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Defenders expose dangerous electricity scam

Come along for the ride as the Defenders expose a scam putting residents' lives in danger. DTE hotline: 1-800-477-4747


Fake hotel bookings worse than reported

A recent survey for the American Hotel & Lodging Association found 6 percent of travelers that booked a room online found out they had used a fake site.


Airbus patent plan stacks passengers in planes

The airline industry is working on a new way to get more people into planes -- stacking them on top of one another.


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Whole Foods recalls cheese because of listeria risk

Whole Foods is recalling some of its cheese because of possible listeria contamination.


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Another salmonella death related to cucumbers

Another person has died after eating cucumbers linked to a multi-state Salmonella Poona outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.


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GM recalls SUVs, tells owners not to use windshield wipers

General Motors is telling owners of some SUVs not to use their windshield wipers because an electrical short could cause the motor to catch fire.


Law will let Michigan drivers show insurance on phone

Michigan drivers pulled over by the police will be able to show proof of their auto insurance on a phone or another mobile device instead of having to provide a hard copy under legislation signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.


Volkswagen says diesel recall to run through 2016

Volkswagen is planning to start recalling diesel cars in January to ensure they comply with emissions standards.


Campaign aims to ease confusion about car safety technology

Many Americans buying new cars these days are baffled by a torrent of new safety technology.


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