SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY The Holiday Tree Debate: Real or Artificial?
The weekend after Thanksgiving is known for two things: shopping and decorating for Christmas! And every holiday season a debate ensues: which is the greener choice a real or artificial Christmas tre... Posted on 11/21/12 at 9:49 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY You can't be too rich or too thin, right?
That's the famous saying isn't it?
And at no time during the year do we think this more frequently than the holidays. We spend too much and we eat too much and we'd love to turn it all around.
Two A... Posted on 11/19/12 at 5:34 PM
IN THE BLACK Black Friday Deals
The day after Thanksgiving also know as Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year. Stores are opening earlier and earlier. Some are opening with specials on Thursday. Walmart for one is... Posted on 11/12/12 at 9:39 PM
THE RACING LIFE Giving Thanks
Happy Thanksgiving from The Racing Life!
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PAR-VENT-ING How to find the best Black Friday deals?
I'm headed to my parents house in Colorado this Thanksgiving. And I'm already awaiting an awesome Black Friday deal: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 on Blueray for..... $9.99.
You can fin... Posted on 11/15/11 at 7:21 AM
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) — Gravy was still warm. Dallas Cowboys were still in uniform. Thanks were still being given across the country as the pilgrimages to the stores began, heralding a new era of American consumerism.
Jesse Washington, AP National Writer
, November 23, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Massachusetts man left his girlfriend's 2-year-old son in a car while he went shopping for Black Friday bargains, then went home with his new 51-inch flat screen television and left the toddler behind.
A shopper in Los Angeles pepper-sprayed her competition for an Xbox and scuffles broke out elsewhere around the U.S. as bargain-hunters crowded stores in an earlier-than-usual start to the madness known as Black Friday.
Anne D'Innocenzio and Mae Anderson, AP Retail Writers
, November 26, 2011
NEW YORK — From free shipping from Walmart to Sears stores open on Thanksgiving for the first time, the battle for holiday shoppers’ dollars has begun in earnest.
The early competition to break through shoppers’ caution about spending promises savings for those willing to buy amid an economy that’s still worrying many. It also promises convenience. Retailers are offering deals anytime, anywhere their customers want, through websites, smart phones and Facebook.
By Anne D’Innocenzio, The Associated Press
, November 12, 2010
The Christmas shopping season got off to a robust start early Friday in Jamestown. Shoppers poured into stores when doors opened at 4, 5 or 6 a.m., or spent the night in stores that stayed open all night, all in the pursuit of the best shopping bargains.
Victoria Rogers had originally planned to make an early stop the day after Thanksgiving last year at the Walmart store in Valley Stream on Long Island. Her last-minute decision against it might have saved her life.
The James River Humane Society will hold a fundraiser at the Buffalo Mall on Friday.
The shelter will serve breakfast sandwiches and bagels. It will cost $4 for coffee and a sandwich and $1 for the bagels.
Serving starts at 5 a.m.
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