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CONSUMER WATCH: Thieves make arrest threats to get your money Video included

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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>>

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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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