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FILE -- Solar panels  in Chicago (credit: Getty Images)

PSEG Long Island Promises Improved Transparency In Placement Of Solar Panel Farms

Shoreham residents are fighting against plans to build 10-foot-high solar panels across 60 acres of open land.

10/13/2014

The Waldorf Astoria  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Feds Take Close Look At Sale Of Waldorf Astoria To Chinese Company

Terms of the sale allow Hilton to run the hotel for the next 100 years and call for “a major renovation” that officials say has raised eyebrows in Washington, where fears of Chinese eavesdropping and cyber espionage run high.

10/13/2014

Shoppers wait for a Kmart to open on Thanksgiving night November 22, 2012 in Griffith, Indiana. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Kmart Announces Major Data Breach Affecting Credit Card Information

Kmart on Friday became the latest retailer to announce a data breach in its payment systems.

10/10/2014

(FILES) - The "Amazon" logo.  (credit: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Amazon Opening Retail Store On West 34th Street In Time For Holidays

The online retail giant plans to open a brick-and-mortar store at 7 West 34th Street just in time for the holidays.

10/10/2014

Dairy Queen store in Kentucky (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Dairy Queen Says Data Breach Affected 395 Stores This Past Summer

Dairy Queen announced Thursday that a security breach struck hundreds of its stores around the country this past summer – including some in the Tri-State Area.

10/09/2014

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of October 8, 2014. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Dow Sees Worst Drop Of The Year, Driven By Declines In Energy Companies

The Dow Jones industrial average closed 334 points lower on Thursday than the day before, in what amounted to the worst drop of the year.

10/09/2014

The Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson, left, and Antonio Allen line up against the Detroit Lions at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 28, 2014. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Monmouth Park Racetrack Forms Group To Handle Sports Betting

A New Jersey racetrack has taken another step toward offering sports betting if it becomes legal in New Jersey.

10/09/2014

A Connecticut Light & Power truck (credit: Michael Guerrera/WTIC)

CL&P Rate Hike Foes Include Public Officials, Customers

Drawing the most criticism is the utility’s plan to hike its monthly fixed charge — what consumers pay before they use a single kilowatt of electricity — from $16 to $25.50.

10/07/2014

JPMorgan Chase  (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

JPMorgan Chase Breach Heightens Data Security Doubts

The New York-based bank disclosed Thursday that the breach compromised customer information pertaining to roughly 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.

10/03/2014

The world headquarters of General Motors at the Renaissance Center in Detroit (Photo credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Over 117,000 Vehicles Affected By Latest GM Recall

General Motors announced Thursday that it is recalling 117,651 vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years for a defect that could cause them to stall.

10/02/2014

The Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson, left, and Antonio Allen line up against the Detroit Lions at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 28, 2014. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

N.J. Lawmakers Advance Sports Betting Bill

Legislation that would allow sports betting in casinos and racetracks has been advanced by a New Jersey Assembly panel.

10/02/2014

A man walks in front of the headquarters of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

76 Million Households Affected By JPMorgan Chase Data Breach

JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Thursday that a data breach affected 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.

10/02/2014

Screen capture of Digital.NYC website

NYC Launches Website For Tech Businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the Digital.NYC website Wednesday in Brooklyn.

10/01/2014

Dental patients are out thousands of dollars after the shutdown of two orthodontic offices, including this one on Fordham Road in the Bronx. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Dental Patients Out Thousands After Offices Suddenly Shut Down

Dental patients are out thousands of dollars following the sudden shut down of two offices in Washington Heights and the Bronx. Now, they are calling for an investigation, and begging for their money back.

09/30/2014

The Atlantic City boardwalk (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Pol Floats Idea Of Allowing Booze On Atlantic City Beaches, Boardwalk

Tom Kean Jr., New Jersey’s Senate Republican leader, says Atlantic City should loosen up about letting people carry open containers of alcohol.

09/25/2014