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Feb 27, 2014 Share
Family Questions Paying for Free Financial Aid Info

Family Questions Paying for Free Financial Aid Info

A California-based company says for $65 it will send students a personalized list of free and need-based financial aid programs. But experts say that same information is easily accessible for free. Read More

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Feb 26, 2014 Share
Bird Threat to Planes Still Evident Near Dallas Love Field

Bird Threat to Planes Still Evident Near Dallas Love Field

Officials at Dallas’ Love Field Airport are trying inventive ways to remove flocks of birds from Bachman Lake, so far with only some success. Read More

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Feb 25, 2014 Share
Odometer Fraud Costs Victims $1 Billion Annually

Odometer Fraud Costs Victims $1 Billion Annually

Odometer fraud victims lose almost $1 billion a year when they unknowingly pay more for a used car than it’s worth. Consumers are best protected by getting a vehicle history report before buying any used car. Read More

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Feb 24, 2014 Share
Experts Question if Current Gas Tubing Safety is Enough

Experts Question if Current Gas Tubing Safety is Enough

New interviews and documents obtained by NBC 5 Investigates raise more questions about how much a manufacturer-recommended safety measure really prevents lightning-related fires involving flexible gas lines used in millions... Read More

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Feb 23, 2014 Share
Fundraising Fiasco Leaves Dance Team in Tears

Fundraising Fiasco Leaves Dance Team in Tears

A Fort Worth dance team turned to a fundraiser to raise money to help pay for a national competition in Las Vegas, but six months later, the trip is in jeopardy because the team is still waiting for its cut of the check. Read More

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Feb 21, 2014 Share
Driver Claims Mobile Dent Repair Took Him for a Ride

Driver Claims Mobile Dent Repair Took Him for a Ride

Are promises made by some mobile dent repair businesses too good to be true? When cameras from the NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Unit started rolling, two repairmen went running. Read More

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Feb 16, 2014 Share
Dozens of Restaurant Inspections Skipped at DFW Airport

Dozens of Restaurant Inspections Skipped at DFW Airport

An exclusive NBC 5 investigation discovered the Tarrant County Health Department had been skipping inspections at dozens of restaurants at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Read More

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Feb 5, 2014 Share
Patients Fighting Medical Bills Empowered

Patients Fighting Medical Bills Empowered

New state rules empower patients in the fight against a common practice, balance billing, which occurs when a patient is treated at an in-network hospital by an out -of-network doctor. The doctor then bills the patient for... Read More

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Feb 4, 2014 Share
In-Network ER, Out-of-Network Doc Could Equal a Big Bill

In-Network ER, Out-of-Network Doc Could Equal a Big Bill

An in-network hospital and an out-of-network emergency room doctor means some patients may get slapped with a big balance bill. Read More

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Feb 3, 2014 Share
Texas Tops for Used Cars Sold With Unfixed Recalls: Carfax

Texas Tops for Used Cars Sold With Unfixed Recalls: Carfax

Research from Carfax shows one out of nine used cars for sale online in Texas have unfixed recalls. Read More

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