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Convicted felon running for mayor...again

Updated: 02/22/2014 - Clarice Kirby hasn't said much to the media since her felony conviction and resignation as mayor of Mt. Vernon in 2010. The former mayor's career was covered in controversy for much of her time as mayor. But she's talking to WKYT and has an announcement.

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Consumer Alert: Gift card scam costs victims thousands

Updated: 02/17/2014 - Who wouldn't turn down an offer to pay about $100 in return for a gift card worth almost ten times more? Con artists have found plenty of people who wouldn't and it has cost those people tens of thousands of dollars.

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Consumer Alert: Scammers can hijack your computer

Updated: 02/05/2014 - How much would you pay if someone hijacked your computer and demanded a fee? The con artists behind the scam called "Ransom Ware" are hoping the answer is a lot.

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Consumer Alert: Watch out for work at home scams

Updated: 01/22/2014 - It sounded like the perfect job. It had a good salary and flexible benefits. But, in this case, the worker ended up being caught in an international scam.

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Tracking cable bills

Updated: 01/20/2014 - Best advice for cable subscribers: Be aware of when your current 'deal' is going to run out so you can jump into another, possibly better, deal.

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Smart phone hidden savings

Updated: 01/16/2014 - An upgrade fee, when you're already paying for the new phone is the latest example of a one- time charge some cell phone companies are hitting consumers with. An analysis of the four major US carriers by Cheapism.com found they can add a dent to your wallet up to $36.

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Consumer Alert: Widow's winnings turn out to be scam

Updated: 01/13/2014 - The voices on the phone were friendly and persistent. They convinced an elderly widow to part with tens of thousands of dollars. As WKYT's Amber Philpott found, its part of a billion dollar scam that might target you next.

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