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Bombardier Recalls Snowmobiles

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California Gears Up For Fire Scammers

Stings set up to nab crooked contractors, phony charities, other scam artists

California Gears Up For Fire Scammers...

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Can Acupuncture Help Knee Pain?

The Healthy Geezer

Several recent studies show osteoarthritis symptoms can be relieved with acupuncture. About 15 million Americans have tried this needle therapy. ...

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Outsourcing, Regulatory Sloth Blamed for Unsafe Toys

Report faults globalization, political appointees indifferent to children's safety

Outsourcing, Regulatory Sloth Blamed for Unsafe Toys...

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eBay: Where Recalled Items Live Forever

A test search finds 100% of the recalled toys on our 'shopping list'

eBay: Where Recalled Items Live Forever...

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Feds: Fraud Hit 13% of U.S. Adults

30 million U.S. fraud complaints last year

Feds: Fraud Hit 13% of U.S. Adults...

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FCC Set to Outlaw Exclusive Cable Deals

Telecoms win; landlords, cable companies lose

FCC Set to Outlaw Exclusive Cable Deals...

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Parents Bash Bumbo 'Recall'

Does a new warning label make the seat safe?

Parents Bash Bumbo 'Recall'...

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TJX Data Breach Victims Reach 94 Million

Numbers just keep climbing as court filings reveal extent of the theft

TJX Data Breach Victims Reach 94 Million...

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Kids Spending More Time Playing Video Games

Boys spend more time, gravitate towards console-based games

From toddlers to tweens to teens, more than one-third of kids in the United States are spending more time playing video games today than they did a year ag...

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Daylight Savings Time Disrupts Circadian Rhythm

Study finds humans don't adjust well to the annual time change

With the switch from DST back to standard time, a new study finds that peoples bodies internal, daily rhythms don't adjust well to the change....

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Kawasaki Power Tool Kit Battery Chargers Recalled

Alltrade Tools is recalling about 800,000 battery chargers supplied with some Kawasaki power tool kits. When used with an incompatible charger, the battery...

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World Not Ready For Bird Flu

Not if but when, United Nations official warns

World Not Ready For Bird Flu...

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Money Market Funds: No-Brainer, or No Brains?

Be careful! Not all funds are insured.

Money Market Funds: No-Brainer, or No Brains?...

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HR Firm Administaff Loses Laptop

Data on 159,000 employees missing

HR Firm Administaff Loses Laptop...

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NutriSystem Day 28: Mission Accomplished

Joe is 13 pounds lighter and a lot smarter about dieting

With NutriSystem, your daily calorie intake fluctuates very little and as long as you follow their strictly defined daily planner, you're sure to burn off ...

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Court Upholds Gift Card Rules

Mall operator challenged Connecticut's ban on gift card dormancy fees

Court Upholds Gift Card Rules...

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Menu Foods Agrees to Test for Pain Killer in its Cat Food

Independent lab found acetaminophen in Special Kitty samples

Menu Foods Agrees to Test for Pain Killer in its Cat Food...

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Halloween a Dangerous Holiday for Kids

Pedestrian accidents the biggest hazard for trick-or-treaters

Halloween a Dangerous Holiday for Kids...

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NutriSystem Day 26: Hold the Eggs

The end is in sight, and a welcome sight it is

NutriSystem Day 26: Hold the Eggs...

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Jumpin' Jeeps Ruin Lives, Destroy Property

Years of accidents, reports, complaints yield no action

Jumpin' Jeeps Ruin Lives, Destroy Property...

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New Hampshire Charges Ameriprise with Fraud

Company faces penalties, restitution of $10 million

The New Hampshire Bureau of Securities Regulation has accused Ameriprise Financial of breaking state securities laws, forging and tampering with documents....

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Study Draws New Conclusions About Identity Thieves

Strangers are most common victims; women often the offenders

Study Draws New Conclusions About Identity Thieves...

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Missouri Scalping Crackdown Gets Results

Online scalpers buy out entire concerts in some cases

Missouri Scalping Crackdown Gets Results...

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Comcast Blocks Subscribers From Some Services

Illustrates need for 'net neutrality' legislation, activists allege

Comcast Blocks Subscribers From Some Services...

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FDA Failed to Follow Up on 2005 Peanut Butter Contamination

Inspector visited ConAgra plant but agency dropped the ballAt least four deaths blamed on subsequent Salmonella outbreak

FDA Failed to Follow Up on 2005 Peanut Butter Contamination...

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Lab Tests Again Find Acetaminophen in Pet Food

More evidence melamine is a 'red herring?'Menu Foods, FDA don't respond to cries for help

Lab Tests Again Find Acetaminophen in Pet Food...

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English Lesson Marketer Agrees To Refunds

North Carolina charges company used deceptive marketing

English Lesson Marketer Agrees To Refunds...

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FCC Wants Consumer Alerts About Analog TVs

Conversion to digital broadcasting in 2007 will render analog sets obsolete

FCC Wants Consumer Alerts About Analog TVs...

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Honda Most Reliable inConsumer ReportsSurvey

Toyota drops out of first place

Honda Most Reliable in <em>Consumer Reports</em> Survey...

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Prepaid Wireless Plans Can Save Time & Money

But read the fine print and be sure you know what you're buying

The wireless phone might be one of the greatest inventions of all time, but these little gadgets are also the cause of massive confusion and financial trou...

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AT&T Changes Contract Policy

Will lower termination fees, stop requiring contract renewal to change plans

AT&T Changes Contract Policy...

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Verizon Gave Customer Data To Government Without Court Orders

AT&T;, Qwest mum on their actions

Verizon Gave Customer Data To Government Without Court Orders...

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Study Warns of Sushi Risks

Parasitic infection can cause severe abdominal distress

Anisakiasis, sometimes called round worm, is a human parasitic infection caused by the consumption of raw or undercooked seafood containing Anisakis larvae...

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California Bans Phthalate in Toys

Phthalate, widely used in baby toys, linked to health problems

California Bans phthalate in Toys...

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Coffee Can Interfere with Vitamin Absorption

The Healthy Geezer

Any beverage or food containing caffeine such as coffee, tea,chocolate and some sodas can inhibit the absorption of vitamins and minerals and increase thei...

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Kawasaki Power Tools Recalled

About 1.6 million Kawasaki-branded power tool batteries distributed by Alltrade Tools LLC are being recalled. The battery packs can overheat and melt durin...

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Verizon Wireless Changes Customer Data Policy

Will provide calling data to affiliates unless customers opt out

Verizon Wireless Changes Customer Data Policy...

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California Supreme Court OKs T-Mobile Class Action

Another chink in the Early Termination Fee armor

California Supreme Court OKs T-Mobile Class Action...

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Infant Cold Remedies Recalled

Action follows FDA criticism of multi-purpose infant remedies

A number of pharmaceutical companies are withdrawing infant over-the-counter cough medicine because of concerns of death and injury due to possible overdos...

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NutriSystem: Day 14

Joe feels good and is losing weight; some dishes better than others

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Missouri Baby's Death Blamed on Simplicity Bassinet

Model was not included in last month's recall of 1 million cribs

Missouri Baby's Death Blamed on Simplicity Bassinet...

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AT&T Agrees to New Stolen Cell Phone Rules

Other states, companies may adopt California pact

In an agreement with California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr., AT&T Mobility has agreed not to charge customers for calls made after their cell phon...

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Utility Bill Refund Email is a Scam

Beware of email offering $480 home heating refund

DOE says it believes the purpose of the scheme is to infect victims computers with malware that will allow hackers to steal sensitive information, such as ...

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Texas Rounds Up 14 Sex Offenders on MySpace

Convicted offenders illegally created profiles on social networking site

Investigators with Texas Attorney General Greg Abbotts Cyber Crimes and Fugitive Units have arrested 14 convicted sex offenders who illegally created profi...

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OnStar Goes in Pursuit of Bad Guys

New service disables stolen cars

OnStar Goes in Pursuit of Bad Guys...

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Healthy Restaurants May Bring Out Bad Eating Habits

Eating at Subway isn't necessarily better than dining at McDonald's

Healthy Restaurants May Bring Out Bad Eating Habits...

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Consumers Continue To Fall For Phony Lottery Scam

Foreign scammers find U.S. consumers easy prey

Consumers Continue To Fall For Phony Lottery Scam...

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Experian To Offer Credit Freezes To Consumers

It trails Trans Union; Cost is $10 to lock and unlock

Experian To Offer Credit Freezes To Consumers...

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NutriSystem: Day 11

Logistics prove difficult, especially on the road

NutriSystem: Day 11...

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More Beef Recalled Because Of E. Coli Concerns

Sam's Club stores reported problems with 'American Chef's Selection' beef patties

More Beef Recalled Because Of E. Coli Concerns...

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Financing Alternatives Runs Out of Options

Court freezes computer layaway scheme's assets

Randall Smith ordered that the companys assets be frozen and that all of Christians authority as owner be handed to a lawyer who will ensure the company ob...

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Living Abroad: Now or Never

There's only one way to find out if life in a foreign land is for you

Living abroad isn't for everyone. Some people can't handle the change of food, language or climate and others are necessarily tied to one place by their fa...

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Google Challenges Verizon Over Lobbying Of FCC

Rollback of "open access" requirements faulted

Google Challenges Verizon Over Lobbying Of FCC...

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Missouri Sues Hannah Montana Scalpers

Parents complained $26 tickets were going for $254

Missouri Sues Hannah Montana Scalpers...

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House Democrats Probe Warrantless Surveillance

Letters sent to telecoms wanting information on wiretapping program

House Democrats Probe Warrantless Surveillance...

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Consumers Respond to Toxic Pet Toy Stories

Standards needed to protect pets and their owners

Consumers Respond to Toxic Pet Toy Stories...

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Food Industry Wants More Regulation

Grocers, importers want clear safety standards on imports

Food Industry Wants More Regulation...

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Analysts: Wal-Mart Era Ending

Drab big boxes don't mesh with growing affluence, online convenience

Analysts: Wal-Mart Era Ending. The Wall Street Journal hasn't pronounced Wal-Mart dead and gone but its lead story today declares the "Wal-Mart Era" is ove...

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Feds Shut Down Media Motor Spyware Scam

More than 15 million computers infected

Feds Shut Down Media Motor Spyware Scam: Scammers who infected more than 15 million computers with destructive, intrusive spyware will give up $330,000 in ...

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Verizon Changes Contract Extension Policy

Congress, FCC mulling new rules that would limit early termination fees

Verizon Changes Contract Extension Policy...

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NutriSystem: Day 5

Muscle cramps and cardboard soup on the menu

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Infiniti Holds Top Spot in Consumer Reports Luxury Vehicle Tests

Mercedes E-Class close behind

Infiniti Holds Top Spot in Consumer Reports Luxury Vehicle Tests...

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Farm Bill Provision Would Cut Meat Inspections

Congressman wants to help smaller meat packers

Farm Bill Provision Would Cut Meat Inspections...

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Wal-Mart Expands $4 Generic Program

Newly-added drugs treat glaucoma, ADD/ADHD, acne, fertility conditions

Wal-Mart Expands $4 Generic Program...

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Minnesota Sues Sprint Nextel

Company 'tricked' consumers by extending their contracts without permission

Minnesota Sues Sprint Nextel...

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800,000 Job Seekers At Risk In Gap Data Breach

Laptop containing applicant data stolen from contractor

A laptop containing personal information on 800,000 people who applied to work for The Gap retail clothing chain was stolen from a third-party vendor for t...

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