Recall news

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The following recalls have been announced: — Optimus Inc., doing business as Marky's of Miami, is recalling select packages of three Italia..
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2 charged in first-of-its-kind credit fraud case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged a California woman and Florida man with helping at least three people build false credit histories t..
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Crews plugging BP well still face tough choices

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP says engineers should decide soon whether to pump cement down the throat of the blown-out Gulf of Mexico well in hopes of sealing it fo..
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North Port city credit rating suffers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NORTH PORT, Fla. - North Port credit rates goes from stable to negative after a well known credit firm assesses their budget. Instead of cutting their budget they have been spendin..
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Missouri vote puts health care back in crosshairs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Missouri voters' overwhelming opposition to requiring nearly all Americans to buy health insurance puts one of the least popular parts of P..
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FTC reaches settlement with Intel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Federal Trade Commission calls its settlement announced today with Intel as a victory for consumers who have overpaid for computer chips for a decade. Howe..
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Realtors report surge in South Fla. home sales

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - South Florida is seeing a surge in home sales. Realtors reported a 40.5 percent increase in pending home sales in Miami-Dade County last month over the same time last ..
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Commerce secretary visits Space Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is heading to the Kennedy Space Center to meet with workers who are losing their jobs because the space shuttle progr..
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Job market brightens a bit as service sector grows

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Job prospects are looking just a little brighter. The service sector, which makes up 80 percent of the economy, grew for the..
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Retail spending down in July

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

NEW YORK (AP) - Worried about the stalling economic recovery, Americans remained reluctant to spend at stores in July, especiallyon pricier items like jewelry, though they let go o..
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Work remains even with BP leak plugged, oil fading

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP claimed a key milestone Wednesday in a drive to permanently plug its blown-out oil well, upbeat news that dovetailed with a federal rep..
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Spill chief OKs plan to force cement down oil well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal official in charge of the Gulf oil spill says he has approved BP's plan to pump cement down the throat of the blown-out Gulf o..
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BP to begin forcing cement down well in next day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP officials say they plan to begin forcing cement down the blown-out Gulf oil well in the next day. The announcement came ..
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FDA moves toward tighter medical device oversight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Makers of X-ray machines, drug pumps and other medical devices would have to submit more safety information to win federal approval under a..
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Countrywide makes largest settlement in mortgage meltdown

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Countrywide Financial Corp. agreed to pay $600 million to settle shareholder lawsuits in the largest payout so far from the mortgage meltdown.U.S. District Judge..
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On water, 'static kill' appears to be going well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — A leader of the operation to plug up the blown-out oil well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico says the process is going well. ..
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Housing market still struggles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of buyers who signed contracts to purchase homes dropped in June, as the weak economy and tight lending standards kept consumers away from the housing ..
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Interior official: Drill ban may be lifted early

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration hopes to lift a freeze on deepwater drilling well before its scheduled Nov. 30 expiration date, the nation's top d..
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US auto sales rise in July, thanks to ads, credit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

DETROIT (AP) — Summer promotions and easier credit lured shoppers back to car buying last month, a relief to an industry worried about June's sales slowdown...
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Economic recovery falls to thrifty consumers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — American shoppers are being careful about how much they spend, and that's making businesses cautious about hiring. For the e..
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