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Chevy Volt Sales Begin To Show Improvement

General Motors is pinning some of its hopes for the future on its gas-electric hybrid the Chevy Volt. After a slow start last year, Volt sales are beginning to pick up. According to Edmunds.com, Volt sales so far this year are almost level with all of last year's sales. GM has sold about 7,000 of the hybrids.
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G-20 Summit In Mexico To Focus On Euro Crisis

President Obama and other world leaders are gathering in Los Cabos, Mexico, on Monday. They're hoping to get some assurances that European governments are getting control of their financial problems before they become a further drag on the global economy
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Is The Coconut Water Craze All It's Cracked Up To Be?

Coconut water, both fresh and canned, is a popular post-workout drink, but unless you run marathons or workout for more than 90 minutes, you can probably stick to water for rehydration.
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Locals Fear Venice Becoming 'A Big Shopping Center'

As Italy tries to fight its way out of recession, local governments are looking for creative way to raise revenue. Venice is allowing Benetton to put the city's first shopping mall right on the Grand Canal. Citizens are up in arms, but officials say deals like these keep the lagoon city afloat.
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Consumers Stuck With Murky Sunscreen Labels Another Summer

Consumers who were expecting the Food and Drug Administration's new requirements for sunscreen labels to be implemented this month will have to wait. The agency has given sunscreen manufacturers until December to catch up to the mandate for clearer information on labels.
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Land, Air And Rail — Summer Travel Has Its Hiccups

Across the U.S., temperatures are creeping higher, kids are out of school and the days are longer. This can only mean that summer is upon us. For many, summer also means travel season. Whether you're traveling by plane, train or automobile for that vacation, you're likely to feel the pinch of rising travel costs.
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Like Good Bourbon, Magazine Is A Sip Of The South

Up-and-coming Garden & Gun showcases fine Southern living in a way backers say had been lacking. The magazine also holds events so readers can live out the "G&G experience," which critics say is more elitist than representative of the South as a whole.

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