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Ohio Sues 'Cashable Voucher' Promoters

Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro has sued two out-of-state consumer promotion firms and their top officers for violating the state's Consumer Sales Practice...

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States Consider Black Box Laws

If you don't know there is a black box in your car recording your driving habits, it's time you found out. If your car is equipped with airbags it's also e...

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Security Company McAfee Loses Employee Data

Software security company McAfee touts itself as "[leading] the world in discovering, documenting, and addressing breaking threats and vulnerabilities." ...

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Gas Prices Headed Up, Analysts Warn

Oil industry expert Trilby Lundberg warns gasoline price declines are for the most part over

Gas Prices Headed Up, Analysts Warn...

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Honolulu Leads in Motorcycle Thefts, NYC in Accidents

Bikers beware! Your motorcycle's most likely to be stolen in Honolulu

Honolulu Leads in Motorcycle Thefts, NYC in Accidents...

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H&R Block Goofs on Its Own Taxes

The company has also had serious problems with its in-house computer network.

H&R Block Goofs on Its Own Taxes...

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It's Getting Hard to Tell Airports By Their Name

Name Changes Add Little But Confusion

It's Getting Hard to Tell Airports By Their Name...

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Cigarette Smoking Leads to Root Canal

Research Confirms Link Between Cigarettes, Root Canals

Cigarette smoking can lead to not only tooth discoloration and gum disease, but also a common dental procedure that helps to heal a diseased tooth - the ro...

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Glucosamine and Chondroitin Show Mixed Results in Pain Relief Study

Study finds little benefit from popular supplements

Glucosamine and Chondroitin Show Mixed Results in Pain Relief Study...

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Travel Web Sites Keep Pace with Explosive Travel Growth

Travel Web Sites Keep Pace with Explosive Travel Growth...

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Nationwide Infant Formula Recall

Mead Johnson Formula May Contain Metal Particles

Nationwide Infant Formula Recall...

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CardSystems Solutions Settles Federal Charges

Tens of Millions of Consumer Credit and Debit Card Numbers Compromised

"CardSystems kept information it had no reason to keep and then stored it in a way that put consumers' financial information at risk," said Deborah Platt M...

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Japan's Big Three Take Aim at Gens X and Y

Japanese automakers are targeting young U.S. consumers with advertising designed to sell small, fuel-efficient subcompacts

Japanese automakers are targeting young U.S. consumers with advertising designed to sell small, fuel-efficient subcompacts to Gens X and Y....

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FDA Asked to Prohibit use of Carbon Monoxide in Red Meat

A Michigan company has filed a petition asking the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to stop the use of carbon monoxide in supermarket meat.

FDA Asked to Prohibit use of Carbon Monoxide in Red Meat...

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"Verification" Phishing Scam Hits Indiana

Scammers passing themselves off as the "Nationwide Verification Office" have popped up in Indiana this month

"It is encouraging that callers to this office have been on alert and not victimized by this scam. Letting the bad guys know we are onto them can help stop...

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Cooper Recalls Pickup, SUV Tires

Cooper Recalls Pickup, SUV Tires...

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Victim Of Charity Check-Cashing Scam Fights Back

Increasingly, scammers are targeting people looking for jobs on many of the established Internet job sites. One victim has spent the last few months fighti...

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Discover Debit Card Challenges Visa and MasterCard

Discover announced that it was introducing Discover Debit, its own debit card brand

Discover Debit Card Challenges Visa and MasterCard...

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Mercury Levels Rising In Sport Fish

Recreational anglers may be getting more than they bargain for in the fish they hook

Recreational anglers may be getting more than they bargain for in the fish they hook, according to the international ocean conservation group Oceana....

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California Sues H&R Block

High-Cost Refund Loans Being Marketed as "Instant" Tax Refund

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GM Regional Truck Recall Stops Short

North or South, Trucks Don't Stop

GM Regional Truck Recall Stops Short...

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Debit Cards Canceled After Security Breach

Several maor banks have canceled the debit cards of as many as 200,000 customers in the last week, after reports that the databases of a major office-suppl...

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New Scam Combines Phony Checks With Secret Shopping

A dangerous hybrid of secret shopper and phony check scams is showing up

New Scam Combines Phony Checks With Secret Shopping...

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Illinois May Require More Protection For Online Dating

Illinois May Require More Protection For Online Daters...

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Circumcision May Protect Against Cervical Cancer

Women who have sex with circumcised men have a much lower risk of developing cervical cancer

Circumcision May Protect Against Cervical Cancer...

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Apple Faces Another iPod Lawsuit

iPod Nano is Cool But Delicate, Suit Charges

Apple Faces Another iPod Lawsuit...

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No Quick Fix for Junk Faxes

Junk faxes are a frequent source of complaints

Most of the faxes Debra receives are for get-rich-quick investment scams or dubious travel offers, none of which she's ever applied for or asked for hersel...

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Female Hormones May Affect Allergies, Asthma

Irregular menstrual cycles may increase a young woman's chances of developing allergies and asthma

Irregular menstrual cycles may increase a young woman's chances of developing allergies and asthma. That's the conclusion of an article published in the jo...

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Baby's Death Puts Urgency in Graco Crib Recall

Baby's Death Puts Urgency in Graco Crib Recall...

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Real Estate Markets Turn Chilly

There's more evidence that the once red-hot real estate market is cooling rapidly

Real Estate Markets Turn Chilly...

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FedEx Clamps Down on Cigarette Delivery

Postal Service Now Major Delivery Agent for Contraband

FedEx's current policy already prohibits tobacco sellers from using its services to ship tobacco products to consumers in the United States....

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Taking Travel into Your Own Hands

The Journey Without Maps Can Be the Most Rewarding

A few years later, leaving school, I began to think of travelling independently and all anyone could tell me was what might go wrong if I did....

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San Francisco Tour Company Switches to Biodiesel

San Francisco Tour Company Switches to Biodiesel...

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VW Minivan Returning to U.S.

Under all the sheet metal the VW minivan will be a Chrysler

VW Minivan Returning to U.S....

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The Battle for Net Neutrality

Consumer Groups, Telecom Companies Take Sides Over Web Content Access

The Battle for Net Neutrality...

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Statistics Show Airbags Getting Safer

Government safety statistics show a continuing drop in airbag-related deaths and injuries as technology and seat beat use improves

Statistics Show Airbags Getting Safer...

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U.S. Meat Supply at Risk of Mad Cow Disease

Beef inspectors aren't strictly following cattle screening rules, increasing the risk of mad cow disease in the nation's meat supply

U.S. Meat Supply at Risk of Mad Cow Disease...

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Connecticut Opens MySpace.Com Probe

Murdoch's Gem Under Scrutiny

MySpace is one of the fastest growing websites in the country, collecting more than 50 million members in just two years. But there is a dark side to the s...

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Ford Trucks Burn As Recall Fiddles

Massive Recall Moves Slowly as New Fires Break Out

Ford Trucks Burn As Recall Fiddles...

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Suit Charges iPods Can Damage Hearing

Suit Charges iPods Can Damage Hearing...

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Boston Globe Distributes Customers' Credit Card Data

Recycled Billing Slips Used to Wrap Newspapers

Boston Globe Distributes Customers' Credit Card Data...

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Airline Pensions Under Government Review

United Dumped Pension Plans, Others on the Same Course

Airline Pensions Under Government Review...

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Millions of Maytag, Jenn-Air Dishwashers Recalled

Maytag, Jenn-Air Dishwashers Recalled...

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Sprint Sues Cell Phone Record Brokers

Sprint Nextel has filed a second lawsuit against All Star Investigations for fraudulently acquiring and selling telephone records and violating the privacy...

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FTC Shuts Down Smut Spamming Operation

A federal judge has ordered Net Everyone and its owners to stop sending unsolicited pornographic e-mails

FTC Shuts Down Smut Spamming Operation: A federal judge has ordered Net Everyone and its owners to stop sending unsolicited pornographic e-mails....

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AT&T Accused of Eavesdropping, Calling Record Sales

AT&T Accused of Eavesdropping, Calling Record Sales...

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