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3 On Your Side: When Is A Sale, NOT A Sale?

A popular drug store chain is displaying sale prices that don’t pay off at the register, and this isn’t the first time! 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan goes undercover shopping at Walgreens to show you what the problem is, and how to avoid it.

04/27/2015

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New Web Site Helps US Military Vets in Philadelphia Find Services

The site is a one-stop clearinghouse where veterans and their families can find links to Philly-specific services including jobs, housing, and treatment.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

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Chipotle Says It Has Removed GMOs From Its Food

The Denver-based chain had already been using mostly non-GMO ingredients, but was working on making final changes to its tortillas.

04/27/2015

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NJ Company Recalls Dog Bones Over Salmonella Concerns

TFH Publications Inc./Nylabone Products, of Neptune, says the recall applies to its 1.69 oz. packages of Puppy Starter Kit dog chews.

04/27/2015

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Ford Recalls 390,000 Cars To Fix Door Latches

Ford is recalling about 390,000 cars because the doors may not latch properly and could open while the cars are in motion.

04/24/2015

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Consumer Advocate: Comcast Faced Troublesome Disclosures If It Had Pressed Merger Deal

“If the Department of Justice actually filed suit against Comcast, a lot of analysis of Comcast’s business practices would become part of the public record,” a public interest group’s attorney says.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

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Philadelphia Councilman Proposes Fee On Disposable Shopping Bags

Councilman Mark Squilla is proposing a bill that would charge shoppers five cents every time they use a disposable bag.

04/24/2015

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Another Ice Cream Brand Recalls Products Over Listeria Concerns

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams of Ohio said on its website Thursday that it recalled its frozen products after the listeria discovery.

04/24/2015

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Some Mucinex Products Recalled Over Labeling Concerns

Pharmaceutical company RB says only Mucinex Fast-Max Liquid products are part of the voluntary recall.

04/24/2015

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Claim Your Cash – FREE Search For Money In All 50 States

Did you know that one in every 10 people are owed some sort of unclaimed funds? In our region more than $8 billion dollars are being held by state treasury offices waiting to be claimed – find out if you’re one of them!

04/23/2015

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Report: Comcast Canceling Its Time-Warner Cable Merger

Bloomberg News is citing “people with knowledge of the matter” in its report that Comcast is “planning to walk away” from the deal.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015

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3 On Your Side: Why Some People Are Owed Unclaimed Cash

How many times have you thought to yourself, ‘I just wish I had some extra money?’ Well, today might be your lucky day. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan is here to help you claim your cash.

04/23/2015

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City Councilman Proposing Philadelphia Stores Charge For Each Bag Used At Purchase

A city councilman today will propose a measure that would force all stores in the city to charge a nickel for every shopping bag — plastic or paper.

04/23/2015

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Google Announces Cell Phone Service

Google is getting into the wireless game — announcing cell phone service it hopes will entice AT&T and Verizon Wireless customers to jump ship.

04/22/2015

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City Opens Its Fifth Large-Item Trash Dropoff Center, in West Philadelphia

“We see this, in its humble way, as a part of Earth Day, in keeping the environment and the streets of Philadelphia cleaner,” David Perri said at today’s dedication.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

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2011 Philadelphia Auto Show

(credit: Randall E. Scott) From Ford to Fiat, and classic to innovative, there was something for everyone at the 2011 Philadelphia International Auto Show.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs speaks during an Apple Special Event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts September 1, 2010 in San Francisco. Jobs announced upgraded versions of the entire iPod line, including an iPod Touch that includes a camera. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New iPods, Apple TV

Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a refreshed lineup of iPods and a smaller Apple TV during a presentation in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 2010.

Ketch, left, and Hiro-pon, members of the Japanese pantomime group Gamarjobat, take part in a promotional ninth birthday party for Japanese auto giant Honda Motor’s humanoid robot Asimo at the company’s headquarters in Tokyo on October 31, 2009. Asimo, which officially stands for “Advanced Step in Innovative MObility,” was the culmination of two decades of humanoid robotics research by Honda engineers, who first began research on the project in the 1980s and then unveiled “him” in 2000. (credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Robot Craze

Japanese robotics makers are creating some of the most life-like robots ever.

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