Consumer Review Report with Dianne Ribecca

Dianne Ribecca is a United States Air Force veteran during Desert Shield / Storm. She was a news and sportscaster at WKXL in Concord, NH. Consumer Review Report airs on WMCK.FM Internet radio in McKeesport and serves the entire Pittsburgh/Western Pennsylvania area.

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Be Amazed by Secret Reasons & Amazing Things


Ever wonder what the flap on a fast food fries container is for? Find out secret reasons that may not have been obvious. Also, find out amazing things you can have in your house, if you have the cash to spare.

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Technology News & Helpful Hints


Hear about Windows news and helpful hints as Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella explains Windows 11 and Thio Joe gives help on fixing any Windows corruption without reinstalling. Next, is Apple news and helpful hints on Apple glasses and iPhone tricks.

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All About Cars


Find out what Consumer Reports Magazine has to say when they tested the Hyundai Elantra Hybrid and they also talk about their worse car buyiing experience. Later, CNBC gives us their opinion as to Why Car Buyers are Ditching Dealerships for Online Sales.

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Scams to Watch Out for in 2022


From Amazon scams to Zelle, two-way authentication, student school loans and cryptocurrency scams, new ones are popping up all the time. Listen to find out what scams the FTC and Thio Joe are reporting and how to not get caught in them.

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Consumer Report Magazine Ask The Experts (Jan 2022)


Consumer Report Magazine has a section called Ask The Experts where readers can submit consumer questions and CR experts will answer them. This is a compilation of various questions and answers on Coronavirus, food and cooking, technology, and more

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Should There Be a Plastic Ban in Pittsburgh


PennEnvironment was successful in instilling a single-use plastic bag ban in Philadelphia and, now, they're targeting Pittsburgh. Are there more reasons to ban the bags than not? You'll be surprised that maybe that isn't so.

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Smart Shopping With Inflation and Product Shortages


In the Oct issue of Consumer Reports Magazine, they show us how to shop smarter in these strange times of inflation and product shortages both in the walk-in stores and online. Also, find out what "dark" stores are doing to combat product shortages.

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Maximizing Space in a Tiny Kitchen


I don't know about you, but when I try to cook a large dinner for guests, I'm constantly turning this way and that trying to figure out where to put this and that. Learn tricks to maximize space to accommodate more equipment and create more space.

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Which Type of Mattress is Right for You?


Casper, foam beds in a box, inner spring mattresses, Sleep Number beds, which one is right for you? On this podcast, listen too reviews and facts about these types of beds. Also, hear from Thio Joe on his review of a new, water-cooled mattress.

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Rising Consumer Prices, Local Reaction, and Shrinkflation


As consumer prices continue to rise on everything from food to energy to even rental cars, how does this affect the consumer at this time. Local consumers were asked this question. Also, if brands don't raise prices, they may utilizes shrinkflation.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 76MB - Duration: 55:20 m (192 kbps 48000 Hz)

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