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GM offers debit cards or longer warranties in mileage case

Posted 5/21/2016 in Business

People who bought or leased 2016 General Motors SUVs with overstated gas mileage on the window sticker will be getting compensated, the automaker said Friday.

 

 

Privacy fears: Panel has advice for drone operators

Posted 5/21/2016 in Business

A panel of privacy experts and technology companies organized by the Obama administration has issued guidelines for using drones without being overly intrusive.

 

 

Frozen food recall covers hundreds of items from many stores

Posted 5/20/2016 in Business

Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to stem the listeria-linked illnesses and deaths worry it'll be difficult to get consumers to dig through their freezers and check for products they may have bought as far back as 2014.

 

Browning on Business: Is Save-A-Lot opening in Columbus?

Posted 5/19/2016 in Business

Save-A-Lot is looking to open a Golden Triangle store.

 

New rule extends overtime to millions of workers

Posted 5/19/2016 in Business

More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules issued Wednesday by the Obama administration.

 

 

Building permits 5-18-16

Posted 5/19/2016 in Business

 

 

In Finland, a Burger King with a sauna

Posted 5/19/2016 in Business

Finland's Parliament has one. Nokia has one. And now a Burger King restaurant in downtown Helsinki has its own sauna.

 

 

Facebook's CEO meets with conservatives on reported bias

Posted 5/19/2016 in Business

Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday held a wide-ranging discussion with a group of conservative commentators who said afterward the Facebook CEO acknowledged the giant social network has a problem reaching conservatives.

 

 

Poll: Americans more upbeat about own finances than economy

Posted 5/19/2016 in Business

Americans are of two minds about the economy in the midst of an election race that largely hinges on the issue. They are strikingly pessimistic about the national economy yet comparatively upbeat about their own financial circumstances.

 

 

Study: Costs for most long-term care keep climbing

Posted 5/14/2016 in Business

Long-term care grew more expensive again this year, with the cost of the priciest option, a private nursing home room, edging closer to $100,000 annually, according to a survey from Genworth Financial.

 

 

GM stops sale of SUVS; mileage on window stickers was wrong

Posted 5/14/2016 in Business

General Motors Co. is telling dealers not to sell about 60,000 SUVs in the U.S. because the gas mileage listed on the window stickers was inadvertently overstated.

 

 

Business brief: Dunaway mentored

Posted 5/12/2016 in Business

 

 

Marriages and divorces 5-12-16

Posted 5/12/2016 in Business

 

 

Lawsuit: Miss.-based check casher deceived consumers

Posted 5/12/2016 in Business

A federal agency is suing a check cashing company to try to block what it says are deceptive practices at the company's stores in Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama.

 

 

Google to ban payday lending ads, calling industry 'harmful'

Posted 5/12/2016 in Business

Internet giant Google said Wednesday it will ban all ads from payday lenders, calling the industry "deceptive" and "harmful."

 

 

Pew study sees a shrinking middle class in major US cities

Posted 5/12/2016 in Business

In cities across America, the middle class is hollowing out.

 

 

Poll: Age, income factors in staying with single employer

Posted 5/11/2016 in Business

A new poll says more than 40 percent of America's baby boomers stayed with their employer for more than 20 years. But it's unlikely that their children or grandchildren will experience the same job tenure.

 

 

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