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South Florida Leads Nation In Cash Home Sales

It’s been said that ‘cash is king’ when making purchases and nowhere in the country is that more true than South Florida when it comes to buying a home.

08/20/2014

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Peanut, Almond Butter Recalled For Salmonella Risk

Hain Celestial Group Inc. issued a recall of some peanut and almond butter due to possible salmonella contamination.

08/19/2014

(Source: recaro.com)

Recaro Recalls Over 39,000 Child Safety Seats

Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child’s head move too far in a crash.

08/19/2014

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Apple Bans Use Of Chemicals In iPhone Assembly

Apple is banning the use of two possibly hazardous chemicals during the assembly of iPhones and iPads.

08/13/2014

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Amazon Debuts Mobile Payment App & Card Reader

Amazon is getting into the small business sector with their new credit-card processing device and mobile app that helps business owners accept payments using their smart phones and tablets.

08/13/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Boxed Alternative To Bottled Water Hitting Store Shelves

Bottled water is receiving a bad rap due to environmental concerns. A company based in the Midwest is selling an alternative that claims to be more eco-friendly: water in a box.

08/07/2014

BAGHDAD, IRAQ - JULY 6: Sarmod Shamail, the only tattoo artist in the city, uses his homemade needle to ink a design on the arm of Walter Tamal at the Agony Tattoo parlor July 6, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq. The tatoo parlor serves customers who want tattoos, in what is becoming somewhat of a trend. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FDA Warns Tattoo Inks Can Cause Infections

Those thinking about getting a tattoo may want to check what ink is being used for their new design.

08/07/2014

Florida Money

Florida’s Consumer Spending Growth Lags Behind Nation

Three years after the Great Recession, spending in Florida lags behind most other states, according to U.S. Bureau Economic Analysis data released Thursday.

08/07/2014

(Source: CBS4)

IKEA To Open Sweetwater Store This Month

Miami-Dade fans of the Scandinavian furniture and home furnishings retailer IKEA will no longer have to schlep north to Sunrise to while the hours cruising the store and lunch on their famous Swedish meatballs.

08/06/2014

(Courtesy: P.F. Chang's )

P.F. Chang’s Names Florida Restaurants In Data Breach

P.F. Chang’s released more details about the ongoing investigation into a security breach saying data may have been stolen at 33 locations including Florida.

08/05/2014

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2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

Gadgets & Gizmos Galore At CES 2013

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AAA’s Safest Cars For Teens

Safety, style and reliability make this list of cars top picks by AAA Car Buying experts.

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Hot Holiday Toys 2011

Here’s a look at the top 10 holiday toys. Toys on this list were featured by popular stores like Toys “R” Us, Amazon.com and Target.

Lufthansa's Airbus A-380, the world's largest airplane, taxis in after landing for the first time at MIA on Friday, June 10, 2011. (CBS4)

World’s Largest Passenger Plane Arrives At MIA

The largest passenger airliner in the world is coming to Miami. Lufthansa has announced that it will be the first airline to offer scheduled Airbus A380 service to Miami with daily flights between Frankfurt and Miami beginning June 10, 2011.

Airport body scans are seen by agents in a separate room, who do not see passengers’ faces. (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

What Not To Wear In The TSA Security Line

Everyone bundled up, ready to go for an airplane ride to Grandma’s house? You might want to double check your family before you get in line at the airport. With 42.2 million Americans projected to take to the skies for Thanksgiving, the public outcry over intrusive body scans and invasive pat downs by the TSA could make the security line even more long and frustrating. Want to avoid setting off the security alarms and a TSA pat down? Just look over your traveling clothes one more time.

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