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Bottles of soda are displayed on a shelf on January 23, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Assemblyman Wants To Bring Warning Labels To Sugary Drinks In New York

Could a can of soda be treated like a pack of cigarettes? If one New York State lawmaker gets his way all sugary drinks will come with health warning labels.

02/09/2015

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TurboTax Resumes Filing Of State Returns After Suspension Over Fraud Risk

TurboTax has temporarily stopped processing state tax returns due to an increase in fraudulent filings.

02/06/2015

The ground may be covered in snow, but the hottest shoes for spring were on display in Midtown. (Credit: CBS)

The Latest Spring Footwear Styles Are On Display At The Shoe Show In Midtown

Anyone getting tired of trudging around in snow boots will be happy to hear that the latest styles for spring have been unveiled in Midtown.

02/05/2015

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

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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Motorists Continue To See Lower Prices At The Pump

Motorists continue to see sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

01/10/2015

Police put the brakes on a long line of drivers out for cheap gas in Edison, New Jersey on Friday, Jan. 9. (Credit: CBS2)

Traffic Spills Onto Highway As Drivers In Edison Brave Long Lines For Cheap Gas

Gas prices in Edison caused cars to spill out onto the highway, and police had to intervene on Friday.

01/09/2015

Winning Mega Millions Numbers

Retired Educator Wins $326M Mega Millions Jackpot, Largest Jackpot In NY History

The winner, a retired educator from Sullivan County, is the sole winner of the Nov. 4 jackpot and is the biggest jackpot winner in state’s history.

01/08/2015

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Staples: 18 Of 115 Stores Impacted By Security Breach Are In Tri-State Area

The office supply retailer announced in October that it was looking into a potential credit card breach, adding to a long list of retailers recently hit by cyberattacks.

12/23/2014

Keurig Mini Plus Brewing Systems, model number K10. (credit: Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Keurig Recalling 7 Million Single-Serve Coffee Brewing Machines

Keurig says its Mini Plus Brewing Systems, with model number K10, can overheat and spray water during brewing.

12/23/2014

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Time Is Running Out For Those Still Needing To Holiday Shop

As CBS2’s Christine Sloan reported, some still have a long list of gifts to buy.

12/22/2014

Air Warriors Range Master Extreme Dart Blaster toy gun sold at Walmart (Walmart.com)

AG Eric Schneiderman Seeks Toy Gun Ban In New York

Schneiderman’s office announced Thursday that letters were sent to Walmart, Amazon, Kmart and Sears telling them to follow a state law intended to ensure that toy guns aren’t mistaken for the real thing.

12/18/2014

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New Jersey Gas Prices Continue To Drop

Motorists continue to see sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

12/13/2014

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How Low Will It Go? Gas Prices Expected To Drop Even More In 2015

The Energy Department has again lowered its prediction for the average price of a gallon of gas next year to $2.60.

12/10/2014

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International Toy Fair At Javits Center

The Jacob Javits Center has turned into a huge playground. The 108th Annual International Toy Fair is in Manhattan this week showcasing the hottest trends in the industry.

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria's Secret at Victoria's Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Adriana Lima Models $2 Million Victoria’s Secret Bra

Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria’s Secret at Victoria’s Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City.

Filene's Running of the Brides

Filene’s Basement Running Of The Brides

Deal-hungry women create an annual spectacle.

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