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Mar 19, 2015

Costco Vs. Sam's Club

Costco Vs. Sam's Club

If you don’t mind giant sizes and you have room to store boatloads of things such as paper towels, warehouse clubs are a popular shopping option. But how do you decide which to join? Consumer Reports compared...

Mar 17, 2015

Free Credit Score

Free Credit Score

Credit Sesame, Credit.com, Quizzle.com, and Credit Karma are just a few of the many websites that promise a free credit score. But Consumer Reports says there are hundreds of different ways to score the...

Mar 9, 2015

Getting the Best Price for Your House

Getting the Best Price for Your House

If you're one of the more than 5 million homeowners who’ll sell their home this year, don't make the mistake of selling it "as is."

Mar 12, 2015

Make Your Appliances Last Longer

Make Your Appliances Last Longer

The appliances in your home are a big investment. You can avoid repairs, keep them running efficiently, and get them to last as long as possible by using some tips from Consumer Reports.

Mar 10, 2015

Veggie Chips vs. Potato Chips

Veggie Chips vs. Potato Chips

Consumer Reports just tested 32 different snack chips made from bean chips, pea chips, veggie chips, and kale.

Mar 9, 2015

Life-Saving Smoke Detectors

Life-Saving Smoke Detectors

In a home fire, the risk of dying is cut in half if you have a working smoke alarm, according to the National Fire Protection Association.

Mar 5, 2015

Risks of CT Scans for Kids' Concussions

Risks of CT Scans for Kids' Concussions

A Consumer Reports survey reveals that more than one-third of parents say they would insist on a CT scan if their child received a significant blow to the head.

Mar 3, 2015

Dairy Case Junk Food

Dairy Case Junk Food

The dairy case is bulging with new products that seem like tasty ways to get more protein, calcium, and other nutrients into your diet. But Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine says that many are just surprise...

Mar 2, 2015

Successfully Cutting Cable

Successfully Cutting Cable

If you’re sick of high cable bills and paying for channels you don’t watch, Consumer Reports checks out new services that make it possible to cut the cord and still watch your favorite shows.

Feb 26, 2015

Consumer Reports: Best Used Cars Under $10,000

Consumer Reports: Best Used Cars Under $10,000

Here are 10 used cars that Consumer Reports recommends for less than $10,000.

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Drunken Mother Abandons Child in Trash Bin: Police

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Teenager Struck in Arlington Hit-and-Run: Police

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1 Year Since Major Hail Storm Hit North Texas

1 Year Since Major Hail Storm Hit North Texas

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FW Police Release Body Camera Video of Fatal Shooting

FW Police Release Body Camera Video of Fatal Shooting

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Motel Fire Caused Traffic Problems in FW

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