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When beef is mechanically tenderized, needles or blades are used to break down the connective tissue in the meat, allowing for a more tender product. (Source: CBS4)

Tenderized Meat To Be Labeled In 2016

Some steaks and roasts on store shelves have been mechanically tenderized but until recently there were no rules in place to let consumers know if what they were buying had been tenderized, an important piece of information for consumers.

07/28/2015

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Justices Could Hear Satellite TV Tax Fight

Florida Supreme Court justices may take up an appeal by the Department of Revenue on a state law that imposes higher taxes on satellite-television companies than on their cable-TV competitors.

07/10/2015

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Key West Uber Drivers Face Fines & Arrest

Uber drivers in Key West are now facing a possibly hefty fines or even jail time.

07/09/2015

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Data Usage Leading To Big Bills Due To “Phantom Usage”

With the explosion in smartphones and apps people are using more and more data from watching videos to playing games and uploading pictures but all that data can lead to some big bills and angry customers

07/08/2015

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Whole Foods Apologizes For Pricing Problems

Whole Foods Market is apologizing to consumers for incorrect pricing.

07/03/2015

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Amazon Offering A New Way To Shop

Years ago buying things over the internet and your phone was unheard of. Now almost everyone does it. So what’s next? Getting your purchase delivered within minutes.

07/01/2015

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Whole Foods Under Investigation For Possibly Overcharging

The supermarket chain Whole Foods is often jokingly called “Whole Paycheck” because the inventory tends to be on the pricier side.

06/25/2015

Tristar Products Power Pressure Cooker XL  (Source: CBS4)

Local Couple Files Suit Over Exploding Pressure Cooker Case

It’s advertised as a revolutionary pressure cooker that cooks up meals faster and more delicious than ever before. But a South Florida couple is suing the cooker’s maker and the store where they bought it, claiming dinner blew up in their face.

06/24/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Pedestrians walk by a CVS store on November 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. CVS Caremark reported a 25 percent surge in third-quarter earnings with profits of $1.25 billion, or $1.02 per share, compared to $1.01 billion, or 79 cents a share one year ago. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CVS Health Launches Health, Beauty Makeover

CVS stores are getting a health and beauty makeover along with a shot of ethnic diversity meant to attract more customers.

06/17/2015

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Whole Foods: New Chain To Be Named For ‘365’ Store Brand

Supermarket chain Whole Foods says their new chain of stores with lower prices will be named after its brand “365 Everyday Value.”

06/12/2015

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