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NYC Comptroller Tries Settling With Garner Family

Posted On December 17, 2014

(New York, NY) -- New York City's Comptroller is trying to negotiate a settlement to a wrongful death lawsuit by Eric Garner's relatives even before the family files it.   Scott Stringer says Garner's family filed a notice of claim in October, and plans to sue the city for 75-million-dollars. The Staten Island man died…

Lower Gas Prices Help Economy

Posted On December 17, 2014

(Sacramento, CA) -- Gas prices are continuing to drop. Economists says that's good news for your pocketbook and the local economy. {rddHamilton1_1} Q...immediate stimulus effect 000:08 Drexel University business professor Dr. Sally Hamilton says overall savings on gas could total up to 500-dollars for the average tax paying family. Additional Audio: Drexel University professor Dr.…

Walmart CEO Says Supercenter Stores Too Big

Posted On December 17, 2014

(Undated) -- The big boss at Walmart says the company's supercenter stores are just too big. CEO Doug McMillon says the world's biggest retailer found out "how big was too big" when the company learned that some customers don't want to walk around a 200-thousand square food store to do their shopping. That's how big…

TSA Boss: Terrorism Threat Higher Than 2010

Posted On December 17, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The latest threat assessment from the outgoing head of the TSA is a mixed bag. In comments that aired on FOX News' "The Kelly File," John Pistole says the threat of terrorism is higher than it was since he took the job four years ago.   However, Pistole says the U.S. intelligence…

Facebook To Start Auto-Enhancing Photos

Posted On December 17, 2014

(Undated) -- You don't have to enhance your photos on Facebook anymore -- they'll do it for you. A report in Tech-Crunch-dot-com says when you upload photos on IOS, Facebook will adjust the light and shadow on them automatically, and a slider will allow you to adjust the effect. Facebook started the auto-enhance feature Tuesday.