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A Samsung employee shows the new Galaxy Note 5 after the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event August 13, 2015 in New York. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT        (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Jumbo Phones From Samsung Ahead Of Expected New iPhone

Tech giant Samsung unveiled two new Android smartphones with jumbo screens on Thursday.

08/13/2015

Courtroom Gavel

FPL Drilling Investments Face Supreme Court Fight

A new plan that would allow Florida Power & Light to invest ratepayer money for natural-gas drilling projects may be facing a Supreme court fight.

08/13/2015

A rare group of people are in pain because of everyday sounds. (Source: CBS4)

Medical Price Websites, Bid To Save Money On Procedures

When we go to the store, we like to have plenty of choices and we like to know the cost of those choices. The healthcare marketplace is no different. In a growing demand for transparency, medical price websites are on the rise.

08/12/2015

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Artisan Finishing Salts Adds Spice Of Life

There used to be a time when asking for a salt shaker meant the chef didn’t add enough flavor. Today, some cooks choose to leave the seasoning unfinished in the kitchen to allow you to put the final touch on yourself using artisan finishing salts.

08/12/2015

It’s not a new concept, but “checkout charity” is a growing one. Dozens of big name retailers collected nearly $400 million last year on behalf of a variety of charities. (Source: CBS4)

Growing Trend Of ‘Checkout Charities’ Has Customers Feeling The Pressure

From the supermarket to the drug store, are you being ambushed at the checkout counter by cashiers wanting you to donate to charity?

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Businesses Trade Your Privacy For Profit

When you start using an app, a new website or buy something online, or in a store, do you take the time to read the company’s privacy policy closely?

08/10/2015

ORBERA is a middle ground for patients who want to lose weight without surgery but need more help than just a nutrition and exercise plan.
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Gastric Balloon Could Inflate Your Weight-Loss Success

Insert a balloon into your stomach, start to lose weight. Those are the basics of a new procedure you can only get from a University of Miami doctor.

08/10/2015

Adventure Weddings (Source: CBS4)

More Couples Saying I Do To Adventure Weddings

A new trend in weddings has some couples ditching a walk down the aisle, and lacing up their sneakers instead.

08/07/2015

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Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Kicks Off

It’s about that time, South Florida, as the state’s back-to-school sales tax holiday is officially underway.

08/07/2015

Dozens of people in Pinellas County are drying out after more than four feet of flood water rushed through their homes on August 4, 2015. (Source: WTSP)

Florida Starts Price Gouging Hotline Amid State Of Emergency

With parts of Florida in a state of emergency due to severe weather and flooding, Attorney General Pam Bondi started a price gouging hotline for people in counties affected.

08/07/2015

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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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