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Mars Extends Pet Food Recall

Salmonella found in more pet food samples

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IIHS Picks Safest Vehicles for 2009

Ford, Volvo, Honda lead winners' circle

Top Safety Pick recognizes vehicles that do the best job of protecting people in front, side, and rear crashes based on good ratings in Institute tests....

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FDA Finds Melamine in U.S. Infant Formula

Agency insists amounts were "minute" and do not pose an immediate danger

FDA Finds Melamine in U.S. Infant Formula...

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Texas Sues Online Retailers

Companies hoodwinked customers into expensive new deals

Texas Sues Online Retailers...

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Honda Recalls 2001 Accord, Civic to Fix Air Bag Inflator

Honda Recalls 2001 Accord, Civic to Fix Air Bag Inflator...

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BMW Recalls 2008-09 M3s with Double Clutch Option

BMW Recalls 2008-09 M3s with Double Clutch Option...

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Mississippi Still Dealing with Katrina Repair Fraud

Three years later, victims still being taken advantage of

Mississippi Still Dealing with Katrina Repair Fraud...

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An Upside to the Down Market: A Lower Tax Bill

Investors use tax loss harvesting to their advantage

An Upside to the Down Market: A Lower Tax Bill...

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Humane Society Accuses Petland of Supporting Puppy Mills

Retail pet store denies claims, insists it treats animals well

Humane Society Accuses Petland of Supporting Puppy Mills...

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Researchers Suggest Fast Food Ad Ban to Attack Obesity

Study suggests removing TV ads would cut down on bad messaging

Researchers Suggest Fast Food Ad Ban to Attack Obesity...

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Bankruptcy "Reform" Fails to Deliver

Tough new laws don't prevent rich or poor from filing

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Target Misses Price Target, Backs Out of Sale

Britax car seats mispriced on Target site, store refuses to complete sales

Target Misses Price Target, Backs Out of Sale: Britax car seats mispriced on Target site, store refuses to complete sales....

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Budget Holiday Shopping Without Being a "Scrooge"

Tips for gift-buying without breaking the bank

Unemployment is up and consumer confidence is down heading into the holiday shopping season, so many consumers will be trying to stay on a budget this year...

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eHarmony Agrees to Launch Same-Sex Dating Site

Online dating site promises to treat all match-seekers fairly

To settle a suit brought by a New Jersey gay man, eHarmony.com says it will launch a Web site that will begin providing same-sex matching services in 2009....

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GE Recalls Wall Ovens

GE Recalls Wall Ovens...

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Buyers' Beware Market

Get to know yourself as a homebuyer before committing to any deal

Buyers' Beware Market...

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Dealing with Disasters: Financial Preparation is Vital

CPAs offer advice on how to be ready for the unexpected

Dealing with Disasters: Financial Preparation is Vital...

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FDA Blocks Chinese Products Over Melamine Fears

Agency issues import alert warning of possible contamination

FDA Blocks Chinese Products Over Melamine Fears...

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Class Action Names Classmates.com

Surprise! Nobody's looking for you

Here's a pitch we've all seen more times than we'd like to remember: "Your former classmates are trying to contact you! Upgrade now to see their messages!"...

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Massachusetts Blocks H&R; Block, Option One Foreclosures

Attorney General wants relief for endangered homeowners

Massachusetts Blocks H&R Block, Option One Foreclosures...

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Getting A Small Business Loan in Bad Economic Times

Alternatives are available, even with tight credit

Getting A Small Business Loan in Bad Economic Times...

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Web Search "Optimizers" Sued

Washington state accuses Redmond firm of consumer protection violations

Web Search 'Optimizers' Sued...

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Survey Finds State Insurance Websites Lacking

Only 6 states have excellent sites, 18 inadequate

Survey Finds State Insurance Websites Lacking...

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Too Little Sleep May Raise Heart Disease Risk

Less than 7.5 hours per night may cause problems

Too Little Sleep May Raise Heart Disease Risk...

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Zeigler Wieners Recalled in South

USDA warns of possible Listeria contamination

Zeigler Wieners Recalled in South...

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Schwan's Stuffed Chickens Recalled

Gives new meaning to "rubber chicken"

Schwan's Stuffed Chickens Recalled...

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What Causes Gallstones?

The Healthy Geezer

What Causes Gallstones?...

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Gasoline Prices Down 19 Cents in a Week

National average down to $2.31

Gasoline Prices Down 19 Cents in a Week...

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Finding The Best Digital Camera

Lower prices, more choices means more selective shopping

Finding The Best Digital Camera...

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Mayo Clinic Cautions On Non-Prescription Diet Pills

Over-the-counter remedies are no quick fix for dieters

Mayo Clinic Cautions On Non-Prescription Diet Pills...

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Feds Probe Yamaha Rhino ATV

Thirty deaths, hundreds of lawsuits plague popular off-roader

Feds Probe Yamaha Rhino ATV...

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California Busts Foreclosure Scam Ring

Fake "mortgage rescuers" wanted upfront fees for nonexistent services

California Busts Foreclosure Scam Ring...

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Consumer Issues Could Get Early Focus in Obama Administration

Health care, energy conservation, food protection get spotlight

Consumer Issues Could Get Early Focus in Obama Administration...

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Shop Safely When You Shop Online

Keep records of everything and read the fine print

With the current economic situation, and aggressive pricing offered on-line, it is likely that more people will use online shopping this holiday season....

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Circuit City Closing 155 Stores

Last measure before possible bankruptcy, analysts say

Struggling retailer Circuit City says it will close 155 stores in the U.S. because it's running low on cash and having a harder time getting credit from it...

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New Jersey Sues Credit Repair Agencies

Restraining order filed over deceptive practices and failed promises

New Jersey officials have won a temporary restraining order against all firms that target consumers with so-called credit repair schemes....

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Free Money Is Often Neither

'Free' online searches may produce little and often aren't free

In my situation, I decided to use the free detailed search provided by my state and discovered that I was owed $50.00. The money came from an old P.O. Box ...

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At Last: Bailout Trickling Down to Struggling Homeowners

FDIC chair's plan would rescue homeowners on the brink of default

At Last: Bailout Trickling Down to Struggling Homeowners...

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