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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: FTC Sues Amazon Over Children’s Unauthorized In-App Charges

They downloaded gaming apps without their parents’ permission, yet the parents still had to foot the bill! Now for the second time this year, the Federal Trade Commission is going after a company that allowed it to happen.

07/14/2014

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3 On Your Side: Hassles Of Flying Are Leading Travelers To Find Other Types Of Transportation

Planning a plane trip anytime soon? Don’t forget to pack some patience! As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, the hassles of flying are leading travelers to find other types of transportation.

07/11/2014

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3 On Your Side: Is Your Car Spying On You?

As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, your car may be spying on you and the information it collects might be used against you.

07/10/2014

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3 On Your Side: How To Stay On Budget On Your Summer Road Trip

The Memorial Day and Fourth of July weekends are behind us, but there’s still plenty of time for a summer road trip. With higher gas prices, many consumers are looking for ways to save in other areas. 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan has some advice to help you stay on budget.

07/10/2014

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3 On Your Side: How To Trim Costs And Stay Cool In The Summer

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan reminds us, there are other ways trim costs and save energy.

07/08/2014

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3 On Your Side: Two ‘Smartwatches’ Hit The Market

Both use Google’s new android software and respond to voice commands, processing information within a few seconds.

07/07/2014

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3 On Your Side: Same Airline Flight But Different Prices

Together they’ve merged to become the largest airline in the world, but as American Airlines and U.S. Airways slowly combine forces, passengers could be paying more than they have to!

07/02/2014

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3 On Your Side: GM Announces Ignition Switch Victim Compensation Amidst Another Recall

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details.

06/30/2014

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3 On Your Side: Fireworks Accidents On The Rise

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has this annual reminder of just how dangerous they can be.

06/27/2014

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3 On Your Side: Get The Most When Redeeming Travel Rewards

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds new companies help customers get the most mileage from their miles.

06/20/2014

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3 On Your Side: Reading The Fine Print On Your Hotel Bill

It’s called an opt-out clause, automatically giving companies consent to share your personal information, unless you read the fine print and take some sort of action.

06/19/2014

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3 On Your Side: Situation In Iraq Could Push Gas Prices Higher

Gas prices weren’t supposed to take too much of a ride this summer, pretty much on par with last summer’s range. But the increase in violence in Iraq by Islamic militants could push prices higher.

06/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Drivers Facing Long Waits For Recall Parts

It seems every time you turn around there is an announcement of another auto recall. Roughly one out of every 10 cars and trucks on the road has been recalled this year.

06/17/2014

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3 On Your Side: Dr. Oz Testifies At Weight Loss Product Hearings

Deceptive advertisements that promise to help you lose weight are everywhere and some lawmakers in Washington D.C. are tired of it

06/17/2014

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