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Niagara bottled water (Niagarawater.com)

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

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Experts: For Pain Relief Skip The Medicine Cabinet, Head To The Kitchen

A lot of people live with pain, from chronic conditions like arthritis or joint pain, or maybe from starting a new exercise.

06/19/2015

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

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

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

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Airline Industry Group Recommends Downsizing Carry-On Luggage Limit

A trade group of airlines recommended the change to solve a dilemma: passengers shut out of overhead space on crowded planes.

06/10/2015

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NYC Could Become First City In U.S. To Require High-Sodium Warning Labels On Menus

The Health Department will propose all chain restaurants add a symbol resembling a salt shaker on menus next to food products that contain more than the recommended daily limit, the AP reports.

06/09/2015

Coffee bar at Fifth Avenue (Photo/Juliet Papa)

Hackers Break Into Eataly’s Credit Card System

A popular Italian gourmet food market in Manhattan is warning its customers that hackers broke into its credit card system.

06/05/2015

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A Look At This Summer’s Hot Toys

Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by the CBS2 studios to show off some of the hot summer toys.

05/24/2015

New York Rangers fans enjoy the game against the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden on December 21, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL To Fans: Beware Of Counterfeit Merchandise

Kelly Lynch, associate legal counsel for the NHL, said the league has seen shoddy knockoffs that simply fall apart and even errors that could make fans look foolish.

05/24/2015

ER at White Plains Hospital. (CBS 2)

Billing Firm Employee Blamed For Data Breach At White Plains Hospital, Other Facilities

White Plains Hospital and several other hospitals in New York state were recently hit with a data breach that occurred through a medical billing company, the hospital announced Tuesday.

05/19/2015

FILE -- Omega Mckenzie gets into a moving truck moments before leaving for Atlanta, Georgia from Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Better Business Bureau Offers Tips For People Hiring Movers

New York’s Better Business Burea wants to make sure everyone moving gets a fair deal.

05/18/2015

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De Blasio Takes Aim At Alleged Abuses, Health Risks At City Nail Salons

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is launching an effort to crack down on abuses and health risks at nail salons.

05/15/2015

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Internet Group Sends Letter To De Blasio Opposing ‘Stifling’ Taxi Smartphone App Regulations

Under the regulation, smartphone app operators must apply for approval for any updates to their taxi-hailing software.
The Internet companies feel that the rule would stifle innovation and hurt business.

05/14/2015

FILE - A Verizon sign hangs on a store in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Verizon Buys AOL For $4.4 Billion

Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields.

05/12/2015