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Nissan Recalls More Than 52,000 Vehicles Over Faulty Air Bags

Nissan is recalling more than 52,000 vehicles for passenger air bags that can explode with too much force and send shards of metal into the passenger compartment.

11/09/2014

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Home Depot: 53 Million E-Mail Addresses Also Stolen In Data Breach This Year

Hackers stole 53 million email addresses in addition to customers’ card data, Home Depot said Thursday.

11/06/2014

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CL&P Customers Await Decision On Rate Hikes

A decision by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority on the increase will come by mid-December.

11/06/2014

Jammers can be used to interrupt cell phone conversations, but they come with a serious risk. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Breaking The Rules To ‘Jam’ Annoying Cell Phone Conversations

If you have ever wished that you could flip a switch and put an end to another person’s annoying phone calls, you can, but there may be a hefty price to pay.

11/03/2014

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U.S. Department Of Justice Asks Court To Block On-Screen Ad Company Merger

The U.S. Department of Justice asked a court Monday to block a planned merger of the nation’s only two large cinema on-screen advertising companies, saying consumers might face higher prices at theaters if a merger is carried out.

11/03/2014

Atlantic City officials are trying to reinvent the town after two casinos closed and more are threatening to do so. (Credit: CBS 2)

September’s Employment Numbers Show Atlantic County’s Largest Unemployment Spike In 25 Years

Between Showboat, Revel and Trump Plaza casino hotels all closing around Labor Day weekend this year, Atlantic County’s September unemployment, at 11.4 percent, was a huge 1.3 percent jump from August.

10/31/2014

'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

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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