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More Corporations Taking Action As Open Carry Debate Rages

Orchestrated, videotaped, and primed to be provocative — open carry demonstrations in restaurants have become increasingly common. Critics say customers’ growing discomfort with the armed patrons have forced corporations to take action.

CBS 11–05/28/2014

Dip Carrots Into Hummus

Hummus Recalled From Target, Trader Joe’s Over Listeria Fears

The FDA announced that nearly seven tons of hummus and dips have been recalled nationwide due to possible bacterial contamination.

05/22/2014

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From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.

05/21/2014

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GM Adds 218,000 Chevrolet Aveo Cars To Growing Recall List

The recall is General Motors’ 29th this year, bringing the total number of recalled GM vehicles in the U.S. to around 13.8 million.

05/21/2014

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Ban On Texting And Driving In Effect Soon

The ban on texting and driving in Denton goes into effect Tuesday.

05/19/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

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Batteries In Baby Video Monitors Recalled

Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard.

04/24/2014

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Gun Carrying Group May Not Be Only Ones Affected By Arlington Bans

One story reported on CBSDFW.COM has a lot of people talking. It started with Tuesday night’s vote on an ordinance by the Arlington City Council to ban guns and concealed weapons at public meetings.

CBSDFW.COM–04/23/2014

The West Fertilizer Company, shown from the air, lies in ruins on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Getty Images)

Residents Respond To Findings In West Fertilizer Blast Report

The fertilizer plant explosion in West that killed 15 people a year ago could have been prevented. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board presented its preliminary findings about the blast in front of a packed room of residents and town officials.

KRLD–04/22/2014

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Texting While Driving Ban Could Revive After Perry

Efforts to implement a statewide texting while driving ban in Texas are likely to resurface next year no matter who replaces Gov. Rick Perry.

04/19/2014

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NHTSA To Require Rearview Cameras In New Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation is issuing a final safety rule that requires rearview technology in many new vehicles. The move is an effort to reduce deaths and serious injuries caused by backup accidents.

03/31/2014

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