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Florida Unemployment Rate Dips Slightly; Still Higher Than National Rate

Florida’s unemployment rate is now higher than the national rate.

07/18/2014

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Amazon Launches Kindle Unlimited Service

For less than $10 a month, Amazon will begin offering a new subscription service for Kindle devices that will allow subscribers unlimited access to thousands of books and audiobooks.

07/18/2014

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Apple To Refund $400 Million After Digital Books Settlement

Refunds are coming to Apple users ensnared in a plot to raise the prices of digital books.

07/17/2014

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College-Bound Students Turning To Gift Registries For Supplies

As college freshmen prepare for their first semester, many are turning to friends and relatives for help.

07/17/2014

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BMW Recalls 1.6M 3-Series Cars For Air Bag Problem

BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix an air bag problem that is hitting much of the global auto industry.

07/16/2014

Gemini USB A/C Power Adaptors/Chargers (Photo: CPSC.gov)

Recall Issued For Adaptor Used To Charge Electronics

A voluntary recall was issued for a USB to AC power adapter due to the possibility it could be a burn hazard.

07/14/2014

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Amazon Asks FAA For Permission To Fly Drones

Amazon has asked the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to use drones to help deliver packages to customers.

07/11/2014

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Free Slurpees As 7-Eleven Celebrates Birthday On 7/11

7-Eleven is celebrating its 87th birthday Friday by giving away free Slurpees on what’s being called “7-Eleven Day.”

07/11/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23:  Harley-Davidson riders reveal Project LiveWire, the first electric Harley-Davidson motorcycle during a special ride across the iconic Manhattan Bridge on June 23, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Harley Davidson)

Harley-Davidson Recalling 66,421 Motorcycles

Harley-Davidson is recalling 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year because their front wheels can lock up without warning.

07/10/2014

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Ford Recalling 100,610 Vehicles For Safety Issues

Ford is recalling 100,610 vehicles in North America for various safety defects.

07/08/2014

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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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