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Here’s how to PASS muster when using a fire extinguisher

It's pretty easy to see how dangerous home fires can be when you consider that they can be life threatening in just two minutes. Flames can engulf a residence in five minutes. Each year, more than 2,500 people die and...

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A breezy look at wind chill

It's one thing to take on a home-improvement project, but patching a hole in a wall is like a walk in the park compared with figuring out the wind chill. Here's the formula, courtesy of the National Weather Service:...

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15 energy-saving tips for winter

“Saturday Night Live” used to have a recurring skit about a pretend local TV program called “Bronx Beat with Betty & Jodi.” When it was cold outside, the heavy-accented co-hosts talked about it being “sweata weatha....

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5 tips for safe winter driving

Winter officially arrives on Dec. 21. The good news is the amount of daily sunlight then will start to increase. The bad news is that winter is just beginning, and another snowy season is expected. AccuWeather...

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Making spirits bright: 8 holiday light safety tips

Forty-five thousand Christmas lights set to the Penn State fight song can't be wrong. Nor can a website called ChristmasLightFinder.com. Of course, Hersheypark's "Hershey Sweet Lights" offers nearly 600 illuminated...

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10 servings of gratitude to go with your Thanksgiving meal

We savor the turkey and gravy, mashed potatoes and stuffing. We feast on the Macy's parade and football, too. But what Thanksgiving means most of all to us is the blessing of family and friends with whom to share it....

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Treat yourself to these 10 tips for a safe, happy Halloween

Here's a scary statistic: On average, according to SafeKids.org, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Trick-or-treating is a lot of fun....

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Here’s how to jumpstart a dead car battery

There's really no good time for your car battery to die and leave you stranded. But winter weather can be an especially difficult time to leave your headlights or the radio on when the car isn't running. Just as you buy...

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15 tips for fall home maintenance

Spring forward, fall back. It's great advice for remembering seasonal time changes. But it's not so great when it comes to fall home maintenance. Fall is a time for springing into action and getting ready for the cold...

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Prevent ID theft with these 10 steps

You've probably heard about the recent data breaches at Target and Home Depot that put millions of customers' credit card information at risk. Identity theft and information-based fraud is the fastest growing crime in...

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