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Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs for rust problem

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Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts. More>>

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Michaels confirms breach of as many as 2.6M cards

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(AP) - Michaels Stores Inc. says Thursday that about 2.6 million cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach but it has received "limited" reports of fraud. More>>

New emails released in IRS scandal

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An activist group has released new e-mails in the IRS targeting scandal. More>>

Free app helps college students avoid debt Video included

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37 million Americans owe about $1 trillion in student loan debt. CBS46 shows you a free app that helps students choose path of study and plan how to pay for it. More>>

Work up an appetite! The Double Down is making a comeback

Get ready for the return of The Double Down Get ready for the return of The Double Down

Kentucky Fried Chicken is bringing back The Double Down!

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Easter lilies toxic for cats, FDA warns

Easter lilies are popular in homes at this time of year, but they can be deadly for cats, a veterinarian warns. More>>

Domino's replaces crust with fried chicken

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Domino's is no chicken when it comes to taking risks. The pizza chain is rolling out a new menu item that replaces typical pizza crust with pieces of breaded, boneless chicken. More>>

6 Foods to Fight Allergies

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Sneezing, coughing, and watery eyes are just a few symptoms that tell you it must be allergy season. However, don't reach for those expensive drugs yet: try these remedy foods first. More>>

8 Foods You Should Buy Now

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According to a food and health survey, 52 percent of Americans say figuring out their income taxes is easier than knowing what they should and shouldn’t eat to be healthier.  More>>

SCAM BUSTERS: Tennessee consumers targeted by utility scam

Scam artists call a home or business posing as a co-op or utility employee and threaten to shut off service unless the consumer provides immediate payment using a reloadable debit card, prepaid gift card or online payment service like PayPal.  More>>

US retail sales up strong 1.1 percent in March

U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products. More>>

Frugalissa shares Tax Day freebies, deals Video included

Melissa Cox shared some Tax Day deals and freebies on Good Morning Tennessee on Monday. More>>

Organic clothing store hopes to sew growth into Greenville economy Video included

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An Upstate retailer is making and selling clothes from around the area in the hopes of growing the local economy and offering shoppers more organic options.
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Heartbleed bug causes major security headache

A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing major security headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem and Web surfers wonder whether they should change their passwords to prevent... More>>

Toyota, GM recalls push US to near-record pace

Big U.S. recalls by General Motors and Toyota have put the auto industry on a record pace as companies try to avoid bad publicity and punishment from an increasingly aggressive government. More>>

FDA: Honey with any added sweeteners isn't honey

By MARY CLARE JALONICK The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to ensure that shoppers who buy honey are getting the real deal. More>>

Taxes: don't forget to report stolen money

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For those who are inclined, it's best to report that chunk of change from an embezzlement scheme or stealing someone's identity. Better that than going down on tax evasion charges.
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GM to recall 1.3M more models with steering issues

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General Motors plans to recall another 1.3 million vehicles, increasing its recall to more than six million cars. More>>

Thousands duped by 'Grandma Scam' Video included

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Thousands of victims in scams involving MoneyGram. More>>

Smartphone kill-switch tech could save consumers $2.5bn a year

Americans spend an estimated $500 million on replacing stolen handsets, and four times that on insurance when they purchase a new phone. More>>

McDonald's offering free coffee amid breakfast war

McDonald's is fighting back in the fast-food breakfast war. It's offering customers nationwide a free small cup of McCafe coffee for two weeks. The promotion starts Monday at participating locations. The offer from McDonald's comes as competitor taco bell rolled out its first-ever breakfast menu. The move could take a bite out of sales at McDonald's.

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Get a Pay Raise: Do’s and Don’ts

Want more money in your paycheck? A survey from the American Psychological Association last year found one in three Americans reported feeling stressed out, underpaid, and overworked. And getting a raise can sometimes feel out of your control.But experts say neither being too aggressive nor too quiet will get what you want, but here’s what will.Start by researching your worth. Use salary comparison websites to find out what your job is worth.Be confident. Use the research you’ve done with you... More>>

New phishing scam targets Netflix customers Video included

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Scammers have found another opportunity to steal personal information from consumers. More>>

George Inc. recalls 29,200 pounds of chicken product

An Arkansas firm is recalling about 29,200 pounds of seasoned raw, chicken breast strips due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. More>>

Savings apps now including coupons for produce Video included

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Gone are the days when coupons only covered junk food. Coupons have found their way to the produce aisle, and all the savings apps seem to catching on to the idea. More>>

National Day of Unplugging urges people to take digital time off

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In this busy, connected world, many people have forgotten to find a day to rest. More>>

Tax Tip: Beware of fake IRS emails and phone calls

Tax scams that use email and phone calls that appear to come from the IRS are common these days. These scams often use the IRS name and logo or fake websites that look real. More>>

Avoid these top 5 red flags that may trigger an audit on your taxes

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While there is no set check list when it comes to who gets audited by the IRS, several tax experts say you should watch out for these top five red flags. More>>

Tax Tip: The child tax credit may cut your tax

If you have a child under age 17, the Child Tax Credit may save you money at tax time. Here are some key facts the IRS wants you to know about the credit. More>>

Con man shares telemarketing scam secrets

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In a rare interview, an experienced con-man explained how he lured his victims into his scams, stealing millions in the process. More>>

NC residents skirting public housing requirements

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WNCN found people living in public housing who aren't eligible to be there. And some people who are making much more money than you may think. More>>

Poll reveals which candy bars had the most impact in our country

What would you do for a Kit Kat bar? What would you do for a Kit Kat bar?

Time Magazine went in search of the candy bar that had the most impact in our country. More>>

Nike set to come out with self-tying shoes

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Remember the shoes seen in the movie "Back to the Future 2" worn by the main character Marty McFly? Those self-tying shoes of the future may be a reality next year. What's ironic is the film is set in More>>

Freebies: How to get free stuff online

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There are more free offers out there than you may thinkM, and finding them is as simple as a click of a mouse. More>>

GM recalling nearly 780,000 older compact cars

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General Motors is recalling almost 780,000 older-model compact cars in North America because a faulty ignition switch can shut off the engines without warning and cause crashes. More>>

Graco recalling nearly 3.8M child car seats

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Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch. But the company has drawn the ire of federal safety regulators who say the recall should include another 1.8 million rear-facing car seats designed for infants. More>>

Rice recalled after skin reactions in children

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The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben's rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions after children in three states had skin reactions and other symptoms that were linked to the rice. More>>

Beer float, anyone? Yuengling's Ice Cream returns

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Yuengling's Ice Cream is back after an absence of nearly 30 years, available beginning Monday in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware and New Jersey. More>>

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  • SCAM BUSTERS: Tennessee consumers targeted by utility scam

    SCAM BUSTERS: Tennessee consumers targeted by utility scam

    Scam artists call a home or business posing as a co-op or utility employee and threaten to shut off service unless the consumer provides immediate payment using a reloadable debit card, prepaid gift card or online payment service like PayPal. 
    Scam artists call a home or business posing as a co-op or utility employee and threaten to shut off service unless the consumer provides immediate payment using a reloadable debit card, prepaid gift card or online payment service like PayPal. 
  • Thousands duped by 'Grandma Scam'

    Thousands duped by 'Grandma Scam'

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:00:16 GMT
    "One morning I answered the phone and this a young fellow said, 'Hi Grandma," recalled fraud victim Wanda Wood. She said the voice sounded just like her grandson, Matt. He told her he was in Canada and
    Thousands of victims in scams involving MoneyGram.
  • SCAM BUSTERS: PCH phone call scam hitting NE TN

    SCAM BUSTERS: PCH phone call scam hitting NE TN

    News Channel 11 is in your corner to give you the tips and warning signs to make sure you do not fall victim to a scam.In Thursday’s first report for “Scam Busters” one couple near Sulfur Springs, Tennessee received a phone call from a man claiming he was from Publishers Clearing House (PCH). The man who identified himself as John Lee and from Jamaica, New York (even though the couple says he had a thick Jamaican accent) said he was an official with PCH and congratulated the couple on winning...
    News Channel 11 is in your corner to give you the tips and warning signs to make sure you do not fall victim to a scam.In Thursday’s first report for “Scam Busters” one couple near Sulfur Springs, Tennessee received a phone call from a man claiming he was from Publishers Clearing House (PCH). The man who identified himself as John Lee and from Jamaica, New York (even though the couple says he had a thick Jamaican accent) said he was an official with PCH and congratulated the couple on winning...
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