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  • Scams, refunds, recalls and other consumer news from The Morning Call Watchdog

    Scams, refunds, recalls and other consumer news from The Morning Call Watchdog
    Happy Monday! If you're looking for good news, you've come to the wrong place. If you want the dirt on the latest scams, accusations of fraud, recalls and other consumer news, read on for a summary of what the Watchdog dug up last week, from land surveyor impersonators to yet another possible data breach.
  • Tammy Duckworth pregnant, expecting girl in December

    Tammy Duckworth pregnant, expecting girl in December
    Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois congresswoman and Iraq War amputee, announced Monday that she is pregnant and is due in early December. Duckworth, 46, a Democrat from Hoffman Estates running for her second term in the House, is expecting a girl,...

    CBO explains jump in VA claims

    America's population of living veterans fell by almost five million, or 17 percent, from 2000 to 2013. So why did the number of veterans drawing disability compensation climb by 55 percent over that period? And why have yearly VA disability payments...

    AAFES pushes for online shopping option for veterans

    Allowing 18.8 million honorably discharged veterans to shop online through military exchange services, which also operate brick-and-mortar department stores and concessions on base, could boost store profits enough to pump more than $100 million back into...

    Striking a balance when cultures collide

    A Russian matchmaker finds pain and love in America
    As soon as Yana Donetskaya landed in America in 2003, she did what she knew how to do best: find a husband. "I am a 26-year-old woman from Yekaterinburg in the heart of Russia, which makes me a perfect mix of Western culture and Eastern wisdom," she...