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Friday, Apr 14, 2017

Alternatives to Cable TV Could Save You Money

Alternatives to Cable TV Could Save You Money

Alternatives to cable gain popularity by the day. Depending on what you watch, they may or may not be worth the money.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

Air Ambulances: Taking Patients for a Ride

Air Ambulances: Taking Patients for a Ride

A Consumer Reports investigation reveals a spike in patient complaints showing thousands of dollars in surprise ambulance bills.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

How to Make Your Next Move Simple and Stress-Free

How to Make Your Next Move Simple and Stress-Free

Late spring into early summer is the busiest time of the year to move. That means millions of people will be packing, wrapping and schlepping. Whatever the circumstance, moving is never easy or fun. But Consumer

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017

Here's Some Help for Your Last-Minute Tax Report

Here's Some Help for Your Last-Minute Tax Report

Dragging your feet on filing your taxes this year? It might be as easy as going online or using an app on your phone.

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017

Streaming Live TV

Streaming Live TV

Tired of paying a lot for TV but not ready to cut the cord entirely? Some cable companies now offer skinny TV packages, but another option is an Internet streaming service. Consumer Reports says some of...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017

Rooms Booking Up Fast For August Solar Eclipse

Rooms Booking Up Fast For August Solar Eclipse

A rare solar eclipse happens in August and already hotel rooms with a great view are filling up fast.

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

Is Your Kid's Slime Safe?

Is Your Kid's Slime Safe?

The latest online kids’ craze - slime! The do-it-yourself project has reportedly caused some glue shortages in stores but Consumer Reports says a bigger concern is one of slime’s key ingredients, borax -...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinet

Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinet

Consumer Reports says the risk of accidental poisoning for kids increases with every bottle of pills you keep and recommends getting rid of unused medication.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Using Home Insurance More Effectively

Using Home Insurance More Effectively

You probably never think about your homeowners insurance. But Consumer Reports says you should and not just when disaster strikes. There are new twists to homeowners insurance that can save you money and...

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4 Dead After Four Tornadoes Strike East of DFW Area
4 Dead After Four Tornadoes Strike East of DFW Area

Authorities say at least four people have been killed as a series of tornadoes left a trail of damage in three counties east of the Dallas-Fort Worth area on Saturday evening.

National Weather Service Ranks East Texas Tornadoes
National Weather Service Ranks East Texas Tornadoes

So far, the National Weather Service has confirmed four tornadoes in parts of Henderson, Van Zandt, and Rains counties.

Texas Sky Ranger Tours Tornado Damage
Texas Sky Ranger Tours Tornado Damage

Texas Sky Ranger tours areas of North Texas damaged by tornadoes on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

Door-to-Door Searches After Deadly Tornadoes
Door-to-Door Searches After Deadly Tornadoes

Officials in Van Zandt County say they are in search and recovery mode after at least four tornadoes swept through the area east of Dallas Saturday night.

Beyond 100 Days, Trump Faces More Legislative Challenges
Beyond 100 Days, Trump Faces More Legislative Challenges

After more than three months in office without passing any major legislation, President Donald Trump faces a week that offers the possibility of averting a government shutdown and progress on health care. Trump...