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Price At The Pump Continues To Fall

In addition to discounted prices at stores and malls, this holiday season has another gift for those who pinch pennies at this time of year.

11/28/2014

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Retail Strategist Says It’s The Season Of Spending For Floridians

New research from the University of Florida revealed consumer confidence in the Sunshine State is at a 7-year high.

11/27/2014

The airbag unit for the passenger seat of a Toyota Motor Corp. vehicle is seen at the company's showroom in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Takata Corp. faces its biggest recall crisis in almost two decades after defective airbag inflators led Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. to call back more than 3 million vehicles. (Source: Koichi Kamoshida/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

US Agency Threatens To Act Against Air Bag Maker

U.S. safety regulators have threatened airbag maker Takata Corp. with fines and legal action, if they do not admit the driver’s air bag inflators are defective and agree to a nationwide recall.

11/26/2014

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Florida’s Turnpike Offers Free Coffee

Driving down the highway during the busy holiday season can be taxing. To help out drivers, the service plazas along Florida’s Turnpike are offering free coffee breaks over the long holiday weekend.

11/26/2014

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Key Cloning A New Safety Concern

In the world of 3D printers and smart phones, crooks could start cloning your keys.

11/25/2014

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Feds Warn Shoppers About Holiday Scams

As the holiday shopping season ramps up, federal investigators want consumers to be aware of potential scams leading into the holidays.

11/25/2014

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Florida’s Consumer Confidence Climbing

A survey released by the University of Florida on Tuesday revealed Florida’s consumer confidence is reaching its highest point in more than seven years.

11/25/2014

BlackBerry's Z10 smartphone hits U.S. stores on Saturday, March 23rd. (Source: CNET)

Having Thanksgiving Travel Trouble? There’s An App For That

Countless movies over the years have illustrated the absurdity of holiday travel. Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine.

11/25/2014

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Credit Card Perks Can Save You Cash

Most credit cards come with perks like prize points or frequent flyer miles, but did you know your credit or debit card may offer benefits that could save you hundreds, even thousands of dollars?

11/25/2014

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Animal Feed Recalled After Horses Die In Davie

Owners of horses at a Davie boarding farm and riding school said the animals are dying because of tainted feed.

11/24/2014

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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.

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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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