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Columbus Day

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Top Columbus Day Articles

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  • Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

    Years past, October celebrated Hispanic heritage coinciding with Columbus Day celebration's of Italian heritage. Many have objected to celebrating Christopher Columbus coming to this continent because the decimation of the aboriginal cultures already...
  • Sun, showers and some cooler air this week

    Sun, showers and some cooler air this week
    It should be a nice Columbus Day with some sun, warm temperatures and a small chance of afternoon rain. Then expect a higher chance of showers and storms on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the result of an approaching cold front - which should...
  • Walktober event held at Robbins Preserve

    More than 30 people gathered at the trail head of the Robbins Preserve in Thompson for a Walktober event on Oct. 12. They were given a guided tour of the 128-acre Wyndham Land Trust property by WLT board member and land manager Andy Rzeznikiewicz. The...
  • Many government offices closed Monday for Columbus Day

    In observance of Columbus Day on Monday, the following public services will be affected: Schools: Public schools in Chicago and in many suburbs will be closed. Government offices: Most city, county and federal offices will be closed. The Chicago...
  • Born amid KKK backlash, Columbus statue endures

    Born amid KKK backlash, Columbus statue endures
    In September 1928, the leaders of one of Easton's burgeoning immigrant communities met in their usual gathering place, the Italian Home on South Fifth Street, to talk about raising money for a gift for their new city. They decided to canvass the Italian...
  • Columbus Day coupon: $10 off at JC Penney

    Save $10 on a $25 purchase at JC Penney with a Columbus Day coupon. The coupon is good on select apparel, shoes, accessories and home purchases. Click here for the deal. Click here for a $15 off $60 or $20 off $80 coupon. The coupons expire on...
  • Columbus Day deals: Free iPhone 6s, free movies and $1 off popcorn

    Columbus Day deals: Free iPhone 6s, free movies and $1 off popcorn
    It's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all for Columbus Day sales. My roundup of deals include a free iPhone 6 from Walmart with a trade-in offer, free appetizer or dessert from T.G.I. Fridays, a free movie ticket to see Brad Pitt's "Fury," and...
  • Rough night for Andre Williams and the Giants

    Rough night for Andre Williams and the Giants
    PHILADELPHIA — Andre Williams had an inkling this was coming. In an interview on Friday afternoon, the former Parkland High standout, who got his first start at running back for the New York Giants on Sunday night, said he expected the Eagles to...
  • 'Gone Girl' Draws Blood With $26 Million, 'Dracula Untold' Tops Friday Box Office

    Despite losing the Friday race to Universal's horror actioner "Dracula Untold," "Gone Girl" is headed for its second consecutive box office win. Fox's thriller looks to draw blood with $26 million this weekend, while "Dracula" is close behind with a $24...
  • Coupon: $10 off at Macy's through Columbus Day

    Use a coupon to save $10 at Macy's Columbus Day sale. The coupon is in the Macy's flyer inserted in the weekend Sun Sentinel. Save $10 on a $25 purchase on sale, clearance and select home goods until 1 p.m. Sunday and Monday. There are some...
  • Box Office: 'Gone Girl' Edges Out 'Dracula Untold,' 'The Judge' With $26.8 Million

    "Gone Girl," "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" and "Dracula Untold" emerged relatively unscathed from a box office pile up this weekend, while Robert Downey Jr.'s "The Judge" got banged around at the multiplexes. David...