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Thanksgiving

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  • TV ratings: NFL big for NBC; 'Charlie Brown' surges; Lady Gaga soft

    TV ratings: NFL big for NBC; 'Charlie Brown' surges; Lady Gaga soft
    NBC gobbled up plenty of viewers with the Thanksgiving NFL matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers.  The game, a 22-20 victory for Baltimore, drew a household rating of 11.5 in Nielsen's metered markets Thursday, up 3% from last...
  • Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise

    Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise
    The busiest travel days of the year will be even busier. The number of travelers flying for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to reach 25 million for the 12-day period around the fall holiday, a 1.5% increase over last year, according to a projection...
  • Black Friday weekend 'very busy'; Thanksgiving sales break records

    Black Friday weekend 'very busy'; Thanksgiving sales break records
    The Thanksgiving and Black Friday back-to-back shopping events proved to be more popular with Americans than they were last year, according to industry data. The National Retail Federation pegged the number of unique shoppers Thursday through Sunday...
  • Black Friday is the busiest, but what's the best day to holiday shop?

    Black Friday is the busiest, but what's the best day to holiday shop?
    The day after Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the busiest days of the years at malls and other shopping centers around the country, as the prospect of bargain bin televisions and dirt cheap clothing draws hordes of deal-hunters to shake off their...
  • Midnight shoppers out in force at Citadel, the Oaks, Eagle Rock

    Midnight shoppers out in force at Citadel, the Oaks, Eagle Rock
    Who needs sleep when there are deals to be had? At Citadel Outlets in Los Angeles, which opened at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, the parking area for the shopping center became so full that some shoppers were being directed to park a 10-minute walk away. At...
  • Fake chef fools local news, gets anchors to make gravy smoothies

    Fake chef fools local news, gets anchors to make gravy smoothies
    A man pretending to be a chef specializing in Thanksgiving leftovers made his way on to morning news programs in the Midwest. He knocked over tables, made anchors eat mashed potato ice cream cones and even got one woman to drink a pink, pumpkin pie...
  • No Thanksgiving dinner: Shoppers hit Toys R Us and Best Buy

    No Thanksgiving dinner: Shoppers hit Toys R Us and Best Buy
    In the early evening, in the thick of Thanksgiving dinnertime, another round of retailers opened their doors to deal-hunting shoppers. Toys R Us began welcoming customers at 5 p.m. At the store in Bell Gardens, Cathleen Leal, 35, had been waiting...
  • Football: Practicing on Thanksgiving [Video]

      On Thursday morning, Chaminade Coach Ed Croson was sitting at his desk in the coach's office typing on his computer while waiting for players to show up for a short Thanksgiving practice session. There's nothing better, because it means the team is...
  • Protesters target another Wal-Mart store, this time in L.A.

    Protesters target another Wal-Mart store, this time in L.A.
    The chants began around 11:30 a.m. “Wal-Mart, Wal-Mart, you can’t hide, we can see your ugly side!" "Wal-Mart, Wal-Mart, you’re no good, treat your workers like you should." "What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now!"...
  • Cyber Monday was biggest online shopping day ever, data firm says

    Bargain-hunting shoppers on Cyber Monday broke consumption records, making the online shopping bonanza the biggest e-commerce day in history, according to data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. Online sales surged 20.6% compared with the same day...
  • Thanksgiving dinner cost falls from last year's record to $49.04

    Thanksgiving dinner cost falls from last year's record to $49.04
    Americans will have to spend just less than $50 on a Thanksgiving feast for 10 people this year, as the estimated average cost of the meal fell 44 cents from last year’s high of $49.48. This time around, the spread will run consumers $49.04 --...