your key could be the secret to opening the door to your home.

11/14/2014

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3 On Your Side: Healthcare.gov Enrollment Begins Saturday

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at the expectations, and what consumers need to know.

11/13/2014

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3 On Your Side: Data Breaches Not Changing Most Shoppers’ Habits

Most Americans know about large data breaches that have affected a number of retailers, banks and online sites over the past year. But Jim Donovan finds, that’s not changing the majority of shoppers’ habits.

11/12/2014

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3 On Your Side: You May Have To Do Some Digging For Thanksgiving Travel Deals

One of the busiest travel periods of the entire year is just about two weeks away. If you haven’t booked Thanksgiving airfare yet, you’re not entirely out of luck.

11/11/2014

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3 On Your Side: Restaurants Charging For What Used To Be Free Stuff

You know what they say, there’s no such thing in life as a free lunch. But what if you went to a restaurant and had to pay extra for condiments or a glass of water? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at an increasing trend that some say is tough to swallow.

11/10/2014

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