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Universal Orlando Reverses Outside Bottle Ban

Universal Orlando lifted a ban on outside bottled drinks being brought into their theme parks.

02/19/2015

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Florida Ports Want Help In Luring Shipping Firms

The top lobbying group for Florida’s seaports wants the state to establish a marketing campaign to help lure cargo-shipping companies from major ports in other areas of the country.

02/19/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 07:  A general view of the Samsung booth at the 2014 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 10 and is expected to feature 3,200 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.  (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Samsung Buying Mobile-Pay Co. In Bid To Challenge Apple Pay

Samsung has stepped up to challenge Apple’s payment system by buying mobile-payment startup LoopPay..

02/18/2015

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State Senate Panel Supports KidCare For Immigrant Children

After lawmakers scuttled the idea last year, a Senate committee has backed a proposal to help immigrant children get health coverage in the KidCare program.

02/17/2015

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Products Claim To Protect Your Skin Against Dirty Air

We all know about the damaging effects that UV rays can have on our skin, but what effect does pollution have on our complexions? New products promise an extra layer of protection from pollution.

02/17/2015

Blogger Toni Sicola likes to snack on foods which are hunger busting and healthy.  (Source: CBS)

Dried Meat Snacks Going Healthy

Healthy may not be the first word that comes to mind when you think of dried meat snacks – like beef jerky. However, a growing number of brands are setting out to change that.

02/16/2015

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Designate A Friend To Post On Your Facebook Post Life

Facebook users can now leave an online legacy after they die.

02/12/2015

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High Chairs Recalled Due to Fall and Impact Hazard

While no injuries have been reported, a company has recalled thousands of its high chairs because the seat can loosen and fall.

02/09/2015

Apps that offer to pay you for doing tasks may be a great way to earn extra bucks but users may be risking much more than they think for the fast cash. (Source: CBS4)

Apps That Offer To Pay May Cost You Your Privacy

Apps that offer to pay you for doing tasks may be a great way to earn extra bucks but users may be risking much more than they think for the fast cash.

02/06/2015

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Drivers Enjoying Falling Pump Prices

When it comes to what we are paying at the pump, many are wondering just how low we’ll go. In the last month, Florida drivers have seen gas prices fall about 28-cents.

02/01/2015

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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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