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Where to Buy Electronics

Posted: 11/05/2007 - The electronics buying season is just getting underway. By the end of the year, we're expected to spend close to 50-billion dollars on electronics products. Consumer Reports National Research Center shows us the best places to shop for big-screen TVs and other electronic items.

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Lead Testing

Posted: 10/27/2007 - Lead has gotten a lot of attention recently with massive recalls of toys. And Consumer Reports' tests show the toxic substance is even more widespread. Its lab tests detected lead in a variety of products.

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Restless Legs Ads

Updated: 10/16/2007 - By now, you've probably heard of Restless Legs Syndrome. Maybe you've even wondered if you have it. These days two pharmaceutical companies are heavily advertising prescription drugs to treat it. Consumer Reports takes a closer look at the ads and the condition.

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Top Replacement Windows

Posted: 10/13/2007 - Buying replacement windows for your home is a big investment. And if you've heard commercials that implore you to "Stop throwing money out your windows..." you might thing the move will save you money. But Consumer Reports which just tested replacement windows, says think again.

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Snapshot Printers

Posted: 11/04/2006 - Printing digital photos can be time consuming. You can either end up with a computer filled with pictures you never look at or a full memory card in your camera.

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Cereal Bars Tested

Posted: 11/04/2006 - Cereal bars are some of the hottest products in the grocery store. Sales have increased by 45 percent in recent years and they are expected to keep growing.

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Ousting The Bugs

Posted: 11/04/2006 - According to a new survey by Consumer Reports National Research Center, viruses and spyware have cost computer owners and estimated $7.8 billion in the past two years alone.

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Saving It

Posted: 11/04/2006 - We spend billions of dollars on insurance to protect our cars and our homes but fewer than half of us do what it takes to protect the personal documents and photos on our computers.

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Saving Energy Dollars

Posted: 11/04/2006 - Winter usually signals an increase in home heating costs but experts say don't wait until the temperature registers zero to start saving.

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Tick-Tock Tech

Posted: 11/04/2006 - The World Wide Web is on the move. A new service lets you take your phones and laptops anywhere with a high speed connection.

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Towel Hunting

Posted: 11/04/2006 - Bath towels can be a big investment so you want to make sure that yours last through plenty of washings.

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Folding Rides

Posted: 11/04/2006 - They won't exactly fit into your pocket but folding bicycles can be convenient. Consumer Reports has been testing some of them.

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The House That Debt Built

Posted: 11/04/2006 - Many people view their houses as money, either in terms of the value when it's sold or the foundation for a home equity loan. That's not good right now.

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Halloween Tips

Posted: 11/04/2006 - The witches and ghosts aren't the spooky part of Halloween. Costumes and other trappings can pose a scarier threat.

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Counterfeit Test Strips

Posted: 11/04/2006 - Federal officials are flying the warning flag over counterfeit blood glucose test strips being sold in the United States.

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Theft Charges Filed

Posted: 11/04/2006 - A former Omaha Housing Authority manager suspected of stealing thousands of dollars from an 87-year-old resident has been charged with Theft by Deception.

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Bank Account Emptied

Posted: 11/04/2006 - An 87-year-old heartland man believes he was robbed of thousands of dollars by someone he trusted to help pay his bills. The alleged thief is an employee of the Omaha Housing Authority.

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Vine Swings Down

Posted: 11/04/2006 - A giant vine in an Omaha alley near 41st and California had been threatening electrical, cable and phone service until neighbors called Six On Your Side Wednesday.

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E. coli Outbreak

Posted: 11/04/2006 - An outbreak of E. coli in eight states has left at least one person dead and 50 others sick, federal health officials said Thursday in warning consumers not to eat bagged fresh spinach.

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Weeds Whacked

Posted: 11/04/2006 - Drivers in Council Bluffs have no problem traveling up and down Madison Avenue, but until Tuesday pedestrians were often forced to improvise.

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