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Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the cream-filled treats is closing.

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Packard Plant revitalization set to begin

Packard Plant owner Fernando Palazuelo admits his title to the property was under attack, but following a settlement with a former owner, it is his beyond dispute.

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Bank of America nears record settlement

Bank of America is on the verge of finalizing a deal with the government to pay more than $16.5 billion in what would be the biggest mortgage securities fraud settlement.

The agreement, to be announced as soon as Thursday, would settle a probe by the…

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Buyer Beware Recalled GM cars being resold

New tool helps drivers find auto recalls

The federal Department of Transportation has created a new, free, online tool to help you protect yourself and your family.

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Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled

The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The company was made aware of the risk after…

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Income is on the rise ... finally!

The typical American is finally bringing home a bigger paycheck.

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Some Corona Extra beer bottles recalled

Select packages of 12-ounce Corona Extra beer bottles are being recalled in the U.S. because they may contain small particles of glass.

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Macy's to pay $650,000 for racial profiling

Macy's must pay a $650,000 fine to settle complaints that it's staffers wrongfully accused minority shoppers of stealing.

New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman started to investigate Macy's, which has 42 stores in New York State, in February…

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The babysitter costs HOW much?

It seems like a parental dream: A college-educated babysitter shows up, leads your kids through homework, dinnertime and a masterpiece art project, cleans the house and then gives you a report card of how the evening went. This dream can be a…

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