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Watchdog Site Sniffs Out Travel Bargains

New service that blends technology with human know-how

Watchdog Site Sniffs Out Travel Bargains...

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Survey: Feds Must Do More to Safeguard Consumer Privacy

Survey: Feds Must Do More to Safeguard Consumer Privacy...

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Dodge Charger in Hot Pursuit of Ford's Police Interceptor

Hey officer, that thing got a Hemi in it?

Dodge Charger in Hot Pursuit of Ford's Police Interceptor...

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Scam Targets Job Hunters on Careerbuilder.com

Consumers are being advised to watch out for a new scam targeting job hunters searching for career opportunities on the popular Web site CareerBuilder.com....

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Food Fight: McDonald's Takes On Critics

Food Fight: McDonald's Takes On Critics...

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MasterCard IPO Shifts Risk from Banks to Investors

But investors should think carefully before putting too much of their money into shares of MasterCard

MasterCard IPO Shifts Risk from Banks to Investors...

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Survey: Outlaw Cell Phone Use While Driving

Most people would support a state law that makes it illegal to use a cell phone while driving

Survey: Outlaw Cell Phone Use While Driving...

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Portable Generators Can Kill

Don't put yours in the basement!

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging consumers to take steps to safeguard their families when using a portable generator....

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Cell Phones Cleared in Gas Fires

Inspectors now say they don't what started a NY fire

Some say reports of cell phones starting gasoline fires are just an urban myth. They may be right. Firefighters originally blamed a May 2004 gas pump fire ...

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Feds Surrender, Kill 108-Year-Old Telephone Tax

The Treasury Department says it will eliminate a tax on long-distance telephone calls

Feds Surrender, Kill 108-Year-Old Telephone Tax...

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Automakers Warn Against Using E85 in Conventional Vehicles

Automakers Warn Against Using E85 in Conventional Vehicles...

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Investigators Kept VA Data Theft Secret for Three Weeks

Investigators Kept VA Data Theft Secret for Three Weeks...

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Europe On Your Own

Ditch the Tour and Get to Know the Locals

If you're going to Europe, do it on your own terms. Read up in advance about places you want to see and organize your own itinerary. Europe is one of the s...

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VA Loses Data on 26 Million Veterans

Employee Claims Laptop With Sensitive Data Was Stolen

In the latest laptop data theft, the Veterans Administration says that 26.5 million veterans' personal information is at risk because of a burglary at an e...

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Texas Drains Fake Fuel Pill Scheme

Claims of Increased Mileage Called Bogus

The company, allegedly organized as an illegal pyramid scheme, markets a fuel pill it claims will boost gas mileage and save consumers money....

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Greenspan: "Housing Boom Is Over"

"Home sales are off, applications are off, everything is going in the same direction"

Greenspan: 'Housing Boom Is Over'...

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States Seek Crackdown on "Little Cigars"

Tobacco Makers Trying to Evade Restrictions on Cigarette Sales

States Seek Crackdown on 'Little Cigars'...

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Zero To 30 Percent In Just One Month

A Household Bank Consumer's Complaint

Zero To 30 Percent In Just One Month...

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Chemo Pump Aids in Fight Against Colon Cancer

A new pump which delivers chemotherapy to the liver may save thousands of people

A new pump which delivers chemotherapy to the liver may save thousands of people with advanced colon cancer. The new pump delivers chemotherapy directly to...

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Alternative Fuel Not Hard to Find

Researchers Point to Coal, Shale and Tar Sands as Alternatives to Oil

Work by experts from The Earth Institute at Columbia University suggests that relatively low-cost alternatives already exist to meet the country's' growing...

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Good and Bad News about Prostate Cancer

Removing the testes increases survival

Good and Bad News about Prostate Cancer...

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Alternative Fuel Sources Are No Secret

Diesel, BioDiesel, E85, Hydrogen Top the List

Readily available alternatives to the gas-powered engine include diesel, biodiesel, E85 and even such exotic-sounding solutions as coal and oil shale....

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Pennsylvania Prosecutes Home Alarm Company

Company will refund consumers, pay fines and change its sales campaigns

Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett says a York County business will refund consumers, pay fines and change its sales campaigns and contracts....

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Congress Considers "Right to Repair" Bill

Legislation pending in Congress would require automakers to provide more information to independent car-repair shops

Congress Considers 'Right to Repair' Bill...

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Long Island Property Tax Consultant to Make Refunds

East Hills company alleged to have overcharged Long Island residents

Long Island Property Tax Consultant to Make Refunds...

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Florida Opens "Cramming" Probe

Charges From Axcess Internet Solutions Placed through ILD Teleservices

Florida Opens 'Cramming' Probe...

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ChoicePoint-FBI Deal Raises New Privacy Questions

FBI Deal Raises New Queestions about ChoicePoint...

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Parks Cut Corners to Cope with Budget Cuts

Many of the nation's 390 parks, monuments, and recreation areas are charging visitors more while providing fewer services

Parks Cut Corners to Cope with Budget Cuts...

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Homeowners Insurance Rates Unfair, Massachusetts Charges

Homeowners Insurance Rates Unfair, Massachusetts Charges...

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Florida Sues Pandhandle Gas Stations

Stations Allegedly Conspired to Raise Prices

The state of Florida is suing two Panhandle companies and three individuals for conspiring to fix gasoline prices over the past several years, resulting in...

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Ohio University: Data Breach Central?

The news that hackers gained access to the medical data of thousands of Ohio University students was only the latest in a series of attacks that have plagu...

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7UP Not "All Natural," Consumers Group Charges

Sunny new television ads for 7UP show cans of the drink being picked from fruit trees

7UP Not All Natural, Consumers Group Charges...

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Volvo XC90 Recall

the outer tie rod ball join can "deform at high loads"

The NHTSA is recalling 108,766 Volvo XC90 vehicles from the 2003 to 2006 model years because a ball joint may fail, which could lead to a crash. ...

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Women Like Men Who Like Kids

Women are able to subconsciously pick up cues of interest in children in men's faces and use those cues to determine if they are attracted to them for long...

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Low-Cut Vs. High-Top Sneakers

Firm yet flexible, their high-tech padding supports your ankles without limiting your range of motion or performance. Shaquille O'Neal and Koby Bryant wear...

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H&R Block Threatened Employees, Spitzer Charges

H&R Block Threatened Employees, Spitzer Charges...

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GAO: Broadband Access Difficult To Measure

There's not only a lack of broadband access in rural areas of the U.S., there's a lack of information about broadband access in rural areas

GAO: Broadband Access Difficult To Measure...

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Disney Dumps McDonald's

Meals Won't Be As Happy

Disney Dumps McDonald's...

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FDA Not Ready To Order Recall Of Bausch & Lomb ReNu

Though suspicion continues to mount, the FDA says it has not concluded there is enough evidence to initiate a recall.

FDA Not Ready To Order Recall Of Bausch & Lomb ReNu...

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Fired DirecTV Contractors Say They Refused To Lie To Customers

Technicians say they wouldn't tell customers to hook up their satellite receivers to phone lines

Fired DirecTV Contractors Say They Refused To Lie To Customers...

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Bausch & Lomb Facing Multiple Lawsuits

Contact Lens Wearers Suffered Severe Eye Infections

Bausch & Lomb Facing Multiple Lawsuits...

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FTC Asked to Crack Down on Videos Aimed at Infants

FTC Asked to Crack Down on Videos Aimed at Infants...

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AT&T Plans to Kill Cingular Name

Reincarnated Telco Giant Finds Its Own Moniker More Singular

AT&T says what it would be expected to say -- that the name change will "eliminate customer confusion and make a much more elegant solution." ...

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Credit Card Companies Fear "Perfect Storm"

Credit Card Companies Fear Perfect Storm...

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Congress Wrestles with Net Neutrality

Net neutrality gets a boost and a setback

Congress Wrestles with Net Neutrality...

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Feds Gently Prod Food Marketers to Help Fight Childhood Obesity

Feds Gently Prod Food Marketers to Help Fight Childhood Obesity...

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Arizona Settles with Internet Work-At-Home Promoter

Advertising Solutions sold Internet-based business opportunities to consumers nationwide.

Arizona Settles with Internet Work-At-Home Promoter...

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Prius Shortage Drags Down Hybrid Sales

Can't sell 'em if you don't have 'em

Prius Shortage Drags Down Hybrid Sales...

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New York Considers Tough Cell Phone Consumer Protection Law

New York would offer the strongest cell phone consumer protections in the nation

New York Considers Tough Cell Phone Consumer Protection Law...

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Aetna Loses Laptop Containing Customer Data

Aetna Loses Laptop Containing Customer Data...

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Health Experts Step Up Trampoline Warnings

Bouncing up and down on backyard trampoline may seem to personify the joy and freedom of summer but it can lead to big trouble for kids if proper safety pr...

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