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Kraft announced plans to change the recipe for its iconic macaroni and cheese. (Credit: CBS2)

Kraft Announces Plans To Change Recipe For Iconic ‘Macaroni And Cheese’

Big changes are coming to an old familiar food. Kraft is changing the recipe of its popular macaroni and cheese.

04/20/2015

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 Bill Would Fine Some Businesses Not Paying Workers $15 An Hour

A bill being considered in Hartford calls for fines of $1 an hour for every worker on the job who’s earning less than $15.

04/20/2015

Nasdaq's CEO, Etsy executives and Etsy sellers ring the Nasdaq opening bell on April 16, 2015. (credit: Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images for Nasdaq)

Stocks For Brooklyn-Based Etsy Surge In Trading Debut

After pricing at $16 late Wednesday the stock opened at nearly double that, and hit a high of $35.73 in morning trading. The company is valued at $3.33 billion, based on afternoon trading just below $30.

04/16/2015

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino announces a deal on April 14, 2015, with Standard Amusements, which has agreed to run Playland amusement park in Rye. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Westchester County Picks Private Operator For Playland

Standard would also add new rides and restaurants and upgrade the park’s physical plant while trying to maintain Playland’s family-friendly feel.

04/14/2015

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and developer Bruce Ratner look at a rendering of a redeveloped Nassau Coliseum on April 14, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Developer Submits Redevelopment Plan For Nassau Coliseum Site

Developer Bruce Ratner has submitted his plan for the 91-acre site to the town of Hempstead for review.

04/14/2015

Independence Day Clothing was designed for autistic children. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Former TV News Anchor Develops Clothing Line For Autistic Children

Lauren Thierry teamed up with a designer and developed a special clothing line. Independence Day Clothing can be worn inside and out, backward and frontward.

04/13/2015

Lane Bryant has launched a new lingerie ad campaign called "I'm No Angel."

Lane Bryant Ad Campaign Takes Aim At Victoria’s Secret Angels

The campaign aims to prove that “all women are sexy” regardless of society’s traditional or stereotypical views on beauty.

04/07/2015

McDonalds sirloin third pound burgers (McDonald's)

McDonald’s Adding Bigger Burger ‘Sirloin Third Pound’ To Its Menu

McDonald’s says it’s introducing a trio of “Sirloin Third Pound” burgers for a limited time starting later this month, the latest sign the chain is pushing to improve perceptions about the quality of its food.

04/07/2015

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New Jersey Posts Details Of $225M Exxon Settlement On Website

The proposed settlement is now open for 60 days of public comment. The settlement needs to be approved by a judge.

04/06/2015

FILE -- Businessman John Catsimatidis owns United Riverhead Terminal Inc.  (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Riverhead Residents Fight Oil Terminal Expansion Plan

United Riverhead Terminal Inc. says the expansion in the Northville section of Riverhead will bring more jobs and cheaper gas prices.

04/06/2015

Lance Drucker, CEO and president of Drucker Wealth Management (credit: CBS2)

Financial Expert: Make Saving A Priority

April is Financial Literacy Month, and studies are painting a harsh picture about how poorly educated people are when it comes to managing their money.

04/05/2015

Some medical experts say the popular drug Cipro could come with unwanted side effects. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Is The Antibiotic ‘Cipro’ A Prescription For Danger?

Cipro is a common antibiotic that is prescribed for treating a number of bacterial infections, but some say it may be a prescription for danger.

04/03/2015

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Attorney Accused Of Trying To Help Con Man Impersonate Own Dad, Buy Maxim Magazine

A local attorney was charged Wednesday with conspiring to help a convicted con man in a ruse to borrow millions of dollars in a failed bid to buy Maxim magazine.

04/01/2015

A new bill would provide training for city parents who are trying to get back into the workforce. (Credit: CBS2)

Bill Could Provide Boost To City Parents Trying To Re-Enter The Work Force

Parents re-entering the work force may soon get help from New York City. A New bill introduced on Tuesday would provide free job training to parents trying to get back to work.

03/31/2015

A man walks past a GNC store in New York City on March 30, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Attorney General, GNC Reach Deal Over Herbal Supplements

Under the deal, GNC has agreed to better labeling and DNA testing on all active ingredients.

03/30/2015