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US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry
A federal appeals court in New York says Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices in 2010. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 4:31pm
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FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine packets
Federal health officials are considering new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine packets used with e-cigarettes and other next-generation tobacco products. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:19am
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Pizza in a cone? D’accordo!
If you haven't heard about pizza in a cone, let alone tried it, then you probably haven't been to Italy, where people have been enjoying Kono Pizza for a decade. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 9:06am
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After resisting for years, JetBlue adds checked bag fee
The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end. The airline proudly proclaimed itself a holdout on fees for years, allowing passengers to check one bag for free. Now it will charge up to $25 for checked luggage. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 8:28am
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Wilmington trash pick-up changes start next week
The City of Wilmington is making some changes to its trash pick-up next week. The changes specifically deal with yard trash and electronics. Fri, 06/26/2015 - 12:46pm
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CFPUA issue boil water advisory for Kings Grant
The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) HAS LIFTED the precautionary boil water advisory (PBWA) issued Tuesday for a small area of the Kings Grant community. Thu, 06/25/2015 - 9:13am
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Mitsubishi recalls 460K cars; 5 hurt when air bags hit visor
Mitsubishi is recalling about 460,000 cars because the air bags can push sun visors into passengers and cause injuries in a crash. Thu, 06/25/2015 - 9:11am
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McDonald’s: Fewer Happy Meals orders opting for soda
McDonald's says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards. Thu, 06/25/2015 - 9:09am
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U.S. consumers ramp up May spending; largest gain since 2009
U.S. consumer spending surged in May with the biggest monthly increase in nearly six years - a sign of stronger economic growth ahead. Thu, 06/25/2015 - 8:42am
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Oldest manufacturer stops production of Confederate flag
The nation's oldest and largest flag manufacturer has decided to stop making and selling the Confederate flag. Wed, 06/24/2015 - 8:32am