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Sears Mulls Selling Off Kenmore, Craftsman, and Diehard Brands

Sears In a surprise move, Sears said late last week that it was considering strategic alternatives in a bid to recover from staggering losses. One option is to sell its most cherished brands. What do you think? Add your comments about this, or read others'.

Wine Signs Mislead Shoppers

win The misleading practices were first found in California wine stores, and now East Coast stores are doing it too. TruthinAdvertising.org found wine ratings listed on shelves did not match the vintage of the bottles actually being sold.

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New Study Links Cellphones and Cancer

cellphone In a never-ending controversy, the National Institutes of Health has found a link between the type of radiation emitted by cell phones and cancer in rats. The rodents were exposed to the same type of radiation found in cell phones, at the same frequencies, for nine hours everyday, for two years.


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Mouse Print* -- Kind Nutrition Bars: A "Healthy" Choice?

mouse print Last year, the FDA warned the makers of Kind nutrition bars that it can't call its product "healthy" because of all the saturated fat and related calories it contained. This month, the FDA reversed itself. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.


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Roundup of Memorial Day Sales

Dealnews has put together a huge list of some of the better sales this Memorial Day weekend. Many sales are Monday only. Some sales may end just after Memorial Day and few ended on Sunday.

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Good Grills for Under $300

Memorial Day is the kickoff for the barbecue season, and just in time for it, Consumer Reports has tested over 150 grills. Here are some of their best bets. WARNING: Consumer Reports has got an issue and is redirecting specific story links to their homepage. If this happens to you, hit the back button, and then click our story link again.


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