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Whole Foods Being Investigated For Overcharging Customers

Inspectors checked out 80 different pre-packaged products at Whole Foods and found that all of them had misrepresented labels, which resulted in up-charges for customers.

06/25/2015

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AG Frosh Investigating Towson Financial Firm

Maryland’s Attorney General wants to shut down a well-known Towson financial advice business.

06/18/2015

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How To Monitor Your Identity & Avoid Becoming A Victim Of Identify Theft

The federal government is looking into how hackers may have broken into the U.S. government’s networks, risking the personal information of the entire federal workforce.

06/05/2015

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General Motors, Subaru Models Added To Takata Airbag Recall

General Motors and Subaru are adding vehicles to the growing list of models being recalled by 11 automakers due to potentially exploding airbags.

05/29/2015

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Deadly Defect Leads To Largest Airbag Recall In History

It is the largest consumer product recall in U.S. history. Nearly 34 million cars in the U.S. are now included in the expanded recall for airbags that could potentially explode.

05/19/2015

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Md. Will Post Average Prices At Some Farmers Markets Online

The Maryland Agriculture Department is launching a pilot project that could help consumers avoid sticker shock at farmers markets.

05/19/2015

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Blue Bell Ice Cream Recalled

Tuesday morning, retailers in 23 states are pulling Blue Bell Ice Cream from store shelves and consumers are being told not to eat any Blue Bell Ice Cream they may have at home. Last Monday night, the Texas company issued a voluntary recall for all of its products after samples of the ice cream tested positive for the potentially deadly bacteria listeria.

04/21/2015

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Fractured Prune Doughnuts Is Coming To Owings Mills

Fractured Prune Doughnuts is opening a new location in Owings Mills at Metro Crossing.

03/28/2015

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Md. Retailers, Distributors Agree To Powdered Alcohol Ban

Alcohol wholesalers and distributors in Maryland have agreed to a voluntary ban on the distribution and sale of powdered alcohol.

03/25/2015

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Md. Senate Passes Sales Tax Bill For 3rd-Party Travel Sites

Maryland lawmakers are on a path to imposing a sales tax on travel agencies.

03/24/2015

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Md. Man Gets 6-Month Sentence For Stealing IDs Of 11,000 Disabled People

A Maryland man was sentenced Monday to six months in federal prison for stealing the Social Security numbers and medical information of more than 11,000 intellectually and developmentally disabled people from the computers of his former employer, a state-licensed provider of case-management services to the disabled.

03/23/2015

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Kraft Mac & Cheese Recalled That May Contain Metal Pieces

Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 242,000 cases of Original Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner because some boxes may contain small pieces of metal.

03/17/2015

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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. …
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5 Hot Summer Colors

Find out what colors you should be wearing this summer.

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