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PETA wants Food Lion to stop using animals in ads

PETA wants Food Lion to stop using animals in adsPETA wants Food Lion to stop using animals in ads
  • Consumer
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Consumer

Tech Tuesday: Meep Tablets for $49

Tech Tuesday: Meep Tablets for $49Tech Tuesday: Meep Tablets for $49
  • Consumer
  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
Local

6 incidents involving rides at Carowinds since beginning of April

6 incidents involving rides at Carowinds since beginning of AprilNo one was injured when Carowinds' newest, fastest, and tallest ride, the Fury 325 came to an unexpected halt at the top of a hill Saturday night.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Consumer

Kraft to nix fake colors in Mac & Cheese

Kraft to nix fake colors in Mac & CheeseKraft Macaroni & Cheese, a squishy staple of kids nationwide, may at least seem to glow a bit less beginning early next year.
  • Consumer
  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
Consumer

BMW recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix air bag problem

BMW recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix air bag problemBMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash.
  • Consumer
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Business

Greener? Better tasting? Canned brews surge in popularity

Greener? Better tasting? Canned brews surge in popularityBeer has been sold in cans for 80 years. But for decades, canned brew meant domestic brands: Budweiser, Miller, Coors and others. When the craft beer revolution began in the U.S. in the 1980s, brewers mostly went with bottles.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Southend

Business owners reflect on how boom affects SouthEnd

Business owners reflect on how boom affects SouthEndThere is much excitement over the Grand Opening of the Publix Grocery Store in Charlotte's SouthEnd.
  • Southend
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Money

Anjanette Flowers: Tips for the J. Crew Warehouse sale

Anjanette Flowers: Tips for the J. Crew Warehouse saleIn case you haven't heard, J. Crew is having a huge warehouse sale in Charlotte in the University area.
  • Money
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Money

Most expensive streets to live on in Mecklenburg

Most expensive streets to live on in MecklenburgThe cost of living on one of the priciest streets in America will run you tens of millions of dollars. Mecklenburg's nearly a bargain.
  • Money
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Business

City prepares to pull rezoning request for GoodSports

City prepares to pull rezoning request for GoodSportsCouncil members are preparing to withdraw a rezoning request tied to Goodsports, which wanted to build a $40 million sports complex .
  • Business
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Money

What to do when your tax information is stolen

What to do when your tax information is stolenWhat if you've had your tax return stolen? Recent police reports show that happens regularly.
  • Money
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Consumer

Beech-Nut recalls baby food products for potential glass pieces

Beech-Nut recalls baby food products for potential glass piecesBeech-Nut is recalling approximately 1,920 pounds of baby food products that may be contaminated with small pieces of glass.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Consumer

Today's Tax Day! Last minute tips for procrastinators

Today's Tax Day! Last minute tips for procrastinatorsApril 15th. You've known this day was coming. It's tax day. You have until midnight to file your taxes.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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App shows you the spots where kids eat free

App shows you the spots where kids eat freeApp shows you the spots where kids eat free
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Tax Day freebies to chew on

Tax Day freebies to chew onReality: Tax Day is for eating — often for free, or at a fat discount.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Life

Amélie's ranks on list of best world bakeries

Amélie's ranks on list of best world bakeriesWhat's a few calories though, when it comes to delicious treats from Amélie's?
  • Life
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Business

Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville defends USDA citations

Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville defends USDA citationsThe owner of the Lazy 5 Ranch near Mooresville is defending the care the animals get at the drive-thru zoo that is a popular area tourist stop.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Business

SC moms launch organic baby food company

SC moms launch organic baby food companyIt was a couple months into their friendship when Jessica Gates and Julie Hines decided to go into business together. Their product would be wholesome, nutritious, organic and delicious.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Business

Seattle CEO to pay employees $70,000 minimum wage

Seattle CEO to pay employees $70,000 minimum wageSeattle CEO to pay employees $70,000 minimum wage
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Ben & Jerry's offers free cones April 14

Ben & Jerry's offers free cones April 14Ben & Jerry's offers free cones April 14
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Business

Local oggie daycare's temporary closure prompts dog flu concerns

Local oggie daycare's temporary closure prompts dog flu concernsA popular doggie daycare here in Charlotte just reopened after closing because dogs there were getting sick.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Consumer

Orange is the new sustainable beer

Orange is the new sustainable beerRedlands, Calif., a city about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, features boulevards lined with palm trees and lots of orange groves. And for Hangar 24, Redlands' growing craft brewery that sold 37,000 barrels last year (31 gallons equals one barrel), the oranges are...
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Consumer

Tax day freebies and deals for 2015

Tax day freebies and deals for 2015To help take some of the sting out of tax day, many restaurants and other businesses are offering tax day deals and freebies.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Consumer

Farmers markets start to accept food stamps

Farmers markets start to accept food stampsA nationwide trend is making its mark here in the Charlotte .
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Consumer

Stores stop sales of Blue Bell on listeria fears

Stores stop sales of Blue Bell on listeria fearsKroger, Sam's Club and Walmart stores have voluntarily stopped sales of all Blue Bell Ice Cream products in the wake of a recall and closure at one of the ice cream company's plants.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Consumer

7 tricks retailers use to get you to overspend

7 tricks retailers use to get you to overspendWhat you can do to outsmart a store and not over-spend!
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Knights

Sip on craft beer at Knights games this season

Sip on craft beer at Knights games this seasonFriday, the Charlotte Knights played host to their parent club, the Chicago White Sox.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago