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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, file photo, Ira Flatow, host of National Public Radio's Science Friday, speaks to a group of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists and Delta High School students at Battelle Auditorium in Richland, Wash. Federal prosecutors say the National Public Radio show “Science Friday” and host Flatow have settled civil claims that they misused money from a nearly $1 million federal grant aimed at boosting the show’s reach to younger listeners. (AP Photo/The Tri-City Herald, Paul T. Erickson, File) LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL RADIO OUT KONA

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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, file photo, Ira Flatow, host of National Public Radio's Science Friday, speaks to a group of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists and Delta High School students at Battelle Auditorium in Richland, Wash. Federal prosecutors say the National Public Radio show “Science Friday” and host Flatow have settled civil claims that they misused money from a nearly $1 million federal grant aimed at boosting the show’s reach to younger listeners. (AP Photo/The Tri-City Herald, Paul T. Erickson, File) LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL RADIO OUT KONA

NY settles false advertising probe, says Wal-Mart charged nonexistent 'sugar tax' on 12-packs

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York's attorney general has settled a false advertising investigation at Wal-Mart, saying stores were charging a nonexistent "sugar tax" on soda.

The attorney general's office says the retail chain launched a national sale in June advertising Coca-Cola 12-packs for $3, but consumers at 117 Wal-Mart stores in ...

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