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Economy Warming After Winter; Growth Modest to Moderate, Says Fed
Just as spring is emerging after a bitter winter, the economy is showing signs of a thaw and has rebounded from the deep-freeze in recent weeks, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday.Economic activity was modest or moderate in eight of the Fed's 12 districts, with consumer spending up as well.
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News ImageNews Image Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:06:11 GMT
Joe's Crab Shack Still Uses 'Lots' of Trans Fats: Health Group
Joes Crab Shack advertises that it uses "zero trans fat oil, but a health advocacy group said Wednesday the seafood chain still uses the artery-clogging fats in alarming amounts.
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Did GM Reject Safer Ignition Switch Design in 2001 Because of Cost?
Newly released internal GM documents reveal that the company in 2001 considered -- and rejected an ignition switch design that two prominent safety advocates say could have avoided the problem that led the automaker to recall millions of vehicles this year.
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Can Bloomberg's New Gun Control Group Take On the NRA?
A new gun-control organization founded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will pour more than $50 million into promoting a "gun sense" agenda this year - but it faces entrenched and well-funded groups that have long exerted a powerful influence on gun issues in America.
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Why High Fuel Prices Are Good for Airlines
Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business.In the past six years, airlines have overhauled the way they operate to adjust to this new reality.
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Sprint Markets Phones to Kids
Sprint targets 12- to 5-year-olds with new phone. WEAU's Joe Nelson reports.
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Georgia Judge Won't Stop New Vidalia Onion Rule
A judge in Georgia has refused to step into a bitter legal battle between one of the state's most prominent onion farmers and the state's agricultural commission over a new regulation aimed at keeping unripe onions from store shelves.
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Cheapism: Best budget tires
As winter snows (finally!) give way to April showers, its time to swap winter tires for more versatile all-season tires. Treads designed for snow and ice generally dont suit bare roads or warm weather, so make the switch right away for a smoother ride and longer wear.
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Data mining being used to set insurance rates, critics cry foul
Insurance is a different kind of product. You need it to get a mortgage and you're supposed to have it to drive a car. That's why the industry is highly regulated.
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Data Mining Being Used to Set Insurance Rates; Critics Cry Foul
Some insurance companies use data-mining software to help them set their rates. Consumer advocates believe it's unfair and can cause discrimination.
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Girls may not believe it, but they rule when it comes to money
Girls and money smarts: perfect together.
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Girls may not believe it, but they rule when it comes to money
Girls and money smarts: perfect together. Sure, women make up just 24 percent of workers in so-called STEM fieldsthose that deal with science, technology, engineering, and math. And women are scarce in the leadership ranks of finance.
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News ImageNews Image Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:44:00 GMT
Seafood Chain Still Uses 'Lots' of Trans Fats: Health Group
Joes Crab Shack advertises that it uses "zero trans fat oil, but a health advocacy group said Wednesday the seafood chain still uses the artery-clogging fats in alarming amounts.
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Stocks Shoot Up, Dow Adds 100 Points, as Yahoo Results Shine
Stocks rose on Wednesday, extending gains into a third session, after better-than-expected earnings from Yahoo bolstered gains in the technology sector.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 106 points in early morning trading, the S&P 500 was up 9 points and the Nasdaq rose 24.
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Housing Starts Rose as Weather Warmed, But Less Than Expected
Groundbreaking on new homes rose less than expected in March and building permits fell, pointing to underlying weakness in the housing market that could persist despite better weather.The Commerce Department said on Wednesday that housing starts increased 2.
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