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Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

Tips for Getting the Most Out of College Scholarships

Tips for Getting the Most Out of College Scholarships

November is National Scholarship Month. Consumer Reports says fall is the best time to start applying, and using these tips may reduce the number of loans you'll need.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

College Students Face a High Risk of Identity Theft

College Students Face a High Risk of Identity Theft

Between homework and exams, identity theft is the last thing on college student's minds.

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

College Tuition Insurance

College Tuition Insurance

Should you consider tuition insurance so that you can be reimbursed if your child has to leave before the end of the year?

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014

High-Fee College Bank Cards

High-Fee College Bank Cards

Consumers Union, the advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, looked at Higher One and 8 other companies that offer campus-sponsored accounts.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Appliances for Back to College

Appliances for Back to College

Heading back to college? Consumer Reports tests loads of appliances that can help stock your new digs.

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Dallas Officer Killed in Crash During Funeral Escort
Dallas Officer Killed in Crash During Funeral Escort

A Dallas police officer involved in a crash on Interstate 20 early Saturday morning has died, according to Dallas police.

Man Arrested in Connection to Teenager Shot in Duncanville
Man Arrested in Connection to Teenager Shot in Duncanville

Duncanville police arrested Troy Deshon Harden Saturday afternoon in connection to the shooting death of a teenager at Rodeway Inn.

Record Heat Continues Sunday
Record Heat Continues Sunday

An Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect through Monday evening.

Nickey Van Exel Opens Up About Murder Conviction
Nickey Van Exel Opens Up About Murder Conviction

Nickey Van Exel, the son of former Dallas Mavericks forward Nick Van Exel, talks with NBC 5 about the night he shot and killed his best friend.

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1 Dead, Hostages Freed After Hours-Long Standoff at LA Trader Joe's

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Lone Star Park Cancels Weekend Live Races Due to Heat
Lone Star Park Cancels Weekend Live Races Due to Heat

Lone Star Park has canceled live races due to the extreme heat in North Texas.