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Henrik Lundqvist celebrates after the Rangers defeat the Canadiens in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Ticket Prices Soar, But Rangers’ Cup Appearance May Only Bring Small Economic Boost

With the Rangers in the Stanley Cup Final, the city will see a small boost to the economy compared to other major sporting events.

05/31/2014

An 8-month-old Hopatcong girl has become the 6th infant in the U.S. to die in a Nap Nanny Recliner. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hopatcong Girl Found Dead In Nap Nanny Recliner

An 8-month-old Hopatcong, N.J. girl has become the sixth infant in the country to die in a Nap Nanny Recliner.

05/31/2014

Complaining on Twitter could get you better customer service (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Complaining On Twitter To Get Better Customer Service

Anyone whose had a customer complaint all on deaf ears knows how frustrating it can be. But there’s a new way to complain that could get you better results.

05/29/2014

FILE - A man takes a 'selfie' outside Rockefeller Center. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Selfies For Sale, How You Can Make Quick Cash With Your Smartphone

A lot of people take selfies for fun, but now some smartphone owners are using them to earn money.

05/28/2014

Tech experts say self-driving cars are no longer a matter of if, but when. (Credit: CBS 2)

Self-Driving Cars Could Be A Part Of The Very Near Future

This is the first time that Google has designed a model on its own. For years the company has been testing its technology in Toyota made vehicles.

05/28/2014

Suppliers are struggling to meet an increasing demand for organic milk. (Credit: CBS 2)

Suppliers Struggle To Meet Demand For Popular Organic Milk

If you are looking for organic milk you may find that these days it’s a little bit harder to come by.

05/27/2014

The Better Business Bureau. (Credit CBS 2)

Scammers Posed As Better Business Bureau In Attempt To Rip-Off Desperate Job Seekers

The consumer group is known for protecting people from all sorts of scams, but it recently became the victim of one.

05/27/2014

Officials say that unregulated 'Phrosties'  could lead to a number of serious problems. (Credit: CBS 2)

Popular New Adult Beverage The ‘Phrostee’ Is Now Under Investigation

There is a new adult beverage in town and it is called a Phrostee. Now, the drink is under investigation and it comes with a big ‘buyer beware.’

05/26/2014

P.C. Richard and Son is among the retailers that will be offering big savings this Memorial Day Weekend. (Credit: CBS 2)

The Unofficial Start To Summer Also Means Big Savings At Area Retailers

Memorial Day weekend is in sight and while the weather isn’t guaranteed, holiday weekend sales are expected to deliver.

05/21/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: ‘Tis The Season To Liberally Apply Sunscreen

The unofficial start of summer serves as an annual reminder to use sunscreen whenever you head outdoors.

05/20/2014

Low-Flying Airplane (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flying The Filthy Skies: New Research Shows That Bacteria Thrives In Airplane Cabins

Researchers exposed six airplane surfaces to both bacterias. The exposed surfaces included arm rests, leather seats, tray tables, seat pockets, window shades, and toilet handles.

05/20/2014

A north Jersey woman says a faulty flour silo turned her home into a winter wonderland. (Credit: CBS 2)

Faulty Flour Silo Turned North Jersey Woman’s Home Into A Winter Wonderland

What looked like a winter wonderland was actually the result of a faulty pipe that leaked baking powder all over the woman’s home.

05/19/2014

Chocolate milk (Sugar Bear/Wikimedia Commons)

Connecticut Seeks To Ban Chocolate Milk In Public Schools

Moo hoo. The Nutmeg State seeks to ban chocolate milk from public schools.

05/16/2014

Eisenhower Park - East Meadow, NY - May 7, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Nassau County Exec. Proposes Increasing Fees For County Services

Under the plan, inspections would cost an additional $61, adult annual membership at Eisenhower Park’s Aquatic Center would rise by $50 and weekend golf at the park would go up from $36 to $40.

05/15/2014

A woman wants a Citgo station to cover the cost of repairs needed after her tank was filed with contaminated gas. (Credit:CBS 2)

Woman Wants Citgo Station To Pick Up Tab For Damage Caused By Bad Fuel

A Bergen County gas station is under investigation for allegedly selling contaminated fuel.

05/14/2014

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International Toy Fair At Javits Center

The Jacob Javits Center has turned into a huge playground. The 108th Annual International Toy Fair is in Manhattan this week showcasing the hottest trends in the industry.

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria's Secret at Victoria's Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Adriana Lima Models $2 Million Victoria’s Secret Bra

Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria’s Secret at Victoria’s Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City.

Filene's Running of the Brides

Filene’s Basement Running Of The Brides

Deal-hungry women create an annual spectacle.

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