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Consumer advocates rally behind auto bill

...dealers to tell prospective buyers about a car's history and defects. House Bill 182 also would prohibit unfair advertising practices and set up rules for how auto manufacturers work with dealers. The legislation would give worthwhile new rights...
'Sale' signs less prevalent in tourist district

...advertisements the state said were unfair or deceptive. The charges came after letters were sent to businesses whose advertising practices were identified as suspect through an investigation. One store owner agreed to pay a $50,000 fine and another...
State pursues businesses with bogus 'sale' ads

...tourist communities around Southeast that their advertising practices were in question, Drinkwater said, followed...Drinkwater would not discuss how the state investigates advertising practices. "We do want to treat retailers similarly so...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Downtown shop settles in dispute over price claims 8/21/98

...that claims of ``50 percent off'' were false, warned several Juneau T-shirt and souvenir shops to reform advertising practices in late July. Because shirts were sold at the same price all season, the ``sale'' signs could be in violation...


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