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Cabernet Sauvignon At Great Prices

Posted: 11/17/2009 - A good bottle of wine can really complement a holiday feast, whether you're preparing it or going to someone else's home. Consumer Reports has some to recommend that are pleasing to your palate and pocketbook-and can save you time during the harried holidays.

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BPA In Canned Foods

Posted: 11/17/2009 - Seven-billion pounds of the chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, are produced every year and used in all sorts of products-Including clear plastic bottles and food-can liners.

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Pricey Vs. Cheap Spices

Posted: 11/17/2009 - Herbs and spices add variety and flavor to foods. But the small jars can cost plenty-in some cases the equivalent of more than one hundred dollars a pound.

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Ready-To-Go Gravies

Posted: 11/17/2009 - It's time to get ready for a Thanksgiving feast, and you're stressed for time. Could a store-bought gravy save you some time and fool your guests?

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Leaner Holiday Tipping

Posted: 11/16/2009 - Holiday tipping is a tradition, but if you start to get sweaty palms trying to figure out WHO to tip and HOW MUCH, you're not alone.

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Don't Get Burned With Heartburn

Posted: 11/16/2009 - Heartburn. It used to be, the treatment was to avoid spicy foods and pop a lot of antacids. That was before drug companies discovered that a little indigestion could mean big money.

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Costly Car Mistakes

Updated: 11/17/2009 - With money tight, you may be ignoring that strange noise under your hood. Consumer Reports warns-that could be a costly mistake!

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Confusing Food Labels

Posted: 11/09/2009 - Some of the healthy-sounding claims on the front of food packages are now under investigation by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA is concerned that they may be misleading shoppers.

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Coffeemakers For Less

Posted: 11/09/2009 - While sales of most appliances are down, coffeemaker sales are perking right along. They're up 5% this year.

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Best Blu-Ray Players

Posted: 11/09/2009 - Prices on Blu-Ray players are coming down, and more and more Blu-ray movies are now available, so you may be thinking of getting a player-or giving one.

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Top-Performing Paper Towels

Posted: 11/09/2009 - 90% of American families use paper towels. But how do you know you're getting the best one for your money?

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Return Policy Gotchas

Posted: 11/02/2009 - Last year, a whopping 219-billion dollars worth of products were returned. Consumer Reports ShopSmart says in order not to get burned later put return policies on your radar now.

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Tasty High-Fiber Cereals

Posted: 10/19/2009 - Consumer Reports has just tested high-fiber cereals to see if at long last, flavor and fiber can go together.

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Super Showerheads

Posted: 10/19/2009 - Good showerheads can really make the difference. They can be easy to install, but figuring out which to buy is tough. Consumer Reports puts them to the test.

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So-So Chore Savers

Posted: 10/19/2009 - In our time-stressed world, products that promise to save time and effort can be big sellers. Consumer Reports tests three "make-your-life-easier products" to see if they really can save you time and effort.

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Safer Carbon-Monoxide Alarms

Posted: 10/19/2009 - Nearly 500 Americans die from carbon-monoxide poisoning each year. And more than 15,000 end up in emergency rooms.

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Tow Leads to Sign Dispute

Updated: 10/13/2009 - Jerry Subject claims his car was towed improperly from a city street by a private tow company.

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Airline Delays Double In 20 Years

Posted: 10/08/2009 - A nationwide study finds that long airline delays are twice as common as they were 20 years-ago.

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Lightweight Vacuums For Less

Posted: 10/06/2009 - Looking for an upright vacuum that won't break the bank or your back? There are lots of lightweight vacuums in stores, but Consumer Reports' latest tests show not all do a great job.

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Web Site Seals No Guarantee

Posted: 10/06/2009 - Online fraud costs consumers around a quarter of a billion dollars a year. With many sites sporting seals of approval, you might think they ensure a company is legitimate and your data is secure. Consumer Reports says that's not necessarily so.

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