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Thanksgiving

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  • Cyber Monday spending growth slows

    Cyber Monday spending growth slows
    Cyber Monday sales growth is slowing as consumers embrace the convenience of online shopping, spreading out their purchases instead of being lured by one-day specials. Internet holiday shopping rose 8.5 percent on Cyber Monday, typically the busiest day...
  • Families make Turkey Trot a part of their holiday

    Families make Turkey Trot a part of their holiday
    More than 2,000 people participated in Burbank Community YMCA’s fifth annual Turkey Trot on Thursday morning and, for some Burbank residents, it’s become a part of family Thanksgiving celebrations. “I like that we’re shifting...
  • Miramar father-to-be gunned down in his convenience store

    Miramar father-to-be gunned down in his convenience store
    In his business career, Miramar resident Rashid Keblawe enjoyed many successes — operating restaurants and convenience stores while earning a treasured reputation for generosity. Nothing ever made him happier, however, than learning that after...
  • Groups step up to the plate for Thanksgiving

    Groups step up to the plate for Thanksgiving
    Boca Helping Hands gave out 1,500 turkeys and baskets last week to families in need, with the help of an army of volunteers. What they call "basket buddies" included a long list of Boca Raton businesses, schools, nonprofits, churches, synagogues and law...
  • Cyber Monday expected to draw fewer online shoppers this year

    Cyber Monday expected to draw fewer online shoppers this year
    After hitting the malls on Thanksgiving and scouring Black Friday sales, American consumers were back for another bout of retail therapy Monday. But the shopping day known for big online sales — called Cyber Monday — is expected to draw...
  • Oh how I yearn to bury Black Friday

    I am in no hurry to obtain "Grandpa" status. Yes, some of my friends have donned that title but, at 52, I'm not ready to wrap myself in a cardigan, retreat to a recliner and instruct everyone to stand near my "good ear" when addressing me. However, I...
  • Troopers Wrap Up Thanksgiving Enforcement Blitz, Make More Arrests

    Troopers Wrap Up Thanksgiving Enforcement Blitz, Make More Arrests
    State troopers investigated 372 more crashes than they did last year during expanded Thanksgiving traffic patrols, the state police said Monday. They responded to more than 900 crashes, one of which killed a man in Norwalk. The state police expanded...
  • Eagles' Chip Kelly expects tougher battle vs. Seattle

    Eagles' Chip Kelly expects tougher battle vs. Seattle
    — Without flat-out predicting it, Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly on Monday hinted strongly that it will be just a little more difficult to duplicate their offensive success of the past couple weeks against the Seattle Seahawks this coming...
  • Hosting Thanksgiving snowballs into pure delight

    After decades of being the family that traveled hundreds of miles every Thanksgiving, this year family and friends from north, south and east were coming to us. And I was worried. A newbie Thanksgiving host, I worried that our drafty, tiny, not-your-...
  • Eastern celebrates eighth annual Day of Giving

    Wednesday, Nov. 26 was rainy and cold, but that didn't stop Eastern Connecticut State University's eighthAnnual Day of Giving community celebration. This year's event was moved slightly earlier than normal to beat an expected Thanksgiving eve snowstorm....
  • Ever-earlier start has Black Friday shoppers again rushing for deals

    Ever-earlier start has Black Friday shoppers again rushing for deals
    At a Toys R Us in Ontario, veteran Black Friday shopper Carmen Hernandez arrived before 7 a.m. to grab bargains on playthings for the 25 children in her extended family. At the top of her list: Packs of Play-Doh for $1, down from $3.99. "I've been...