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How to Avoid Harmful Chemicals in Plastic

Here's how to reduce your family's exposure to toxic chemicals contained in common household plastics.

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How to freeze your credit files by phone or online

You have two primary options for freezing your credit files with the three major credit bureaus. You can do it by phone or online, whichever you’re more comfortable with.

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How to get your stimulus payments when you file your tax return

If you haven’t received any stimulus payments yet and believe you should have, don’t fret. You will be able to recoup your money when you file your income tax return in the weeks ahead.

How to Identify and Report Price Gouging

Absurd prices for products should not be a concern during this outbreak. Here's how to identify price gouging and put a stop to it.

How to Pay Utility Bills During COVID-19

Many utilities have stopped disconnecting services, but these tips will help avoid a large bill in the future.

How to Protect Against Identity Theft and Fraud

Here's how to track you accounts and protect your confidential information from misuse by identity thieves.

How to Shop Safely Online during COVID-19

Make safer online shopping choices during COVID-19 by following these tips. 

How to Spot a Scam During COVID-19

Scammers and hackers are trying to take advantage of COVID-19 concern. These tips will help keep your information safe.

How to Spot False Coronavirus Cures

Here are some tips to help avoid and report fraudulent products, claiming to cure COVID-19.

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I-26 Connector, North Carolina

North Carolina officials have proposed expanding I-240, which runs through downtown Asheville and connects I-26 southwest of Asheville to other highway routes northwest of the city. Local residents, however, have questioned whether the project as currently designed would damage a mature, livable neighborhood to build road space that is not actually needed.

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