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Cheerios recalls 1.8 million gluten-free boxes that may...

General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios labeled "gluten free" that may contain wheat.


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UAW promises better communication during negotiations

UAW President Dennis Williams issued a statement to membership Monday promising better communication as the union attempts to again negotiate a new contract with Chrysler.


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Brick by brick, Lego builds top 100 brand

Everything is awesome for Lego.


Scam alert: Beware of chip card offers

The encrypted microchips are designed to cut down on fraud. Unfortunately, the process is moving slowly as financial institutions are still sending out new cards, and retailers are scrambling to update their card readers.


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Disneyland hikes price of theme park passes over $1,000

One of the happiest places on earth now costs more than $1,000 a year to visit.


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Don't look now. But stocks are on fire again

The stock market is kind of like a batter in the midst of an epic hot streak -- swatting every pitch out of the park.


World poverty rate to fall below 10% for the first time

For the first time ever, the number of people living in extreme poverty is set to fall to below 10% of the global population in 2015, the World Bank said.


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Hyundai and Kia lose $28M patent lawsuit

Automakers Hyundai and Kia lost a $28.9M patent infringement case


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You're paying record ATM fees

You better think twice before using that out-of-network ATM.


Personal Finance

Tips for mortgage borrowers


If you’re thinking about buying a house in the near future take a look at these tips on taking out a mortgage:

Is tracking your money online too risky?

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Software can help you keep your finances straight and even set a budget. Are free sites online just as good as something on your computer?

Buying in bulk can save big money

From the single shopper to the family of seven, buying certain items bulk can save time and money.

5 ways to cut your energy bills

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There are some really, really easy things you can do today to trim that electric and/or gas bill that haunts your mailbox month in, month out.

Protect yourself from identity theft

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About 19 people a minute become new victims of identity theft, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center.

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