Sens. Charles Schumer, second from left, and Richard Blumenthal, second from right, call for a law requiring vets to provide prescriptions for pet medications July 20, 2014. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer, Blumenthal Launch Dogged Pursuit Of Cheaper Pet Meds

Schumer said pet owners are paying a 240 percent markup when you buy pet medications from the vet

07/20/2014

A puppy arrives at North Shore Animal League America in Port Washington on July 18, 2014. (Credit: TV 10/55)

Mill Puppies Arrive At Long Island Shelter To Be Prepped For Adoption

After a six-day journey through the Midwest, the North Shore Animal League America van backed up to the Port Washington shelter, where volunteers and staff eagerly awaited their arrival.

07/18/2014

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Fans Flock To See Grumpy Cat And Oskar The Blind Cat In Manhattan

The world’s most famous feline was back in the Big Apple today, and it was awful.

1010 WINS–07/16/2014

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Summer Road Trip Checklist When Traveling With Kids

Packing essentials for a family-friendly road trip that won’t leave you wishing you’d never left home.

07/07/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Guide to the Fourth Of July will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

07/01/2014

Fans cheer during the Stadium Show on Arthur Ashe Kids' Day prior to the start of the 2012 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 25, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

NYC’s 5 Best Family Friendly Summer Activities

Before it’s time to get the kids ready for back-to-school season, take advantage of the warm weather – and free time – in New York City together. These family friendly activities are great ways to get your kids out and about before the fall arrives.

06/25/2014

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Stamford Fires Animal Shelter Manager For Allegedly Adopting Out Violent Dogs

Stamford Mayor David Martin announced the firing of animal control manager Laurie Hollywood on Wednesday.

06/19/2014

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4th of July Fireworks Safety Checklist

Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.

06/16/2014

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Animal Care & Control of NYC Participates In ‘Just One Day’ Event To Promote No Kill Goal

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s a sad reality all over the country: thousands of healthy and treatable animals are being euthanized in shelters each day for lack of resources, including space, funding for medical care […]

1010 WINS–06/11/2014

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School’s Out: Ways To Beat Summertime Boredom

Don’t let the summertime blues get you down. There are lots of ways to beat that boredom if you just let your creativity soar. Here are a few fun ideas to get you started.

06/09/2014

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5 Best Club Of The Month Gifts For Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, sign up the world’s most perfect papa for a monthly club that will remind him of your affection and tickle his fancy all year long. Here are five clubs he will actually be happy to get signed up for.

06/01/2014

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5 Summer Jobs That Will Look Good On Your College Application

For those students hoping to push their application to the top of the ever-growing heap, prior work experience can be a big plus. The right job history can up any candidate’s profile and turn hopeful applicants into freshmen.

06/01/2014

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5 Ways To Get Outdoors With Dad On Father’s Day

There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.

06/01/2014

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Men Reveal What They Love About Being A Dad

Three dads share what fatherhood means to them.

06/01/2014

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Book Gift Ideas For Dad This Father’s Day

Is your dad into thrillers, mysteries, music legends or even great beer? This Father’s Day, our sister company, Simon & Schuster, has him covered with great books that would make the perfect gift for any dad.

06/01/2014

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