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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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3 On Your Side: Finding The Best Deals For Apple Products

Apple makes some of the most popular smart phones, tablets, and laptops, but when it comes to getting a deal on one, it all depends on where you shop.

06/16/2014

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Survey: Men More Likely Than Women To Make A Big Purchase Without Telling Spouse

How much would you spend on a big ticket item before first consulting with your spouse/partner?

06/13/2014

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3 On Your Side: Deck Safety Tips As The Summer Season Begins

The last thing that probably comes to mind when you think of a barbecue on your deck is third degree burns and concussions. But 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds that each year that’s exactly what happens to dozens of people when the deck floor below suddenly gives way.

06/11/2014

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3 On Your Side: Managing College Debt Wisely

On Capitol Hill this week, panels are looking at the looming crisis of student loan debt. With a new graduating class facing their tabs, 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan looks at ways to manage college debt wisely.

06/06/2014

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3 On Your Side: Trouble With Online Reviews

As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, some companies are now including clauses in their contracts that will limit your ability to give them an online review.

06/03/2014

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3 On Your Side: Scam Artists Have A “Sucker List”

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about the “Sucker List”.

05/23/2014

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3 On Your Side: Secret Menu Items At Fast Food Restaurants Revealed

It’s all the buzz on social media with these so-called secret menus spreading on Facebook, Twitter and elsewhere. So we asked 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan to check it out.

05/21/2014

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