When is the price of gas cheaper? Weekdays or weekends?

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People tend to grouse about gas stations jacking up their prices on weekends, but in most states, gas prices are higher during the workweek.

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Sugar Fix: Are we facing a chocopocalypse?

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As cocoa prices surge to near-record highs on demand for emerging markets, chocoholics brace for a hike in price.

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One week left to eat a Subway ‘yoga mat’ sandwich

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Subway says a chemical bleaching agent used in its sandwich bread, as well as yoga mats and shoes, will be totally phased out by next week.

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French can now say ‘non’ to work after office hours

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A new French labor agreement stipulates that a million workers in one sector don’t have to answer business calls or emails after office hours.

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Cereal characters lure kiddies with eye gaze: study

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If you ever got the creeps as a kid walking down the cereal aisle, you’re not imagining things. Snap, Crackle and Pop were all staring at you.

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GM adds nearly 1M cars to ignition switch recall

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General Motors is adding 971,000 cars to its ignition switch recall, which started last month with 1.6 million vehicles.

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Taco Bell ads star real Ronald McDonalds who love its new breakfast

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Taco Bell hired twenty-five real guys named “Ronald McDonald” to appear in its ads promoting the chain’s new breakfast menu.

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Pricey puppy: Meet the world’s most expensive dog

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Puppy love has a price — nearly $2 million.

That’s how much a golden-haired Tibetan mastiff puppy has reportedly been sold for in China, potentially making it the world’s most expensive dog.

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Your March Madness pool is probably illegal

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'Got Milk?' Not anymore

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The national campaign that sparked 1,000 milk mustaches will be put to rest after a 20-year run

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Taco Bell rolls out Waffle Taco in breakfast war with McDonald’s

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Look out Egg McMuffin… here comes the Waffle Taco.

On the same day McDonald’s said it was considering extending its breakfast menu beyond 10:30 a.m., Taco Bell rolled out the heavy artillery for its entry into the fast-food breakfast wars on March 27.

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Egg McMuffin for lunch? McDonald’s mulls longer breakfast hours

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Egg McMuffin - it may not be just for breakfast anymore.

McDonald’s, which currently cuts off its breakfast menu at 10:30 a.m., is considering offering both breakfast and lunch menus at a time when people’s eating habits are changing — particularly those coveted customers in their 20s and 30s.

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So Long, Cigs: CVS Pulls Tobacco Products From Its Stores

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CVS Caremark pharmacies will phase out tobacco in U.S. retail stores by Oct. 1, officials announced Wednesday, saying that selling cigarettes side-by-side with medicine undermines the mission of promoting good health.

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Coke features first gay family to appear in a Super Bowl ad

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In the second quarter of the Super Bowl, Coke became the first advertiser to show a gay family in an ad for America’s big game.

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