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Alexis Christoforous

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New Bionic Suit Helps Stroke Survivors To Walk Again

A dozen stroke patients at the Kessler Foundation are testing the battery-powered eksoskelton suit.

06/21/2014

Robert Clift

Young Dad Thankful For Father’s Day After Suffering Stroke Just 2 Months Ago

A Long Island man isn’t taking anything for granted this Father’s Day.

06/13/2014

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Higher Coffee Prices Could Give Consumers A Jolt

Drought conditions in Brazil have hurt the coffee crop and now wholesale coffee prices are on the rise. Brazil grows a third of the world’s coffee.

04/23/2014

New Jersey Port Jams

Brutal Winter, Labor Shortages Make For Mess At New Jersey Ports

The bitter winter has caused major traffic jams around the ports of New Jersey — with truckers stuck in line for hours to pick up cargo, and the consequences being seen at major retailers.

02/26/2014

A suspect in an alleged mafia drug smuggling ring is escorted by FBI agents in Manhattan on Feb. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Italy, US Crack Down On International Mafia Drug Smuggling

Seven people have been arrested by the FBI in the New York City area as part of an international crackdown on mafia drug smuggling, U.S. authorities told CBS News.

02/11/2014

An employee serves a customer at a Firehouse Subs restaurant in Florida. (credit: CBS 2)

Raising Minimum Wage Could Mean Layoffs, Business Owners Caution

While 13 states, including New York, raised their minimum wage above the federal level Jan. 1, many workers and the White House are pushing for even higher pay.

01/09/2014

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First Lesson For New College Students: Finances

If college students are not careful, money mistakes they make now could take years to correct.

08/15/2013

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U.S. Sues To Block American Airlines, US Airways Merger; ‘Harms Consumers’

The government’s action threatens to quash a deal that would create the world’s largest airline by passenger miles.

08/13/2013

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College Loan Interest Rates Set To Double, Unless Congress Acts Quickly

It may soon get more expensive to finance your college education. Congress has another battle coming to a head and if lawmakers don’t make a deal by Friday, interest rates will jump in millions of student loans.

06/27/2013

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Survey: Women Are Breadwinners In 40 Percent Of Families

A new report found more working mothers than ever are now the primary breadwinners.

05/29/2013

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stocks Break 15,000 For First Time After Hiring Climbs

The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time, and the Standard and Poor’s 500 index, a broader market measure, rose above 1,600.

05/03/2013

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Too Much To Digest? FDA Mulls Changes To Sometimes-Confusing Nutrition Labels

From misleading serving sizes to confusing calorie counts, many think nutrition labels are due for an update.

01/23/2013

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Citigroup To Cut More Than 11,000 Jobs

Citigroup said Wednesday that it will cut 11,000 jobs, a bold early move by new CEO Michael Corbat. The cuts amount to about 4 percent of Citi’s workforce of 262,000.

12/05/2012

Hostess driver Lou Piero in front of his delivery truck on his last day of work in Bridgeport - Nov. 16, 2012 (credit: John Metaxas / WCBS 880)

Hostess Going Out Of Business; Gov. Christie Refuses To Talk About Twinkies

Hostess, the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, is going out of business, closing plants, laying off its 18,500 workers and putting its brands up for sale.

11/16/2012

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Report: Some Dietary Supplements Make Illegal Health Claims

Inspectors for the Department of Health and Human Services analyzed a sample of products, looking specifically at supplements for immune support or weight loss.

10/03/2012

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