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‘Ride-on’ Toys Responsible For Majority Of Toy-related Injuries

Furthermore, toy-related injuries as a whole are up 39.9% from 1990.

12/09/2014

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FTC Accuses Gerber Of False Claim On Baby Formula

Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.

10/31/2014

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Red Bull Settles $13 Million Lawsuit; Customers Eligible For Cash Or Products

Red Bull was sued over claims that the energy drink enhanced performance, concentration and reaction speed.

10/09/2014

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3 On Your Side: Late Fees Waived & Interest Rates Dropped For Those Who Ask

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has information on a new survey that shows that most people can get their rates lowered and fees dropped, but very few of them ask.

09/25/2014

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3 On Your Side: Loyalty Programs Offering More Experience-focused Rewards

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, now companies are stepping up the game with rewards that go way beyond a room or a seat.

09/09/2014

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3 On Your Side: Thanks To Mobile Devices, Many Are Working On Vacation

A recent survey finds that even if you did take some time off, many of us still couldn’t leave the office far behind. 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan says thanks to electronic devices, many of us were still checking in.

08/29/2014

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Mimicking Airlines, Hotels Across The Country Get Fee-happy

This year, hotels will take in a record $2.25 billion in revenue from such add-ons, 6 percent more than in 2013 and nearly double that of a decade ago, according to a new study released Monday by Hanson.

08/26/2014

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3 On Your Side: College Identity Theft Advice

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some advice for keeping personal data safe on campus.

08/21/2014

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3 On Your Side: New Vehicle Technology That Could Save Lives

The government says nearly 1,100 lives could be saved every year with cars that “talk” to each other. 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan looks at the push for V2V, or vehicle to vehicle, technology.

08/20/2014

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3 On Your Side: Bankrate Report Finds 36% Of Americans Have No Retirement Savings

How much money do you have saved for retirement? If the answer is nothing, you’re not alone.

08/18/2014

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Local Arrests Made In Nationwide Grandparent Scam

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced today that a grand jury investigation has led to charges against four co-conspirators for a scheme that targeted elderly victims throughout the country to steal thousands of dollars in a “Grandparent Scam.”

08/07/2014

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GM Issues 6 More Recalls

The largest is for faulty seats in just over 475,000 cars and small SUVs. Other problems include incomplete welds on seat brackets, turn signal failures, power steering failures and more.

07/23/2014

3 On Your Side: Beware Of Identity Theft This Summer

Between travel, vacations and sending the kids off to camp, summer can be a hot time for identity theft. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at some risky situations to avoid.

07/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Safest Cars For Teen Drivers

A national safety organization has compiled a list of cars that are reasonable in price and reliable in safety. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details.

07/16/2014

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3 On Your Side: Who Pays For Tree-Related Damage From Storms?

If you’ve experienced tree related damage, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has information on filing an insurance claim for repairs.

07/09/2014

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