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  Mother burned when sippy cup exploded in her face, she says

An attorney says the company who makes the sippy cup doesn’t believe an explosion could have happened if the cup was being used properly and wants to do testing on it.

  ‘Is this the best a man can get?’: New Gillette ad challenges men to ‘be better’

Daisyland pork sausage products recalled due to possible rubber contamination

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Consumer Warning: Netflix phishing scam circulating

Toyota recalls address possible restraint, braking issues

British toy company offers kid-size toy vacuum that actually cleans

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BBB: Be on the lookout for the 12 Scams of Christmas

Preparing for your Thanksgiving meal

CDC links Salmonella outbreak in 35 states to raw turkey products

Dry dog food recalled over possible vitamin D toxicity

Dangerous chemicals could be lurking in your furniture: What to know about off-gassing

Body cam blast prompts NYPD recall of nearly 3,000 devices

Payless positions cut; headquarters to be auctioned online

The Topeka headquarters of Payless Shoesource will be auctioned online this week, after more jobs were eliminated by the company

Exploding toilets prompt recall of 1.4 million flushing systems

The pressure can lift the tank lid and shatter the tank, posing impact and laceration hazards to consumers and property damage, officials said. Twenty-three have been hurt so far, officials said.

Certain Jeep Wranglers recalled for crash hazard

Certain Jeep Wranglers are being recalled due to a potential crash hazard.

Kroger, Walgreens teaming up for one-stop shop

Kroger and Walgreens are looking to capitalize on those wishing to condense their shopping experience by opening combined stores.

FCC issues major enforcement actions to combat robocalls

Pork sausage link products recalled due to possible foreign matter contamination

Phone ringing all the time? Fight back against robocalls

Joella’s Hot Chicken debuts chicken and waffle twist - the ‘Cluck Cone’

UPS suspends service to hundreds of zip codes due to Hurricane Florence

Ameren Illinois offering energy assistance grants Sept. 12

The Latest: Moonves ouster could make CBS takeover target

The resignation of longtime CBS chief Les Moonves won't likely lead to drastic changes in network programs, but it could make the company ripe for a takeover

Creating comfort zones for your home

If you’re looking to be more comfortable in your home year-round, adding zones to your home’s HVAC system can help.

Nationwide recall for chicken sold by Wayne Farms

Wayne Farms is recalling more than 430,000 pounds of chicken due to the possibility of pieces of metal being mixed in with the food.

Burberry to drop real fur, stop destroying unsold goods

The British luxury fashion brand Burberry will stop using real fur in its products

Better Business Bureau announces new investigative study on fake check scams

The Better Business Bureau in Cape Girardeau, Missouri presented a press conference on Wednesday, September 5 releasing an in-depth study on fake check scams.

Nearly 200,000 Prius hybrids recalled, may catch fire

The company said its 2016 to 2018 model year vehicles have a potential issue with the engine wire harness.

Lego earnings hurt by Toys R Us closures

Lego says its revenue dipped in the first half of 2018, with business in North America hurt by changes in the retail industry such as the bankruptcy of store chain Toys R Us.

It’s the latest twist on breakfast: Froot Loops are now donuts

Hardee’s launches Froot Loops Mini Donuts for breakfast.

Ameren Missouri donates $5M to help limited income customers, energy assistance

Ameren Missouri donates $5 million for low income assistance.

RECALL ALERT: Van Pork Egg Rolls recalled due to possible foreign matter

Van Oriental Foods Inc. out of Dallas, Texas is recalling approximately 10,385 pounds of not fully cooked pork egg rolls.

BBB issues warning about a non-profit seeking new members

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is urging consumers to use extreme caution when considering membership with Vinelanders Community Land Trust Inc.

Kentucky Airbnb hosts earned $19.2M, welcomed 166,000 guests in 2017

Airbnb, the world's leading community-based hospitality company, revealed that its Kentucky host community earned a combined $19.2 million in supplemental income in 2017.

Divide Pro: "Does It Work?"

Cooking at home would be a lot more fun, if it weren't for all those dishes to wash. We can't eliminate them all, but we might be able to cut down on your load a bit. That is, if this week's "Does It Work?" product lives up to its claims.

Digi-Draw: "Does It Work?"

Got a neice or nephew you still need to buy a present for?  This week's "Does It Work?" product may be just the thing.   It promises hours of fun. It's called the Digi-Draw. But it still needs to pass the "Does It Work?" test.

Does It Work: Illooms Light Up Halloween Balloons

Halloween is the day when the things that go bump in the night come out to play, but one product on store shelves aims to shed some light on trick-or-treaters or a Halloween party.

Does It Work: HotLogic Mini Personal Portable Oven

Are you tired of microwaving your food? The HotLogic Mini personal portable oven claims it can perfectly reheat or cook your meal from scratch – without overcooking or drying it out. But does it work?

Does it Work: Atomic Beam USA

The Atomic Beam USA claims to be a tactical light that's tough enough to be tossed out of a helicopter, or even boiled in hot oil, but does it work?

Does It Work: Nomad Leather Wallet

The Nomad Leather Wallet claims it can keep your iPhone charged on the go, but does it work?

Does It Work: Ice Cream Magic

The makers of Ice Cream Magic claim their product can put homemade ice cream your hands in minutes, but does it work?

RECALL ALERT: General Mills flour varieties recalled for E. coli outbreak

On July 1, 2016, General Mills expanded its recall to include additional lots of Gold Medal Flour, Signature Kitchens Flour, and Gold Medal Wondra Flour.

LIFE HACKS: Getting ready for your Fourth of July outing

There is an easy way to make sure you're not getting a dripping popsicle all over your hands this Fourth of July weekend.

Does It Work: Star Shower Patriot

Once the fireworks are over July Fourth goes dark; unless a product called Star Shower Patriot can live up to its claims.

Kellogg Company recalls certain graham products

Kellogg Company is recalling some graham crumbs because they may have undeclared allergen peanut residue.

Does It Work: Woof Washer 360

The makers of a product called Woof Washer 360 claim their pet washing attachment can give you a clean dog quicker and easier than just a garden hose, but does it work?

LIFE HACK: Avoiding a hot steering wheel

Here's an easy life hack to keep from burning your hands when you hop back in the car.

LIFE HACK: Organizing sunglasses

If you have several pairs of sunglasses, this life hack is for you.

LIFE HACK: Bike Pedals

If you prefer riding your bike without shoes, this life hack is for you.

LIFE HACK: Ice Cold Water on the Go

Here is an easy life hack to make sure you can easily have ice cold water when you are on the go.

LIFE HACK: Using a lemon to plant seeds

Here's a simple garden trick to help you get your plants started.

LIFE HACK: Saving space at your BBQ

There is an easy way to have plenty of condiments available without taking up much space at your next barbeque.

RECALL ALERT: Quaker Oats recalls granola bars

Two varieties of Quaker Oats granola bars are being recalled because they may be contaminated with listeria.

Life Hack: Nail polish in the fridge

It is sandal weather and that means it is time to get your toenails ready to be seen!

RECALL ALERT: Ajinomoto Windsor recalls meat, poultry products due to listeria concerns

Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. is recalling approximately 47,112,256 pounds of not-ready-to-eat meat and poultry products that may be adulterated with listeria.

LIFE HACK: Secret Storage

Here's a simple life hack to protect your valuables when you are out in public.

Does It Work: Simply Straight

A product called Simply Straight claims it can simplify the process by straightening your hair by just brushing, but does it work?

LIFE HACK: Dryer sheets for dusting

If you are working on spring cleaning, this life hack is for you!

LIFE HACK: Cleaning the grill

A lot of us are getting out the grill right now and we have an easy way for you to quickly and easily clean it.

Does It Work: Angry Mama Microwave Cleaner

A product called Angry Mama claims it can steam away cooked-on stains and odors in your microwave in minutes, but does it work?

  Life Hack: Spring cleaning with dryer sheets

If you're gearing up for Spring Cleaning, this life hack is for you.

Life Hacks: Fruit and Yogurt Bites

Here is a delicious life hack!

Life Hack: Cutting cherry tomatoes

Warmer weather is here and for many of us that means it's time to start making those springtime and summertime fresh salads.

Life Hacks: Cleaning around the house with citrus

Looking for an all-natural way to clean around the house? Why not try the power of citrus?

Life Hacks: Coffee ground fertilizer

Here's a little gardening tip for your springtime Life Hack. It's a way to repurpose your leftover coffee grounds.

Does It Work: Orbitrim Gas Trimmer Head

The makers of a product called Orbitrim claim their gas trimmer head can revolutionize your yard work by preventing accidental trimming without stings or wires, but does it work?

Does It Work: Miracle Grill Mat

The makers of a product called the Miracle Grill Mat claim their non-stick mat can even make your breakfast on the grill, but does it work?

Life Hacks: Homemade watering pail

Spring is here so this is a life hack that can help you out outdoors in the nice sunshine!

Does It Work: 5 Second Fix

A product called 5 Second Fix claims it can make short work of repairs to plastic, wood, metal, glass, fabric and more, but does it work?

Life Hacks: Toilet paper roll planter

Here's another springtime life hack for you: an easy way to make starter pots out of toilet paper rolls!

Does It Work: Zoomies

This week's Does It Work product, Zoomies, claims it can replace bulky binoculars with a hands-free solution.

Does It Work: Recolor by Wipe New

A product called Recolor by Wipe New claims one wipe can restore original color and shine instantly, but does it work?

Does It Work: Lidtastic

If you tend to make a mess in the kitchen when you're cooking - a product called Lidtastic claims it can clean up your act, but Does It Work?

Life Hacks: Puzzle storage

Here's a little life hack for all you puzzle lovers out there: a simple trick when you put away your puzzle to help you get a jump start on it next time you want to put it together.

Life Hacks: No-tear onion cutting

Don't you hate it when your eyes just won't stop watering when you're cutting up an onion? Well, here is a life hack that is supposed to help you out with that!

Does It Work: Fun Loom Bracelet Making Kit

The Fun Loom Bracelet Making Kit claims it can entertain both boys and girls by providing "everything you need to create awesome silicone band bracelets and more," but does it work?

Life Hacks: Fruit infused water

Today's life hack will show you how to add just a little bit of fruit flavor to a glass of water

Does It Work: Pooch Smooch

You love your dog, but sometimes when your dog loves you back – you get a whiff of hair-raising halitosis. A product called Pooch Smooch claims it can lick bad breath by simply giving your dog a treat, but does it work?

Does It Work: Luma Candles

The makers of a product called Luma Candles claim their flameless real wax candles can illuminate your life without the fire danger – but does it work?

TVs are getting bigger and better than ever

Can you remember the days when a 70 inch TV seemed unobtainable? Or crazy expensive?