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Black Friday Begins Earlier Than Ever In Md.

Hunting for the best deals. Shoppers across Maryland hit the stores to get a start on their holiday shopping.

11/28/2014

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Md. Rep. Hoping To Protect Consumers From Hackers This Holiday Season

Five-hundred million. That’s the staggering number of records compromised through data security breaches in the past year.

11/27/2014

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Lines Forming Earlier For Black Friday Deals

While families are still digesting Thanksgiving dinner, retailers around Baltimore are already ringing in Black Friday sales.

11/27/2014

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Last-Minute Travelers Happy They Adjusted Plans

Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel weekends across the country. And with snow Wednesday, a lot of people adjusted their travel plans and then hit the roads Thursday.

11/27/2014

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Millions Of Cars Are Facing Airbag Recalls

Millions of cars across the country are facing a recall to replace defective airbags.

11/18/2014

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Smoked Salmon Sold In Mid-Atlantic Area Recalled

A New York City company is recalling vacuum packs of smoked Nova salmon that were sold to Giant supermarkets in the Mid-Atlantic region because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

11/18/2014

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Black Friday Deals Spreading Out, Starting Earlier Than Ever

There are still six weeks until Christmas, but the big retail companies are already kicking off their holiday deals. Forget Black Friday, it’s like an entire Black November.

11/12/2014

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Experts Predict Excellent Holiday Shopping Season For Retailers

The near future looks bright for retailers, especially now that we’re in the holiday shopping season. Experts say stores can expect to see better sales this year.

11/01/2014

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Survey: Shrimp In United States Rife With Mislabeling

Consumers around the nation can’t be sure what kind of shrimp they’re buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants, an advocacy group says.

10/30/2014

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Md. Gas Prices Hit Lowest Point In Years

It’s the moment drivers have been waiting for! Gas prices here in Maryland are at a nearly four-year low. But how long will it last?

10/28/2014

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30 Subscription Boxes For Everyone In Your Life

Want to get a little more creative with your gift-giving this holiday season?

10/22/2014

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Port Of Baltimore Spends Millions To Stay Competitive

You could say it’s a $22 million hole in the water but the Port of Baltimore says it’s the cost of staying competitive.

10/07/2014

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The makers of Airborne agreed to a $30 million settlement over false advertising claims that Airborne tablets can prevent or reduce the risk of colds, reduce the severity or duration of a cold, and protect against colds in crowded places such as airplanes, offices, or schools. (Source: Federal Trade Commission)

Too Good To Be True

Sometimes, great deals are just too good to be true.

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Tax Havens For When You Win The Lottery

Suppose you won the lottery, what happens next? Check out these amazing tax havens where you can stow your money without worrying about the tax hit.

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Top 10 Sexiest Jobs

You’re making small talk at a party, and then you ask the big question, “So what do you do for a living?” The answer determines if you exchange phone numbers or say goodnight. A survey on the Careerbuilder website asked which occupations are the sexiest. Here is the top 10 list. …
Source: http://www.careerbuilder.com

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5 Hot Summer Colors

Find out what colors you should be wearing this summer.

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