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Kumho Recalls Light Truck All-Terrain Tires

Kumho Recalls Light Truck All-Terrain Tires...

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Midas Faces Bait-and-Switch Charges in California

Suit names 22 muffler shops probed by undercover investigators

Midas auto shops sued for "massive bait-and-switch scam" in which customers were offered cheap brake specials and allegedly charged hundreds of dollars for...

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Don't Give Out Credit Information In a Job Hunt

Financial data is easy target for scammers

Don't Give Out Credit Information In a Job Hunt...

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Firestone Recalls FR380 Tires

Firestone Recalls FR380 Tires...

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Massachusetts Puts Charity Telemarketers On Hold

Consumers not told fundraisers were pros

Massachusetts Puts Charity Telemarketers On Hold...

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Credit Cards Giving Consumers Heartburn

Consumers at banks' mercy until new law takes effect

Credit Cards Giving Consumers Heartburn...

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Sprint Text Messaging Tax Suit Dropped

Alleged improper taxes for users of network cards

Sprint Text Messaging Tax Suit Dropped...

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GM Vows To Honor Lemon Law Commitments

Answers critics worried about consumers' rights

In an effort to head off consumer objections to its bankruptcy reorganization, General Motors has promised to honor lemon law claims on future vehicle defe...

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Latest Chase Controversy Part of a Pattern

Chase has a knack for infuriating its customers

Latest Chase Controversy Part of a Pattern...

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Snapple Lawsuit To Be Reinstated

Alleges drink's claims of "all-natural" are deceptive

A class action lawsuit alleging that the best stuff on earth is actually made from cheap and unhealthy junk is on the verge of reinstatement after being to...

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Chase Raises Minimum Payments On Credit Cards

Consumers with low rate, high balance, caught in trap

Chase Raises Minimum Payments On Credit Cards...

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FDA Approves Generic Plan B Pill

Still prescription-only under 17

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic version of the emergency contraceptive Plan B (levonorgestrel) tablets, in the 0.75 mg...

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Most Consumers Lack Confidence In Food Safety, Survey Says

Skepticism grows in wake of recalls

Most Consumers Lack Confidence In Food Safety, Survey Says...

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Feds Offer DTV Reception Advice

Some tweaking may be necessary

Feds Offer DTV Reception Advice...

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Wireless Carriers Agree To $1.5 Million Cramming Settlement

Some Florida subscribers to get refunds

Wireless Carriers Agree To $1.5 Million Cramming Settlement...

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Payday Lenders Resist APR Comparisons

How much are you really paying for that loan?

Payday Lenders Resist APR Comparisons...

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"Clear" Registered Travel Program Goes Dark

Company abruptly shuts off service for frequent flyers

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TJ Maxx Settles Data Breach Charges

Company will pay $9.75 million to 41 states

Retail chain TJX, has settled charges with 41 states, resolving a 2007 security breach that exposed thousands of customers' sensitive financial information...

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Nestle Closing Cookie Dough Plant At Center of Recall

Consumers urged not to eat raw cookie dough

Nestle Closing Cookie Dough Plant At Center of Recall...

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Mayo Clinic Announces Cancer Cure Breakthrough

Inoperable tumors almost disappear in three patients

Mayo Clinic Announces Cancer Cure Breakthrough...

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New York Shuts Down Debt Collection Ring

Buffalo-based collectors allegedly used illegal tactics

New York Shuts Down Debt Collection Ring...

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People to People Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

16-year-old died in Tokyo after allegedly being refused medical attention

People to People Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit...

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Massachusetts Halts False Foreclosure "Rescue" Activity

Firm claimed to be "non-profit"

Massachusetts Halts False Foreclosure Rescue Activity...

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Con Artists Prey On The Faithful

Growing number of churches victimized

Con Artists Prey On The Faithful: The pitch speaks the language of faith and appeals to the budget. "There's no cost to your church. It may even make money...

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Unwelcome "Cell" Text Violated Federal Communications Laws

Verdict a blow to texting telemarketers

A court ruled Friday that publisher Simon & Schuster violated federal telecommunications laws when it sent out an unsolicited text message promoting Stephe...

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Liberty Tax Service Barred From Deceptive Ads

California takes out preparer for deceptive advertising

Liberty Tax Service the nation's third largest tax preparer has been barred from deceptive advertising that "blurs the line" between tax refunds that are f...

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Victory for Autistic Children in Michigan

Blue Cross ordered to pay for proven therapy

Blue Cross has settled a lawsuit brought by parents of children with autism, reimbursing them for the costs of therapy they had to pay out of their own poc...

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Mothers Cry Foul Over Baby-Gender Test

Lawsuit alleges expensive test not foolproof after all

A group of New York mothers is suing the manufacturer of an infallibly accurate fetus gender test, claiming that the product doesn't live up to its hype....

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Consumers Underestimate Calories, Sodium In Fast Food

More unhealthy food harder to estimate

Consumers Underestimate Calories, Sodium In Fast Food...

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FDA Agrees to Reconsider Request for NUTRO Records

Consumer news site seeks agency's records on dog, cat food problems

FDA Agrees to Reconsider Request for NUTRO Records...

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House Committee Unanimously Passes Food Safety Bill

Legislation would empower FDA to police food system

House Committee Unanimously Passes Food Safety Bill...

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Senate Committee Investigates Cell Phone Contracts

Hearings held on exclusivity in mobile market

Senate Committee Investigates Cell Phone Contracts...

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Mississippi Lawyers Falling For Fake Check Scam

Hell hath no fury like a scammed attorney

The fake check scam is nothing new, and all kinds of consumers have been burned by it over the years. But now a new group of people have become its target ...

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Tests Find 'Sky High' Zinc Levels in NUTRO Cat Food

Test results provided to company; no response so far

Tests Find 'Sky High' Zinc Levels in NUTRO Cat Food...

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BattEQ Battery Equalizers Recalled

BattEQ Battery Equalizers Recalled...

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Abercrombie & Fitch Closing Ruehl Stores

Company shutters brand due to recession

Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF) today announced that its Board of Directors approved the closure of its 29 RUEHL branded stores and related direct-to-consu...

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Expedia Hit With Second Class Action Loss

Company faces continuing litigation related to sales tax

Columbus hotels charged taxes based on a room's wholesale value, Expedia collected taxes calculated according to the retail price of the room, and pocketed...

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New Bill Gives FTC Veto Power Over Broadband Caps

Agency would oversee any attempt to shift to usage-based plans

New Bill Gives FTC Veto Power Over Broadband Caps...

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FDA Issues Warning About Zicam Cold Remedy

Agency says products may deaden sense of smell

FDA Issues Warning About Zicam Cold Remedy...

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Nevada Couple Pleads Guilty to Distributing Melamine-Tainted Gluten

Possible sentence of two years in prison, $200,000 fine

Nevada Couple Pleads Guilty to Distributing Melamine-Tainted Gluten...

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House Panel Hears From Consumers Who Lost Insurance

Speakers discuss inability to get coverage due to illness

House Panel Hears From Consumers Who Lost Insurance...

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Starbucks, Seattle's Best Coffee Grinders Recalled

Starbucks, Seattle's Best Coffee Grinders Recalled...

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Pet Owners Unsurprised by FDA Shutdown of Evanger

Many suspect agency investigating NUTRO as well

Pet Owners Unsurprised by FDA Shutdown of Evanger...

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Eli Lilly Accused of Pushing Ineffective Dementia Drug

Company knew Zyprexa was ineffective, suit charges

Eli Lilly Accused of Pushing Ineffective Dementia Drug...

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Recording Industry Faces Class Action

Defendant in previous trial wants referendum on legal tactics

Recording Industry Faces Class Action...

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FTC Fines Canadian Company $2 Million for Ad Scheme

Company charged with selling listings in fake business, travel directories

FTC Fines Canadian Company $2 Million for Ad Scheme...

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Menu-Labeling Legislation Gains Support

Restaurant industry endorses plan to list calorie counts

Menu-Labeling Legislation Gains Support...

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Chinese Drywall Class Actions Consolidated

Louisiana court to hear multidistrict proceeding

Chinese Drywall Class Actions Consolidated...

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TV Switcheroo Leaves Millions with No Free TV

Signals disappear as broadcasters move to new frequency band

TV Switcheroo Leaves Millions with No Free TV...

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'Cash For Clunkers' Bill Rolls On

Congress hopes to jump-start consumer demand for new cars

Congressional leaders have given a big push to the "cash for clunkers" program that would pay consumers up to $4,500 for trading in old gas guzzlers for ne...

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New Jersey Sues Travel Club Operators

Attorney General targets companies for not providing discounts or rewards

New Jersey Sues Travel Club Operators...

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Researchers: Pregnant Women Should Avoid BPA Exposure

New study documents how BPA-related fertility defect can occur

Researchers: Pregnant Women Should Avoid BPA Exposure...

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House Passes "Cash For Clunkers" Bill

Legislation would pay for trading in old gas-guzzlers

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Match.com Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

Suit claims non-existent, expired profiles are fraudulent

Match.com Hit With Class Action Lawsuit...

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Internet Publishers Caution Congress

Well-meaning privacy restrictions could stifle free flow of information

Internet Publishers Caution Congress...

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Massachusetts Settles Predatory Lending Charges For $10 Million

Attorney General secures agreement not to foreclose on homeowners

Massachusetts Settles Predatory Lending Charges For $10 Million...

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Judge Rejects Lawsuits Claiming "Organic" Milk Is Fake

Group charges factory farms gaming the organic system

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Credit Card Delinquencies Up 11 Percent

More consumers falling farther behind in paying down debt

Credit Card Delinquencies Up 11 Percent...

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U.S. Prius Sales Drop 45 Percent

Recession, lower gas prices put a chill on sales

U.S. Prius Sales Drop 45 Percent...

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Wal-Mart Sued Over Sales Tax

Plaintiffs claim retailer shorted them during returns

Angry consumers have filed a class action against Wal-Mart, alleging that refunds from the leading retailer don't include the full amount paid in sales tax...

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Expedia Ordered to Reimburse Extra Tax Charged to Consumers

Award is largest in Washington state history

Expedia Ordered to Reimburse Extra Tax Charged to Consumers...

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California Arrests Two who Stole Millions Through Phony Stock Sale

Ez2Win.biz claimed to be an online shopping hub

California Arrests Two who Stole Millions Through Phony Stock Sale...

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Food Safety Bill Aired In House

"Not a partisan issue," consumer groups tell Congress

Food Safety Bill Aired In House...

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Feds Stop Cross-Border Directory Scam

Canadian operation targeted small businesses, non-profits in U.S.

The agency alleged that the telemarketers bilked thousands of small- and medium-sized U.S. businesses and non-profits, out of millions of dollars by decept...

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Real Estate Agent Takes On Banks Over Short Sales

Banks say the right thing in public but often don't follow through

Real Estate Agent Takes On Banks Over Short Sales...

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Cat Owners Bristle at NUTRO Denials, Delays

Cats sickened by recalled pet food; NUTRO denies responsibility

Cat Owners Bristle at NUTRO Denials, Delays...

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California Senate Votes to Ban BPA In Food Containers

FDA still contends small amounts of the chemical are not harmful

California Senate Votes to Ban BPA In Food Containers...

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Oklahoma Charges BP With Propane Price-Fixing

Attorney General claims unfair and deceptive acts

In Oklahoma, state Attorney General Drew Edmondson has accused petroleum giant BP America of a 2004 scheme to artificially drive up the price of propane....

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Pressure to Look Attractive Linked to Fear of Rejection

New study highlights "appearance-based rejection sensitivity" among college students

Pressure to Look Attractive Linked to Fear of Rejection...

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Peak Fitness Blocked From Charging Advance Payments

North Carolina Attorney General stops health club as lawsuit looms

Peak Fitness Blocked From Charging Advance Payments...

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