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Monday, Jan 22, 2018

Consumer Reports: Eat Eggs For Your Health

Consumer Reports: Eat Eggs For Your Health

Many years ago, eggs fell out of favor among health experts, because of the connection between high cholesterol foods and cardiovascular disease. But the science has changed course – and eggs are being viewed in...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017

Cordless Drills Are Useful, Practical Gifts You May Overlook

Cordless Drills Are Useful, Practical Gifts You May Overlook

It may not seem like the most romantic gift, but Consumer Reports says a cordless drill is one of the more useful and practical tools.

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

Technology Tries to Combat Distracted Driving

Technology Tries to Combat Distracted Driving

There are increasing safety measures in your smartphone and car to help you stay focused when behind the wheel.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017

Dangers of Kids and Cold Medicines

Dangers of Kids and Cold Medicines

As cold weather sets in, so do the nagging coughs and head colds that seem to spread so quickly from child to child.

Monday, Nov 13, 2017

Consumer Reports: Best Online Services to Print Photos

Consumer Reports: Best Online Services to Print Photos

The holidays are approaching, and you may have some photos to print for cards. The team at Consumer Reports checks out several options available.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017

Explaining the Fundamentals of Crowdfunding

Explaining the Fundamentals of Crowdfunding

From paying medical bills to helping a family after a disaster, crowdfunding has become a popular way to raise money and support someone in need.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017

How to Lock Down Your Money After Data Breaches

How to Lock Down Your Money After Data Breaches

If you suspect you're a victim of the Equifax data breach, you should have already placed a security freeze on your credit files by now, experts say.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

Consumer Reports' Most and Least Reliable Cars of 2017

Consumer Reports' Most and Least Reliable Cars of 2017

Consumer Reports subscribers are surveyed to see how their cars hold up.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

How to Pay In-State Tuition for Out-of-State Students

How to Pay In-State Tuition for Out-of-State Students

Some states are welcoming students with in-state tuition if they agree to stay and work after college.

Monday, Sep 25, 2017

Fall Clean-Up Made Easy With a Pressure Washer

Fall Clean-Up Made Easy With a Pressure Washer

Fall cleanup can be a breeze with a pressure washer. But Consumer Reports says before you start pressure washing with abandon, you should think before you spray.

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Forney Hospital Evacuated Due to Hazmat Situation
Forney Hospital Evacuated Due to Hazmat Situation

A Forney hospital is under an evacuation order due to an unspecified odor Tuesday.

BREAKING: Teen Charged in North Texas High School Shooting
BREAKING: Teen Charged in North Texas High School Shooting

Authorities say a 16-year-old boy who opened fire inside a North Texas high school, wounding a classmate, has been charged as a juvenile with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

ATF Searches Italy School Day After Shooting
ATF Searches Italy School Day After Shooting

Students at Italy High School will return to school 24 hours after a 16-year-old boy shot a 15-year-old girl in the school’s cafeteria.

Search Fails to Find All the Cameras That Brought Down DCS
Search Fails to Find All the Cameras That Brought Down DCS

As a committee works to shut down the Dallas County Schools agency, officials hit a new roadblock with the failure to locate some of the surveillance cameras that were the root of DCS' financial collapse.

2 Dead, 17 Hurt in Ky. High School Shooting; Suspect Held
2 Dead, 17 Hurt in Ky. High School Shooting; Suspect Held

A 15-year-old student opened fire with a handgun inside his rural Kentucky high school Tuesday, killing two classmates, injuring 17 others and sending hundreds fleeing for safety. Police were seen leading...

Massive Grass Fire Burns 2,000 Acres in Parker County
Massive Grass Fire Burns 2,000 Acres in Parker County

A massive grass fire in Parker County burned approximately 2,000 acres Monday, shutting down two interstates and lifting a plume of smoke into the air that was visible more than 60 miles away.