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Grill gadgets that make life easier Video included

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We only have a little over a month before summer is over, so if you haven't cooked out on the grill yet, time is ticking.  A few grill gadgets could help make your life easier. More>>

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SPECIAL REPORT: Couponing is Cool Video included

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These days the typical coupon clipper is a lot younger than you may think.  Believe it or not it's millennial who are going coupon crazy whether it's in person or looking up deals online. More>>

Better Business Bureau offers program for military Video included

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When your job is to protect our country, the last thing you want to think about is a crook ripping you off. The Better Business Bureau offers a program to make the lives of military members and their families easier called the BBB Military Line. More>>

Some advertisements can be misleading Video included

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Many people are checking with the experts, like ones at the Better Business Bureau, before falling for misleading advertisements. More>>

Columbus woman warns against fake lottery check scam Video included

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A Columbus woman wants to warn people after her money was almost stolen by thieves trying to trick her with a fake check. More>>

Retailers Could Be Tracking You Using WiFi

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We all know security cameras watch shoppers so they won't steal, but now retailers are using surveillance cameras for a different reason and they are using WiFi to track shoppers as well. More>>

The smart way to buy a used car Video included

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One in six Americans will use their tax refund to buy a car, according to a survey from Carfax. More>>

CONSUMER WATCH: Thieves make arrest threats to get your money

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No one wants to be behind bars, especially for not paying off a bill.  That's why thieves are using the threat of being thrown in jail to get your money. More>>

Consumer Watch: Deals while you drive Video included

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Getting discounts makes shopping enticing, and with technology it's easier than ever before. Now a new app can offer deals while you drive. News Leader 9's Chandi Lowry shows you the app so you can decide if it's a deal or a distraction.     More>>

SPECIAL REPORT: What Would You Do? Video included

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Lately, there have been criminal cases in the news where race has become front and center, which prompted News Leader 9 to do a local 'what would you do?' experiment to test the state of race relations in Columbus. More>>

SPECIAL REPORT: Energy Company Has Hundreds of BBB Complaints Video included

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A woman claims an energy company with hundreds of complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau led her astray, but the company says that's just not true. More>>

Scam alert: If a job sounds too good to be true, it probably is Video included

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Some people grab a second job to combat the debt, but a Columbus woman wants to send out a warning that some jobs are too good to be true and she almost lost thousands of dollars from a job scam. More>>

Can gadget hoarding go too far? Video included

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In serious cases, holding onto aging electronics can classify as a clinical disorder! So how do you know if you have a problem? More>>

Flushable wipes may be costing Columbus Water Works customers extra money Video included

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Bathroom wipes marketed as flushable are becoming a huge problem costing cities all across the country hundreds of thousands of dollars and the problem is happening in Columbus as well. More>>

Survey: Thanksgiving meal costs $5 per person

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This year's Thanksgiving feast might not take as big a bite out of your wallet and that's something to be thankful for. Thanksgiving dinner may not cost you as much this year. More>>

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