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Study: Drivers Using Cell Phones As Bad As Drunks

Driving While Distracted

Study: Drivers Using Cell Phones As Bad As Drunks...

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BP Charged With Propane Market Manipulation

The government claims the energy company reaped an illegal $20 million dollar profit with the move

The Justice Department and Commodity Futures Trading Commission have charged BP with illegal manipulation of the propane gas market in the northeastern U.S...

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FDA Mum on Laser Smoking-Cessation Programs

Public Citizen critical of the agency's inaction

The FDA has yet to make companies break the habit of marketing laser treatment smoking cessation and a therapy which some professionals believe to be ineff...

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Public Citizen Disputes Low-Power Laser Stop-Smoking Claims

Smokers who pay to be zapped by lasers in an effort to kick the habit are victims of fraud

Public Citizen Disputes Low-Power Laser Stop-Smoking Claims...

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Puppy e-Mills Churn Out Sick Dogs, Big Profits

Pet Stores Taking a Back Seat to the Web in Animal Cruelty

A dog is not a "product" and professionals agree that buying a dog online is irresponsible, dangerous and contributes to the problem known as, "puppy mills...

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Mercedes Smart Car Headed for U.S. Market

DaimlerChrysler plans to sell its 60-mile-per-gallon two-seater Smart Car in the U.S. next year.

The little Smart Car is just more than 8 feet long and less than 5 feet wide and is small enough to fit in half of a typical parking space. ...

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AT&T; Declares Consumers' Personal Data "Corporate Property"

What's Yours Is Ours, Ex-SBC Decrees

AT&T Declares Consumers' Personal Data Corporate Property...

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Experian Launches New Credit Score

Credit Bureaus Hope to Displace FICO Score as Industry Standard

Experian Launches New Credit Score...

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Texas Teen Sues MySpace for $30 Million

Texas Teen Sues MySpace for $30 Million...

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AOL Embarrassed by CNBC Report On Its Business Practices

AOL Embarrassed by CNBC Report On Its Business Practices...

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College Students Frequent Targets of Pyramid Schemes

Students Seldom Profit, May Ruin Their Credit in the Process

College Students Frequent Targets of Pyramid Schemes...

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Gas Pill Busted in Texas

The Texas Attorney General has taken aim at a little pill described as a "top secret" gasoline additive that will boost mileage and cut polluting emissions...

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New Jersey Sues Royal Caribbean Line

Says the line changed a cruise itinerary without notifying passengers

New Jersey Sues Royal Caribbean Line...

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Prostate Radiation May Cause Problems Later

Treating prostate cancer with radiation may slightly increase a man's risk of developing rectal cancer

Prostate Radiation May Cause Problems Later...

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GE Ice Dispensers Serve Up More Than Ice

Consumers Get Plastic, Metal in Their Drinks

General Electric customers who purchased a refrigerator with an ice dispenser in the door of the freezer have been finding more than ice rattling around in...

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TransUnion Gets Into Tenant Screening Business

Part of a Broader Effort to Identify and Rate "Thin Credit" Consumers

The "RentBridge" database will provide participating landlords and managers with instant access to the records of former tenants, in order to verify their ...

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NHTSA Releases 2006 Child Safety Seat Ratings

NHTSA Releases 2006 Child Safety Seat Ratings...

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AMA Wants Moratorium on Consumer Ads for New Prescription Drugs

Says the moratorium would benefit both patients and physicians

AMA Wants Moratorium on Consumer Ads for New Prescription Drugs...

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Debt Management Telemarketers Settle FTC Charges

Defendants Will Pay Nearly $1 Million in Consumer Redress and Penalties

Debt Management Telemarketers Settle FTC Charges...

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More Trouble for Popular Jeep Grand Cherokee

More Trouble for Popular Jeep Grand Cherokee...

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"Worst Data Bill Ever" Inches Forward in Congress

Worst Data Bill Ever Inches Forward in Congress...

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Jeep Grand Cherokee May Suddenly Accelerate

A 52-year-old man was run over and killed by a Grand Cherokee in a Connecticut car wash

The Connecticut Attorney General is telling federal regulators that they ought to investigate unintended acceleration in the Chrysler Jeep Grand Cherokee....

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FDA Cracks Down on Unapproved Antihistamine

FDA Cracks Down on Unapproved Antihistamine...

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Countrywide Data Breach Still A Mystery

Countrywide Data Breach Still A Mystery...

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California Supreme Court Rules Against Pearle Vision

Centers illegally provided eye examination services and sold eyeglassees and contact lenses from the same retail storefronts

California Supreme Court Rules Against Pearle Vision...

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Some SUV Owners Burning More than Gas

A growing number of SUV owners unable to cope with rising gas prices are turning to arson to escape high car payments

Some SUV Owners Burning More than Gas...

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Congress, Feds Sleep While Cramming Charges Afflict Thousands

Congress Created the Problem, Won't Lift A Finger to Solve It

Congress, Feds Sleep While Cramming Charges Afflict Thousands...

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Movie Fans Suspect Foul Play at the Post Office

A Branson, Missouri, man thinks that someone in his local post office shares his taste in films.

Movie Fans Suspect Foul Play at the Post Office: A Branson, Missouri, man thinks that someone in his local post office shares his taste in films....

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Audi A6 Headlight Switch Recalled Again

The head light switch may lead to an electric short.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is recalling four types of the Audi A6 from the 1998 to the 2000 model years due to a failed recall on t...

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Wendy's Cuts Trans Fats in Fries and Chicken

Wendy's Cuts Trans Fats in Fries and Chicken...

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Connecticut Nabs 115 Home Improvement Contractors

Working as an unregistered home improvement contractor is bad business

Connecticut Nabs 115 Home Improvement Contractors...

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Big Savings Available As Major Drugs Go Generic

$24.7 Billion in Generic Savings Available This Year

Big Savings Available As Major Drugs Go Generic...

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Lawn Mowing Not Child's Play

Lawn Mowing Not Child's Play...

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Student Loan Company Loses Borrower Data

It's tough enough to be a college student these days, with skyrocketing tuition costs, higher loan borrowing rates, and the peril of credit card debt just ...

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West Virginia Settles With Cambridge Credit Counseling

Company will refund $250,000 to WV customers

West Virginia Settles With Cambridge Credit Counseling...

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