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A car sits submerged in the flood waters of Hurricane Isaac in the River Forest in LaPlace, Louisiana
A car sits submerged in the flood waters of Hurricane Isaac in the River Forest in LaPlace, Louisiana (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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Are you purchasing a flood-damaged vehicle?

Recent midwest floods have once again raised the issue of "flood cars," or water-damaged vehicles offered for sale by unscrupulous sellers thousands of miles from the scene of the disaster.

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What to do when facing a possible dog attack

A rash of recent dog attacks has prompted a response from Trenton for stricter fence and leash laws for bigger breeds.  A Jersey dog trainer has some advice about what to do if confronted with a potentially dangerous encounter.

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Step 1: Land a job; Step 2: Find a new one

Job satisfaction is not so common in the United States if new research from Indeed Inc. is any indication.

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Drinking has become less popular with younger people, according to a new study. (Fuse, ThinkStock)
Drinking has become less popular with younger people, according to a new study. (Fuse, ThinkStock)
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Alcohol consumption drops among young adults

A new government study finds consumption of alcohol and binge drinking among young people has been dropping over the past decade.

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A new study shows that work and technology could hinder sleep. (Stefano Lunardi, ThinkStock)
A new study shows that work and technology could hinder sleep. (Stefano Lunardi, ThinkStock)
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Work, technology send couples to bed at different times

In this day and age, it is not unusual for people to burn the candle at both ends. Whether it is staying late at the office, running children back and forth to their activities or signing onto the computer late at night to work from home, it is becoming less commonplace for couples to turn in for the night at the same time.

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Father's Day spending unchanged this year. (Jupiterimages, ThinkStock)
Father's Day spending unchanged this year. (Jupiterimages, ThinkStock)
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Father’s Day spending will reach $12.7 billion this year

Father's Day is not the most lucrative holiday for retailers, but people are still planning to celebrate. Spending is expected to reach $12.7 billion this year according to the National Retail Federation's 2015 Father's Day Spending Survey.

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Outlook can be bleak for juvenile offenders, study shows

A new study finds teens who are locked up in juvenile detention facilities tend to have worse outcomes later in life than those who avoid incarceration for the same types of offenses.

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Emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly train wreck in Philadelphia
Emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly train wreck in Philadelphia (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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NTSB says Amtrak engineer not using cell phone at time of Philadelphia derailment

The National Transportation Safety Administration has concluded that the engineer of the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia was not using his cell phone at the time.

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Ground Zero one month after the attacks on the World Trade Center
Ground Zero one month after the attacks on the World Trade Center (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Providing medical benefits for 9/11 responders

A special hearing will take place on June 11 on Capitol Hill on legislation that would ensure all first responders and survivors of the 9/11 World Trade Center terror attacks continue to receive monitoring and medical care.

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Vehicle recalls ignored by many drivers, survey finds

Faulty airbag, hood latch or ignition switch? Who cares?

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