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Nationally known Internet safety expert in town


COLUMBUS, Ga. – Parents we are on your side with a “must attend” event coming up tonight! It’s a “parent only” event being held in in the va…

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Hand Sanitizer: The new high


COLUMBUS, Ga. –  There is a disturbing new pattern among young people who are drinking hand sanitizer to get drunk. It’s become such an issu…

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BBB Warns of Potential Holiday Scams

The Holday Season is upon us and experts want you to know about possible scams this time of year. Last week, one of our co-workers at WRBL r…

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Consumer Watch: Slashing your energy bills


Most families in the U.S. spend thousands of dollars per year on home utility bills. But Consumer Reports says that you can cut your costs b…

Consumer Watch: Thirty days


Authorities say a man by the name of Ronald Roberts stole from victims of an investment scam. “He would approach potential victims telling t…

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Consumer Watch: shrinking products


Used to getting a pint when you buy ice cream? You may have to reduce your expectations: many are now just 14 ounces. Hood ice-cream sandwic…

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Preparing your car for cold weather

COLUMBUS, Ga.- Fall is upon us, and those cool temperatures can take a toll on your vehicle. Some drivers will “warm up” their car before ta…

Avoid medical bill shock


More people than ever have health insurance, but they’re also paying more out of pocket. Insurance companies and hospitals make it confusing…