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  • Baby Video Monitor Batteries Recall

    Baby Video Monitor Batteries Recall

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:54:58 GMT
    Batteries In Baby Video Monitors RecalledBatteries In Baby Video Monitors Recalled
    Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard. The Woonsocket, R.I.-based manufacturer has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage.
    Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard. The Woonsocket, R.I.-based manufacturer has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage.
  • Used Cars: When Is The Best Time To Buy

    Used Cars: When Is The Best Time To Buy

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:57:10 GMT
    Wait A Few Months To Get The Best Deals On Used CarsWait A Few Months To Get The Best Deals On Used Cars
    Wait a few months and you could save you hundreds, even thousands on a used car.
    Wait a few months and you could save you hundreds, even thousands on a used car.
  • Customers Paying More for Coffee

    Customers Paying More for Coffee

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:09:51 GMT
    Drought conditions in Brazil have hurt the coffee crop. That means you may soon be paying more for your morning cup of Joe.
    Drought conditions in Brazil have hurt the coffee crop. That means you may soon be paying more for your morning cup of Joe.
  • IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes

    IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:14:12 GMT
    A government investigator says the Internal Revenue Service paid $1 million in bonuses to employees who owed back taxes.
    The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday.
  • Top Consumer Complaints In SC

    Top Consumer Complaints In SC

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:41:54 GMT
    The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs has received more than 1,100 complaints since launching a new and improve online complaint database in January. The top complaints so far in 2014 include issues with cars, cable/cell phone companies and debt collectors.
    The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs has received more than 1,100 complaints since launching a new and improve online complaint database in January. The top complaints so far in 2014 include issues with cars, cable/cell phone companies and debt collectors.
  • Your Rights In Car Repossessions

    Your Rights In Car Repossessions

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:30:11 GMT
    Do you know South Carolina's laws on auto repossession? Consumer Affairs says it's one of the most popular complaints it gets. The problem is, many people don't know their rights or they get in over their head with a lender.
    Do you know South Carolina's laws on auto repossession? Consumer Affairs says it's one of the most popular complaints it gets. The problem is, many people don't know their rights or they get in over their head with a lender.
  • SC Gas Prices Up; Still Cheaper Than Last Easter

    SC Gas Prices Up; Still Cheaper Than Last Easter

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:03:29 GMT
    South Carolina drivers have seen a steady increase in gas prices in recent months, but motorists taking to the road this weekend will still find it a bit cheaper to drive than a year ago.
    South Carolina drivers have seen a steady increase in gas prices in recent months, but motorists taking to the road this weekend will still find it a bit cheaper to drive than a year ago.
  • 5 Things to Know about Tax Day

    5 Things to Know about Tax Day

    By The Associated Press The deadline for filing taxes is midnight Tuesday. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.
    By The Associated Press The deadline for filing taxes is midnight Tuesday. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.
  • KFC Debuts Chicken Drumstick Corsage

    KFC Debuts Chicken Drumstick Corsage

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:14:26 GMT
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    Just in time for prom season, KFC has come out with a chicken corsage.
    Just in time for prom season, KFC has come out with a chicken corsage.
  • Tax Day Freebies

    Tax Day Freebies

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:18:32 GMT
    To help ease the pain of the end of tax season for most people, some companies are offering some sweet deals.
    To help ease the pain of the end of tax season for most people, some companies are offering some sweet deals.
  • Chances Of Getting Audited By IRS Lowest In Years

    Chances Of Getting Audited By IRS Lowest In Years

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:21:25 GMT
    As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they've been in years. Budget cuts and new responsibilities are straining the Internal Revenue Service's ability to police tax returns.
    As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they've been in years. Budget cuts and new responsibilities are straining the Internal Revenue Service's ability to police tax returns.
  • Subway: 'Yoga mat chemical' almost out of bread

    Subway: 'Yoga mat chemical' almost out of bread

    Subway says an ingredient that has been dubbed the "yoga mat" chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.
    Subway says an ingredient dubbed the "yoga mat chemical" will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.
  • Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Delays Because of Potential Error

    Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Delays Because of Potential Error

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:28:23 GMT
    You can curb ID Theft when a document is stolen by following key steps layed out by an FTC Report.You can curb ID Theft when a document is stolen by following key steps layed out by an FTC Report.
    Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Refund Delays Because of Potential Error
    Turbo Tax Filers in SC May Encounter Refund Delays Because of Potential Error
  • GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case

    GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case

    General Motors has put two engineers on paid leave as an outside attorney investigates why the company took more than a decade to recall millions of small cars for an ignition switch problem.
    General Motors has suspended two engineers in the first disciplinary action stemming from its mishandled recall of more than 2 million small cars for a deadly ignition switch problem. But the company also said a second...
  • Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

    Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

    Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance.
    Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance.
  • Volkswagen Tells Dealers To Stop Selling Some Cars

    Volkswagen Tells Dealers To Stop Selling Some Cars

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:33:57 GMT
    Volkswagen is telling U.S. dealers to stop selling its 2014 Jetta, Passat, Beetle and Beetle until transmission fluid leaks can be fixed.
    Volkswagen is telling U.S. dealers to stop selling its 2014 Jetta, Passat, Beetle and Beetle until transmission fluid leaks can be fixed.
  • ID Theft: Steps You Should Take If Your Personal Documents Have Gone Missing

    ID Theft: Steps You Should Take If Your Personal Documents Have Gone Missing

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:27:19 GMT
    You can curb ID Theft when a document is stolen by following key steps layed out by an FTC Report.You can curb ID Theft when a document is stolen by following key steps layed out by an FTC Report.
    You can curb ID Theft when a document is stolen by following key steps layed out by an FTC Report.
    You can curb ID Theft when a document is stolen by following key steps layed out by an FTC Report.
  • Best Buys Of April (And When You Should Wait)

    Best Buys Of April (And When You Should Wait)

    Friday, April 4 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-04-04 16:19:02 GMT
    Best Buys Of AprilBest Buys Of April
    This month you'll find price cuts on some things you may not have expected, from sneakers to vacuums.
    This month you'll find price cuts on some things you may not have expected, from sneakers to vacuums.
  • Generic Drugs On Blockbuster Brand names Could Cut Costs

    Generic Drugs On Blockbuster Brand names Could Cut Costs

    Thursday, April 3 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-04-03 22:09:48 GMT
    The patents are running out on some popular brand name drugs, and that could improve the health of your wallet.
    The patents are running out on some popular brand name drugs, and that could improve the health of your wallet.
  • IRS Scam Phone Call Threatens Taxpayers

    IRS Scam Phone Call Threatens Taxpayers

    Monday, March 31 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-03-31 17:43:33 GMT
    IRS Scam Call Hits UpstateIRS Scam Call Hits Upstate
    The IRS warns, bogus phone calls are tricking people into giving up private information or paying taxes they don't owe.
    The IRS warns, bogus phone calls are tricking people into giving up private information or paying taxes they don't owe.
  • Millions of Vehicles Recalled, What You Need To Know

    Millions of Vehicles Recalled, What You Need To Know

    Monday, March 31 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-03-31 16:29:46 GMT
    A recall sticker will be placed on the outside of your envelope to alert you of the defect.A recall sticker will be placed on the outside of your envelope to alert you of the defect.
    Millions of vehicles have been recalled from manufacturers GM and Nissan. Now you need to be on the alert for a recall notice for what to fix on your vehicle.
    Millions of vehicles have been recalled from manufacturers GM and Nissan. Now you need to be on the alert for a recall notice for what to fix on your vehicle.
  • New Scam Targets Renters With Threat Of Arrest

    New Scam Targets Renters With Threat Of Arrest

    Friday, March 28 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-03-28 16:51:46 GMT
    Scam Targets Renters Claiming They Owe MoneyScam Targets Renters Claiming They Owe Money
    A new scam is targeting renters, claiming they will be arrested if they don't pay up.
    A new scam is targeting renters, claiming they will be arrested if they don't pay up.
  • Nike set to come out with self-tying shoes

    Nike set to come out with self-tying shoes

    Monday, February 17 2014 12:51 PM EST2014-02-17 17:51:11 GMT
    Remember the shoes seen in the movie "Back to the Future 2" worn by the main character Marty McFly? Those self-tying shoes of the future may be a reality next year. What's ironic is the film is set in
    Remember the shoes seen in the movie "Back to the Future 2" worn by the main character Marty McFly? Those self-tying shoes of the future may be a reality next year. What's ironic is the film is set in
  • Why You Should Never Pay Upfront To Sell A Timeshare

    Why You Should Never Pay Upfront To Sell A Timeshare

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 3:53 PM EDT2013-07-31 19:53:15 GMT
    Spartanburg man lost $5800 in time-share resale scam.
    Spartanburg man lost $5800 in time-share resale scam.
  • Hold The Milk: Your Favorite Cereal May Not Be So ‘Wholesome’

    Hold The Milk: Your Favorite Cereal May Not Be So ‘Wholesome’

    Friday, June 28 2013 7:13 PM EDT2013-06-28 23:13:07 GMT
    If Frosted Mini-Wheats has been a part of your family’s diet for some time now, you may be eligible for some compensation.If Frosted Mini-Wheats has been a part of your family’s diet for some time now, you may be eligible for some compensation.
    If Frosted Mini-Wheats has been a part of your family's diet for some time now, you may be eligible for some compensation.
    Kellogg has agreed to pay $4 million to settle a class-action lawsuit after claiming its Frosted Mini-Wheats improved kids' attentiveness and memory.
  • Restaurant Report Cards: Can You Trust The Inspection Score?

    Restaurant Report Cards: Can You Trust The Inspection Score?

    Friday, June 28 2013 4:33 PM EDT2013-06-28 20:33:50 GMT
    Can You Trust The Inspection Score?Can You Trust The Inspection Score?
    7 On Your Side Investigation shows some restaurants maintain "A" rating even after investigators find unsafe or unsanitary conditions.
    The investigation showed some places earn "A"s with what the state calls "Critical Risk" factors, including potentially unsafe food.
  • Toyota, Honda, Nissan Announce Air Bag Recall

    Toyota, Honda, Nissan Announce Air Bag Recall

    Thursday, May 9 2013 12:19 PM EDT2013-05-09 16:19:08 GMT
    No injuries have been reported related to the problem.No injuries have been reported related to the problem.
    Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling more than 2 million vehicles globally for an identical problem with air bags on the passenger side whose inflator may burst, sending plastic pieces flying.
    Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling more than 2 million vehicles globally for an identical problem with air bags on the passenger side whose inflator may burst, sending plastic pieces flying.
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  • NC Early Voting Begins For May 6 Primary

    NC Early Voting Begins For May 6 Primary

    Thursday, April 24 2014 3:18 AM EDT2014-04-24 07:18:21 GMT
    Polls are opening in all 100 counties so people can vote in person before the May 6 primary day in North Carolina.Polls are opening in all 100 counties so people can vote in person before the May 6 primary day in North Carolina.
    Polls are opening in all 100 counties so people can vote in person before the May 6 primary day in North Carolina. Early voting starts Thursday.
    Polls are opening in all 100 counties so people can vote in person before the May 6 primary day in North Carolina. Early voting starts Thursday.
  • Williamston Police: Man Arrested After Tuesday Shooting

    Williamston Police: Man Arrested After Tuesday Shooting

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:32:34 GMT
    Williamston police officers are investigating a shooting after a woman was shot in the head on South Hamilton Street.Williamston police officers are investigating a shooting after a woman was shot in the head on South Hamilton Street.
    An accused shooter is being held at the Anderson County Detention Center after authorities say he shot a woman in the head on South Hamilton Street Tuesday night.
    An accused shooter is being held at the Anderson County Detention Center after authorities say he shot a woman in the head on South Hamilton Street Tuesday night.
  • 2014 NFL Schedule Released

    2014 NFL Schedule Released

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:17:46 GMT
    Seahawks To Open NFL Season vs. PackersSeahawks To Open NFL Season vs. Packers
    As Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks get to kick off the NFL's regular season by hosting the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 4.
    As Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks get to kick off the NFL's regular season by hosting the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 4.
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