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Md. bills to ban bulk purchases of concert, sports tickets

Maryland lawmakers are working on legislation that would make it illegal for computers to snap up tickets to concerts and sporting events, which drives up the price for fans.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 11:47am EST

Tags: Maryland General Assembly, tickets, concerts, automated ticket buying,

Consumer group fights with USDA over food safety

A consumer advocacy group is petitioning the U.S. Department of Agriculture to halt a pilot program aimed at improving the efficiency of meat industry inspections because the group says it will make meat unfit for consumption.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 05:16pm EDT

Tags: food safety, USDA food inspections, meat processing, sumofus.org, kate ryan

Va. part of $29M agreement with Toyota

Virginia has joined 28 other states in a $29 million agreement with Toyota Motor Corp. over allegations the company concealed safety issues related to unintended acceleration.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 01:47pm EST

Tags: Toyota, safety defects,