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Ruth to the Rescue needs volunteers

Local 4's Ruth Spencer has a team of volunteer investigators to help with the calls for help she receives ... Find out here how you can join the squad.

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iPhone 5

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Apple recalls some iPhone 5 devices for battery woes

Having trouble with your iPhone 5 battery? You might be eligible for a free replacement.

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2014 Back to school resized

Back-to-school savings

The National Retail Federation predicts parents will spend about $670 on back to school purchases this year. That's $134 dollars more than last year.

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Date rape drugs detected by nail polish

Date rape drugs detected by nail polish

A new nail polish called "undercover colors" could start detecting date rape drugs.

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Detroit woman's water cut off

Water Dept. offers payment plans, phone service

In attempt to avoid large crowds and summer heat, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) is now offering a new phone payment option for residents who wish make payment arrangements or pay water bills.

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Creditor trying to stop grand bargain

Creditor trying to stop grand bargain

Just days away from Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial, one holdout creditor is trying to blow up the deal.

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Alan Smith

Bronze star battle: Veteran fights to claim honor

Alan Smith was on the front lines, and memories of life in the war zone can still be painful.

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Ruth to the Rescue Veteran gets medal he deserves

Ruth to the Rescue: Veteran gets medal he deserves

He fought in Vietnam and earned a bronze star, but he never got it. Finally, he is rightfully honored.

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Flood insurance

Flood insurance: What you need to know

Thousands of metro Detroiters have been trying to clean up and carry on after a historic flood swept through the area Aug. 11.

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Ruth to the Rescue College money management 101

Ruth to the Rescue: College money management 101

Parents are advised to teach kids money management skills long before they head off to college.

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There are currently 6 closings/delays in effect.

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  • Ruth Spencer

    Ruth Spencer is an Emmy award winning consumer investigator who is committed to solving consumer complaints with her Ruth to the Rescue reports on Local 4 News.

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