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FAA Proposes to Fine Southwest Airlines $12M

July 28th, 2014
by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737...

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Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar for $8.5B

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July 28th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. Stockholders of Family Dollar Stores will receive $59.60 in cash and the equivalent of $14.90 in shares of Dollar...

Whole Foods Recalls Items Made with Recalled Fruit

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July 24th, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Whole Foods Market is recalling tarts and squares made with stone fruit that could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The Rhode Island Department of Health on Thursday says the items were made in Whole Foods...

Average US 30-Year Mortgage Rate at 4.13 Percent

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July 24th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac says the nationwide average for a 30-year loan was 4.13 percent, unchanged...

Angie's List

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Angie’s List: Protecting Your Pet from Parasites

July 22nd, 2014
(WGGB) -- The dog days of summer are upon us. Chances are your furry friend is spending a lot of time outdoors, which exposes them to plenty of harmful parasites. You can prevent these health issues before they start. "Being a volunteer at the...

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Angie’s List: HVAC Yearly Service Agreements

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July 15th, 2014
(WGGB) -- The key to keeping your air conditioner humming all summer long is proper maintenance, but when you're busy, an AC check-up is probably the last thing on your mind. That's where yearly service agreements come in handy. Many HVAC...

Angie’s List: Extend the Life of Your Washer & Dryer

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July 8th, 2014
(WGGB) -- When it comes to household appliances like our washer and dryer, we usually assume we're using them correctly. But over time, abuse and neglect can easily lead to an emergency repair call. "The more water you have in there, the more...

Angie’s List: Repairs Following a Summer Storm

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June 17th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Summer storm season is upon us, and while it's important to stay safe when severe weather strikes, it's also important to keep your guard up after the storm passes. Shady contractors often travel from state to state -- looking for...

Consumer Alerts

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Forget the juice and eat the whole fruit instead

July 23rd, 2014
Forget the juice and eat the whole fruit instead Q. Is drinking 100 percent fruit juice as healthful as eating the whole fruit? A. No. Juice derived from fruit with no added ingredients, or 100 percent fruit juice, is...

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Share your hospital experience

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July 23rd, 2014
Share your hospital experience Think back to the last time you, or someone you love, were in the hospital. How were you treated? I don’t mean the procedure you had or the medication you were prescribed. I mean how...

Yes, you really do need a bike helmet

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July 23rd, 2014
Yes, you really do need a bike helmet When I learned how to ride a bike in the early 1960s, the only accessories we considered were a basket and a bell. A helmet? Hardly. They weren’t even made until the '70s....

Ordering drugs online can be risky

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July 23rd, 2014
Ordering drugs online can be risky The government is getting serious about cracking down on shady Internet pharmacies that sell prescription drugs and controlled substances to people without a prescription. One way to...