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'Fireball' whiskey is being pulled from shelves in Europe because it contains a chemical found in anti-freeze. (Credit: CBS 2)

Popular Drink ‘Fireball’ Whiskey Pulled From Shelves In Europe, Still Available In NY

It’s one of the fastest growing liquor brands in America, but Fireball whiskey is now being recalled in parts of the Europe because it contains an ingredient found in anti-freeze.

10/30/2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out, Says He’s Proud To Be Gay

Cook wrote in the column, published Thursday, that it wasn’t an easy choice to publicly disclose that he is gay, but that he felt the acknowledgement could help others.

10/30/2014

A 311 complaint prompted a shift in a Park Slope bar's dog-friendly policy. (Credit: CBS2)

In The Dog House: Health Department Overrules Park Slope Bar’s Pooch-Friendly Policy

The Health Department said that inspectors never saw an animal inside of the bar before, and that “dogs, and other service animals, are prohibited in any food service establishment.”

10/29/2014

FILE -- Utility workers replace a pole that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy in Seaside Heights, N.J. (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Utilities: Communication With Customers Will Be Better For Next Storm

A major complaint in the days following Sandy was that customers didn’t know what repairs crews were working on when their power would be restored.

10/29/2014

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South Street Seaport Businesses Pick Up The Pieces After Superstorm Sandy

The three businesses are located on South Street, Peck Slip and Front Street and are part of a merchants’ alliance formed in the wake of Sandy called Old Seaport New York.

10/28/2014

Walmart Fat Girl Costumes

Walmart Apologizes For Listing ‘Fat Girl Costumes’ On Website

Walmart has issued an apology for labeling its plus-sized Halloween clothing as “fat girl” costumes.

10/27/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Job Growth A Key Issue In NY Governor’s Race

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York has more jobs than ever and that upstate New York is rebounding. Republican Rob Astorino talks about people fleeing to states with lower taxes and higher employment.

10/26/2014

Revel Casino Hotel (Credit: (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Revel, Atlantic City Battle Over Property Taxes

Lawyers for Atlantic City and the bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel are battling over as much as $30 million that Revel owes for property taxes and penalties.

10/25/2014

Could legalized sports betting be on its way to New Jersey? (BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Halts New Jersey’s Sports Betting Plan

A federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to at least temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.

10/24/2014

The "Pink Sweet" at the Stony Brook Holiday Inn Express (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Long Island Hotel Checks In To Breast Cancer Fight, Unveils Pink Room

A portion of the proceeds earned from those staying in the room at the Holiday Inn Express in Stony Brook will go to the cause.

10/23/2014

A sign for UBS is seen at one of the bank's branches in Bern, Switzerland. (credit: Getty Images)

UBS Puts Stamford Building On The Market

Financial services giant UBS has put its Stamford, Connecticut, building on the market in another sign the Swiss bank is ready to leave.

10/23/2014

A Lukoil gas station (credit: CBS 2)

Fueling Up Is Getting Harder As Gas Stations Close Across U.S.

More than 100 years after America’s first retail gasoline station opened, the National Petroleum News reports that America’s 160,000 gas stations are slowly receding from the landscape.

10/21/2014

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

De Blasio Balks At JPMorgan Chase’s Proposed $1 Billion Tax Break

JPMorgan Chase wanted to construct the buildings at Hudson Yards, costing about $6 billion. The skyscrapers would have housed 16,000 employees.

10/21/2014

880 Small Business Breakfast DP

WCBS 880 Small Business Breakfast: “Thinking Big” With Bruce Ratner

A standing room only crowd filled a ballroom at the Carltun in Eisenhower Park October 15th to hear developer Bruce Ratner talk about the art of networking, the power of persistence and the status of […]

10/21/2014