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House Passes Food Safety Bill

Measure to improve FDA wins on second try

House Passes Food Safety Bill...

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Domestic Air Fares Drop In First Quarter

Highest fare in Huntsville, lowest at Long Beach

Domestic Air Fares Drop In First Quarter...

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Dirty Water Produces More Summer Beach Closings

Closing days top 20,000 for fourth consecutive year

Dirty Water Produces More Summer Beach Closings: Summertime means sun surf and sand at the beach, right? Not so fast says the Natural Resources Defense Cou...

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New Insight into Cell Phone Use and Driving Distraction

Study separates fact from myth

New Insight into Cell Phone Use and Driving Distraction...

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Denny's Hit With Lawsuit Over Alleged Unsafe Sodium Levels

Suit claims chain's meals promote heart disease, stroke, risk of early death

Denny's Hit With Lawsuit Over Alleged Unsafe Sodium Levels...

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New York Targets Toy Gun Manufacturers

Retailers warned about selling realistic toys

New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo has sent cease-and-desist letters to over 100 companies demanding that they immediately stop selling imitation to...

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Fees For Unauthorized Overdraft Loans Keep Going Up

Consumers need better protections to safeguard bank accounts

Fees For Unauthorized Overdraft Loans Keep Going Up...

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Amazon Faces Kindle Class Action

Student lost notes attached to deleted "1984"

Amazon Faces Kindle Class Action...

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TJX Pays $9.75 Million To Settle Data Breach

Customers exposed to potential identity theft

TJX Pays $9.75 Million To Settle Data Breach...

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American Teens Go Missing on People to People Trips

Parents outraged at mishaps; company disclaims responsibility

American Teens Go Missing on People to People Trips...

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Bank Of America Doles Out Countrywide Settlement

Homeowners in 40 states eligible

Bank Of America Doles Out Countrywide Settlement...

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Florida Sues Four Foreclosure Rescuers

States' crackdown on mortgage fraud continues

Florida Sues Four Foreclosure Rescuers...

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Texas Curbs Acai Berry Supplement Maker

Firm accused of abusing negative option marketing

Texas Curbs Acai Berry Supplement Maker...

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West Virginia Sues Ohio Collection Agency

Company specializes in calling consumers at work

West Virginia Sues Ohio Collection Agency...

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Chase Continues To Tighten Consumer Credit

Former WAMU customers finding their accounts are closed

Chase Continues To Tighten Consumer Credit...

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Polaris Recalls 2009 ATVs

Polaris Recalls 2009 ATVs...

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Fraud Is Fraud, Even on the Internet

Faces fall as New York prosecutes 'astroturfing' by facelift clinics

Cuomo is slicing $300,000 out of the hide of Lifestyle Lift for posting phony reviews on Internet sites. The case is thought to be the first of its kind....

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2001 Honda Accord, Civic Recall

2001 Honda Accord, Civic Recall...

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People to People Parent Company Faces Securities Class Action

Complaint alleges overly optimistic outlook

People to People Parent Company Faces Securities Class Action...

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Dangerous Chinese Drywall Shows Up In Mississippi

Likely used during Katrina repairs

Dangerous Chinese Drywall Shows Up In Mississippi...

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States Take Aim At Free Gas Promotions

Pitches had too many strings attached

New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo is suing a Florida-based marketing company for employing a deceptive promotion involving free gasoline cards. ...

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Chicago Cemetery Accused of Desecrating Bodies

Class actions claim bodies were moved, stacked and even destroyed

Chicago Cemetery Accused of Desecrating Bodies: Chicago politicians used to live and die by the graveyard vote, but the dead no longer get much respect in ...

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California Sues Dozens Of Mortgage Rescue Scammers

21 individuals, 14 companies targeted by Attorney General's office

California Sues Dozens Of Mortgage Rescue Scammers...

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Brookstone Pharmaceuticals Recalls Concentrated Acetaminophen Drops

Brookstone Pharmaceuticals Recalls Concentrated Acetaminophen Drops...

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Class Action Lawsuit against DirecTV Can Proceed

Customers sue over unpermitted "termination fees"

DirecTV imposes early "termination fees" of up to $480 on customers who cancel the service often charging the customer's bank account or credit card direct...

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Financial Illiteracy Puts Consumers At Banks' Mercy, Group Says

Banks count on customers triggering overdraft charges

Financial Illiteracy Puts Consumers At Banks' Mercy, Group Says...

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Pre-Paid Card May Be Useful Anti-Fraud Weapon

A few fees may turn out to be a bargain

Pre-Paid Card May Be Useful Anti-Fraud Weapon...

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Texas Sues "Credit Repair" Firm

Promises made and broken, state says

In Texas, Attorney General Greg Abbott has charged a Houston-based credit repair firm with violating the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. ...

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Synthetic "Plugs" May Be Viable Replacement For Knee Cartilage

Treatment may offer alternative to surgery

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Consumers Trust Online "Word Of Mouth" Most

Making customers happy can pay big promotional dividends

Consumers Trust Online "Word Of Mouth" Most: Making customers happy can pay big promotional dividends. It seems there's nothing like word of mouth to move ...

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FDA Approves Lung Cancer Drug

Offers new approach to treatment

FDA Approves Lung Cancer Drug...

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Feds Rescue 150 Pit Bulls in Dogfighting Raids

Five Missouri men charged in multi-state investigation

Federal authorities today charged five Missouri men for their involvement in illegal dogfighting ventures and seized more than 150 Pit Bull Terriers....

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New Credit Rules Bring Unintended Consequences

Credit card companies adapting, but so are consumers

New Credit Rules Bring Unintended Consequences...

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TicketsNow Promises Illinois It Will Curb Deceptive Tactics

Unholy alliance between Ticketmaster, TicketsNow riles consumers, regulators

TicketsNow Promises Illinois It Will Curb Deceptive Tactics...

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Zicam Users File Class Action Lawsuit

Recalled cold remedy doesn't pass sniff test

Users of recalled cold medicine filed a pair of class action lawsuits, alleging that, instead of easing their sniffles, the medication permanently impaired...

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Charles David Recalls Shoes Sold at Nordstrom

Charles David Recalls Shoes Sold at Nordstrom...

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Medical Malpractice Payments Hit Record Lows

Injured patients receiving less compensation, report claims

Medical Malpractice Payments Hit Record Lows...

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FDA Orders Stronger Warning Labels on Darvon, Darvocet

Data finds links to fatal overdoses; agency orders new safety study

FDA Orders Stronger Warning Labels on Darvon, Darvocet...

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Debt Collectors Settle With FTC

Harrassed consumers in all 50 states

Debt Collectors Settle With FTC...

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Ex-Clear Customers Mount Class Action Lawsuit

Sudden demise of airport security program raises privacy concerns

Ex-Clear Customers Mount Class Action Lawsuit...

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Simplicity Drop Side Cribs Recalled

Simplicity Drop Side Cribs Recalled...

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Congress Fumes Over Credit Card Rate Hikes

Lawmakers feeling heat over lenders' actions

Congress Fumes Over Credit Card Rate Hikes...

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Ohio Launches Foreclosure Rescue Crackdown

Three firms charged with ripping off homeowners

Ohio Launches Foreclosure Rescue Crackdown...

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FTC Says Calling Card Distributor Shortchanged Consumers

Tests showed cards had fewer minutes than advertised

FTC Says Calling Card Distributor Shortchanged Consumers...

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