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Home Depot security breach may reach farther than direct customers


One man claims his family is seeing the side effects of Home Depot's security breach without even shopping at the store. More>>

1.2 million smoke and combo carbon monoxide alarms recalled due to failure


Kidde is recalling about 1.2 million hard-wired smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms. The company says the alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or a CO incident following a power outage. No injuries have been reported.Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement smoke or combination smoke/CO alarm. Consumers should keep using the recalled alarms until they install replaceme... More>>

Uptown Columbus zipline to open Saturday

The Uptown Columbus Zipline and Blue Heron Adventure course is set to open Saturday. The Uptown Columbus Zipline and Blue Heron Adventure course is set to open Saturday.

Prices have been announced ahead of Saturday's anticipated opening of the Uptown Columbus zipline and Blue Heron Adventure course. More>>

Coleman Recalls Inflatable Rubber River Tubes sold at Walmart


The Coleman Company is recalling its Inflatable Rubber River Tubes because contact with the tube can cause skin irritation. So far the company has received 24 reports of consumers with skin irritation after contact with the tube. The recall involves about 20,500 black Sevylor brand River Racer inflatable rubber tubes. The d tubes are 36 inches in diameter and about 15 inches tall. Each tube seats one person. The tubes... More>>

Apple iPhone 6 to ship September 19 Video included

Apple could be announcing a new iPhone and other devices during a product announcement at 1p et Tuesday. Apple could be announcing a new iPhone and other devices during a product announcement at 1p et Tuesday.

Apple set to make a product announcement at 1p et Tuesday. It could be a new iPhone, a new wearable accessories or something else entirely. More>>

Columbus gets new Walmarts...with a twist Video included

Updated: Aug 25, 2014 07:03 PM

Three new Walmart's are coming to town, and two of them are not your average Supercenter.Construction is about to be underway at the new Walmart Supercenter on Victory Drive at the site of the old Baker High School. Two new proposals, however, will bring the Walmart Neighborhood Market to Columbus.The Market is like a grocery store, without the clothes, hardware, etc. typical to most Walmart's.See the proposals at www.columbusga.org/planning. You can voice your opinion about the new stores be... More>>

Computer security breach at Columbus UPS Store


Malware virus found on UPS Store computer in Columbus. Information such as card numbers, postal and email addresses could have been taken. More>>

Attwood Recalls Kayak and Watersports Storage Hanger


About 10,000 Kayak and Watersports Storage Hangers are being recalled. Attwood, the company that makes the product says the length adjustment buckles release unexpectedly, causing the item being stored to fall and injure people nearby. No injuries have been reported.Consumers are advised to stop using the product and return it to the store where the item was purchased for a full refund or replacement.Model number 1191... More>>

Brita Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due to Laceration Hazard


Brita is recalling about 242,500 hard-sided water filter bottles for kids. The company says the lid can break into pieces with sharp points, posing a laceration hazard. Brita has received 35 reports of lids breaking or cracking. No injuries have been reported. Consumers are advised to stop using this product and contact Brita to receive a postage-paid shipping package to return the bottles for a full refund. Cons... More>>

Wiping old electronics clean


If you were lucky enough to have gotten a new tablet or laptop for the holidays, you're probably passing your old one on to someone else or sending it off to be recycled. Consumer Reports says before you More>>

15 cooking related deaths recorded this year in Georgia so far, state fire commissioner says. More>>

Save money this holiday season

Avoid a spending hangover with these 5 smart tips. More>>

Study finds women work more than men


Interesting study when it comes to who works longer hours: Men or women? More>>

Google's blacklist shuts down websites


If Google detects persistent malware on a site, it will block the website, potentially freezing traffic until the problem is fixed. More>>

Child care more expensive than college


According to the report, in nearly two-thirds of the country, average child care costs were greater than yearly tuition and fees at a four-year public college. More>>

Gas prices inched lower last week


Gas prices inched lower last week after a barrel of oil traded below $95 for the first time since June. The value of the dollar increased last week and helped push oil prices below the $95 threshold. More>>

IRS warning about new phone scam


The IRS says fraudsters are calling people demanding that they pay taxes they don't owe. More>>

Food stamps cut starts Friday


$5 billion dollars in food stamp benefits will be cut Friday. More>>

Social Security overpaying disability recipients


Social Security Admin. overpays large amounts of money to disability beneficiaries; some say agency is to blame More>>

FDA proposes new rules for pet food


FDA proposes new rules to apply to production of dog and cat food. More>>

McDonald's to stop carrying Heinz ketchup


Ketchup switch-up at McDonald's: the fast food chain to stop carrying Heinz. More>>

Suit claims Suave product caused woman hair loss


Women across the country are suing the maker of a popular hair smoothing product. More>>

Harley-Davidson recalls 29,000 motorcycles


Harley-Davidson recalls 29,000 motorcycles over clutch issue. More>>

Federal workers' pay day


Federal workers who were furloughed during the two-week shutdown will start seeing back pay in their Oct. 25 paychecks, say government officials and unions. More>>

Facebook changes privacy policy for teens


Facebook says the change will allow teens reach a larger audience. More>>

Labels showing how to install them could be wrong, government says. More>>

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    Sarah Panko currently anchors and produces News Three First Edition at 5pm. She also provides the latest consumer news on News Three Nightwatch at 11pm.
    Sarah is the anchor/ producer for News Three First Edition at 5/4 central time. She also brings you the latest Consumer Reports on the Nightwatch at 11/10 central.
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