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3 On Your Side: Smartphones As Important As Deodorant To Most People

Are you a compulsive phone checker? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds you’re not alone.

07/01/2014

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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: Summer Grilling Reminders And Safety Tips

A safe and healthy summer cookout begins before the meat hits the grill and as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan reminds us, it continues after the plates are cleared from the table.

06/27/2014

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3 On Your Side: Earn Rebates While Shopping Online

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about websites that pay you to shop.

06/25/2014

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Faulty Airbags Force Auto Makers To Issue Recalls

By Jim Donovan: Faulty air bags which have already led to the recall of millions of cars worldwide are blamed for a new round of recalls in the U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, […]

06/24/2014

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3 On Your Side: A Fix For Cracked Smartphone Screens

3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan takes a look at some options for fixing those broken screens.

06/23/2014

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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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PA Targets 5 Electricity Suppliers For Deceptive Marketing

By Jim Donovan PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced that the Bureau of Consumer Protection and the Office of Consumer Advocate have filed joint complaints against five out-of-state electric generation suppliers […]

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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Frontier Expands Trenton Service Adding 3 New Cities

By Jim Donovan: Frontier Airlines is expanding its service at Trenton-Mercer Airport with the addition of nonstop service to Milwaukee, Wis., Minneapolis, Minn. and St. Louis, MO. To kick-off these inaugural flights, Frontier is offering […]

06/13/2014

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