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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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IKEA recalled child swing

IKEA recalling child swing for fall hazard

The suspension fittings on this swing can break, causing a child to fall.

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Ford Fiesta latches being investigated

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the doors won't latch properly on some Ford Fiesta subcompact cars.

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Data breaches Step up your protection

Data breaches: Step up your protection

Amid the tidal wave of security breaches recently, it's time to step up your own personal protection.

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Ruth to the Rescue Protect yourself from identity theft

Data Breach Battle: Be Part of the Fight!

It's been a rough year for many of America's largest retailers. We've seen a tidal wave of data breaches, where hackers have invaded a store's payment system and put millions of payment cards at risk.

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Smoke alarms recalled over failure issue

One company is recalling about 1.2 million alarms in the United States and about 112,000 in Canada. 

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School scam warning: Fake invoices

The Better Business Bureau serving Eastern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula is warning schools about a new scam.

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Hot toy trends: Walmart's new list

Like last year, the story says these items are chosen by children.

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Home Depot credit card breach

Data Breach Battles, What's A Consumer To Do?

Starting in December, we've seen a rash of data breaches that put consumer information at risk. Target, PF Changs, and now Home Depot have all been affected.

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Ruth to the Rescue Data breach battle

Ruth to the Rescue: Data breach battle

What should consumers be doing to avoid trouble?

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    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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