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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

Moishe's Bake Shop in the East Village has been struggling in the days since the explosion. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

East Village Explosion Takes A Toll On Nearby Businesses

Just two doors down from the blast site at Second Avenue and East Seventh Street, Moishe’s Bake Shop is open, but hurting for business.

03/30/2015

Long lines form at JFK Airport on March 30, 2015, after a JetBlue computer outage . (credit: @odienscott/Instagram)

JetBlue Computer Outage Causes Delays For Passengers

A list of flights on the website of JFK Airport, JetBlue’s busiest airport, showed delays of 60 to 90 minutes for early morning flights and numerous delays but there were shorter delays for more recent flights.

03/30/2015

The Brookfield Place mall in Lower Manhattan. (Credit: Brookfield Properties)

Brookfield Place Mall Brings Upscale Shopping To Downtown Manhattan

Hermes, Bottega Veneta, and Diane von Furstenberg are just a few of the retailers who have a new home near the World Trade Center.

03/28/2015

Sal Mazzaro shows off his utility bill - Lynbrook, NY - Jul 7, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Could Become First State To Ban Variable-Rate Utility Contracts

Consumers are often tempted to opt for variable rates with electric utility companies, hoping to lower their bills.

03/24/2015

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer (credit: Noam Galai/Getty Images)

Manhattan Borough President Seeks Rent Mediation For Mom-And-Pop Businesses

Under Brewer’s proposal, if a landlord seeks to jack up a store’s rent, a mediator would try to work out a deal. If one cannot be reached, the business would receive a one-year extension so that it has time to find a new space.

03/24/2015