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Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016

Consumer Reports: Finding the Right Mattress

Consumer Reports: Finding the Right Mattress

Consumer Reports tests more than 60 mattresses for a range of prices and tells you how much you need to spend to get a decent one.

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016

Tax Money Back from Uncle Sam

Tax Money Back from Uncle Sam

Consumer Reports has advice about a tax credit that often goes unclaimed, but could help those who need it most.

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016

Top-Rated Cell-Phone Service

Top-Rated Cell-Phone Service

Consumer Reports asked 90,000 of its subscribers to rate their cell service. They were asked about data, texting, voice, customer service, and whether they got good value for the money.

Monday, Jan 18, 2016

Consumer Reports: Gizmos to Help You Sleep

Consumer Reports: Gizmos to Help You Sleep

Consumer Reports looks at some ways to get a better night's sleep.

Friday, Jan 1, 2016

Wonderful Workout Equipment

Wonderful Workout Equipment

Sales of exercise equipment peak around New Year's, but ellipticals and treadmills cost thousands of dollars, so you want to be sure to get a good machine.

Monday, Jan 4, 2016

Save on Gym Membership

Save on Gym Membership

More than 50 million Americans belong to a gym, many quit because of the cost. Here are money-saving tips from Consumer Reports.

Friday, Dec 25, 2015

Safest Child Safety Seats

Safest Child Safety Seats

Based on its latest tests, Consumer Reports is urging parents to move their children out of infant carriers and into rear-facing convertible seats at a younger age.

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015

AA Batteries That Last

AA Batteries That Last

Consumer Reports tests 15 double-A batteries, 13 alkalines and two lithiums ranging in price from $0.62 per pair to $5 using toys and flashlights.

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015

Consumer Reports: Holiday Smartwatch Options

Consumer Reports: Holiday Smartwatch Options

Consumer Reports rated more than a dozen smartwatches, putting them through a variety of tests including the durability of the cover glass.

Monday, Dec 21, 2015

Tech Toys for Kids

Tech Toys for Kids

Electronic toys are a favorite gift for kids. But that doesn’t mean they will just be sitting in front of a screen. Here are several that Consumer Reports thinks look pretty good and will get kids collaborating...

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Frisco Man Pays Speeding Ticket With Buckets of Pennies

Frisco Man Pays Speeding Ticket With Buckets of Pennies

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DFW Olympian Weighs Going To Rio Despite Zika Threat

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'Disturbing' Graffiti Found at Arlington School, 5 Arrested

'Disturbing' Graffiti Found at Arlington School, 5 Arrested

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Eyes Open for Memorial Weekend Storms at Lewisville Lake

Eyes Open for Memorial Weekend Storms at Lewisville Lake

Campgrounds in Hickory Creek packed quickly Friday and remained sold out despite potential storms in the holiday weekend forecast.

 Missouri Gov. Declares State of Emergency

Missouri Gov. Declares State of Emergency

Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency ahead of expected heavy rains, and warned that levees could be overtopped, NBC News reported. "Areas along the Missouri River and its tributaries in...

Teacher Arrested For Improper Relationship With Student: Police

Teacher Arrested For Improper Relationship With Student: Police

A Dallas ISD teacher was arrested Friday morning for an improper relationship between an educator and student, according to the Dallas police department.