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Seen At 11: Thought You Couldn’t Afford To Fly Privately? Think Again

For anyone who has ever dreamed of jetting off on a private plane, you may want to start packing.

02/03/2015

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More Than 2M Vehicles Recalled 2nd Time For Faulty Air Bags

More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.

01/31/2015

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Seen At 11: Name Your Price When Buying Furniture, Electronics With New Websites

Everyone loves a bargain now, there are websites where they say a good deal is pretty much guaranteed because you—the consumer—names their price.

01/30/2015

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Stop & Shop Stores Recall Paprika Product Due To Unlisted Peanuts

Stop & Shop supermarkets on Friday announced a recall of a brand of paprika, on the grounds that the label on the condiment fails to mention that it might contain peanuts and could be dangerous for those who are allergic.

01/30/2015

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Seen At 11: Cornell Grad Students Working On App To Protect Texters From Themselves

Humans may have mastered the art of walking and chewing gum, but not necessarily the art of walking and texting.

01/29/2015

Pedestrians walk through lower Manhattan on a cold and snowy morning on January 9, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stay Warm, Stay Fashionable: Expert Tips For Looking Good In Cold Weather

With freezing temperatures and more snow in the forecast it can be tough to dress for the cold and still look good.

01/29/2015

Ravaged by Superstorm Sandy, the iconic Madelaine chocolate company has been given new life. (Credit: CBS2)

Iconic New York Chocolate Company ‘Madelaine’ Finds New Life After Sandy

Chocoholics rejoice! A New York City chocolate institution has new life after Superstorm Sandy nearly washed it up.

01/29/2015

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Connecticut Senator Looks To Change Law To Allow Tesla Sales

Connecticut law currently protects car dealerships by preventing car manufacturers from selling directly to customers.

01/29/2015

A photographer in New Jersey is putting a new spin on family portraits by capturing real life scenes. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Photographer’s Unusual Portraits Zoom-In On ‘Real Picture’ Of Family Life

A New Jersey photographer turned her hobby into a business creating unusual family portraits that show the ‘real’ picture of family life.

01/27/2015

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Brisket Prices On The Rise As Demand Exceeds Supply

A persistent drought out west is leaving ranchers with two choices: pay for expensive feed or thin their herds, leading to the lowest levels in 60 years.

01/22/2015

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Hottest Houseware Gadgets, Gizmos Unveiled At Midtown Show

The latest and greatest in houseware gizmos and gadgets were unveiled in Midtown on Wednesday.

01/21/2015

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Previewing The 110th New York Boat Show

The 110th New York Boat Show will feature new technology, options that won’t bust your budget and, of course, some over-the-top luxury models if you’re ready to think big.

01/18/2015

A demonstration of a bracelet loaded with pepper spray that can be used in self-defense. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: New Devices Can Offer Personal Protection On The Go

A bracelet loaded with pepper spray is a fashion accessory that can come in handy during a life threatening emergency.

01/14/2015

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Chipotle Puts Pork Offerings On Hold After Suspending Supplier Over Violation

Chipotle says it stopped serving pork at about a third of its restaurants after suspending a supplier that violated its standards.

01/14/2015

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New Year, New You? Affordable Beauty Trends To Try In 2015

Thousands of makeup, skin and hair care items line the shelves, so which do you choose?

01/13/2015