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Alabama Power warns of billing scam

Alabama Power Company is warning customers of people pretend to be employees of the utility company to get money. More>>

US companies post most jobs in 7 years in May


U.S. employers advertised more jobs in May than in any month in the past seven years, a sign that this year's strong hiring trend is likely to continue. 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

    Sarah Panko

    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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