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Consumer Reports: These popular insect repellents just don’t work
Consumer Reports: These popular insect repellents just don’t work Life July 17, 2017
When you’re spending time outside this summer, it’s important to protect yourself from mosquitoes, ticks and other bugs that could…
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New warning: Don’t use allergy medicine to help kids sleep Children & Pets July 7, 2017
Authorities in the state of Georgia are advising parents not to use allergy medications like Benadryl as a sedative for…
The best bug sprays for your skin — and your wallet
The best bug sprays for your skin — and your wallet Health July 6, 2017
Every summer, I get eaten alive by mosquitoes as soon as I step out the door — so an effective bug…
Ceiling fan vs. A.C.: How to stay cool and save in the heat
Ceiling fan vs. A.C.: How to stay cool and save in the heat Money & Credit July 6, 2017
When it comes to staying cool in the summertime heat, one of the primary concerns is cost. Sometimes things can…
Schools rethink ‘lunch debt’ policies that humiliate kids
Schools rethink ‘lunch debt’ policies that humiliate kids Life July 6, 2017
Teaching assistant Kelvin Holt watched as a preschool student fell to the back of a cafeteria line during breakfast in…
How to throw a fun — and cheap — Fourth of July cookout
How to throw a fun — and cheap — Fourth of July cookout Life July 4, 2017
Like parades and fireworks, Independence Day cookouts are a holiday tradition. But hosting one can get pricey if you don’t watch…
Pet holiday safety
How to keep your pet safe this Fourth of July Children & Pets July 4, 2017
Fireworks, parades and parties are an integral part of Independence Day celebrations. While the festivities are fun for humans, the…
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New warning: Beware of exploding fidget spinners Life July 3, 2017
You've probably seem them everywhere this summer — fidget spinners. But if a child in your life has a particularly…
3 restaurant menu items you should never order
3 restaurant menu items you should never order Life July 3, 2017
Before you start salivating over fancy restaurant meals, make sure that you don't fall for these common menu lies! In…
8 ways to avoid surprise wedding costs
8 ways to avoid surprise wedding costs Life June 29, 2017
We know weddings can be one of the most expensive events in your life, but how much more are you…
Try this safety hack before taking your child to a crowded place
Try this safety hack before taking your child to a crowded place Life June 28, 2017
One California police department has a simple tip that you parents out there may want to try the next time…
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Girl Scouts can soon earn cybersecurity badges Children & Pets June 27, 2017
Known for instilling leadership skills, building confidence and selling delicious cookies, Girl Scouts are now tackling a different kind of…
This dollar store hack will save money on Swiffer pads
This dollar store hack will save money on Swiffer pads Life June 27, 2017
If you own a Swiffer or a similar type of mop, you know how it can make cleaning your house…
This simple trick will keep ants away from your food
This simple trick will keep ants away from your food Life June 26, 2017
Planning an outdoor celebration soon? Now that the weather is warming up, many of us are having barbecues and house parties —…
The ‘Summer of Slime’ has kids getting crafty
The ‘Summer of Slime’ has kids getting crafty Children & Pets June 23, 2017
If early reports are any indication, it looks like we are headed for a long, messy "Summer of Slime." Young…
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7 rules for dealing with a boomerang kid Life June 23, 2017
Ready for the return of the boomerang? If you've got an adult children who off to college, graduated from school…
How to remove Sharpie stains from pretty much anything
How to remove Sharpie stains from pretty much anything Life June 19, 2017
If you have kids, or you're just clumsy like me, then you probably spend a good bit of time cleaning…
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How to find a geriatric care manager Life June 19, 2017
If you have an elderly loved one who needs to transition from living alone to being in an independent living…
Woman offered steak dinner in lieu of $43 million jackpot sues casino
Woman offered steak dinner in lieu of $43 million jackpot sues casino Entertainment June 16, 2017
Her story made headlines last year. Read more: Your office pool for March Madness is technically illegal Slot machine malfunction…
The new focus for America’s largest grocery store chain
The new focus for America’s largest grocery store chain Home June 15, 2017
Kroger, America's largest grocery store chain, is looking to its customers' habits to help shape how the company can best…
Your strangely shaped Cheetos can make you money
Your strangely shaped Cheetos can make you money Entertainment June 13, 2017
You might’ve looked for familiar shapes in the clouds, but have you ever checked your snacks? Your strangely shaped Cheetos…
Google project aims to make kids smarter and safer online
Google project aims to make kids smarter and safer online Education June 13, 2017
Teaching kids internet safety can be challenging, especially when technology seems to change every ten seconds or so. Google has…
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29 items to pack in your financial emergency kit and bug out bag Life June 13, 2017
Forget about the Russians hacking the election! The next hack they unleash might deliver a total blackout to the power…
The easiest way to clean a microwave
The easiest way to clean a microwave Life June 12, 2017
If you’ve ever opened up your microwave door to find a disgusting mess, there’s a way to clean it all…
How to deep clean your Keurig (because it’s probably full of germs)
How to deep clean your Keurig (because it’s probably full of germs) Life June 10, 2017
If you haven't cleaned your coffee maker in a while, it's probably pretty dirty -- like, really dirty. Just like everything else…
Like your burger topped with wire bristles? Heed this grilling season warning
Like your burger topped with wire bristles? Heed this grilling season warning Life June 9, 2017
Consumer Reports is out with a timely new warning about best practices for cleaning your grill between uses. Read more:…
Try this secret tip when ordering a Dunkin’ Donuts iced coffee
Try this secret tip when ordering a Dunkin’ Donuts iced coffee Life June 8, 2017
Iced coffee can hit the spot on a warm summer day, but are you really getting your money's worth? There's…
These easy DIY dishwasher pods can save you a lot of money
These easy DIY dishwasher pods can save you a lot of money Life June 8, 2017
If you love the convenience of those handy dishwasher tablets, there’s a quick and easy way to make them at…
Second-floor residents of apartment building trapped after complex removes stairs
Second-floor residents of apartment building trapped after complex removes stairs Life June 6, 2017
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -  Firefighters rescued several people trapped on the second floor of an apartment building near Atlanta after the…
Taste test: Can you tell the difference between fancy bottled water and tap water?
Taste test: Can you tell the difference between fancy bottled water and tap water? Life June 5, 2017
This time of the year, it’s more important than ever to drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration. A lot…
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