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Beware! 'New' Packaging May Mean Less Product, Same Price

Beware! 'New' Packaging May Mean Less Product, Same Price | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis and Michael Koenigs report: Before heading for the register, consumer experts are urging customers to take a second look at their items or chance paying the same price for less. Edgar Dworsky of Consumer World said savvy shoppers should always look at the price per ounce rather than the price per package. “Whenever a manufacturer says ‘new and improved’… maybe they’ve taken out some ounces,” Dworsky told ABC News. For example, when Kristin Quinn of Boston, the blogger behind Misadventures in Mommyhood, went shopping with her family, she found that Minute Maid juice boxes had gone…
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Yes, A $2 Drugstore Brand Outperformed Chanel's $27 Nail Polish

Yes, A $2 Drugstore Brand Outperformed Chanel's $27 Nail Polish | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Psychologists and economists have a lot to say about the perception of luxury and how the price tag on an item affects how we use it. However, all of this comes down to one important question: is a...
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Sing It Sunday Songwriting Contest

Sing It Sunday Songwriting Contest | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
What you can win: - The winning song will be performed in front of 13,000 leaders at Catalyst Atlanta 2014 and will be featured on SingItSunday.com. - The winning song's chart kit will be made available around the world for churches to download. What…
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Cars are more fuel efficient when driving with the window down

Cars are more fuel efficient when driving with the window down | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Website Vox has taken a look at debate of air con vs rolling windows down. And they found that the latter was more fuel efficient at all speeds.
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First lady: Malia will be driving this summer

First lady: Malia will be driving this summer | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama has a warning of sorts for Washington: Her daughter Malia will start driving this summer.
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Peanut Butter Cup Oreos And Oreo-Filled Chips Ahoy Are Now Real Things

Peanut Butter Cup Oreos And Oreo-Filled Chips Ahoy Are Now Real Things | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Readers of this site might think that Consumerist staff eat a lot of fast food and fast food. That's not true at all: maybe the amount of time that we spend reading about new permutations of food-l...
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Where Congress wants your mailbox to move

Where Congress wants your mailbox to move | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Millions would no longer get mail delivered to their door, but would go to communal or curbside boxes instead, under a proposed law.
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Navy SEAL's Powerful Life Advice To Students: 'Make Your Beds' (VIDEO)

Navy SEAL's Powerful Life Advice To Students: 'Make Your Beds' (VIDEO) | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Sometimes life is hard, or scary, or uncomfortable, or even downright terrifying. Take graduating from college for example. Sure, it's exciting, ...
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Video game consoles cost Americans $400 million in energy costs a year — when we aren't even using them

Video game consoles cost Americans $400 million in energy costs a year — when we aren't even using them | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
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Rapping mom delivers on Baptist history - Baptist Press

Rapping mom delivers on Baptist history - Baptist Press | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Rapping mom delivers on Baptist history - Baptist Press
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Michigan Suburb Tickets People For Swearing, Fine Is $200 - CBS Detroit

Michigan Suburb Tickets People For Swearing, Fine Is $200 - CBS Detroit | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Andersen says he swore under his breath and no children heard him, but he ended up with a $200 fine.
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Mick Jagger Becomes Great-Grandfather

Mick Jagger Becomes Great-Grandfather | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Sir Mick Jagger, the 70-year-old frontman for the Rolling Stones, has become a great-grandfather.

Jagger achieved the new status over the weekend when his granddaughter Assisi Jackson, 21, gave birth to a baby girl, the Daily Mail reported.

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Struggling to shift your rolls of fat? White bread may be to blame

Struggling to shift your rolls of fat? White bread may be to blame | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Wholegrain bread, however, doesn’t lead to weight gain, the European Congress on Obesity, in Sofia, Bulgaria heard.

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Just How Big is the Markup on Movie Theater Food?

Just How Big is the Markup on Movie Theater Food? | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
“ We talk to an economic expert to get the skinny on the exorbitant costs of movie-theater snacks.”
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High-Fiving Strangers Is The Smallest Gesture That Can Totally Turn Someone's Day Around

High-Fiving Strangers Is The Smallest Gesture That Can Totally Turn Someone's Day Around | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Sometimes a small gesture, like a high-five, is all you need to totally turn your day around.

Watch what happens when YouTuber Kyle Berry walks around a college campus to high-five random strangers. The smiles that result from the simple act migh...

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Denzel Washington on Prayer: 'Put Your Shoes Way Under The Bed at Night So You Gotta Get on Your Knees in the Morning'

Denzel Washington on Prayer: 'Put Your Shoes Way Under The Bed at Night So You Gotta Get on Your Knees in the Morning' | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Academy Award winning actor Denzel Washington believes that a good way to make sure you pray every morning is to place your shoes "way under the bed at night." Doing that he says ensures that you "gotta get on your knees in the morning.
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From The Bad Idea Files: Movie Theater Adding Surcharge For Middle Seats

From The Bad Idea Files: Movie Theater Adding Surcharge For Middle Seats | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Imagine you go to the theater to catch a movie you've been waiting to see. You get there early and snag a seat in the middle of the theater; no having to tilt your head back because you're too clos...
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All-new meteor shower: 5 things to know about Camelopardalid

All-new meteor shower: 5 things to know about Camelopardalid | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
A first-of-its-kind meteor shower is expected to occur Friday night and into early Saturday morning.
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Levi's CEO Says Never Wash Your Jeans

Levi's CEO Says Never Wash Your Jeans | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
1. Levi’s CEO Says Don’t Wash Your JeansAs gross as it may sound, the CEO of Levi Strauss – aka the jean expert of experts – says you shouldn't wash your fav...
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Minnesota bans anti-bacterial chemical from soaps

Minnesota bans anti-bacterial chemical from soaps | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It's widely used nationwide as a germ-killing ingredient in soaps, deodorants and even toothpaste, but it's being banned in Minnesota.
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19 Words That Will Make People Like You More

19 Words That Will Make People Like You More | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
Want to make a better first impression and engender positive feelings that last a long time? Focus on what you say as much as what you do.
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Merriam-Webster adds da 'Yoopers' to dictionary

Merriam-Webster adds da 'Yoopers' to dictionary | Troy West's Radio Show Prep | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — Da "Yoopers" up dere in da U.P., Michigan's Upper Peninsula, have hit it big with inclusion of their nickname in Merriam-Webster's

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