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Spot Will Cost You: Pet Rents Become Apartment Fad

Pet security deposits register in the hundreds of dollars and are getting steeper. Now, a monthly rental payment ranging from $10 to $50 is quickly becoming the norm, adding to the cost.

10/22/2014

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Toys R Us Taking Heat for ‘Breaking Bad’ Action Figures

Parents nationwide are upset about a new action figure on sale at Toys R Us – the Breaking Bad doll – complete with a fake bag of crystal meth.

10/21/2014

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Overabundance of Crude Oil Leads to Low Gas Prices

The local average has dipped well below $3 a gallon, and prices haven’t been this low in about four years.

10/21/2014

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SKF Expanding to NorthPark

The project will bring in $34.2 million in investments. It will retain 388 jobs and create 73 new jobs over the next six years in the St. Louis area.

10/20/2014

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Drone Oversight Group Formed to Push Rules, Regulations

But rules and regulations for the safe use of drones are lagging so far behind that a special oversight group has now been formed.

10/20/2014

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Uber Rated an ‘F’ by Better Business Bureau

The failing grade is based on pricing techniques and misinformation.

10/17/2014

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Sports Fans, Don’t Get Taken

St. Louis city officials are warning about professional panhandlers posing as local homeless

10/11/2014

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Kmart Data Breach Reported

Parent company Sears says credit card & debit card info may have been affected

10/11/2014

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Get Ready for Black Friday

Here are some things that are expected to be different this year, from shopping expert Mark LoCastro.

10/10/2014

Mature corn (Zea mays) in Illinois fields stretch to the horizon on both sides of a rural, dirt road. Illinois is the country's second largest grower of corn, trailing only Iowa in total production. (Getty Images Bruce Leighty)

Propane Price for Upcoming Winter So Far, So Good

The corn crop could leave you paying more to heat your home this winter, but the key word is “could.”

10/08/2014

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