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3 On Your Side: Preventing Child Hot-Car Deaths

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, it can be done using high tech solutions and common sense guidelines.

07/21/2014

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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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Adding A Teen Driver To Your Insurance Leads To 79% Higher Cost

By Jim Donovan: Adding a teenage driver to a married couple’s car insurance policy leads to a 79% higher average annual premium, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. Teenage males (+92%) are much more expensive […]

07/17/2014

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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: 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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NJ Cites 68 Home Improvement Contractors For Consumer Law Violations

By Jim Donovan: The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has issued Notices of Violation to 68 home improvement contractors due to alleged violations of consumer protection law. The state is seeking a total of […]

07/16/2014

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FREE Financial Workshops For Women And College-Bound Families

By Jim Donovan: Always ready to help spread financial know-how, local nonprofit organization Clarifi is offering free workshops to empower women with their money and help families with the process of planning and paying for […]

07/11/2014

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FREE Small Slurpees Today At 7-Eleven

By Jim Donovan: You know I love FREE stuff, and for 7-Eleven fans you’re in luck. In honor of today’s date, which happens to be 7/11, the 7-Eleven chain is giving away FREE small Slurpees. […]

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: 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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Beware Of EZ Pass Phishing Scam

By Jim Donovan: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has learned of an email phishing scam which appears to be an attempt to collect unpaid tolls. The Port Authority is advising EZ […]

07/09/2014

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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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AAA Mid-Atlantic: Independence Day Gas Prices Highest in Six Years

By Jim Donovan: Although the national average price of gas has remained relatively steady as we approach the Independence Day holiday, prices at the pump remain at a six-year high for this time of year. […]

07/03/2014

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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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