Archive for February, 2007

More Families Say They Were Sold Sick Puppies (The WBAL Channel)

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007
Some local families claim their dogs were sick when they bought them from an area kennel. Each of the dogs had received a signed health certificate, but now the owners want to know how that could be.

Disney Mickey Mouse Original 1928 Character Watch #MU1099T

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

This retro-style Mickey Mouse watch places a round polished steel case on a vintage black leather strap with white side stitching and a steel buckle closure. Mickey’s image adorns the pale green dial, which features cool retro hands, a skinny black seconds hand, and black Arabic numerals. The dial is capped with a curved mineral crystal. An oversized cabochon crown with a white-on-red initial M completes the happy look. It comes packaged in a rectangular cardboard box with vintage-style Mickey Mouse graphics.

Collecting Character Pocket Watches

Accutire’s MS-4000B digital tire gauge

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

Accutire’s new MS-4000B deluxe digital tire gauge delivers a precise tire pressure reading every time–and that’s important. Correct tire pressure helps your vehicle travel efficiently, reduces wear on your tires, and keeps your gas mileage optimal. Many manual tire gauges are not durable, often stick, and can give inconsistent results, but Accutire’s digital gauge is a well-made, confidence-inspiring instrument that will last for years to come.

Lawmaker proposes expanding vehicle lemon laws (WPRI 12 Providence)

Saturday, February 24th, 2007
LINCOLN, R.I. (AP) -- A state lawmaker wants to expand Rhode Island's lemon laws to include municipal vehicles. Lemon laws protect consumers from faulty cars and trucks.

Lemon Laws (Oceana’s Legal Almanac Series Law for the Layperson)

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

The car you’ve just bought is a lemon and now you want to take action. Lemon Laws is the invaluable guidebook that informs car buyers of their rights and offers resources to benefit unfortunate owners of defective vehicles. Extensive coverage is provided on consumer protection laws, federal warranty laws, federal protection Acts, lemon laws for all 50 states, and tips to avoid buying another lemon. The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool. All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.

More lemon law books.

Lawmaker Wants Expanded Lemon Laws (NBC 10 Providence)

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007
A state lawmaker wants to expand Rhode Island's lemon laws to include municipal vehicles. Lemon laws protect consumers from faulty vehicles. The proposed legislation is in response to problems with a fire truck the Albion Fire District bought five years ago for $476,000.

Lawmaker proposes expanding vehicle lemon laws (WPRI 12 Providence)

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007
LINCOLN, R.I. (AP) -- A state lawmaker wants to expand Rhode Island's lemon laws to include municipal vehicles. Lemon laws protect consumers from faulty vehicles.

Lawmaker proposes expanding vehicle lemon laws (Boston Globe)

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007
A state lawmaker wants to expand Rhode Island's lemon laws to include municipal vehicles. Lemon laws protect consumers from faulty vehicles.

Bill would expand lemon law to fire trucks (Pawtucket Times)

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007
LINCOLN - In response to problems associated with a faulty fire truck in the Albion Fire District, a state representative has introduced several bills aimed at expanding the state's lemon law.

Eight Kia Models Given ‘Best Bet’ Distinction by The Car Book 2007 (The Auto Channel)

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 21 -- Recently honored with MotorWeek's "Best Minivan" award, the Kia Sedona is now being given The Car Book 2007's "Best Bet" distinction, along with seven other Kia vehicles: Rio, Rio5, Spectra, Spectra5, Optima, Sportage and Sorento.