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Thursday, Feb 23, 2017

Tattoo Regret, Best Removal Methods

Tattoo Regret, Best Removal Methods

There are many options for getting a Tattoo removed and Consumer Reports takes a look at the safest and most effective ways.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017

Testing out Big Blenders

Testing out Big Blenders

Consumer Reports’ latest tests include blenders that cost as little as $40 all the way up to more than $600.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017

Consumer Report's Best Inexpensive Cell Phone Plans

Consumer Report's Best Inexpensive Cell Phone Plans

No one wants to pay more for their cell phone plan than they have to, and all cell phone plans are not created the same.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017

Genetic Testing Your Health

Genetic Testing Your Health

If you could find out whether you might develop certain cancers or heart disease, would you want to know? Genetic testing makes that possible, but Consumer Reports says not everyone benefits from this cutting...

Monday, Feb 13, 2017

Tracking Teen Drivers

Tracking Teen Drivers

Car accidents are the number one cause of death for teenagers. Teens are inexperienced drivers, and they tend to speed. Consumer Reports has tested three devices that you install in the car to keep tabs on your...

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017

Choosing the Right Dating Site to Find Love

Choosing the Right Dating Site to Find Love

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and many singles in North Texas will likely be logging into dating apps hoping to find Mr. or Ms. Right. What sites maximize your chances at finding love?

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017

Is Identity Theft Insurance Worth It?

Is Identity Theft Insurance Worth It?

Whether you're shopping online or swiping your card at a store, hackers have lots of opportunities to steal your identity. You can buy inexpensive identity theft insurance. But is it worth it?

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

Healthy, Tasty Super Bowl Appetizers

Healthy, Tasty Super Bowl Appetizers

The Super Bowl is around the corner but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your diet. Consumer Reports finds some healthier options for your game day.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

Consumer Reports: Guide to Buying Glasses Online

Consumer Reports: Guide to Buying Glasses Online

Shopping for eyeglasses isn't what it used to be. Online retailers offer convenience and discount pricing, but there can be risks.

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Trump Says He'll Skip White House Correspondents' Dinner
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President Donald Trump announced that he would not be attending the 2017 White House correspondents' dinner in a tweet Saturday evening. "I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!" Trump tweeted. The announcement comes a day after Trump's spat with the media sharply escalated after he slammed the media in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. In the speech Friday, Trump unloaded on the news media for using anonymous sources, just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed.

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Four-Alarm Fire Destroys Two Balch Springs Businesses

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