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Feds Propose New Safety Rules for Motorcycle Helmets

DOT requires labels for certified helmets, certification for novelty helmets

Feds Propose New Safety Rules for Motorcycle Helmets...

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Hershey's Says Chocolates Are Safe from Chinese Melamine Scandal

Candy-maker says U.S.-made products are untainted

Hershey's Says Chocolates Are Safe from Chinese Melamine Scandal...

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Green Consumers Don't Always Practice What They Preach

Some eco-conscious buyers prefer fads over real changes

Green Consumers Don't Always Practice What They Preach...

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Voter Anger Rattles Congress; Bailout Fails

Stock market plunges on news, world reaction may be swift

Voter Anger Rattles Congress; Bailout Fails...

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House Passes New Internet Radio Legislation

Bill would enable negotiations on royalties to continue after Congressional recess

House Passes New Internet Radio Legislation...

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Melamine Scare Spreads to Mr. Brown Coffee

Chemical blamed for deaths of infants, pets found in instant coffee, tea milk products

Melamine Scare Spreads to Mr. Brown Coffee...

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Nemet Chevrolet Plans Appeal in Consumer Site Suit

NYC auto dealer claims judge wrongfully dismissed its defamation complaint

Nemet Chevrolet Plans Appeal in Consumer Site Suit...

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WaMu Seized, JPMorgan Chase Buys the Remains

Deal creates the largest U.S. bank; business as usual today

WaMu Seized, JPMorgan Chase Buys the Remains...

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Ski-Doo Snowmobiles Recalled - Cracked Joints

Ski-Doo Snowmobiles Recalled - Cracked Joints ...

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California Sues Baby Furniture Manufacturers

Dangerous levels of formaldehyde in cribs, changing tables, state charges

California Attorney General has sued five baby furniture manufacturers for failing to warn consumers about the dangerous levels of formaldehyde gas emitted...

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Feds Probe Food Prices

Skyrocketing prices of eggs, tomatoes, milk studied

Rapid increases in food prices have been blamed on the cost of fuel and feed but investigators say collusion may be an equally important factor....

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Duke Study Not Sweet on Splenda

Study finds Splenda contributes to weight gain, may cause other health problems

The new study makes it clear that Splenda can cause you to gain weight and lose the benefits of medications designed to improve and protect your health....

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House Passes Credit Cardholder's Bill Of Rights

Decisive majority endorses consumer protections

House Passes Credit Cardholder's Bill Of Rights...

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Seniors Hit Hard by Financial Crisis

Collapsing home prices, tight credit, dwindling investment income a lethal brew

Seniors Hit Hard by Financial Crisis...

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Lawn Mower Horsepower Overstated, Class Action Claims

Mower manufacturers clipped Texas consumers, plaintiffs charge

Lawn Mower Horsepower Overstated, Class Action Claims...

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GM Recalls 2008-09 Saturn Vues

Fluid Leak Could Cause a Fire

General Motors is recalling 42,408 of its 2008 and 2009 Saturn Vue crossovers because power steering fluid could leak onto the exhaust system sparking a ve...

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Investigations of $5 Gas in North Carolina, Florida, and Virginia

Price gouging, shortages at the pump probed

Investigations of $5 Gas in North Carolina, Florida, and Virginia...

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Saturn Aura Gets a 5,000-Mile Road Test

Coast-to-coast dash & back tests Aura's mettle

The 5,500-mile coast-to-coast-to-coast marathon road test of our 2007 Saturn Aura XR started at the UPS Store in the quiet Washington, D.C., suburb of Oakt...

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Asian Baby Death Toll From Infant Formula Rises

FDA claims U.S. formula is safe, despite pet deaths last year

Asian Baby Death Toll From Infant Formula Rises...

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Buying A Computer With Poor Credit

Financing companies offer low-quality alternatives at higher prices

You can get a more powerful computer for less money this year than you could last year, which is just the continuation of a longtime trend....

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John Deere Gator XUV 620i Utility Vehicles

John Deere Gator XUV 620i Utility Vehicles...

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Simplicity Drop-Side Cribs Recalled

Simplicity Drop-Side Cribs Recalled...

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United Doubles Second Bag Fee To $50

First bag check fee remains $15

United Doubles Second Bag Fee To $50...

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Mars Recalls More Pet Food

Possible salmonella contmination in dog, cat food

Mars Recalls More Pet Food...

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Why Individual Investors Shouldn't Buy Individual Stocks

Hedge fund managers are controlling the market

Why Individual Investors Shouldn't Buy Individual Stocks...

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Dog Owner Claims Swiffer Cleaner Cost Pet's Life

But the product owners and experts disagree

"The truth is, all Swiffer products are safe to use around children and pets when used according to directions a fact confirmed by scientists, veterinarian...

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Countrywide Warns Millions of Data Breach

Former employee sold customer records for two years

Countrywide Warns Millions of Data Breach...

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'Protocol' Toy Helicopters Recalled

'Protocol' Toy Helicopters Recalled...

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RFID Eyed as Anti-Shoplifting Tool

Tags used to identify stolen items within bags

RFID Eyed as Anti-Shoplifting Tool...

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MillerCoors Sued Over "Sparks" Alcoholic Energy Drink

CSPI claims drink is too dangerous for teens

MillerCoors Sued Over Sparks Alcoholic Energy Drink...

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Prius Vandalism On the Rise in California

Hybrids damaged in night attacks

Prius Vandalism On the Rise in California...

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Alfalfa Sprouts Recalled in Salmonella Outbreak

New incident reported in Washington state

Alfalfa Sprouts Recalled In Salmonella Outbreak...

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Wilmington Goes Digital In DTV Transition Test

FCC test market for digital switchover watched anxiously

Wilmington Goes Digital In DTV Transition Test...

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CDC Counts 2.4 Million Tobacco-Linked Cancer Cases in Five Years

Lung and bronchial cancers top the list

CDC Counts 2.4 Million Tobacco-Linked Cancer Cases in Five Years...

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NHTSA Ends Toyota Tacoma Investigation

Decision a win for Toyota lobbying effort

NHTSA Ends Toyota Tacoma Investigation...

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Late-Model Used Car can Save Thousands Over First Five Years

"Sweet spot" of auto deals

Late-Model Used Car can Save Thousands Over First Five Years...

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Consumers Avoid Extremes in Soft Drink Sizes

Preferences tend to midrange options in beverages

And as a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research suggests, consumers may be tricked into drinking more soft drinks when retailers eliminate small dri...

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Kids Burn More Calories Playing Active Video Games

All video games are not created equal

Kids Burn More Calories Playing Active Video Games...

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Lab Tests Point to Problems with New Sweetener

Consumer group says product can increase cancer risk

Lab Tests Point to Problems with New Sweetener...

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Getting a Reverse Mortgage: Smart Move or Something to Avoid?

Seniors face big risks and costs

Getting a Reverse Mortgage: Smart Move or Something to Avoid?...

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