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Thursday, Jun 22, 2017

What the Fiduciary Rule Means for Your Investments

What the Fiduciary Rule Means for Your Investments

When it comes to retirement savings, you might assume that the person giving you investment advice is acting in your best interest, but that's not always the case. A plan that will require them to do so...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017

How To Shoot Better Video

How To Shoot Better Video

Whether you want to shoot video of that special moment in your kid’s life or get some cool clips of summertime fun, there’s a camera for it. But knowing how to shoot well can make or break your video.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017

How To Pick The Best Mower For Your Lawn

How To Pick The Best Mower For Your Lawn

Lawnmower testers at Consumer Reports have a tough job! They leave the cold, New York winter to brave the 6 acre test site in warm, sunny Florida. They do all that to help you pick the best mower or tractor for...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

Consumer Reports: How To Stop Snoring

Consumer Reports: How To Stop Snoring

Consumer Reports has some important advice on how to stop snoring and when it might be time to visit a doctor.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017

New Deadly Laundry Pod Danger

New Deadly Laundry Pod Danger

For years, Consumer Reports has warned about the dangers of liquid laundry detergent pacs and children.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

Need a New TV? Now's The Time to Buy

Need a New TV? Now's The Time to Buy

If you're in the market for a smaller TV set, now may be the time to buy!

Monday, Jun 19, 2017

Consumer Reports: Uncomfortable Family Money Talks

Consumer Reports: Uncomfortable Family Money Talks

Attitudes about money and spending habits run deep. We learn early in life to be spenders or savers, so when there’s a tricky financial decision to be made by family members with conflicting money perspectives...

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

How To Avoid Lice At Summer Camp

How To Avoid Lice At Summer Camp

Consumer Reports says don’t let your guard down over the summer. Camp and other summer-time activities can spread lice.

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

Save Money By Outsmarting a Smart Grill

Save Money By Outsmarting a Smart Grill

If grilling is your thing but you're stumped by when the food is finished, two grills claim to take out the guesswork.

Monday, Jun 12, 2017

Consumer Reports: Save Big, Buy Your Own Internet Equipment

Consumer Reports: Save Big, Buy Your Own Internet Equipment

While many people rent modems from their cable provider, Consumer Reports says that it may be cheaper to buy your own.

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Five Detained, None Charged During Dallas Rally: Police
Five Detained, None Charged During Dallas Rally: Police

Dallas police said they detained a total of five people in Saturday night's rally in downtown Dallas, but did not make any arrests. The rally at city hall on Saturday night moved to the Dallas Confederate...

Two Arrested in Chase of Carjacked Lamborghini
Two Arrested in Chase of Carjacked Lamborghini

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Dallas Officers Injured in Overnight Crash
Dallas Officers Injured in Overnight Crash

Two Dallas police officers were sent to the hospital after a crash Sunday morning.

5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy
5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy

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Comedic Legend Jerry Lewis Dies at 91

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Dallas PD Estimates Rally Against White Supremacy at 2,500
Dallas PD Estimates Rally Against White Supremacy at 2,500

The Dallas Police Department estimates the crowd at Saturday's rally against White Supremacy to be 2,500.