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U.S. Gas Prices Fall, Extending Summer Decline

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.37, bringing the decline to 34 cents over the last 13 weeks. Read more »

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GM Recalls 221,558 Sedans for Fire Risk

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is recalling 221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala sedans because the brake pads can stay partially engaged even when they're not needed, increasing the risk of a fire. Read More »

Chrysler Recalling Nearly 189,000 SUVs

DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler is recalling nearly 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall. Read More »

Local Shoppers Seek Out New iPhone

CARBONDALE -- The iPhone 6 and 6 plus hit store shelves Friday and Best buy in Carbondale was busy. Read More »

Home Depot: Malware Affected 56M Payment Cards

(AP) -- Home Depot says 56 million payment cards were affected by data breach between April and September. Read More »

Wal-Mart to Increase Holiday Hiring

NEW YORK (AP) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of nearly 10 percent from last year. Read More »

FedEx to Add 50,000 Seasonal Jobs

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - FedEx plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle another record year for holiday-season package deliveries. Read More »

Crest to Remove Microbeads from Toothpaste

The makers of Crest toothpaste say they will remove microbeads, plastic specks used for color, from products by March 2016. Read More »

Anheuser-Busch 'Disappointed' in NFL

(AP) - Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL's biggest sponsors, says it isn't happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league. Read More »

UPS Expects to Hire Up to 95,000 Seasonal Workers

ATLANTA (AP) - UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers to help with package deliveries during the busy holiday season. Read More »

iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Overwhelm Supply

NEW YORK (AP) - Apple says it had more than 4 million pre-orders of its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in 24 hours, exceeding its initial pre-order supply. Read More »

GM Expert Says 19 Deaths Eligible for Compensation

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors' compensation expert in cases involving faulty ignition switches has determined that 19 wrongful death claims are eligible for payments from the company. Read More »

FDA Approves Weight-Loss Drug Contrave

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. regulators are greenlighting a new weight-loss drug called Contrave, the third in a string of approvals for anti-obesity treatments. Read More »

1.2 Million Kidde Smoke Alarms Recalled

WSIL -- More than 1 million Kidde smoke alarms are being recalled because they might not alert residents to a fire. Read More »

RadioShack Warns of Possible Ch. 11 Bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) - RadioShack says it may need to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization if it can't rework its debt or find another way to ease a cash crunch. Read More »

Toyota Recalls Pickups to Fix Air Bag Problem

DETROIT (AP) - Toyota is recalling about 130,000 Tundra full-size pickup trucks because a plastic trim piece can interfere with the side air bags. Read More »

5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - A list of 5 million Gmail addresses and passwords appeared on a Russian Bitcoin forum Wednesday. Read More »

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