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Primerica Finds Qualified Sales Agents In Short Supply

The giant insurer has no trouble recruiting agents, but many fail licensing tests

Primerica Finds Qualified Sales Agents In Short SupplyThe giant insurer has no trouble recruiting agents, but many fail licensing tests...

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Government Issues Guidelines On Marketing Food To Children

Guidelines are still voluntary, however

The U.S. Government has issued guidelines for marketing food to children, in an effort to reduce obesity....

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What's On Your Mind? Identity Theft, National CreditSolutions,Humana

Our daily look at consumer reviews

Here is what's on consumer's minds today: Identity Theft, National CreditSolutions, Humana, Through the looking glass and What debt?...

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States Want Feds to Crack Down on Underage Drinking

FTC needs to limit alcohol advertising aimed at teens, attorneys general argue

States Want Feds to Crack Down on Underage Drinking FTC needs to limit alcohol advertising aimed at teens, attorneys general argue...

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CEO: Wal-Mart Shoppers 'Running Out Of Money'

High gas prices taking a huge toll

Wal-Mart has noticed its customers don't seem to have as much money to spend as they once did....

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Class Action Suit Claims Sony Was Negligent in PlayStation Hack

Sony failed to maintain adequate security to protect its customers, suit alleges

Class Action Suit Claims Sony Was Negligent in PlayStation Hack Sony failed to maintain adequate security to protect its customers, suit alleges...

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Pew Study Finds Banks Still Rake In Overdraft Fees

Calls for more transparent account disclosures

Despite changes in rules, many consumers are still paying bank overdraft fees...

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What's On Your Mind? ILD, Legal Helpers, T-Mobile

Our daily look at consumer reviews

Here is what's on consumer's minds today: ILD, Legal Helpers, T-Mobile, Nothing's settled, Mystery bill and Burned up....

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Suit Charges Nissan Covered Up Brake Defect Since 2004

Faulty sensor in ABS control unit endangers motorists, suit alleges

Suit Charges Nissan Covered Up Brake Defect Since 2004 Faulty sensor in ABS control unit endangers motorists, suit alleges...

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Sony PlayStation Network Hack Hits 77 Million Users

Crooks get a treasure-trove of data in one of the biggest hacks ever

Sony PlayStation Network Hack Hits 70 Million Users Crooks get a treasure-trove of data in one of the biggest hacks ever...

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Chemical Flame Retardants Show Up In Dogs

Chemicals remain in environment after discontinued use

Indiana University researchers find chemical flame retardants in the blood of dogs at much higher levels than humans....

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Lousy Economy Still Influencing Consumers' Diets

Can have beneficial effect, up to a point

Consumers have adapted their diets to the new economy and some are eating healthier....

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Texas Jury Delivers $13.8 Million Verdict Against Credit Repair Business

Claimed they could help Texans get out of debt by exploiting "loopholes"

Texas Jury Delivers $13.8 Million Verdict Against Credit Repair Business Claimed they could help Texans get out of debt by exploiting "loopholes"...

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Chevrolet Volt & Nissan Leaf Earn Top Crash Ratings

Little electrics sweep the first U.S. crash tests of mainstream electric cars

Chevrolet Volt & Nissan Leaf Earn Top Crash Ratings Little electrics sweep the first U.S. crash tests of mainstream electric cars...

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ducduc Cribs Recalled

Fall and entrapment hazards

ducduc Cribs Recalled Fall and entrapment hazards...

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Storm Victims Warned of Common Scams

Floods in South, Midwest leave residents prey to 'storm chasers'

Storm Victims Warned of Common Scam Floods in South, Midwest leave residents prey to 'storm chasers'...

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What's On Your Mind? Fisher & Paykel, Tom Tom, AT&T

Our daily look at consumer reviews

Here is what's on consumer's minds today: Fisher & Paykel, Tom Tom, AT&T, Standing down a scammer, Not enough limits and Lost?...

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FDA Approves New Vaccine to Prevent Meningococcal Disease in Infants

Dangerous disease can result in death and serious complications

FDA Approves New Vaccine to Prevent Meningococcal Disease in Infants Dangerous disease can result in death and serious complications...

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Consumers Still Find It Hard To Leave AOL

Court settlement was supposed to make it easier

After a 2007 court settlement, AOL was supposed to make it easier for members to cancel....

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New Home Sales Jump In March, Sort Of

Inventory at a 44-year low and sales still skimpy

Sales of new homes rose sharply in March, but only in comparison to February's dismal results....

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What's On Your Mind? BMG Music, GE, Hoover

Our daily look at consumer reviews

Here is what's on consumer's minds today: BMG Music, GE, Hoover, A cool fix, Doing a slow burn and American Express....

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JP Morgan Chase Settles Military Mortgage Lawsuit

Bank will pay $56 million to settle claims it overcharged service members

JP Morgan Chase Settles Military Mortgage Lawsuit Bank will pay $56 million to settle claims it overcharged service members ...

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Feds: Beauty School Lied to Get Federal Grant Money

It's the latest in a series of for-profit school scandals

Feds: Beauty School Lied to Get Federal Grant Money It's the latest in a series of for-profit school scandals...

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Men Claim Merck's Baldness Drug Made Them Impotent

Company didn't warn side effects might be permanent, suit charges

Men Claimed Merck's Baldness Drug Made Them Impotent Company didn't warn side effects might be permanent, suit charges...

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Apple, Android Phones Secretly Record Your Location

Information could be sold to marketers

Both Apple and Google are collecting location data about their customers....

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New York Man Accused of Running a $12 Million Ponzi Scheme

Investors' money was supposedly invested in real estate, private mortgages

New York Man Accused of Running a $12 Million Ponzi Scheme Investors' money was supposedly invested in real estate, private mortgages...

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Florida Debt Settlement Firm Banned From Missouri

Vortex Debt Group accused of unfair and deceptive practices

Missouri is the latest state to crack down on a debt settlement company....

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Data Breaches Due To Hacking On The Rise

Survey shows hackers continue to be more active

While some data breaches occur by accident, a new survey shows more and more are the result of hacking....

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Suit Says Nexium Caused Multiple Fractures

Ohio woman was "simply walking" when a bone in her leg broke

Suit Says Nexium Caused Multiple Fractures Ohio woman was "simply walking" when a bone in her leg broke...

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California Seeks Jail Time for 'Tax Lady' Roni Deutch

Deutch destroyed documents, failed to pay refunds despite court orders

California Seeks Jail Time for 'Tax Lady' Roni Deutch Deutch destroyed documents, failed to pay refunds despite court orders ...

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Attorneys General Blast Pabst for Selling 'Binge In a Can'

One can of Blast can make a person legally drunk

Attorneys General Blast Pabst for Selling 'Binge In a Can'One can of Blast can make a person legally drunk...

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A Realtor's Plea To Banks: Please Make Loans

Sales rise in March, but are below year ago levels

Sales of Existing Homes rose slightly in March but remain anemic....

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What's On Your Mind? John Hancock, FedEx, Mortgages

Our daily look at consumer reviews

Here is what's on consumer's minds today: John Hancock, FedEx, Mortgages, Calendar issues and We've seen this movie before....

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Gold Hits $1,500 as U.S. Credit Rating is Questioned

“Rush to quality” set off by natural disasters, high oil prices, financial fears

Gold Hits $1,500 as U.S. Credit Rating is Questioned “Rush to quality” set off by natural disasters, high oil prices, financial fears...

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Investment Adviser Pleads Guilty to Bank and Wire Fraud Charges

Adviser was counsel to municipalities, credit unions, school districts

Investment Adviser Pleads Guilty to Bank and Wire Fraud ChargesAdviser was counsel to municipalities, credit unions, school districts...

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White House Declares 'Epidemic' of Prescription Drug Abuse

Multi-agency effort aims to reduce misuse of opioids

White House Declares 'Epidemic' of Prescription Drug Abuse Multi-agency effort aims to reduce misuse of opioids...

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FDA Approves Drug to Treat Two Rare Disorders

Rituxan shown to help patients with blood vessel inflammation

FDA Approves Drug to Treat Two Rare Disorders Rituxan shown to help patients with blood vessel inflammation...

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New York Wants Study of 'Fracking' Hazards

State threatens to sue federal government if it doesn't take action

New York Wants Study of 'Fracking' Hazards State threatens to sue federal government if it doesn't take action...

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Arthritis 'Miracle' Drug Caused Breast Cancer, Suit Charges

Abbott Labs accused of not adequately warning Humira users

Arthritis 'Miracle' Drug Caused Breast Cancer, Suit Charges. Abbott Labs accused of not adequately warning Humira users...

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Mystery Shoppers Find Problems With Paid Tax Preparers

Studies find shoddy work, high fees, problems with refund anticipation loans

Mystery Shoppers Find Problems With Paid Tax Preparers. Studies find shoddy work, high fees, problems with refund anticipation loans...

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'Jane Doe' Comes Forward in Match.com Case

Dating site says it will start screening for sex offenders

Match.com will reportedly begin screening for sex offenders among its members....

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Scam Alert: Don't Pay to Join Mortgage 'Relief' Lawsuits

Watch out for lawyers promising guaranteed results, big damage awards

Scam Alert: Don't Pay to Join Mortgage 'Relief' Lawsuits. Watch out for lawyers promising guaranteed results, big damage awards...

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Woman Sues Match.com After Her Date Allegedly Raped Her

Suit seeks an injunction requiring the dating site to check its members' backgrounds

Woman Sues Match.com After Her Date Allegedly Raped Her. Suit seeks an injunction requiring the dating site to check its members' backgrounds. ...

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Why Do Credit Card Companies Lower Your Credit Limit?

Ideally, creditors like you to keep your balance at 30 percent or below your limit

Trying to pay down your credit card balance can result in your credit limit being reduced....

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FDA Approves New Device to Treat Brain Cancer

NovoTTF uses electrical fields to interrupt tumor growth

FDA Approves New Device to Treat Brain Cancer NovoTTF uses electrical fields to interrupt tumor growth...

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What's On Your Mind? Refunds, Credit Repair, Junk Mail, Timeshares

Our daily look at consumer reviews

Here is what's on consumer's minds today: Refunds, Credit Repair, Junk Mail, Timeshares, Credit where credit is due and Junk mail overload....

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Match.com Reportedly To Start Screening For Sex Offenders

Dating site sued last week by member who said she was sexually assaulted

Match.com will reportedly begin screening for sex offenders among its members....

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Feds Deal Bad Hand to Poker Sites

Major sites shut down, owners indicted, assets seized

FFeds Deal Bad Hand to Poker Sites. Major sites shut down, owners indicted, assets seized...

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Beware The 'Your Facebook Password Is Not Safe' Scam

Spam email contains dangerous Trojan

The latest scam targeting Facebook users tries to convince them their password has been changed....

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Revolutionary Road: DC Motorists Protest Toll Road Taxes

Dulles Airport's rulers are unelected and not empowered to extract taxes, suit charges

Revolutionary Road: DC Motorists Protest Toll Road Taxes Dulles Airport's rulers are unelected and not empowered to extract taxes, suit charges...

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Suit Charges Capital One Used Robo-Signing to Collect Debts

The bank and its lawyers cited non-existent and incorrect documents, suit charges

Suit Charges Capital One Used Robo-Signing to Collect Debts The bank and its lawyers cited non-existent and incorrect documents, suit charges...

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What's On Your Mind? Toro, AARP, Anchor Hocking, Capital One

Our daily rundown of consumer reviews

Here is what's on consumer's minds today: Toro, AARP, Anchor Hocking, Capital One, A little too eager and If you can't stand the heat....

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Feds Probe Toyota Airbag Problems

It's the latest safety headache for Toyota

Feds Probe Toyota Airbag Problems It's the latest safety headache for Toyota...

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Injected Gel Could Spell Arthritis Relief

Could also be used to treat other diseases, researchers say

Researchers say a gel injected into arthritic joints could provide effective relief....

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Wells Fargo Testing Micro-Chip Credit Card

Experimental card is being offered to frequent overseas travelers

Wells Fargo has become the first U.S. bank to offer a credit card with an embedded microchip....

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What's On Your Mind? Shopper Discounts, Collect Calls, Empire Today

Our daily look at consumer reviews

Here is what's on consumer's minds today: Shopper Discounts, Collect Calls, Empire Today, Costly conversation, Dissatisfied customer and Still looking for ...

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Feds Shut Down Huge Botnet

2 million computers infected with keylogging software

Feds Shut Down Huge Botnet 2 million computers infected with keylogging software...

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Alcohol May Sharpen Subconscious Memory, And That's Not A Good Thing

A Texas researcher says he may have unlocked a major clue to addiction

A Texas researcher says he may have unlocked a major clue to addiction....

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Free Software Makes Using A Mouse Easier

Designed for people with motor disabilities

New, free software makes using a computer mouse easier....

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What's On Your Mind? Scams, Hollywood Video, Verizon

Our daily rundown on consumer reviews

Here is what's on consumer's minds today: Scams, Hollywood Video, Verizon, Late fees, Storm clouds and He said, she said....

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Cisco Systems Pulls The Plug On Flip Camera

A victim of smartphones?

In a sign that smartphone technology may have eclipsed it, Cisco is discontinuing the Flip camera....

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Chevy Cruze Loses Steering Wheel In Traffic

GM recalls 2,100 of the cars

GM is recalling 2,100 Chevy Cruzes after a driver reports the steering wheel came off in his hands....

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Suit: Facebook Failed to Remove Phony Posting

St. Louis woman tried in vain to have an unauthorized listing taken down

Suit: Facebook Failed to Remove Phony Posting. St. Louis woman tried in vain to have an unauthorized listing taken down....

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Law Firm's Robo-Signers Defrauded Thousands, Class Action Charges

Suit says Virginia law firm illegally foreclosed on "potentially thousands" of Maryland homes

Law Firm's Robo-Signers Defrauded Thousands, Class Action Charges. Suit says Virginia law firm illegally foreclosed on "potentially thousands" of Maryland....

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States Wary Of Roll-Your-Own Cigarette Machines

Arkansas moves to outlaw them

States are concerned about consumers making their own cigarettes, as it will cut into tax revenue....

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USDA Pushes Ethanol While Congress Eyes Natural Gas

Rising gasoline and food prices making natural gas look more attractive than ever

USDA Pushes Ethanol While Congress Eyes Natural Gas. Rising gasoline and food prices making natural gas look more attractive than ever ...

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Suit: Wells Fargo Forced Borrowers to Take Out Too Much Insurance

Bank overcharged home-loan customers for insurance, then pocketed the commissions, suit charges

Suit Charges Wells Fargo Forced Borrowers to Take Out Too Much Insurance. Bank overcharged home-loan customers for insurance, then pocketed the commissions...

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How To Avoid Buyer's Remorse

Researching a purchase provides peace of mind, researcher says

By researching a major purchase, a researcher says consumers are more likely to avoid buyer's remorse....

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Oreck's Health Claims Challenged; Company to Pay $750,000

FTC said claims for vacuum cleaner and air cleaner are not scientifically supported

Oreck's Health Claims Challenged; Company to Pay $750,000. FTC said claims for vacuum cleaner and air cleaner are not scientifically supported...

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Consumers Continue To Voice Frustration With Maytag

Some consumers want their old appliances back

Consumers continue to report problems with Maytag washers and dryers, refrigerators and dishwashers....

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FDA Approves Drug to Treat Restless Legs Syndrome

New GlaxoSmithKline drug is taken once a day

FDA Approves Drug to Treat Restless Legs Syndrome. New GlaxoSmithKline drug is taken once a day...

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Class Action Challenges Sensa Weight-Loss Crystals

Despite claims, "sprinkles" do nothing to help users shed pounds, suit charges

Class Action Challenges Sensa Weight-Loss Crystals. Despite claims, "sprinkles" do nothing to help users shed pounds, suit charges....

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New AstraZeneca Thyroid Cancer Drug Approved

Vandetanib treats patients who aren't eligible for surgery

New AstraZeneca Thyroid Cancer Drug Approved. Vandetanib treats patients who aren't eligible for surgery...

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What's On Your Mind? Pet Pills, Bally's Total Fitness, Belkin

Our daily rundown of consumer reviews

Here is what's on consumer's minds today: Pet Pills, Bally's Total Fitness, Belkin, A little too friendly, They don't want you to go and Caught short....

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TSA's Behavior Profiling Lacks Scientific Basis, GAO Finds

Individuals implicated in six terrorist plots made their way through checkpoints, report says

TSA's Behavior Profiling Lacks Scientific Basis, GAO Finds. Individuals implicated in six terrorist plots made their way through checkpoints, report says ...

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Phishing Scams Expected to Increase Following Epsilon Data Breach

Companies minimize danger but consumers must be extra alert ... forever

Phishing Scams Expected to Increase Following Epsilon Data Breach. Companies minimize danger but consumers must be extra alert ... forever...

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Social Security Even More Important Now

Uncertain economy makes recipients depend on it more

Despite the presence of pensions and retirement accounts, one expert says Social Security is taking on more importance....

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Jury Duty Scam Resurfaces

Caller claims you failed to appear and says a warrant has been issued

Jury Duty Scam Resurfaces. Caller claims you failed to appear and says a warrant has been issued...

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What's On Your Mind? Texcote, T-Mobile, Maytag

Our daily rundown of consumer reviews

Here is what's on consumer's minds today: Texcote, T-Mobile, Maytag, Shifting terms, That repairman's pretty busy now and Don't pay upfront....

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JK Harris Pays $1.2 Million to Settle Texas Charges

State says firm misrepresented its ability to help taxpayers

JK Harris Pays $1.2 Million to Settle Texas Charges. State says firm misrepresented its ability to help taxpayers....

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Colorado Suit Claims Multi-State Mortgage Modification Scam

Company accused of exploiting desperate homeowners

Homeowners should not believe a private company changing an advance fee can help them obtain a mortgage modification....

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What's On Your Mind? Gold Run Investments, Pyrex, Toyota

Our daily rundown of consumer reviews

Here is what's on consumer's minds today: Gold Run Investments, Pyrex, Toyota, A new one, Déjà vu, Unexplained, the economy and airplanes....

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Five Newly-Discovered Genes Linked To Alzheimer's Risk

Could speed development of preventive measures

Genetic research has proved promising in efforts to prevent Alzheimer's disease....

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Car Prices Rise as Inventories Slump

The effects of the Japanese earthquake are just beginning to reach U.S. shores

Car Prices Rise as Inventories Slump. The effects of the Japanese earthquake are just beginning to reach U.S. shores....

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Sirius XM Faces Anti-Trust Charges in Class Action Suit

Merged company has abused its monopoly power to raise rates, suit charges

Sirius XM Faces Anti-Trust Charges in Class Action Suit. Merged company has abused its monopoly power to raise rates, suit charges....

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Feds Green Lights Artificial Food Colors

FDA advisory panel doesn't recommend hyperactivity warning labels

An FDA advisory panel says there is no evidence food dyes cause hyperactivity in children....

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Massive Data Breach Reported Over The Weekend

Millions of names and email addresses accessed

A company providing email marketing services for major companies reports a massive data breach....

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Feds: Radioactivity From Japan 'Miniscule'

Consumers get more radioactivity from watching TV than from Japanese nuke plants

Feds: Radioactivity From Japan Miniscule. Consumers get more radioactivity from watching TV than from Japanese nuke plants...

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Obama's Government Transparency Websites on Chopping Block

Administration's effort to make government data more accessible falls victim to budget-cutting

Obama's Government Transparency Websites on Chopping Block Administration's effort to make government data more accessible falls victim to budget-cuttin...

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High-Fat Fast Food And Coffee A Bad Comination

Especially bad if you have Type 2 diabetes

It may be best to avoid caffeine when you have a high-fat meal....

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Dish Network Among Bidders for Bankrupt Blockbuster

Satellite TV network is a consumer complaint magnet

Dish Network Among Bidders for Bankrupt Blockbuster. Satellite TV network is a consumer complaint magnet....

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Having A Job May Not Be Enough To Make Ends Meet

Millions 'underemployed,' group claims

The jobs picture is improving but that doesn't mean it's easy to make ends meet....

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What's On Your Mind? Hotels.com, Scams, GE, AT&T

Our daily rundown of consumer complaints

Here is what's on consumer's minds today: Hotels.com, Scams, GE, AT&T, Nasty Scam, Making lemonade and Against the merger....

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