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Staples: Customer Data Exposed In Security Breach

A cyber attack on Staples Inc. involves a store located on I-20 in Arlington.

12/19/2014

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Residents Worry City’s Growing Pains May Disrupt Quality Of Life

The rapid growth of Collin County has been an exciting thing to watch, but as the population grows, so do some of the problems that are exactly why people left more crowded areas to live in Collin County.

12/15/2014

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Mom Says Memory Card Purchased At Walmart Contained Porn

A Kennedale mother says she found pornography on a Secure Digital (SD) card she bought at Walmart for her 9-year-old son.

12/10/2014

This November 21, 2013 photo shows pages from iPad and iPhone apps Snapette(L) and Pricegrabber. As the holiday shopping season opens, shoppers will be armed with smartphones and an array of apps. Some will compare prices, offer gift suggestions, provide price alerts and more.Snapette says nearly two million people have downloaded the app for iPhones or Android handsets to fill a need for people who want to use online tools but shop in local stores. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Copycat Websites With Dallas Ties

The internet makes us all bargain shoppers, but beware of ‘copycat’ websites.

12/09/2014

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Bebe Stores Hit By Data Breach

Bebe stores says it recently detected suspicious activity on computers that run the payment processing system used for its stores.

12/05/2014

Not all designer bags are made of leather. For example, Louis Vuitton is coated canvas with leather trim. If the trim is supposed to be leather, it should feel dry — not oily, slippery or sticky. The hardware should be heavy — not hollow. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

DPD Receives $400K Grant; Cracks Down On Counterfeiters

The Dallas Police Department is joining an international effort to crack down on counterfeiters and the crimes they’re connected to.

12/04/2014

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Regulators Investigating Child Car Seat Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it is investigating whether Graco took too long to report a safety defect in its child car seats.

12/01/2014

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FlightCar Launches Service At Dallas Love Field

FlightCar is expanding its peer-to-peer car-sharing service to Dallas Love Field.

11/18/2014

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Stay Ahead Of The Holiday Shopping Curve

Long considered the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday isn’t the only time to find the best deals.

11/11/2014

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Top 5 Dangerous Recalled Child Products

Every year thousands of kids are injured and hundreds killed from unsafe child products.

10/28/2014

Some customer may feel the burn from this scary purchase. (credit: Meijer, Inc.)

Halloween Projector Flashlights Recalled Due To Burn Hazard

These Halloween flashlights are scary for all the wrong reasons.

10/28/2014

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New Traffic Signal Style Debuts In Keller

Traffic signals with yellow, flashing left-turn arrows have popped up throughout North Texas in recent years, and they have now made their debut in Keller.

10/22/2014

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