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Tips On Buying The Safest Cars For Teens

83 percent of parents who purchased vehicles for their teens bought used cars, but as CBS 2′s Dick Brennan reported, not all used cars are equal.

07/16/2014

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Some Restaurants Do Away With Tips, Raise Menu Prices Instead

An argument that waiters and customers will be happier if tips are done away with seems to be gaining steam.

03/19/2014

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Man’s Memory Kept Alive As Family Hands Out $500 Tips To Food Servers

Aaron Collins, 30, was always known to overtip but, died suddenly. He left his mother and brother very specific instructions in his will.

12/26/2013

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‘Tips For Jesus’ Sparks A Divine Mystery

In recent weeks, tabs have popped up in restaurants from coast to coast and even in Mexico, with tips of as much as $10,000 — all charged to American Express.

12/15/2013

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How To Keep Your Bird From Getting Burned

The Institute of Culinary Education’s Sabrina Sexton joined The Couch to talk turkey ahead of Thanksgiving.

11/26/2013

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Space-Saving Tips for Dorm Room Living

When you live in a tiny dorm room, maximizing space is a priority. These 10 space-saving tips will help you keep your room organized while still having room to move.

08/25/2013

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Cops Seek Suspects In Series Of Armed Robberies Across Manhattan And Queens

The suspects have been described as a pair of Hispanic males, each about 6-foot and weighing between 180 and 200 pounds. One suspect has a tattoo on his left forearm.

07/26/2013

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Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]

07/02/2013

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High New York Court: Starbucks Baristas Must Share Tips

The state Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Starbucks baristas in New York must share their tips with shift supervisors, but not assistant managers.

06/26/2013

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NY Court: Starbucks Baristas Must Share Tips With Shift Supervisors

The Court of Appeals found that shift supervisors do much of the same work as the coffee servers and therefore get to share in the tips. The court also ruled the company can deny those tips to assistant managers.

06/26/2013

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NY’s Top Court To Decide Who Can Tap Starbucks’ Tip Jars

New York’s top court will give its two cents into the brewing controversy over Starbucks baristas’ tip jars: whether shift supervisors and assistant managers are legally entitled to dip into them.

05/28/2013

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Clever Cleaning: Common Household Items Can Double As Cleaning Tools

Common household items — vinegar, toothpaste and even crayons — can double as clever cleaning agents. Elaine Griffin, contributing design edior for Better Homes and Gardens joined The Couch to share her tips.

01/10/2013

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Mobile Couch: A New Way Of Giving

Times are tough and tips can make a lot of difference for some workers.

09/19/2012

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Columbia Grad Launches Electronic Tip Jar For The Credit Card Era

Workers who rely on tip jars to bolster their incomes have noticed a dip in tips because of an increase in the use of plastic for purchases. To combat the problem, new technology called DipJar has popped up in some cafes and shops across the city.

08/29/2012

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5 Driving Tips To Protect Your Family

Start your new year with a resolution of safety. Check out these must-do tips.

04/01/2012

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