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Retail ‘Snap Apps’ Offering Consumers Instant Buying Power

Have you ever seen something in a magazine you just have to have, right now? CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy shows you a few apps that promise to make shopping a whole lot easier.


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More Than 100 Potential Buyers Interested In Hostess Brand, Bankrupt Bakery Says

The update on the sale process came as Hostess also received approval to give its top executives bonuses totaling up to $1.8 million for meeting certain budget goals to bring down costs during the liquidation.



Best Butcher Shops In Chicago

It’s summertime, and summertime means grilling out. Once you’ve checked to make sure the grill gas tank is full or that there’s charcoal, it’s time to go out and find a nice piece of meat to grill up. Whether you’re having a group of people over, impressing your sweetheart with your grilling skills, or treating yourself, there are a few places in Chicago that will help you find that perfect steak and maybe even give you a little extra advice on the perfect way to cook it.


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To Lease Or Buy A Vehicle: That Is The Question

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker runs the numbers for consumers who are evaluating whether to lease or buy an automobile.


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Renting Consumer Products A New Trend

Rent or buy? That’s usually a question we ask ourselves when we’re thinking about where to live. Now it’s a question that’s coming up more often with all kinds of consumer products that we used to buy. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

CBS 2–12/21/2010