Saturday, April 19, 2014

You've Got To Be Kidding

SPECIAL REPORT: Customers lose $14 billion in hidden fees
A new report says deceptive charges hidden during transactions are costing an average consumer hundreds of dollars a year.

Disabled veteran claims harassment over metal implants
A veteran says he was unfairly ticketed after complaining about disrespectful treatment at a metal detector checkpoint.

Tester says modern homes full of radiation
A building biology consultant says more and more people are hiring her to find out how much radiation is emitted by high-tech electronics.

Colleges turn away thousands as applications soar
High school seniors are facing tough competition and rising standards to secure a spot at a university as more choose college over the workforce.

Colleges turn away more applicants than ever before
High school seniors are facing tough competition and rising standards to secure a spot at a university as more choose college over the workforce.

Local printer says 3D printing will revolutionize tech industry
A computer and about $400 can get you just about any object you want, including a handgun.

New concerns over cell phone radiation
From healthcare workers to the FCC, more experts are questioning studies funded by cell phone companies that deny any dangers.

Scientists testing cure for rare syndrome on disabled kids
Scientists are evaluating results after kids with Angelman Syndrome take a drug that cured the disorder in mice.

Companies Cashing in on Clothing Donations
WAUKESHA-- "These for profit companies take advantage of people's good nature," says Donations Manager at St. Vincent De Paul of Waukesha, Rod Colburn.

Infomercial products fall short of expectations
CBS 58 got some interesting results while testing popular gadgets to see if they really work.