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FCC Tells Comcast To Put Bloomberg With The Rest Of The News Stations

There’s a practice known as “neighborhooding” in cable programming, in which cable/satellite providers tend to group similarly themed channels together. That’s why MTV and Vh1 were often right next to each other (because, believe it or not, they used to both air music videos!) and why the dedicated networks for the NFL, MLB, NHL, and NBA are usually within a few slots of each other (and usually within free-throw distance of ESPN). But sometimes a channel gets left out in the cold, apart from its similarly programmed stations. [More]

Bloomberg Tells Occupy Wall Street Protesters To Leave Park By Friday

Bloomberg Tells Occupy Wall Street Protesters To Leave Park By Friday

New York City Mayor Bloomberg has asked the Wall Street Protesters to leave their encampment at Zuccotti Park in the financial district by Friday. Though the park is open to the public, it’s privately owned, and its landlords have asked the city to assist in clearing the park so that it may be cleaned. [More]

Man Fined $2,000 For Not Watering His Beehive

Man Fined $2,000 For Not Watering His Beehive

While New York may be trying to raise revenue by cracking down on city beekeepers, this looks like one sting operation that got its stinger broken off in the wound: inspectors fined a Queens man $2,000 for “not watering his beehive.” [More]

Consumerist Talks About The Man Who Made A Fool Out Of Wells Fargo On Bloomberg Today At 5:45 ET

Consumerist Talks About The Man Who Made A Fool Out Of Wells Fargo On Bloomberg Today At 5:45 ET

Consumerist is back on Bloomberg TV today! Once again, Ben Popken will be appearing on Taking Stock, where he’ll be chatting about the Philadelphia homeowner who foreclosed on Wells Fargo. Tune in to Bloomberg TV, or watch online at Bloomberg.com/tv, at 5:45 p.m. ET. [More]

Clip From "Consumerist On Bloomberg" Last Night

Clip From "Consumerist On Bloomberg" Last Night

Here’s a clip from last night’s “Consumerist on Bloomberg” segment where I talked about the 8-year-old girl who racked up a $1,400 bill playing “Smurfs Village” on her parent’s iPad. [More]

Watch "The Consumerist On Bloomberg" Tonight At 5:35 Eastern

Watch "The Consumerist On Bloomberg" Tonight At 5:35 Eastern

The Consumerist is invading Bloomberg TV! Set your DVRs, Ben Popken will be appearing on a new segment driven by Consumerist content of the show “Taking Stock” with Pimm Fox every Wednesday at 5:35 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. ET for the next few weeks. You can also tune in live at bloomberg.com/tv. Don’t miss it! [More]

Catch "The Consumerist On Bloomberg" Tomorrow At 5:35 Eastern

Catch "The Consumerist On Bloomberg" Tomorrow At 5:35 Eastern

The Consumerist is invading Bloomberg TV! Set your DVRs , Ben Popken will be appearing on a new segment driven by Consumerist content of the show “Taking Stock” with Pimm Fox every Wed at 5:455:35pm Eastern to 5:50 for the next few weeks. You can also tune in live at bloomberg.com/tv. Don’t miss it! [More]

Woman Breaks Ankle, Waits 30 Hours For Ambulance In NYC Blizzard

Woman Breaks Ankle, Waits 30 Hours For Ambulance In NYC Blizzard

A Brooklyn woman who slipped and broke her ankle on Sunday had to wait 30 hours for the ambulance to show up after she called 911. The blizzard, and the city’s sub-optimal response to clearing it up, left cars and even emergency service vehicles stranded in the snow. [More]

NYC Mayor Wants To Spend $45 Million Retraining Investment Bankers

NYC Mayor Wants To Spend $45 Million Retraining Investment Bankers

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to spend $45 million in government money retraining investment bankers, brokers and others who have lost jobs on Wall Street, says the New York Times.

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It looks like Charter Communications Inc will be filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing the loss of 1 billion dollars over the first three quarters of 2008. [Bloomberg]

NYC Cracks Down On Stores That Sell Fake Luxury Items

NYC Cracks Down On Stores That Sell Fake Luxury Items

Like fake designer handbags and watches? We have bad news.

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Calls For Boycott Of Shady Chinese Restaurant

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Calls For Boycott Of Shady Chinese Restaurant

The Chinese restaurant accused of discriminating in favor of customers who speak Chinese has irked Mayor Bloomberg. “If nobody goes to that restaurant, then they won’t make any money and they’ll go out of business,” Bloomberg told the Daily News.

Food Industry Funded Group Really Worried (For You) About Trans Fat Bans

Food Industry Funded Group Really Worried (For You) About Trans Fat Bans

The Center for Consumer Freedom posted a full page ad in today’s USATODAY.

Consumer Price Index: Hello, Ms. January

Consumer Price Index: Hello, Ms. January

With feverish paws, we unsheathed the latest Consumer Price Index report (C.P.I.), released this morning, from its brown package. Flipping quickly to the middle our eyes roamed over Ms. January C.P.I.’s rising crests of .8%.