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De Blasio Takes Aim At Alleged Abuses, Health Risks At City Nail Salons

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is launching an effort to crack down on abuses and health risks at nail salons.

05/15/2015

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Internet Group Sends Letter To De Blasio Opposing ‘Stifling’ Taxi Smartphone App Regulations

Under the regulation, smartphone app operators must apply for approval for any updates to their taxi-hailing software.
The Internet companies feel that the rule would stifle innovation and hurt business.

05/14/2015

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut Business Leaders Say State Democrats’ Budget Plan Will Be A Disaster

Business leaders from Fairfield County heard from state lawmakers, Republican and Democrat, about their parties’ budget plans.

05/13/2015

FILE - A Verizon sign hangs on a store in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Verizon Buys AOL For $4.4 Billion

Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields.

05/12/2015

Chrisie Canny, owner of Fortune Keeper (credit: CBS2)

Woman Balances Motherhood, Running Own Business

Canny’s company, Fortune Keeper, makes items such as key chains, bracelets and necklaces that slide open so that people can include a fortune, photo or personal goal inside.

05/10/2015

Kristine Johnson tries out a CVAC pod for feeling better and better health. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Sitting Around For Better Health?

A new technology offers users a chance to feel better, by simply sitting inside of a pod.

05/08/2015

Artist's rendering of the proposed stadium for the New  York Cosmos soccer team (credit: New York Cosmos)

Cosmos Try To Convince Long Island That Stadium Plan Is A Winner

The team envisions a privately funded 25,000-seat soccer stadium, retail shopping, restaurants, a hotel and community parks.

05/07/2015

A Lumber Liquidators store (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Lumber Liquidators Suspends Sales Of Chinese-Made Flooring

The flooring supplier said Thursday that it decided to suspend the sales while a board committee completes a review of its sourcing compliance program.

05/07/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo To Bypass Legislature In Bid To Raise Minimum Wage

Cuomo says he will direct the state labor commissioner to examine the minimum wage in the fast-food industry.

05/07/2015

Jeffrey Hazylett

Blunt Talk From Piers Morgan On How Gun Control Advocacy Cost Him His CNN Job

People either love him or hate him and Piers Morgan reveals why in a no-holds-barred conversation on All Business with Jeffrey Hayzlett.

05/05/2015

FILE -- A NJ TRANSIT bus (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Fair Lawn Couple Says Evening Was Ruined When NJ Transit Bus Skipped Their Stop

A couple in Bergen County missed a Broadway show when their New Jersey Transit bus didn’t show, and another one drove right by them.

05/01/2015

Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal enters an Airbnb rental. (credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Assemblywoman Goes Undercover, Finds Industry Of Illegal Airbnb Rentals

Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, D-Manhattan, went undercover to see exactly how it’s happening.

04/30/2015

FILE - A Styrofoam take-out container is viewed in a trash can in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Industry Groups Sue To Stop NYC’s Plastic Foam Container Ban

Coalition members from The Restaurant Action Alliance NYC said Thursday their lawsuit filed in Manhattan state supreme court seeks to block the ban that’s set to go into effect July 1.

04/30/2015

Critics say this label on Bud Light bottles makes light of sexual assault. (Credit: via Reddit)

Bud Light Stirs Controversy With Labels Promoting ‘Up For Whatever’ Campaign

The label on the outside of a beer bottle has left a bad taste in some people’s mouths. It’s part of Bud Light’s ‘Up For Whatever’ campaign.

04/28/2015

One of the chickens rented for eggs by Lynne and Michael Tenten of Gillette, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Rent A Chicken? Entrepreneurs Hatch Hen-Rental Idea For Fans Of Fresh Eggs

Poultry leasing has turned out to be a serious investment as more people want fresh eggs from humanely raised hens, without the responsibilities of ownership.

04/28/2015