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Mouse Print* -- Tide Purclean -- Not Quite So Pure

mouse print The maker of Seventh Generation detergent challenged the plant-based claims made by P&G for its Tide Purclean detergent. It turns out the product is only partially plant-based. That is our Mouse Print* story this week.

What Is a Plane Trip Like Today?

Rossen Reports

Since most people have not flown in an airplane in months because of COVID-19, consumer reporter Jeff Rossen took one for the team and shows from check-in to deplaning how things have changed to protect flyers and airport personnel.[video]


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The 25 Cheapest Cities to Live In

homes Kiplinger pushed the numbers to find the cities with the lowest cost of living in the United States. McAllen, Texas takes the prize costing 25% less than average. Here is the full list of the 25 cheapest cities.

No Laughing Matter

CA Rep Grills Big Pharma Executive Who Tripled A Cancer Drug's Price

California representative Katie Porter, known for putting people on the hot seat when testifying before Congress on their anti-consumer practices, takes her best shots at this drug company executive who tripled the price of an important cancer drug.

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Bargain of the Week

Spend $10+ at Whole Foods, Get $10 Off for Amazon Prime Day

Not that we ever want to encourage people to pay Whole Foods' outrageous prices, but here's a deal for Amazon Prime customers. Spend $10 or more in a single purchase between September 28 and October 14, 2020, in-store or at Whole Foods Market on or Prime Now. Scan your Prime code or use your linked mobile phone number at checkout at a U.S. Whole Foods Market store. You'll get $10 to spend on Amazon for Prime Day, starting October 13, 2020. Here's the fine print.

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Consumer Reports

Will a WiFi Extender Solve Your Internet Connection Problems?

If you have a large house, getting a strong WiFi signal everywhere can be a challenge. The least expensive way to potentially solve the problem is to install a WiFi range extender. Consumer Report evaluates half a dozen of them.

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