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Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016

Buying the Best Luggage

Buying the Best Luggage

If you're heading out of town for the holidays, make sure you've got a suitcase that can handle the job. Consumer Reports finds some of the best pieces of luggage that could make traveling a lot easier.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016

Consumer Reports: Group Gifting Made Easy

Consumer Reports: Group Gifting Made Easy

Holiday giving often means chipping in for gifts to family, friends, teachers and coaches. Consumer Reports looks at several websites designed to make group gifting easier.

Monday, Dec 5, 2016

Flower Mound Boy Battles with Hoverboard Company for Refund

Flower Mound Boy Battles with Hoverboard Company for Refund

A family in Flower Mound is fighting to receive a replacement hoverboard after purchasing a malfunctioning unit from a Flordia-based company.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016

Should You Get Your Zs from ZzzQuil?

Should You Get Your Zs from ZzzQuil?

A recent Consumer Reports survey shows 20 percent of adults take an over the counter mediation to help get a restful night of sleep. The leader in the market is ZzzQuil.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016

Consumer Reports: School Nurse Shortage

Consumer Reports: School Nurse Shortage

Nationwide only about half of schools have a full-time registered nurse. Consumer Reports lists what parents can do to make sure your kids' medical needs are taken care of at school.

Thursday, Nov 24, 2016

Black Friday May Not Be Best Time to Shop For TV

Black Friday May Not Be Best Time to Shop For TV

Black Friday is a popular day to get deals on all sorts of products, especially electronics, but this may not be the best time to shop for a TV.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016

New Smoke Alarms

New Smoke Alarms

Consumers are encouraged to change the batteries in their smoke alarms this time of year, but more than batteries may need to be changed.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016

Getting the Cheapest Airfare

Getting the Cheapest Airfare

If you’re planning a flight for the December holidays and haven’t booked yet, do it soon. Consumer Reports says if you wait much longer, you’ll likely see prices jump. Here’s how to find the cheapest price.

Friday, Nov 4, 2016

Consumer Report: Obamacare Tax Scheme

Consumer Report: Obamacare Tax Scheme

Scammers are at it again, this time claiming to be from the IRS and taking aim at people who are covered under Obamacare. Consumer Reports explains how the scam works and reveals the red flags, so you're not the...

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DROP Payments Halted by Dallas Fire and Pension Plan

DROP Payments Halted by Dallas Fire and Pension Plan

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Fort Worth ISD School Bus Involved in Crash

Fort Worth ISD School Bus Involved in Crash

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Cowboys Fan's Tattoo Portends Super Bowl LI Win

Cowboys Fan's Tattoo Portends Super Bowl LI Win

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'Going to Be a Shock': Polar Vortex to Send Temps Plunging

'Going to Be a Shock': Polar Vortex to Send Temps Plunging

The first arctic blast of the season has hit mainland United States, blanketing parts of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and the Dakotas with temperatures as low as minus 14 overnight, NBC News reported. But...

Firefighters Battle Fire at Denton Hair Salon

Firefighters Battle Fire at Denton Hair Salon

Firefighters battled a fully-involved structure fire at a Denton hair salon Thursday morning.

North Texas Girl Collects Toys For Kids With Cancer

North Texas Girl Collects Toys For Kids With Cancer

A North Texas girl battling cancer is renewing her wish to make sure other cancer patients have a Merry Christmas.