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Consumer activist reacts to Comcast Time Warner Cable mega deal

Harvey Rosenfield, the founder of ConsumerWatchDog.org, joined Money 101 guest host Ron Kilgore to discuss the merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and what he thinks it means for consumers:

02/13/2014

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Obamacare adds 1.1 million, numbers still low

More than a million people signed up for Obamacare last month according to the administration. But an important fact left out by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is that number is down […]

02/13/2014

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Gavin Newsom interview: Reinventing American government

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom says ordinary citizens can use technology to help reshape their government for the better. He’s written a book on the subject called “Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital […]

02/13/2014

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Anne Thompson discusses potential gold medals for US

It’s been a tough couple of days for American athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. But there could be some good opportunities for gold on the horizon. NBC’s Anne Thompson joined […]

02/12/2014

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Gas prices on the rise in Southern California

Gas prices in Southern California jumped another 2 cents overnight, making for a 10 cent increase at the pump in the past week. This as the rest of the nation sees the price at the […]

02/11/2014

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Valentine’s day poll: gifts or sex ?

The pressure is on…Just one week until Valentine’s Day. Have you decided what you’re getting your significant other? If not, we have some help for you. Penny and Phil talked about the most-desired gifts with Trae […]

02/07/2014

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The January jobs report

Economists were looking for a weak jobs report today, and that’s what they got. The labor department reported that 113,000 new jobs were created in January. That’s less than the 185,000 expected. But the unemployment […]

02/07/2014

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Travel writer reviews Sochi in light of Olympics

L.A. Times travel writer Christopher Reynolds has been to Sochi, Russia, site of the 2014 Winter Games. He talks about it with Maggie and Michael:  

02/06/2014

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‘Late Night’ author talks about Leno’s retirement

Ben Alba is the author of “Inventing Late Night: Steve Allen and the Original Tonight Show.” He’s also a professor at DePaul University College of Law. He shares his thoughts about the changes at the […]

02/06/2014

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No end in sight for the drought in California

Despite this week’s light rain, California remains locked in a drought with no significant relief in sight. We want to better understand the impact of drought, and why it is happening. Penny and Phil discussed […]

02/06/2014

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Changing of the guard at the “Tonight Show”

Jay Leno will sign off from his final “Tonight Show” broadcast later today, ending a run of 22 seasons as the host of the iconic show. Jimmy Fallon will take over as the show’s host […]

02/06/2014