Consumer Consumer Reports: Should you buy an ultra hd tv?
Sales of ultra high-definition TVs are up sharply this year. With their great picture quality, it’s no wonder. Ultra high-def TVs offer four times the pixels of regular HD TVs, which means four times the detail. The best models Consumer Reports tested offer superior picture quality, and the vast majority are smart TVs with access to Internet content.

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Local Oregon shooting victims: Teens just starting out, teacher (Photo Gallery) (Video)
The nine people killed after a gunman opened fire on an Oregon community college campus Thursday took different paths to the small rural college, ranging from teens starting college for the first time to adults who were seeking a second career. One was an assistant professor of English at the college.


Sports Ams win thriller in overtime (Video)
The Tri-City Americans won their first game of the season in dramatic fashion. Parker Wotherspoon scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift the Ams over the Seattle Thunderbirds 6-5.

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National & World Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found (Photo Gallery)
The Coast Guard said Monday that a U.S. cargo ship carrying 33 people that has been missing since it encountered high winds and heavy seas from Hurricane Joaquin sank and one body was found, but planes and ships will continue searching for the missing crew.

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Home Hermiston School District dealing with overcrowded classrooms Hermiston School District dealing with overcrowded classrooms (Video)
As Hermiston's population continues to grow, schools are quickly reaching capacity. Hermiston School District leaders are considering asking voters to approve a bond that would help pay for expansion projects and possibly a new elementary school. KEPR spoke to district leaders and learned adjusting to overcrowded classes isn't easy.

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Consumer Consumer Reports: Cutting teen car insurance costs Consumer Reports: Cutting teen car insurance costs
Getting a driver’s license is a big milestone for teenagers and their families. But along with that is the worry of rocketing insurance premiums.

Consumer Reports’ exhaustive study of insurance rates found just how high they go up when you add a teen driver.

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Technology VW, Audi offer online check if vehicle has trick software
Volkswagen and its Audi subsidiary said Friday that customers in Germany can now go to their websites to see if their vehicles are among those installed with software that the company says was used to manipulate U.S. emissions testing.


Health Panel backs aspirin for heart health in only certain adults
A government task force says a daily low-dose aspirin could help certain people in their 50s and 60s prevent a first heart attack or stroke - and they might get some protection against colon cancer at the same time.
Health Study: Tiny, wireless pacemaker could be surgery-free option
A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions and warned patients not to rush to get the new technology.
Health Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug
Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades.


Business (New) United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal
The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have agreed to an ambitious and contentious trade pact that cuts trade barriers, sets labor and environmental standards and protects multinational corporations' intellectual property.


Consumer Consumer Reports: Best buy leaf blowers (Video)
With fall cleanup looming, it’s that time of year when people are buying leaf blowers. Consumer Reports has tested and rated more than 60 gas, electric, and battery-powered models.
Consumer Consumer Reports: Top pressure washers (Video)
Pressure washers are handy cleanup tools. Consumer Reports just tested 24 pressure washers to see how much pressure they deliver. And testers checked how quickly and effectively they remove paint and stubborn stains.
Consumer CONSUMER REPORTS: Should you go solar? (Video)
The price of residential solar panels has dropped almost 50 percent in the past seven years, and there’s pressure from salespeople to get you to go solar before federal rebates expire at the end of 2016. But Consumer Reports says there’s a lot to consider before you sign up.
Consumer CONSUMER REPORTS: Laptop problems (Video)
If you have an older laptop, prepare for it to stop working. Consumer Reports’ latest survey found that laptops more than three years old are much more likely to break. And once they’re five years old, 25 percent have had a serious problem—often catastrophic.