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Consumer Reports Tests Raise Questions About Some Sunscreens Claimed SPF Protection

 

Many provide excellent protection from UVA and UVB rays; Five common myths about sunscreen debunked

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – When it comes to sunscreen, SPF (sun protection factor) is the feature that influences consumers’ purchasing decision most.

In its tests of 20 sunscreens, Consumer Reports found two products – BullFrog WaterAmor Sport InstaCool SPF 50+ and Coppertone Sensitive Skin SPF 50 – that provided the SPF promised on the label. «Read the rest of this article»

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Red Cross Helps Arkansas Tornado Survivors With Shelter, Food and Relief Supplies

 

As severe weather threat continues, people should prepare and use free app alerts

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross is helping people in Arkansas and several other states affected by Sunday’s devastating tornadoes.

More than 200 people spent Sunday night in shelters in Arkansas that were opened or supported by Red Cross workers. The Red Cross is also providing health and mental health services and Red Cross emergency vehicles will be distributing food throughout the affected areas. «Read the rest of this article»

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Portable Electric Heaters being recalled by Dyson due to Fire Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports Portable Electric Heaters are being recalled by Dyson Inc. because the heaters can short and overheat causing a potential fire hazard.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Dyson Hot and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM04) and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM05) heaters are being recalled.

Dyson Hot and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM04) and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM05) heaters are being recalled.

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Force Activity-Tracking Wristband recalled by Fitbit Due to Risk of Skin Irritation

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports Fitbit recalls Force Activity-Tracking Wristband. Users of the product can develop an allergic reaction to the casing causing skin irritation.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Fitbit Force Activity-Tracking Wristband recalled.

Fitbit Force Activity-Tracking Wristband recalled.

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Clarksville’s LEAP Charity Fashion Show Gala a huge success with local youth

 

Youth Gain Self Esteem Through Fashion Show Gala

L.E.A.P. OrganizationClarksville, TN – Tuesday, January 25th, 2014 marked the 1st Annual LEAP Charity Fashion Show Gala at the Emmanuel Family Life Center.

Youth modeled the fashions of local designers such as ELO, Molerevon, Sacer & Savive, Heaven Sent Bowtique, Filthy Rich Celebrity Jewelry, and E & S Fashions with Gem’s Hair Salon and Eyetunes donating their time to provide participants with hair and makeup makeovers. While some students modeled, other students prepared the food and served guests.

1st Annual LEAP Charity Fashion Show Gala

1st Annual LEAP Charity Fashion Show Gala

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Clarksville Police Department and Local Retail Personnel Collaborate to Deter and Investigate Thefts

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013, the Clarksville Police Department’s (CPD) District 3 Criminal Investigations Unit met with Local Retail Personnel (LRP) about retail criminals and current retail crime trends. “Each year organized groups of professional shoplifters steal or fraudulently obtain billions of dollars in merchandise to resell in an activity known as organized retail crime (ORC)(gao.gov, 2014).” One of these rings can steal between $2,000 and $12,000 worth of merchandise in a single day, making this a $40 billion dollar a year industry for criminals.

Clarksville Police Department’s (CPD) District 3 Criminal Investigations Unit met with Local Retail Personnel (LRP) about retail criminals and current retail crime trends.

Clarksville Police Department’s (CPD) District 3 Criminal Investigations Unit met with Local Retail Personnel (LRP) about retail criminals and current retail crime trends.

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Black Friday Store Openings in Clarksville

 

Black FridayClarksville, TN – After a day of eating Turkey on Thanksgiving, most people are watching football or taking a nap. Others though, begin to plan their evenings shopping. Black Friday is always one of the largest retail days of the years with store after store competing to offer the biggest deals to lure the shoppers inside.

Each year it seems, stores have been opening earlier and earlier. This year is no exception. Some stores are opening Thanksgiving day at 8:00pm. Below is a list of some of the stores, their opening times and some of the specials they will be having. «Read the rest of this article»

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports Target recalls Children’s Sitting Stools Due to Fall Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – Target Corporation is recalling Children’s Sitting Stools because the stools can break or collapse causing a fall hazard for children.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Circo Chloe & Conner Collection Stool is being recalled due to fall hazzard.

Circo Chloe & Conner Collection Stool is being recalled due to fall hazzard.

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ShopSmart’s Secrets for Saving Big on Shaving

 

Amazon.com beat the competition in price scan of everyday hair-removal products; CVS often had the highest prices on razors, blades, creams and more

ShopSmart MagazineYonkers, NY – Razors, blades, creams and other hair-removal products can be costly, but don’t have to be.

The November 2013 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, features findings from a price scan of hair-removal items that most of the time found Amazon.com had the lowest prices on products from well-known brands.  The full report is also available online. «Read the rest of this article»

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CPSC reports Be Amazing! Toys Recalls Monster Science Growing Spiders Due to Serious Ingestion Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – Monster Science Growing Spiders recalled by Be Amazing! Toys because a child can possibly mistake the product as candy. If ingested, it can expand inside the child causing a serious ingestion hazard.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Monster Science Growing Spiders recalled by Be Amazing! Toys

Monster Science Growing Spiders recalled by Be Amazing! Toys

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