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by TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation’s biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (wggb) – Whether you’ve always wanted to learn to tickle the ivories or dance the tango – mastering a new skill can benefit the mind, body and soul. In today’s Angie’s List report, we learn how to get the most our of your… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has blocked Massachusetts from banning the powerful new painkiller Zohydro. U.S. District Court Judge Rya Zobel on Tuesday issued the preliminary injunction after the maker of the drug, Zogenix, said in a… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ ban of the powerful new painkiller Zohydro remains in effect for now. U.S. District Court Judge Rya Zobel heard arguments Monday in a lawsuit claiming the state’s first-in-the-nation ban is unconstitutional, but… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A recent survey of Springfield-area gas stations shows that the price of a gallon of gas has creeped upward. According to GasBuddy.com, a survey of 257 gas stations shows that the price has climbed 2.4 cents per… Read more

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By CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Subway says an ingredient dubbed the “yoga mat chemical” will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week. The disclosure comes as Subway has suffered from an onslaught of bad… Read more

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BERLIN (AP) — German automaker BMW is issuing a worldwide recall of many models of cars with certain six-cylinder gas motors after identifying a problem with a bolt used in the engine. The company said Friday that a recall started in China… Read more

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(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) NEW YORK (AP) — Sony is recalling some of its VAIO laptop computers, saying that it’s possible that its non-removable battery pack could overheat. The packs included in some of Sony’s Vaio Fit 11A models, which… Read more

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Courtesy: MGNOnline DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says another part needs to be repaired in the 2.6 million small cars already being recalled for an ignition switch defect. GM says it will replace ignition lock cylinders on the cars. Right… Read more

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(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / Gastronome Tart) By M.L. JOHNSON, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how… Read more

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DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling nearly 435,000 cars to fix rusting frame parts or faulty seats. The biggest of the two recalls covers nearly 386,000 Ford Escapes from the 2001 through 2004 model years. Ford says the subframes can rust,… Read more

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(AP) — Evenflo is recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk children could not be removed quickly in an emergency. The National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration said Friday that the recall… Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose slightly this week but remained near historically low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate for the 30-year loan ticked up to 4.41 percent from 4.40 percent last… Read more

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DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling nearly 870,000 SUVs because corrosion may make the vehicles’ brakes harder to use. Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from the 2011 through 2014 model years are involved. Chrysler says crimp… Read more

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DETROIT (AP) — Nissan is recalling almost 990,000 cars, SUVs and minivans in the U.S. because the front passenger air bags may not inflate in a crash. The recall affects the Altima, Leaf, Pathfinder and Sentra models from the 2013 and 2014… Read more