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Shoppers Embrace ‘Sales Tax Thursday’ To Beat Weekend Crowds

Paying more to skip the crowds is a back to school shopping strategy some embraced Thursday before the start of the Texas Sales Tax Holiday weekend.

CBS 11–08/06/2015

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Proposed Orbitz, Expedia Merger Has Hotel Industry Fuming

The hotel industry is objecting to the proposed merger between online travel booking sites Expedia and Orbitz.

08/06/2015

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Retail Gasoline Prices Down A Nickel Across Texas

Retail gasoline prices across Texas fell by a nickel this week for an average price at the pump of $2.43 per gallon.

08/06/2015

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5 Apps You Should Add To Your Back-To-School List

Are tablets and phones the new backpacks? James Denke of the Dallas test-prep school The Waterton Group thinks so.

CBS 11–08/05/2015

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Mazda Recalls SUVs To Fix Front Suspension

Mazda is recalling its biggest SUV to fix suspension parts that can rust and come loose, causing a loss of steering control. The recall covers more than 193,000 vehicles from the 2007 through 2014.

08/05/2015

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Using Coupons To Save On Beer & Wine? It Could Happen! Maybe

Don’t rush to your computer or Sunday newspaper just yet, but there could, possibly, be a time when Texans are gathering up their coupons for beer and wine just like they do now for diapers, detergent and breakfast cereal.

CBSDFW.COM–08/04/2015

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Kraft Recalling American Cheese Slices Over Choking Concerns

Kraft has issued a warning about some Kraft Singles cheese slices that could put consumers at risk of choking. The company announced a voluntary recall affecting 36,000 cases of American cheese slices.

08/03/2015

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AT&T Offers New TV-Wireless Package

AT&T is unveiling a new package that combines TV and wireless services as it seeks to broaden its offerings following its purchase of satellite TV company DIRECTV about a week ago.

08/03/2015

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Amazon ‘Dash’ Buttons Now Available

With the new ‘Dash’ buttons, Amazon Prime members can reorder household items like baby food, coffee and laundry detergent with just the touch of a single button.

07/31/2015

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Dallas Woman Charged With Fraud In Oklahoma

Melody Lewis of Dallas has been accused of fraudulently billing the Oklahoma HealthCare Authority for nearly $75,000 from October 2011 through September 2014.

07/31/2015

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Lawsuit Says CVS Overcharged For Drugs

CVS deliberately overcharged some customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday.

07/31/2015

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14 Million Computers Now Running Windows 10

Microsoft said that its new Windows 10 operating system is now running on more than 14 million computers, two days after the software was released as a free download.

07/31/2015

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Natural foods are different from organic foods. Only products inspected and certified by the USDA can have a label that says 'organic.' Natural foods can't contain any additives, such as preservatives or artificial coloring.

Organic Foods: Worth The Cost?

Organic foods will typically cost you more at the supermarket, but are seen as a healthier option. Get the facts on organic foods. Are they worth the added cost?

The nation's second-largest pistachio processor issued a nationwide recall of pistachios in March 2009 after Kraft Foods told U.S. regulators of its link to tainted trail mix. (Photo by The Associated Press)

Scary Food: 10 Nasty Recalls

Think before you eat. More specifically, think about not eating these foods, all of which have been through a scary recall and could send you to the emergency room.

Retailers receive a lot of hate from consumers for deceptive practices, defective merchandise and problems with store deals.

Top 10 Consumer Complaints

From harassing phone calls to lemon cars, consumers have a lot of complaints. A recent survey data looked at the top 10 consumer complaints.

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The Coolest Apple Stores

Apple is known for its hip style in electronics, and that same trend carries over into its retail stores. Look at some of the coolest Apple Stores around the world.

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