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Breakfast cereal is shown for sale at a Ralphs grocery store in Del Mar, California, March 6, 2013.

Food costs eating into consumers’ saving at the pump

Higher food costs are eating into or eclipsing savings from gasoline, and increased holiday spending could be a much smaller bump after food inflation is taken into account.

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Toy Hall of Fame salutes Rubik’s Cube, bubbles

Little green army men prevailed in their two-year battle for a coveted spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame.

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Facebook launches Ebola charity donation button

The company is also deploying 100 satellite terminals to boost Internet services in affected areas in West Africa.

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A blind spot for Google Glass wearers?

The characteristic hardware of the high-tech frames could partially obstruct peripheral vision.

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We’re ‘adding to cart’ instead of ‘heading to mall’

It's expected to be another record-breaking year for online shopping.

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Survey: Holiday shoppers boost spending plans

Holiday shoppers expect to spend quite a bit more than they did a year ago.

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Holiday shoppers, start your engines

The holiday shopping season is here and retailers aren't wasting any time.

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Walmart ups ante on holiday shopping

Starting Saturday, Walmart will do whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.

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App turns your smartphone into a breathalyzer

Alcohoot turns your smartphone into a portable, personal breathalyzer.

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Dallas man’s ‘Ebola’ house draws criticism in virus-hit city

The house has been transformed with blue plastic barrels, bio-hazard stickers, yellow caution tape and the word "QUARANTINE."

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Verizon promises no Internet ‘fast lanes’

Verizon says it's not planning to strike any "fast lane" deals to help some websites load faster than others.

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Use your smartphone to ‘think outside the bun’

Taco Bell debuted a mobile app that allows customers to order, customize their food, and pay from their phones.

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Haunted houses for adults in high demand

With Hollywood-grade stagecraft and professional actors, haunted houses are in increasingly popular with grownups.

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WATCH: A room with a $95M view

NYC's tallest apartment building isn't open yet but it already boasts an impressive view with a whopping price tag.

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Finally! A new Starbucks holiday drink is here

The Chestnut Praline Latte will be the first new holiday-themed drink in five years.

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Croissant-donuts are the biggest thing in breakfast

Dunkin' Donuts will begin selling the pastry - a "delicate and flaky croissant ring that is glazed like a donut" - next month.

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‘Pay-per-view’ coming to a tablet near you

Dutch start-up Blendle hopes to change the way readers browse online newspapers and magazines.

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The list of places you can checkout with Apple Pay is shrinking

Walmart, Target, Kohl's, and CVS are among the national retailers who are banning Apple's new e-payment service.

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Water Management Policy is the Focus in Pierre Today

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The Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota legislature is meeting to discuss water management policy.

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Prison Delays May Cause Legal Action

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Iowa’s top prison official says legal action is likely against the designers blamed for months of delays in opening a new state prison.

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Officials Say Power Transmission Line Would be Good For Nebraska

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Officials say the high-voltage electrical transmission line that's proposed to cut through 220 miles of Nebraska's Sand Hills region is designed to have a positive impact on the entire state's power infrastructure.

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Ricketts To Offer Fresh Perspective On Corrections

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Governor-elect Pete Ricketts promises to bring a fresh perspective to the prison problem in Nebraska.

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Rail Board Busy

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With one major rail construction project on the board and several more possibilities, the South Dakota State Rail Board has become quite active.