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Got A Baby? Need Some Gear? Tips From The NY Baby Show

How new or expectant parents navigate the megaworld of baby gear and its precursor, the megaworld of pregnancy gear, is an individual quest.

05/20/2015

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Takata Air Bag Recall Doubles To Nearly 34 Million

Takata Corp. has declared 33.8 million airbags defective, doubling the number of cars and trucks in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S history.

05/19/2015

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Judge Tosses Challenge To School Voucher Program

A legal challenge to the state’s private-school voucher program has been dismissed.

05/18/2015

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Five Supermarket Secrets That Can Save You Money

Who hasn’t among us gone into supermarket with a list of three or four items and walked out with a cart-full of groceries?

05/13/2015

Police Press and Go Toy Vehicles recalled. 5/12/15 (Source: CPSC)

Choking Hazard Prompts Recall Of Popular Toy

A popular toy company is recalling thousands of toy police cars because of police man’s hat can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

05/13/2015

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Verizon, Sprint Settle Over Phony Charges

Verizon Wireless and Sprint customers who had unauthorized charges on their bills from premium text messages may be eligible for a refund.

05/13/2015

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Exclusive: Hacker Talks Stolen Credit Cards Black Market

A hacker is speaking exclusively to CBS4 about credit cards. He’s risking going to jail to expose a network of thieves.

05/12/2015

DIY dentistry didn't work for Tina Hicks.  (Source: CBS)

Experts Warn Against DIY Dentistry

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) — It seems that you can turn to the Internet to learn how to do just about anything. Sometimes learning from the web can save you money, but […]

05/12/2015

CBS4's David Sutta put his smart thermostat to the test. (Source: CBS4)

The Smart Thermostat Test

You may have seen them in at a hardware or electronics store. They are called smart thermostats. And they claim to be easy to install and will save you big money, as much as 20 percent off your power bill. So CBS4’s David Sutta decided to put it to the test.

05/11/2015

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Olive Garden Has New Way To Lure You In

Some people have said the best part about going to Olive Garden is the endless breadsticks. Well, the company listened and decided to try something a little different.

05/11/2015

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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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