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Susan Hogan and the Consumer Watch team covering your consumer concerns

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 08:21 PM EDT

House Subcommittee Considers Lowering Cost of Pet Prescriptions

House Subcommittee Considers Lowering Cost of Pet Prescriptions

A U.S. House subcommittee held a hearing Friday to consider whether the federal government should pass legislation to lower the cost of pet prescriptions. Consumer reporter Susan Hogan has the story.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 08:12 PM EDT

Takata Air Bag Victim's Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Takata Air Bag Victim's Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of the latest victim killed by an exploding Takata air bag filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Consumer reporter Susan Hogan has the story. Read Honda's statement here.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 07:09 PM EDT

Children Eating Laundry Pods at Alarming Rate

Children Eating Laundry Pods at Alarming Rate

A new study shows that at least one child is going to the hospital per day after eating laundry pods. Consumer reporter Susan Hogan explains what's being done to stop this.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 07:03 PM EDT

Daimler Asked to Investigate Emissions Certification Process

Daimler Asked to Investigate Emissions Certification Process

The Justice Department asked German automaker Daimler to conduct an internal investigation of its emissions certification process. Consumer reporter Susan Hogan has the details.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 at 06:27 PM EDT

Study: Credit Counseling Helps Debt

Study: Credit Counseling Helps Debt

News 4's Susan Hogan reports on a new study that suggests credit counseling can help people get out of debt.

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