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Consumer Reports: The next big thing - OLED TV

The latest in television technology is called OLED. It stands for organic light-emitting diodes. Organic refers to the layer of carbon film, which emits light when hit with an electric current.

Consumers report more issues with American TV

DATCP: Consumers should try to resolve issues with American before filing complaint

A state agency is working on complaints from consumers about issues with American TV that go beyond the issues brought forward last week about overcharging.

Fewer holiday travelers expected despite lower gas prices

Thanksgiving travelers are seeing prices at the gas pump lower than they have seen since 2010. While AAA estimates 43.4 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, that number represents a decrease of nearly a million travelers over the same period last year.

Timeshare pitch serves as lesson for consumers

The goal of a hidden-camera investigation, featured in a News 3 Investigates Special, "Inside the Pitch," was to help consumers know the questions to ask and how to spot potential red flags.

Lawmakers to consider rent-to-own budget plan

Plan would exempt businesses from consumer protection laws

The Legislature's finance committee is set to decide whether to exempt rent-to-own stores from Wisconsin's consumer protection laws.

Plastic fragments prompt pizza recall

Little Chute company recalls four pizza products

A company in Little Chute is recalling four pizza products because of reports of small plastic fragments, according to federal regulators.