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Your Rights as a Homeowner

Posted: 10/08/2008 - One neighbor's angry with another because of the way he parks. One resident doesn't like the number of campaign signs placed in a yard. Is someone breaking the law? Where can you get concrete answers to these kind of issues? A local chapter of the national not-for-profit group, Community Associations Institute can help iron out these kind of problems.

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Contest Offers "Free Gas"

Updated: 10/01/2008 - These days talk of free gas gets your attention. That's why a local car dealer is holding contests... offering prizes like free gas... to try and sell vehicles. So who are the winners? We checked it out.

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Razor Recalls Scooters, Dirt Quads

Updated: 10/01/2008 - About 103,000 Chinese-made Razor scooters are being recalled. The move comes after four people have received cuts on the scooters that required tendon surgery.

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Poor Ratings Cited For 13 Booster Seats

Posted: 10/01/2008 - A new review of car booster seats finds that some of them do a poor job of positioning children to fit in their seat belts. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute say 13 seats don't put children in the best position to be protected in a crash.

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Homeowners in Middle of Dispute

Updated: 09/23/2008 - After you've paid in full to have work done in your home... you don't expect a legal document... threatening action against your property. But that's exactly what happened to about 200 homeowners in Colorado Springs. They all hired Wright Total Indoor Comfort and paid the company. Then they were put on notice by a supplier.

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Driveway Damage

Posted: 09/22/2008 - A Colorado Springs man is blaming the city for damage done to his property by a city tree. He turned to Call For Action for help. But we learned the city is protected by a state law.

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Food Stamp Frustration

Updated: 09/18/2008 - Every month in El Paso County... two hundred more families sign up for food stamps. Increased demand has not only placed a burden on the system... but also on those waiting for help. Among them... a Colorado Springs woman who's been to just about every food pantry in town. We set out to help her and others... who are suffering.

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Oroweat 100% Whole Wheat Bread Recalled

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The recall was necessary because Oroweat Health Nut bread was inadvertently placed in Oroweat 100% Whole Wheat bread packaging.

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Retailers Pull Simplicity Bassinets Off Shelves

Posted: 08/28/2008 - The Consumer Product Safety Commission says Wal-Mart, Toys "R" Us, Kmart, Big Lots, Target, and J.C. Penney have recalled Simplicity's "close-sleeper/bedside sleeper" because the products pose a strangulation hazard.

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The Grocery Game

Updated: 07/21/2008 - Imagine saving 60 to 70 percent on your weekly grocery bill and getting some items for free. Sounds impossible, but members of an internet site called the Grocery Game say they've cut their bills in half. See how Call For Action Reporter Betty Sexton did... competing against an experienced Grocer Gamer and hear what she learned.

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Belgian Banking Error

Posted: 06/19/2008 - A Colorado Springs woman is on a mission to get to Belgium. A rare, genetic condition means her best chance for treatment is thousands of miles away. But her first step along that trip was blocked by a banking error.

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Baby Formula Recalled

Posted: 06/03/2008 - When consumed, highly oxidized foods can cause gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

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Door to Door Notices for Hyla

Updated: 05/30/2008 - We're told a local company is at it again. Rocky Mountain Hyla employees are leaving notices on people's doors. The bright orange note says, "Immediate contact required." But we found the only urgency is the company's desire to sell you a combo vacuum cleaner and air purifier. We talk to a woman who bought the product and wished she hadn't.

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Scammers Target Tornado Victims

Posted: 05/25/2008 - The Weld County Sheriff's office says residents of the most heavily damaged area of tornado-stricken Windsor are reporting scammers offering fixes to their homes at unreasonable prices.

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Or Are You Throwing Your Money Away?

Updated: 05/22/2008 - A lawn care company doing business from Colorado Springs to Fort Collins is boasting about its new product. Mile Hi Services says Liquid Lawn Aeration produces amazing results and everyone who's tried it loves it. With the help of hidden cameras and a testing lab 11 News has found it may not live up to its claims.

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Protecting Your Life Savings

Updated: 05/09/2008 - The bottom line... 78 million people will soon be turning 65 and Uncle Sam won't be paying for everyone's health needs.

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286,000 Pounds of Meat, Poultry Recalled

Posted: 05/04/2008 - A New York food company is recalling more than 286,000 pounds of meat and poultry because it might be contaminated with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes.

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4th Annual Letter Rip

Updated: 05/02/2008 - If you have bunch of old documents taking up space and collecting dust, get rid of them safely. Bring them to the 4Th Annual Letter Rip.

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Millionaire Spammer Gets Prison Time

Posted: 04/29/2008 - Federal prosecutors say the Colorado native used false e-mail headers to disguise the sender. Prosecutors say some of the spam was meant to dupe stock investors and manipulate markets.

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The Case of the Vanishing Cats

Posted: 04/17/2008 - A strange case involving dozens of cats gets even more bizarre. Rescuers devised a plan to adopt out 60+ cats to families. But suspicions are raised after a mystery cat burglar snatches some of the best ones.

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Fake Check Boom

Posted: 04/10/2008 - Beware... the fake check scam is flourishing. In fact, crooks are now using a new ploy to convince you they're legitimate. They're invoking the name of Interpol, the International Criminal Police Organization.

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Abused Dogs Rescued From Puppy Mills

Updated: 04/04/2008 - The Mill Dog Rescue Network in Colorado Springs is a group dedicated to rescuing dogs from abusive breeding practices, commonly referred to as Puppy Mills.

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Stonyfield Farms Recalls Yogurt

Posted: 03/30/2008 - Stonyfield Farm is recalling several batches of its blueberry yogurt after consumers complained of finding plastic or glass fragments in the 6 ounce cups.

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