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Jul 3, 2014

Consumer Reports: Best & Worst Fast Foods

Consumer Reports: Best & Worst Fast Foods

Consumer Reports readers rated fast food restaurants.

Jun 30, 2014

Stroller Poses Safety Risk: Consumer Reports

Stroller Poses Safety Risk: Consumer Reports

Double strollers are a great option for parents with two kids, especially convertible models that hold children of different sizes and ages. But Consumer Reports says a double stroller, Graco’s...

Jun 30, 2014

Consumer Reports: Dishwashers That Deliver

Consumer Reports: Dishwashers That Deliver

Looking for a new dishwasher? You might feel "overloaded" with all of the choices. Consumer Reports says job one of any dishwasher is clean dishes!

Jun 30, 2014

Consumer Reports: Stroller Poses Safety Risk

Consumer Reports: Stroller Poses Safety Risk

Double strollers are a great option for parents with two kids, especially convertible models that hold children of different sizes and ages. But Consumer Reports says a double stroller, Graco’s...

Jun 26, 2014

Consumer Reports: No-Contract Cell Service

Consumer Reports: No-Contract Cell Service

Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile now all offer cell-phone service without a two-year service contract. It may sound like a good deal. With no-contract deals you usually get lower monthly charges, but the plans...

Jun 26, 2014

No Contract Cell Phone Service: Consumer Reports

No Contract Cell Phone Service: Consumer Reports

Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile now all offer cell-phone service without a two-year service contract. It may sound like a good deal. With no-contract deals you usually get lower monthly charges, but the plans...

Jun 25, 2014

Consumer Reports: Protecting Electronics on Vacation

Consumer Reports: Protecting Electronics on Vacation

Vacation coming up? Chances are you’ll be packing a lot of electronics like smart phones, tablets, e-readers, laptops, GPS devices, cameras, iPod and speakers. They practically need their own suitcase! But...

Jun 19, 2014

Getting Passwords Under Control

Getting Passwords Under Control

Cyber thieves are always looking for a new scam to steal your personal data. One of the best ways to protect yourself online is using strong passwords.

Jun 17, 2014

Consumer Reports: How to Get Free Stuff

Consumer Reports: How to Get Free Stuff

If you think there’s no such thing as free lunch, think again. There are lots of products you can get online without having to pay a cent.

Jun 16, 2014

Tasty Salad Dressings

Tasty Salad Dressings

Summer is salad time, and supermarkets have shelf after shelf of salad dressings.

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Price Arrested, Accused of Taking $950K in Bribes

Price Arrested, Accused of Taking $950K in Bribes

A 13-count indictment released Friday says longtime Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price took $950,000 in bribes in the form of cash, cars and property and that he and his associates committed mail...

Lane Changes Slated Through Mid-Cities

Lane Changes Slated Through Mid-Cities

Changing traffic patterns through the Mid-Cities could throw drivers for a loop this weekend. Traffic will be moved to the new TEXpress lanes in the center of State Highway 183.

Officials Urge Early Back-to-School Vaccinations

Officials Urge Early Back-to-School Vaccinations

With a case of the measles reported in Tarrant County and back-to-school around the corner, health and school officials advise getting vaccinated now before the rush.

Dallas County Not Yet Ready for Child Immigrants

Dallas County Not Yet Ready for Child Immigrants

Dallas County says it won't meet its goal of accepting unaccompanied immigrant children by the end of the month, as federal teams continue to assess possible sites to house them.

Lifetime Drops Reality TV Show on Fort Worth Mortuary

Lifetime Drops Reality TV Show on Fort Worth Mortuary

The Lifetime TV network has dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found and the co-owners face criminal charges.

Border Agents Work to Keep Drugs, Criminals Out

Border Agents Work to Keep Drugs, Criminals Out

There is another side to the immigration issue law enforcement wants people to know about: the fight to keep drugs and criminals out of the United States.