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Stainless Steel Slides Recalled After Finger Amputations
By: Oana Schneider

Stainless Steel Slides Recalled After Finger Amputations

Your BBB® warns that 55 stainless steel slides manufactured by Playworld are being recalled after 13 incidents where the slide bed and the sidewall cracked and one child suffered finger amputations...

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Better Safe Than Sorry: Toys to Avoid This Christmas
By: Jackie

Better Safe Than Sorry: Toys to Avoid This Christmas

Your BBB® has found three helpful resources for parents this holiday season. The first resource is from Lisa Madigan, the Attorney General of Illinois and is entitled “Safe Shopping Guide.” The Gui...

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It’s National Mutt Day and Puppy Scammers Are at it Again!
By: Oana Schneider

It’s National Mutt Day and Puppy Scammers Are at it Again!

December 2nd is National Mutt Day and there are many people out there who will be looking for a four-legged companion on this day. Your BBB® wants you to know that this is also puppy sca...

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Don’t Be Fooled: How to Avoid Being a Scam Victim
By: Amanda
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Don’t Be Fooled: How to Avoid Being a Scam Victim

Many of us enjoy a good joke or can appreciate a harmless prank, but what happens when the “joke’s on you” turns to identity theft or financial loss? Your Tri-State BB...

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Shopping Tips for Loans and Credit Cards
By: Jackie

Shopping Tips for Loans and Credit Cards

Will you be applying for a loan or shopping around for a credit card in 2016? Your BBB® recently read a Press Release from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (F...

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Spring Maintenance Tips
By: Susan

Spring Maintenance Tips

We're finally beginning to experience some warmer weather after winter's deep freeze.  It is a welcome change for many, but warmer weather will also bring its list of ...

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IC3 Warns Cybercriminals are Targeting Universities and Students
By: Jason

IC3 Warns Cybercriminals are Targeting Universities and Students

Your Better Business Bureau (BBB) would like to bring attention to a warning from the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) regarding cybercrime directed at universiti...

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