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Officials hold a press conference at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Sunset Park on June 29, 2015. (Credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

NYC Reactivates South Brooklyn Marine Terminal

The move allows barges laden with ship containers to be ferried from New Jersey to Brooklyn rather than being driven through bridges and tunnels.

06/29/2015

UPS is accused in a lawsuit of charging different prices for same-sized packages. (Credit: CBS2)

Suit Claims UPS Charged Customers Different Rates For The Same Sized Packages

An allegation lodged by the Department of Consumer Affairs claims that Whole Foods mislabeled weights on pre-packaged foods.

06/26/2015

The Consumer Electronics Show brought the latest and greatest tech products to Chelsea (Credit: CBS2)

Latest And Greatest Gadgets Are On Display At Consumer Electronics Week

If you love gadgets and electronics the latest and greatest products are being unveiled in Chelsea.

06/24/2015

A sticker with the Uber logo is displayed in the window of a car. (Credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NYC Council Proposes Bill Restricting Number Of Uber, Other For-Hire Cars

Councilman Stephen Levin, D-Brooklyn, is sponsoring a bill he calls a “timeout.”

06/24/2015

Uber ride sharing service (Credit: CBS 2)

Group Files FTC Complaint Over Uber Privacy Policy

The Electronic Privacy Information Center, a Washington, D.C.-based public interest research group, filed the complaint Monday with the Federal Trade Commission.

06/24/2015

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Niagara Issues Voluntary Recall For Bottled Spring Water

Niagara Bottling issued a voluntary recall over concerns that one of its water sources is contaminated with E. coli.

06/22/2015

A sticker with the Uber logo is displayed in the window of a car. (Credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NYC Taxi Commission OKs New Rules For App-Based Car Services

The commission initially required companies such as Uber and Lyft to submit any proposed app changes for its approval. The providers said that would stifle innovation.

06/22/2015

Gotham Greens is on a mission to bring locally grown produce to New York City. (Credit:CBS2)

Gotham Greens Brings Locally Grown Produce To The Big Apple

New York City usually doesn’t evoke images of lush farmland, but one company is looking to change that, and give a whole new meaning to locally grown.

06/18/2015

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Lyft To Pay $300,000 For Violating New York State Regulatory Laws

Ride-hailing service Lyft will pay $300,000 to settle allegations that it violated New York state laws.

06/18/2015

A close-up of the front of the US 10-dollar bill. (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman To Appear On New $10 Bill; Who Should It Be?

Move over Alexander Hamilton! The $10 bill will soon feature a woman, the U.S. Treasury Department announced Wednesday night.

06/18/2015

FILE -- United Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

United Airlines To Drop Flights At JFK Airport

United Airlines will stop flying to Kennedy Airport in October and shift the remaining cross-country flights there to its nearby hub in Newark.

06/16/2015

Departing Plane (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Airlines Push Back Against Comparison-Shopping Travel Websites

Before booking a flight, many travelers shop around online to find the best deal. However, airlines don’t necessarily want consumers cashing in on sky-high savings.

06/16/2015

House For Sale Sign (file / credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Long Island Housing Prices On The Rise

According to Multiple Listing Service, the average price of a home in Suffolk County has jumped 10 percent, and Nassau County’s average is up 6 percent.

06/16/2015

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Schumer Wants Airlines To Scrap Carry-On Luggage Proposal

Sen. Charles Schumer wants to ground a plan that would shrink the allowed size of carry-on luggage on airplanes.

06/14/2015

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City Council Bill Takes Aim At Illegal Airbnb Rentals

The fine for a first-time offense would skyrocket from $1,000 to $10,000 and the maximum penalty would be $50,000.

06/10/2015