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Quest Products Rosacea Creme

Quest Products Rosacea Creme

Rosacea Moisturizing Creme

June 10, 2014 10:34 am
Diageo Chateau & Estates Line Featureing Great American Wine Company

Diageo Chateau & Estates Line Featureing Great American Wine Company

A new brand from Diageo Chateau & Estates has just announced The Great American Wine Company and a trio of new wines from the winemaking team at Rosenblum Cellars that brings a spirit of commitment to American heroes. The brand has committed to a generous annual contribution to military …

April 05, 2014 12:00 am
Heart-Healthy Diet

Heart-Healthy Diet

Young woman with a grocery shopping bag.

January 17, 2014 12:00 am
Michael Jordan's Chicago-area estate up for auction

Michael Jordan's Chicago-area estate up for auction

Michael Jordan's Highland Park home is going up for auction Friday. The nine-bedroom home features this regulation basketball court.

November 22, 2013 7:37 am
Paula Deen

Paula Deen

This undated image released by Smithfield Foods shows celebrity chef Paula Deen wearing a Smithfield apron as she stands in front of various Smithfield meat products. (AP Photo/Smithfield Foods via PRNewsFoto)

June 26, 2013 12:00 am
CONSUMERS: Opportunists working to profit from East Coast tragedies

CONSUMERS: Opportunists working to profit from East Coast tragedies

Con artists are continuing to use seemingly philanthropic ventures to profit from tragedies occurring late in 2012 such as Hurricane Sandy and the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, said Gail Zurek.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am
CONSUMERS: Uncertainty is norm despite typical end-of-year confidence boost

CONSUMERS: Uncertainty is norm despite typical end-of-year confidence boost

Gail Zurek said consumer confidence remains a critical – yet fragile – component of the nation's economic health.

October 21, 2012 12:00 am

Protect even children's identities from theft

Children are not immune from being the victims of identity theft.

September 08, 2012 12:00 am

Beware those sweepstakes calls

The Federal Trade Commission warned consumers in an Aug. 3 “Tips for Consumers” publication to be wary of individuals who call claiming to be from the FTC and telling those called they have won a sweepstakes.

August 25, 2012 12:00 am
Jif Hazelnut and Mocha Spreads

Jif Hazelnut and Mocha Spreads

The makers of Jif peanut butter products are introducing two delicious new "nut butter" varieties: Jif Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread and Jif Mocha Cappuccino Flavored Hazelnut Spread. As a simple spread or easily used for all sorts of creative dessert recipes, they are packaged in great…

May 30, 2012 6:30 pm
CONSUMERS: Scammers threatening to weaken higher consumer confidence levels

CONSUMERS: Scammers threatening to weaken higher consumer confidence levels

Frauds and scams pose a serious threat to elevated levels of consumer confidence, said Gail Zurek.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am
CONSUMERS: Caution still remains among U.S. spenders

CONSUMERS: Caution still remains among U.S. spenders

Consumers have been through a lot since the recession, said Gail Zurek, a regional director for the Better Business Bureau.

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
VIDEO: Chicago Auto Show draws thousands

VIDEO: Chicago Auto Show draws thousands

The opening day of the Chicago Auto Show attracted thousands to get a glimpse of the latest automobiles.

February 10, 2012 1:29 pm
VIDEO: Consumers driving auto industry trends

VIDEO: Consumers driving auto industry trends

Many of today's trends in the automotive industry are a result of listening to consumers' demands.

February 09, 2012 7:14 pm
Cardinals Rally Squirrel

Cardinals Rally Squirrel

The St. Louis Cardinals Rally Squirrel became an unofficial mascot during last season's National League race.

February 08, 2012 3:42 pm
CONSUMERS: Higher-wage earners showing higher confidence levels

CONSUMERS: Higher-wage earners showing higher confidence levels

Consumers aren't happy with the news that they're hearing about new federal programs or spending cuts, Gail Zurek said.

October 30, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Beware sellers who promise cell phone protection with shields

Last month the Federal Trade Commission issued the Consumer Alert, "Listen Up: Tips to Help Avoid Cell Phone Radiation Scams," available at www.ftc.gov.

July 09, 2011 12:00 am
CONSUMERS: Unstable economy, fraud activity leads to cautious spending

CONSUMERS: Unstable economy, fraud activity leads to cautious spending

Aggressive consumer spending after tax season has all but dried up, leaving businesses to worry about their prospects in the next few months.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Top 2010 consumer complaints

Last month the Federal Trade Commission published the annual report, Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book for January-December 2010.

April 02, 2011 12:00 am

Comment period opens on South Haven utility rate hike proposal

The public comment period is open for South Haven Sewer Works customers on the utility's pending request for rate increases.

March 21, 2011 4:00 pm
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