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Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017

Don't Buy This Bike Helmet: CR

Don't Buy This Bike Helmet: CR

Consumer Reports is advising people not to buy a bike helmet because of a potential safety risk.

Friday, Jan 27, 2017

Foods That Heal

Foods That Heal

We all know how important it is to eat healthy in preventing chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Certain foods can have a more immediate benefit in helping other, everyday ailments.

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017

Consumer Reports: Over-the-Counter Sleep Aids

Consumer Reports: Over-the-Counter Sleep Aids

If you're struggling with insomnia, you might want to think twice before you reach for over-the-counter sleep aids. Many of the drugs are labeled "non-habit forming," but Consumer Reports reveals potential risks...

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017

Family Cars for Every Stage

Family Cars for Every Stage

Consumer Reports finds the family car that fits the budget for every stage of life.

Monday, Jan 23, 2017

New Fitness Equipment

New Fitness Equipment

You don't need a gym to get in shape. Consumer Reports tests out this year's hottest workout machines for your home.

Friday, Jan 20, 2017

Give Gift of Stock

Give Gift of Stock

Teaching your kids to save can be as simple as buying them a gift card. These aren't funds for a restaurant or clothing store, but gift cards for stock.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017

Consumer Reports: Super Food or Super Hype

Consumer Reports: Super Food or Super Hype

Consumer Reports looks at several so-called super foods and reveals which ones are not super at all.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017

Consumer Reports: Making Most of Your 401K

Consumer Reports: Making Most of Your 401K

What you don't know about your 401k, may cost you. Consumer Reports lists the things to watch out for and consider when investing in your retirement.

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017

Consumer Reports: Fitness Trackers and Weight Loss

Consumer Reports: Fitness Trackers and Weight Loss

Fitness trackers are all the rage these days. But a new study, one of the biggest and longest to date, suggests that for some, they probably won’t help with weight loss.

Friday, Jan 6, 2017

Safe Space Heaters

Safe Space Heaters

How to make sure the space heater you buy is safe, and the steps to take in order to make sure your unit provides warmth and safety.

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Jogger Not Expected to Face Charges in Shooting: Police
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An Arlington jogger who shot an armed would-be robber Wednesday morning did not have a CHL but is not expected to face charges, police say.

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