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Consumer Reports: Tips for buying a fridge

Refrigerator manufacturers are making more freshness claims, notes Consumer Reports.

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5 ways you can ward off identity theft

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NEW YORK – It’s an almost weekly occurrence: On Tuesday, Goodwill said its computer systems may have been hacked, leading to the possible theft of customers’ credit and debit card information.

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This is a consumer advice column written by the Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana. It appears Thursdays in Business.

Consumer Reports: How to get the most from your refrigerator purchase

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Refrigerator manufacturers are making more freshness claims, notes Consumer Reports. For example, LG’s Push & Seal Crisper Drawer is supposed to remove air with the push of a button, “sealing the compartment to help maintain freshness within.

Bar's smoke-free decision is a victory for principle, not more government meddling

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To the chief architect of Fort Wayne's 2007 smoking ban, a New Haven bar and grill's decision to go tobacco-free Aug. 1 despite spending $70,000 on a fancy ventilation system just a few years ago is vindication.