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5 Essentials For Your Next Staycation

As Farris Bueller taught us, mental health is just as important as physical health. So CBS Local Eat. See. Play. put together a list of products that even you weirdos who are like “well I want to go to work because I like to feel productive”, will enjoy.

11/13/2014

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For Some, Holiday Shopping Season Has Already Begun

There’s a new push to jump start the shopping season that’s already underway.

11/03/2014

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Report: Amazon Opening Retail Store On West 34th Street In Time For Holidays

The online retail giant plans to open a brick-and-mortar store at 7 West 34th Street just in time for the holidays.

10/10/2014

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Brooklyn Eighth-Grader Becomes A Published Author — Twice

An amazing young author just had her second book published – and she is still in middle school.

05/15/2014

Condoms ordered on Amazon were delivered to an 8-year-old Staten Island girl.

NYPD To Obtain Subpoena To Find Out Who Sent Condoms To Girl, 8

Police said Friday that they will get a subpoena to find out who sent two boxes of condoms to an 8-year-old girl on Staten Island.

04/19/2014

Condoms ordered on Amazon were delivered to an 8-year-old Staten Island girl.

CBS 2 Exclusive: Staten Island Parents Seek Answers After Condoms Delivered To Child

A Staten Island couple has been left horrified after a package containing condoms was mailed to their 8-year-old daughter.

04/17/2014

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Amazon.com To Begin Charging Conn. Sales Tax On Friday

The Seattle-based e-commerce giant reached a deal with state officials in February to begin charging sales tax. As part of the deal, Amazon agreed to open a $50 million distribution center in the state and in exchange, Connecticut won’t seek back taxes.

10/30/2013

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Amazon Web Server Problem Sparks Outages For Instagram, Vine, AirBnB

The unit at Amazon that runs Web servers for other companies ran into problems Sunday, leading to outages or slowdowns on several popular websites.

08/25/2013

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Amazon To Collect 6.35 Percent Connecticut Sales Tax, Ending Dispute

The retailer also promised to spend $50 million to build an order-fulfillment center at an unspecified site and create hundreds of jobs.

02/04/2013

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Holiday Shopping Online: Sites For Cyber Monday And Beyond

The money has to go a little further this year. Here are some of our favorite sites to visit for deals on Cyber Monday and throughout the holiday season.

11/07/2012

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Father’s Day Gift Guide For All Budgets

Father’s Day is fast approaching. But don’t fret; CBS Local did the browsing for you. Find dad-friendly gifts for any budget.

06/07/2012

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide For All Budgets

Spend Mother’s Day appreciating mom, but don’t forget the gift! Check out this online gift guide for options to make her holiday unforgettable.

05/07/2012

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For Many, Online Order Snafus Forces Last-Minute Shopping At Stores

There is two days left until Christmas and if you’re waiting on last-minute online orders to arrive, you may be disappointed.

12/23/2011

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Gift Guide For The Creative Type

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to think about that shopping list. Here are a few gift ideas for those creative types.

11/10/2011

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Gift Guide For The Adventurer

Uncovering worthy gifts for the adventurous world traveler can be difficult. From a travel diary to a language course to a tricked-out Nikon camera, presents that are both fun and useful are the way to go.

11/10/2011

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