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IKEA stops selling window blinds with cords

IKEA said it will no longer sell window blinds with cords because of the risk of strangulation.

An average of one child per month died from strangulation by window cords between 1996 and 2012, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, ...

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Home prices make solid gains

U.S. home prices went up in July according to a new report

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US home sales fall in August

U.S. home sales dropped in August because of smaller supplies and increasing prices, according to The Associated Press.

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Home construction slowing in ND since post-flood peak

Residential construction has slowed from its post-flood peak of a few years ago in a North Dakota town.

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Swimming accident law: The basics

It's that time of year when the 6 o'clock news leads far too often with the most tragic stories about childhood drowning deaths, near deaths and injuries.


Buying in bulk can save big bucks

From the single shopper to the family of seven, buying certain items bulk can save time and money.



Cut grocery bills with these 15 tips

When it comes time to cut spending, people often overlook what they spend at the grocery store. Find out how to keep both your fridge and your wallet full.

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Small decorating changes make big impact

You can make big changes to your home just by making small decorating switches.

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Laundry tips to defeat 5 impossible stains

We've got the answers that will help you stop the guesswork on laundry and make it easy to beat five almost-impossible-to-get-out stains.

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5 ways to declutter your life

While some may think clutter is a sign of genius at work, the truth is messy surroundings could actually be holding you back. Discover five ways to you can cut out the clutter.

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Don't let budget hinder summer parties

Before you let your tight budget prevent you from throwing a party this summer, take a look at these tips on how to trim costs at your summer bash.

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Impress your guests with top grilling tips

Get out the tongs and grilling tools, then find out what it takes to put together a top-notch grilling station.

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Bend-area home price rise still No. 8 in U.S.

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Deschutes County’s home prices are still rising among the 10 fastest in the country, though the market reflected some cooldown, as also seen nationwide, new figures out Tuesday showed.

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