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  • Masks, social distancing and speed: Snowmobiles enjoy boom

    PORTLAND, Maine - The thrill of hurtling along a remote trail, coupled with Americans’ ongoing desire to get outside during the pandemic, is creating the biggest boom in more than two decades for the snowmobiling industry.
  • Pot industry wants to see 'stoner' stereotype go up in smoke

    LOS ANGELES - Michelle Janikian, who writes about marijuana for publications like Herb, Playboy and Rolling Stone, says after she tells someone what she does for a living, she usually spends the rest of the conversation "trying to act so friendly and mainstream" so they don't think she's stoned.
  • Recalls this week: strollers, compact utility loaders

    A line of strollers that fail to meet federal safety standards are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include compact utility loaders and bicycles.
  • Recalls this week: jackets for babies, children's bicycles

    Quilted jackets for babies are being recalled this week because of snaps that can detach and pose a choking hazard. Other recalled consumer products include children's bicycles with a faulty crank.
  • Recalls this week: children's plates and bowls, toys

    Millions of children's plates and bowls are being recalled because a plastic layer can peel off, posing a choking hazard. Other recalled consumer products include toys that also can pose a choking hazard to infants.
  • Recalls this week: Washing machines, bicycles

    Millions of washing machines with a faulty top door that can pop off during use are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include faulty bicycles and dehumidifiers.
  • Recalls this week: Fiery phones, bikes, barstools, stollers

    Samsung expanded its recall of its hazardous Galaxy Note7 phones after it received additional reports of overheating that can lead to fires or an explosion. Other recalled consumer products this week include bicycles and strollers.
  • Recalls this week: Toys, cables, motorcycles

    A line of toys that can break into small pieces hazardous to children are being recalled this week. Other recalled consumer products include climbing harnesses, off-road motorcycles, bike helmets and light fixtures.
  • Recalls this week: children's chairs, surge protectors

    Children's chairs and swings are being recalled because they have fabric that contains excessive levels of lead. Surge protectors that pose a fire hazard are also among this week's recalled consumer products.
  • Recalls this week: spill-proof cups, water heaters

    More than 3 million spill-proof cups for children are being recalled because of mould development risk, with more than 3,000 reported cases already. Other recalled consumer products include faulty water heaters and mattress pads.

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