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California DMV: No evidence of computer breach

The California Department of Motor Vehicles said Saturday there’s no evidence of a computer breach, but it’s launching an investigation “out of an abundance of caution.” DMV spokesman Armando Botello said the agency was alerted by […]

03/22/2014

FILE - In this Monday, May 6, 2013, file photo shows a Wendy's single with cheese large combo meal at a Wendy's restaurant in Mt. Lebanon, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Wendy’s rolls out mobile payment in US restaurants

NEW YORK (AP) — Wendy’s is rolling out a program that lets customers pay using their smartphones, following a similar plans unveiled by Burger King this week. The Wendy’s Co., based in Dublin, Ohio, has […]

03/21/2014

Wal-Mart shoppers. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Wal-Mart’s new tool gives out competitors prices

NEW YORK (AP) — The “Every Day Low Price” king is trying to shake up the world of pricing once again. Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that it has rolled out an online tool that […]

03/21/2014

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Penalties proposed for Edison violations

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – State regulators announced proposed penalties totaling $24.5 million today against Southern California Edison for extended outages that resulted from a 2011 windstorm that left almost 400,000 customers without power, and for […]

03/21/2014

General Motors CEO Mary Barra. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

GM’s Barra apologizes for deaths tied to recalled cars

DETROIT (AP) — The top executive of General Motors apologized for deaths linked to the delayed recall of 1.6 million small cars, saying the company took too long to tell owners to bring the cars […]

03/18/2014

An employee re-stocks X-Box sets at a Wal-Mart in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Wal-Mart takes aim at $2B used video game market

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart plans to start buying used video games from shoppers at stores in a move that goes after the bread-and-butter business of GameStop. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to expand its current […]

03/18/2014

A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

Ohio auto dealers fight Tesla over sales model

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio auto dealers are sparring with California-based automaker Tesla, which is selling its electric cars from two Ohio storefronts. Ohio is among states proposing to block Tesla from setting up additional […]

03/17/2014

A job search workshop at WorkForce One in Davie, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Unemployment rates drop in 43 US states in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 43 U.S. states in January as more Americans began looking for work and most quickly found jobs. The Labor Department said Monday that the unemployment rate rose in […]

03/17/2014

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The end of restaurant tipping ?

When you get the check at the end of your restaurant meal, do you automatically plunk down 20-percent for your waiter or waitress…or do you wrestle with how much to leave, especially if you are […]

03/12/2014

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California has nearly 870,000 health care sign-ups

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 870,000 Californians have signed up for an insurance policy through the state’s health care exchange, as the state intensifies efforts to boost participation ahead of the March 31 enrollment deadline. The U.S. […]

03/11/2014

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Money 101: Red Cross LA Disaster Preparedness

Bob McCormick talks with Jarrett Barrios, CEO of the Red Cross of Los Angeles, about what you need to know to protect your family in the event of disaster.

03/11/2014