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  • The week in review: scams, refunds, recalls and other consumer news you need to know

     
    A lot of information comes across the Watchdog's desk every week. I write about some things for the newspaper, other things for the Watchdog blog and post others to Facebook and Twitter. And some things I just don't get to.......
  • Michigan the latest state to enact 'rape insurance' law

     
    The National Review Online: In response to a new Michigan state measure mandating that insurance plans offer coverage for abortion only through an additional rider, pro-choice activists are labeling the separate coverage as “rape insurance.”...
  • Healthcare needs vs. healthcare wants -- an expensive dilemma

     
    David Goldhill in the Atlantic explores the fascinating and urgent question of just what sorts of procedures and treatments ought to fall under the rubric of "health care" for insurance purposes: The traditional understanding of healthcare is that...
  • New Device Aims to Stop Teen Texting and Driving

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says teens are six times more likely to crash while dialing a cellphone and 23 times more likely to crash while texting. Reaction times become similar to those of a 70-year-old who drives without......
  • Camry, Impala Top Most-Stolen List

     
    Among midsize and large cars, the Toyota Camry and Chevrolet Impala proved most popular among thieves, according to a new report from the crime-stats crunchers at the National Insurance Crime Bureau in Des Plaines, Ill. The report is based on......
  • Texting-While-Driving Consequences Vary by State

     
    Generally speaking, a moving violation is when a driver breaks the law while their vehicle is in motion. Examples of patently dangerous actions include driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, speeding and running a stop sign. But what......
  • Obamacare enrollment program in Allentown Thursday

     
    The deadline is looming, so we'll reprint this announcement: With a less than two weeks to go before the end of open enrollment Lehigh Valley area residents will have an opportunity to get free, in-person help choosing new Affordable Care Act health...
  • Survey: A Third of Drivers Lie in Car Insurance Applications

     
    When it comes to applying for car insurance, a lot of drivers stretch the truth. In a new survey from CarInsurance.com, 34 percent of drivers admitted to making false claims in their applications ??? and 40 percent of those who......
  • GM Ignition-Switch Recall: What Owners Need To Know

     
    GM's ignition-switch recall may have reached new heights Thursday, with one auto-safety group declaring that 303 people have died as a result of airbags failing to deploy in two of the six cars recalled for faulty ignition switches. GM disputed......
  • Safe Drive Systems Brings Collision Avoidance to the Aftermarket

     
    Collision-avoidance technology is no longer the domain of expensive luxury cars or high-end trim levels ??? or even new cars, for that matter. New York-based Safe Drive Systems can outfit aftermarket basic forward collision and lane-departure warning...
  • Proceed cautiously with door-to-door contractors after hail storm

     
    Yesterday's hail storm could be a windfall for contractors who roam neighborhoods looking to replace roofs and siding that supposedly were damaged when the ice balls fell from the sky. If one of these "storm-chasers" comes to your door, here's......
  • Brady: Unemployment insurance is so luxe that people aren't taking jobs

     
    From WBEZ FM 91.5 Tony Arnold's report on yesterday's GOP gubernatorial debate, starting with a quote from state Sen. Bill Brady of Bloomington: “The number one issue I run into when I travel around to manufacturing plants particularly, when I......