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Showers and strong storms possible Wednesday

Wednesday’s weather will be active again, as we wait for afternoon heat to fuel some potentially strong…

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New tech lessons for seniors

Some of you are tech-savvy and some of you are not! 

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Low inventory, high prices: House hunting horror stories

Life as a buyer in a seller's market is tough.

Weekends are spent trudging through crowded open houses, lowering your standards and scrambling to submit an offer within hours of seeing a mediocre house.

It's also emotional.

"I began to cry again,…

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Charter merging with Time Warner Cable: what now?

Charter Communications is pursuing a three-way deal with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks that will transform it into one of the biggest players in telecommunications.

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Authorities: Business stole from people facing foreclosure

Authorities say a lawyer and his business stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from more than 100 people in Michigan that were facing mortgage foreclosures.

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Ugly day for stocks: Everything moves down

Stocks were tumbling Tuesday.

The Dow fell 190 points, or 1%. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq fell more than 1% too.

Still, the market has had much worse days this year. And stocks are still not far from their all-time highs.

But Tuesday's pullback is notable…

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Criminals use IRS website to steal data on 104,000 people

A "sophisticated" organized crime syndicate used the IRS website to steal tax forms full of personal financial information on 104,000 taxpayers, the agency said Tuesday.

Until the IRS discovered this latest data leak, its website provided a service…

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GM plans $1.2B in upgrades for Indiana pick-up truck plant

General Motors says it will spend $1.2 billion on new facilities and technology for at the Indiana factory where it builds Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pick-up trucks.

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Charter announces plan to buy Time Warner Cable and...

In a deal that affects one in six American households, Charter Communications on Tuesday proposed a three-way merger with two other cable and broadband providers, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.

If approved by government regulators, the…

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Consumers Energy spending $200M on natural gas upgrades

Consumers Energy has committed nearly $200 million this year to upgrade its natural gas system in Michigan.

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Personal Finance

Homeowner's insurance: What it covers, what it excludes

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Know the details of your homeowner's insurance policy before you need to use it.

Save money by programming your thermostat

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Save money this summer by programming your thermostat to stay at a specific temperature.

Cut grocery bills with these 15 tips

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When it comes time to cut spending, people often overlook what they spend at the grocery store. Find out how to keep both your fridge and your wallet full.

Top ways to spend your tax refund

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Are you looking for ways to spend your tax refund this year? Consider these ideas.

3 steps to build a better nest egg

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Get tips on how to save more money for retirement.