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  • Web Exclusive: Company cancels class to nix Southern accents, y'all, after complaints

    Web Exclusive: Company cancels class to nix Southern accents, y'all, after complaints

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:00:17 GMT
    We live in the South, so some of us may have a Southern accent, but would you consider saying "goodbye" to "howdy, y'all"?
    The Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee was going to offer a speech class for its workers next month to do just that, until it got canceled.
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    We live in the South, so some of us may have a Southern accent, but would you consider saying "goodbye" to "howdy, y'all"?
    The Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee was going to offer a speech class for its workers next month to do just that, until it got canceled.
    More >>
  • Web Exclusive: Ultra HD TVs

    Web Exclusive: Ultra HD TVs

    (CNN) -Some people just have to have the latest in television technology. The newest TVs on the market- ultra-high definition TVs- or UHD TVs. They have higher screen resolution than current high def screens, and are also known as "4-K" sets. "More >>
    (CNN) -Some people just have to have the latest in television technology. The newest TVs on the market- ultra-high definition TVs- or UHD TVs. They have higher screen resolution than current high def screens, and are also known as "4-K" sets. "More >>
  • Web Exclusive: A product to help keep sharks away on sale

    Web Exclusive: A product to help keep sharks away on sale

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:40:46 GMT
    If you're headed on a beach vacation, there's a product you may be interested in to help keep sharks away.  The device is called a Shark Shield.  It is now being sold in Florida.More >>
    If you're headed on a beach vacation, there's a product you may be interested in to help keep sharks away.  The device is called a Shark Shield.  It is now being sold in Florida.More >>

(CBS) -  Good news for drivers. Experts predict gas prices could plunge another 20 cents by June.  Gas usually gets more expensive as summer approaches, but a steep fall in the price of oil is keeping costs low.  The nationwide average right now is $3.52 for a gallon of regular. In East Texas, people are paying around $3.14 a gallon.

Sales of previously owned homes dipped 6 tenths of a percent in March, mainly because the supply of available homes remains tight.  The National Association of Realtors says the median sales price rose nearly 12% to $184,300 dollars.  That's the biggest one month gain in eight years.

Netflix's decision to produce original programming seems to be paying off.  The company says it added 2 million U.S. subscribers to its video streaming service last quarter as it debuted its critically acclaimed series "House of Cards".

Ralph Lauren has agreed to pay $1.6 million dollars to settle federal charges that one of its subsidiaries bribed government officials in Argentina to get its merchandise through customs. The clothing maker will give back $700,000 dollars in illicit profits and pay an $882,000 dollar fine. Officials say Ralph Lauren reported the violations to the U.S. government itself once they were discovered. 

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