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Seafood Customers Paying for Lots of Ice

Investigation finds prices are based on false weight

(Newser) - A seafood industry investigation covering 17 states has found that up to 40% of the listed weight of fish is often just ice. Upwards of 21,000 packages were pulled from shelves because they were weighed while still encased in a preservative "ice glaze" and priced illegally. That indicates... More »

Minn. Flips on Online Gambling After Industry Suit

(Newser) - Minnesota has dropped a bid to cut off access to online gambling after a legal challenge from an industry group, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. The state had petitioned Internet service providers to block the sites. Whether the lobby “ultimately would have prevailed in court is unknown,” a... More »

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