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Midlothian woman: I bit into rusty wire eating Healthy Choice fudge bar

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. — A Nebraska-based food manufacturer says it is working to obtain a fudge bar from a Midlothian woman to do an analysis after the woman says she found a metal wire in the frozen treat. 349 more words


Schemers pose as BBB, threaten to shut down businesses

For more than 70 years, the Better Business Bureau of Hawaii has worked to protect the public from schemes and fraud.

But now, con artists are pretending to be from the BBB, calling local business owners and threatening to shut the business down if they don’t get personal financial information. 191 more words



I am normally not a fear-monger. I like to believe that using common sense and taking things with a grain-of-salt can, for the most part, keep trouble at arms length.   782 more words


Report finds Richmond mail delivered after dark 70 percent of the time

WASHINGTON — Mail is supposed to hit your mailbox before 5 pm.

But thanks to cost-cutting measures and a shrinking work force, U.S. Postal Service letter carriers in cities are delivering mail in the evening as many as two days a week, or more. 276 more words


Scammers Targeting E-Z Tag Users via Email

(HOUSTON) — If you’re an everyday toll road user, there’s a chance scam artists are trying to get to you through email.

A message from… 146 more words


Data breach reported at Goodwill stores

ROCKVILLE, Md. — If you used a credit card at a Goodwill outlet recently, your information may be in the hands of someone you don’t know. 93 more words

Consumer Alert

Beware of imposters with door-to-door sales pitches

A warning for anyone who owns a home alarm system. One company says impostors posing as alarm technicians are knocking on doors trying to get your business. 256 more words