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Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 08:38 PM PDT

Albertsons Considering Bid to Take Over Whole Foods Market

Albertsons Considering Bid to Take Over Whole Foods Market

 More changes could be coming to your local grocery store. According to one report, Albertsons is considering a takeover bid for Whole Foods. The organic grocery chain has been struggling lately, even...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 05:26 PM PDT

How to Sniff Out Illegitimate Tax Collectors

How to Sniff Out Illegitimate Tax Collectors

A 2015 law required the IRS to use private debt collection agencies to pursue delinquent tax recovery, and the program that started as a result is about to begin. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more on how these...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 05:56 PM PDT

Solar Trend Slowing in SD, Industry Marketing Could be Why

Solar Trend Slowing in SD, Industry Marketing Could be Why

NBC 7's Consumer Bob takes a look at why there slow down in solar energy customers.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 08:14 PM PST

Are Green Tea Supplements Helping You Get Fit?

Are Green Tea Supplements Helping You Get Fit?

Some products claiming Green Tea extract powder prmoise weight loss and a healthier metabolism, but Consumer Reports says the extract can cause liver damage and poses other threats. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has...

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 06:25 PM PST

Prepare Yourself for the Next Time You Lose Your Cell Phone

Prepare Yourself for the Next Time You Lose Your Cell Phone

Backing up contacts and files is ultra important, but there are also several GPS-related resources you can use to pinpoint your device's location. NBC 7's Consuemr Bob has more tips. 

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