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Stories with person: Bill Nelson
  • Seeking answers to getting recalled cars fixed quickly story has photos
    Updated: Apr-28-15 3:40 pm

    WASHINGTON - Robo calls, social media ads, personal letters from the CEO and even a smartphone app are among ways auto companies are trying to convince more customers to get repairs done on cars recalled for serious safety defects.

  • Senator: Decade-old Gulf oil leak is 'unacceptable' 
    Updated: Apr-17-15 7:34 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A U.S. senator from Florida is pressing federal officials to disclose technical data and other information about a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, after an investigation by The Associated Press revealed evidence that the spill is far worse than a company or government regulators have publicly reported.

  • Schumer: more help needed to fight tax refund fraud 
    Updated: Apr-15-15 2:26 pm

    ALBANY, New York - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer used this year's tax day deadline to call for more help for the victims of tax refund fraud.