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May Car Sales Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.

06/04/2014

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Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near End

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.

05/22/2014

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GM Adds 218,000 Chevrolet Aveo Cars To Growing Recall List

The recall is General Motors’ 29th this year, bringing the total number of recalled GM vehicles in the U.S. to around 13.8 million.

05/21/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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American Cars In Decline? GM’s Role In The International Recall War

GM is on track to break the American automaker record for the most recalls in a single year, ever.

05/15/2014

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GM Releases Video To Demonstrate Safety of Recalled Cars

One day after the Department of Transportation refused to order GM to pull recalled vehicles off the road, the auto company has released a video showing tests they’ve done on the recalled vehicles.

05/09/2014

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GM Recalls About 60,000 Saturns To Fix Gear Shifts

General Motors is recalling nearly 60,000 Saturn Aura midsize cars because the automatic transmission shift levers can show the wrong gear.

05/07/2014

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Senators Accuse GM Of Covering Up Defective Switch

Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.

04/07/2014

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Lakefield Company Recalls Gas Fireplaces Due To Explosions

A Lakefield, Minn. company is recalling 22 gas fireplace models due to the risk of explosions. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Hussong Manufacturing is recalling their direct-vent gas fireplaces and gas fireplace inserts that use the American Flame-brand main control modules. The fireplaces – sold under the names Kozy Heat Fireplaces, Ambiance Fireplace and Stellar Hearth Products – were made between Oct. 2009 and April 2013.

04/04/2014

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Coon Rapids Company Recalls Products Due To Listeria Contamination

A Coon Rapids company is voluntarily recalling some of its products due to concerns of possible listeria contamination, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. Product sampling by the state agriculture department determined that some of the finished products produced by Parkers Farm Acquisition, LLC contained listeria monocytogenes bacteria, which could cause the disease listeriosis.

03/22/2014

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Graco Recalling Nearly 3.8M Child Car Seats

Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can be trapped by buckles that may not unlatch.

02/11/2014

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Kia Recalling About 80,000 Vans To Fix Suspensions

Kia Motors Corp. is recalling nearly 80,000 minivans in the U.S. because a suspension part can break and cause drivers to lose control of the vehicles. The recall affects Sedona minivans from 2006 through 2012.

11/21/2013

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Costco Store In Coon Rapids Recalls Ground Beef

The Costco store in Coon Rapids has recalled a batch of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli.

10/23/2013

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Costco Recalls Ground Beef Due To Possible E. Coli

A local Costco is recalling an undetermined amount of lean fresh ground beef due to the possibility that it could be contaminated with E. coli, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

10/23/2013

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Good Question: Why Are Traumatic Memories So Vivid?

Almost all of us remember where we were and what we were doing when we heard terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center 12 years ago. “I remember thinking, is this really happening, it’s like an out of body experience,” said Kristin Witte of Minneapolis.

09/11/2013

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General Mills Announces Recall Of Certain Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls

General Mills announced Tuesday a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of refrigerated Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing.

09/10/2013

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Twins Recall Colabello To Take Mauer’s Roster Spot

The Minnesota Twins have recalled Chris Colabello from Triple-A Rochester to take Joe Mauer’s spot on the roster.

08/21/2013

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Illnesses Prompt Wide Whole Foods Cheese Recall

Whole Foods Market Inc. is recalling Crave Brothers Les Freres cheese in response to an outbreak of a bacterial infection that has sickened people in several states and killed at least one.
Whole Foods says the cheese may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

07/05/2013

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Minn. Dairy Voluntarily Recalls Skim Milk

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has issued a consumer advisory for some skim milk produced by a Forest Lake dairy. The department says consumers should avoid drinking Autumnwood Farm brand skim milk in one-half-gallon glass bottles with a sell-by date of June 24. A routine inspection found the milk had not been properly pasteurized.

06/21/2013

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Iowa Grocery Store Chain Recalling Dog Food

Grocery store chain Hy-Vee says it’s recalling some bags of Hy-Vee dog food that might contain a toxin commonly found in corn.

02/23/2013

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Smucker’s Uncrustables Sold To Schools Recalled

Officials have told school lunch programs across the country to check to see if they have Smucker’s Uncrustables sandwiches that might contain peanut butter from a New Mexico company subject to a nationwide recall over salmonella contamination — and not to serve them.

10/19/2012

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Smucker’s Uncrustables Sold To Schools Recalled

Officials have told school lunch programs in 16 states to check to see if they have Smucker’s Uncrustables sandwiches that might contain peanut butter from a New Mexico company subject to a nationwide recall over salmonella contamination — and not to serve them.

10/18/2012

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Toyota Recalling 7.4M Vehicles Over Fire Threat

Toyota has announced the largest recall in its 75-year history.

10/10/2012

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Lunds And Byerly’s Issues Voluntary Chicken Recall

Lunds and Byerly’s has issued a voluntary recall of a recent supply of chicken after a possible food safety issue involving Listeria Monocytogenes was found in select varieties of marinated chicken breasts, chicken kabobs and chicken meal kits.

09/20/2012

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General Motors, Isuzo Motors Announce SUV Recall

General Motors and Isuzu Motors announced Monday they are recalling more than 258,000 sport-utility vehicles.

08/20/2012

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